All posts tagged: restaurant

Sunday Lunch at Pelham House (Review)

I’ve not been to Lewes since I went to college there three years ago, and when I stepped off the bus this afternoon I scolded myself for leaving it so long to return. The air is cleaner and the people are fewer. I was there for a celebratory lunch at Pelham House, recommended to me by my good foodie friend over at Blackman Bee Farm. After one or two wrong turns, we tottered down St. Andrews Lane and turned the corner to find a promising view. The quaint exterior of Pelham House is a mere hint at the secret garden-esque world we were about to find inside. We were greeted warmly (and sympathetically, I had to double check that I’d come through the right door) by a very helpful gentleman who confirmed our booking and led us to our table. I’m not ashamed to say that I gasped, I don’t get out to beautiful places much and I’m easily pleased, but the terrace at Pelham House is breathtaking – my lazy photography does it no justice. It …

River Cottage Canteen & Deli

This weekend I was in North Devon for a wedding. If by some miraculous coincidence you happen to live in that part of the country and are on the hunt for a wedding venue, take a look at Tunnels Beaches, it’s one of the most beautiful places I ever did see. My Mum and I are not the kind of girls to take a trip all the way along to the West Country without making some noteworthy pitstops, and luckily for us, Axminster (the home of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s famous River Cottage Canteen & Deli) is on the route home. We’d seen the place on TV (probably Countryfile) and thought it looked beautiful, unsurprisingly it more than lived up to high expectations.. It’s gorgeous, light and spacious. The service was quick and very friendly and the food indescribable in its deliciousness. Everything was organic, locally sourced and put together by some kind of culinary genius. I had a Marinated Chicken Salad that brought a whole new meaning to the word marinated, if I could get my hands …