Enjoying a Sunday roast at Crown Carveries | a review

Last weekend we were invited to our local Crown Carveries restaurant for a Sunday roast with the whole family. It was brilliant timing as the night before our cooker had a gas leak and broke. We met my Parents and Sister at The Malt Shovel, Great Barr and went inside…

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Review: Harvester at New Square, West Bromwich

When the new out of town shopping mall, New Square opened it’s doors a couple of years ago, the town folk of West Bromwich and the surrounding areas were really keen to see which shops and restaurants would come to town. Luckily for us, one…

Taking the night off with Toby Carvery …

The first week back at work after the Christmas holidays is always hard work; the early mornings, back to the grind, the daily routine, it’s all too much after a lazy couple of weeks. Luckily for us, Toby Carvery invited me and the family to our…

Breakfast with Father Christmas at Wyevale Garden …

As we begin our third Christmas with Olly, we have started to look at different experiences around the Midlands that we think our toddler would enjoy. He’s at that age where everything seems brand new, he doesn’t remember last Christmas (and why would he, he was only…

Review: Family friendly dining with Harvester

After a busy week at work, both hubby and I were both rather relieved to have been invited to Harvester restaurant in Solihull for our dinner on Friday evening. I don’t think either us had the energy to cook a family meal so it was nice…

Review: Back to School treats at Orbital, …

We were recently invited to the Orbital restaurant of the Brewers Fayre chain for a back to work treat and was looking forward to seeing what was on the menu. We are familiar with this particular restaurant as we’ve dined here before with family but it’s…

Review: The new kid’s menu at …

We were recently invited on behalf of Mumsnet, to test out the new kid’s menu at Cafe Rouge. Taking advantage of my annual leave, we went for lunch with hubby and our Son (aged 2 and a half). We have been to Cafe Rouge before…