I was recently invited to try out the trendy, nostalgic Cosy Club restaurant in Coventry. I’d tried out the Cosy Club in Stamford a few years ago and absolutely loved the food and the atmosphere, so I was really looking forward to visiting the Coventry branch! I’d never been to Coventry before, despite it only being 30 minutes away from me on the train from Milton Keynes, so it was nice to have a little day out somewhere new! Before we went for lunch at the Cosy Club, we walked around the shops in the town centre and visited the…

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 Yesterday I invited a couple of friends round for a little get together at my place. Gavin was out for the day so I had planned a girlie day in and a surprise Easter themed craft-ernoon tea party! My friend is pregnant so it was kind of a mini baby shower for her as well as a nice little catch up! I had a little Easter tea party at my parents house for family a few years ago and I really enjoyed putting it all together, so I decided to do a similar thing again this time around. It was a little bit tougher…

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To get into the festive spirit, earlier this month Gavin and I took a day trip to Birmingham to visit the Christmassy sights. I used to go to university in Birmingham (many moons ago now!) so I always enjoy visiting the city to see if anything has changed and what’s new. On our trip we visited the Christmas Market, the Christmas Illuminated Lights Trail at the Botanical Gardens, and then went to the Broadway Casino Restaurant for dinner. German Christmas Market When I was a student I always liked having a look around the German Christmas Market on New Street…

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There’s not a huge selection of independent restaurants and eateries in Milton Keynes, but I’ve recently discovered some local gems including Pasha. Pasha is a Turkish restaurant and bar based on Buckingham Road in Bletchley and only opened in September. However it is already proving very popular having received almost all five star reviews on Trip Advisor!    I recently visited Pasha along with my parents and we were warmly greeted upon arrival by the very welcoming staff. We were offered our table which was situated in a nicely decorated and clean dining room, and once seated we were given the…

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The latest Marco Pierre White restaurant opened up right here in Milton Keynes in June and I was thrilled to hear I was invited to be one of the first to try their new afternoon tea menu. I’m a huge afternoon tea lover, which you may have already noticed, so this was a very exciting opportunity to try a new local venue! Marco Pierre White is the renowned ‘rock star’ chef and top restaurateur so I had high hopes for our afternoon tea, and it did not disappoint. The Marco Pierre White steakhouse bar and grill restaurant is located inside the football stadium in…

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