Tag: Nottingham

Bun Thit Nuong Bun Mii Vietnamese cafe Nottingham
Nottingham is becoming our go-to city when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine. Having tested out Cafe Coco Tang previously and having our minds blown, we headed for a small cafe on George Street named Bun Mii. Located down...

Kushi-Ya, Nottingham

skewers kushi-ya nottingham
Down a small alleyway just off Angel Row in the heart of Nottingham sits a small part of Tokyo. Kushi-Ya is a restaurant like no other that we have come across in The Midlands. A place serving Japanese Tapas to great acclaim.
The Maharaja's Retreat Nottingham
The Calcutta Club is a restaurant in Nottingham that has been on our radar for a while now. Due to the insane popularity of this restaurant, the owners have had to open a new place. The brand new Maharaja’s Retreat sits just a few doors down on...
Nottingham Hilton
One of the most recognisable hotel chains worldwide is officially 100 years old this week. To mark the celebrations, each and every Hilton hotel is holding a party for guests and invited members of the community. We had an opportunity to head to Hilton, Nottingham on Milton...
NCF £1 Comedy Night at Canalhouse, Nottingham
Comedy in The Midlands is now becoming a regular outing for us here at Artisan Traveller. Having experienced the professional scene at both The Leicester Comedy Festival and Funhouse at Bartons PLC, we decided to see what £1 gets you on a Wednesday night.
Funhouse Comedy at Bartons PLC
It’s safe to say that we are fully immersed into the UK comedy scene. The intimate gigs in the bars and pubs that hosted The Leicester Comedy Festival have given a whole new perspective on watching stand up comedy.

Cafe Coco Tang, Nottingham

Cafe Coco Tang Vietnamese Nottingham
Vietnamese is a cuisine that has so far proved elusive. That is until we stepped foot inside a cafe hidden in the backstreets of Nottingham - Coco Tang.   This place comes in two parts. Entry from the Byard Lane way brings you into what appears to be a coffee shop....
Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Retford
Hotels have become a bit of a specialist subject for us in recent weeks. After beginning at Sketchley Grange and enjoying dinner at The Belfry, we headed a little further north for our next experience. Ye Olde Bell sits equidistant between Sheffield and Doncaster, around an hour north of Nottingham...
The Three Crowns, Wymeswold
This review is a little too close to home. Well, I did used to live the distance of a Stuart Broad bowling action over the road from The Three Crowns pub. Speaking of Mr Broad, it’s largely down to him that the pub got a much needed renovation. Gone...
Strawberry Picking, Heather
Summer is here and so are the strawberries! Tennis last week at The Nature Valley Nottingham Open had put me in the mood for some fresh strawberries. Luckily, just down the road from me in the small village of Heather there’s the perfect place to grab some. Cattows Farm...
Nottingham Open Round One
Today, the sun is out and so are the top players. Centre Court is open to the paying public and a stacked card features top draws Liam Broady in the mens and world number 20 Naomi Osaka opening up for the ladies. The journey down the M1 was nothing...
Red's True Barbecue, Nottingham
Red’s True Barbecue, Nottingham 11 Queen Street, Nottingham Where do you go to find good barbecue in the East Midlands? I had been trawling through reviews and menu’s of so many places before winding up at a place many regard as one of the best. Red’s True Barbecue have locations scattered...