• Confit duck leg, butternut puree, chicory, curd duck breast, red wine jus
    Food,  Reviews

    Three Church Road Edgbaston, Birmingham – Restaurant Review

    I wasn’t expecting to head to a retirement village for my latest restaurant review. But oh, what a surprise it was when we walked in through the front door. Three Church Road opened last year in the beautiful Georgian building of Audley St George’s Place in Edgbaston and prides itself on beautifully presented menus and high quality service. Although the restaurant sits within the retirement village, non-residents are more than welcome to visit for dinner, afternoon tea or special events. Straight away I’d say this is somewhere I’d love to visit again in future. I was gutted that I couldn’t make the first launch last year, but thankfully their wonderful team got…

  • Emma Victoria Stokes Pieminister Kate & Sidney Pie
    Food,  Reviews

    Pieminister Birmingham – Summer Menu Blogger Review

    I’d heard the name Pieminister floating around Birmingham quite a few times over the last couple of months, but it was only when I was given two meal vouchers to come and try the food that I actually researched where it is and what the place is about. Pieminister is a chain restaurant fairly new to Brum and is situated on Waterloo Street next to Adam’s. In all honesty, I was very sceptical of the place at first because 1) It’s a chain restaurant and we’re trying to encourage independent restaurants into the centre. 2) They serve pie, just little bit standard right? and 3) I hadn’t read any reviews…

  • Cotswolds Chipping Norton Emma Victoria Stokes
    Lifestyle,  Travel

    A Lifestyle Blog: Five Happy Things

    Travelling to Dublin My best friends and I were whisked away to Dublin the other weekend courtesy of the birthday girl’s boyfriend. How amazing is that? We’ve never travelled on a plane together before, and minus the airport liquids incident and clapping when the plane landed, we had an incredible time. Early morning starts were mandatory and we headed out to variety of different pubs, ate chicken wings and munched on petrol station goodies at 3am. The cobbled streets, bustling alley ways and men shouting ‘I’m going to slap yaw’ arse’ is what makes Ireland a really fantastic place to visit. Have you visited Dublin before? Cheval Blanc Wine Bar As soon as…