Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Pink Afternoon Tea at Park Plaza Hotel, Cardiff

Did you know that almost 60,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the UK? That’s the equivalent of one person every 10 minutes. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women, affecting 1…

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Dine out in a 19th century gothic chapel: Chapel 1877 – Churchill Way, Cardiff

It’s not often you get the opportunity to dine out in a 19th century gothic chapel. Sitting in Chapel 1877 recently, staring up at the intricate stained glass windows and the colossal chandeliers, I felt…

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Restaurant Review: ShakeShack, Cardiff

I first featured burger restaurant, ShakeShack (based in St David’s Shopping Centre, Cardiff) on my blog back in January of this year, shortly after the launch of their first restaurant outside of London in the…

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Classy cocktails and flavoursome food – Restaurant review: Mocka Lounge, Cardiff

  Just another sun filled day in Mocka Lounge. ???? A photo posted by Mocka lounge (@mockalounge) on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:58am PDT When the sun is out in Cardiff (ha! A rare occurence…)…

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An evening of cider-tasting and pizza-making at The Stable, Cardiff

Cardiff city centre certainly isn’t short of decent pizza restaurants, from well-loved chains like Locke and Remedy,  Base and Barley, Pizza Express and Zizzi, to independent Italian restaurants like Cafe Citta, Giovanni’s and Toni’s Amici offering…

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Restaurant review: Burger and Lobster – The Hayes, Cardiff

I’ve never been to Burger and Lobster before. I’m not the biggest fan of lobster (as you may remember if you read my post about my first time with lobster in Jamaica) and I begrudge…

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Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa Review

Having lived in Cardiff for the majority of my life, I’ve never booked a hotel room in the city before. But when I was invited along to the Mercure Holland House Hotel and Spa on Newport…

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Restaurant review: Californian burrito & taco bar, Tortilla – Caroline St, Cardiff

I first visited Californian burrito and taco bar, Tortilla on Cardiff’s Caroline Street (a.k.a. ‘Chippy Alley’) back in November of last year, around two months after it first opened (to read more about the restaurant background, please see…

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Restaurant review: Base & Barley – Queen Street, Cardiff

Lately, it seems like wherever you go in Cardiff, the sourdough pizza trend has taken over. From Locke and Remedy and The Stable (both in the city centre) to pizza pop-up recently turned permanent restaurant,…

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The ‘Chiquila’ Tequila Pairing Menu at Chiquito – The Old Brewery Quarter, Cardiff (Review)

I was recently invited along to Tex-Mex restaurant, Chiquito in Cardiff’s Old Brewery Quarter for ‘Chiquila’ – an evening of street food and tequila pairing. This was the fourth Chiquila event that Chiquito has organised but significantly, the…

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