Restaurant review: The Rib Smokehouse & Grill at Coldra Court Hotel, Celtic Manor Resort

When the Celtic Manor Resort invited me along to review their newest restaurant, The Rib Smokehouse and Grill at Coldra Court Hotel in Newport, South Wales, I didn’t really know what to expect. The number…

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Restaurant review: Sunday lunch at The Dragonfly, Newport

Recently, I was kindly invited along to the review The Dragonfly in Coedkernew, Newport. A traditional country-style pub serving hearty comfort food, The Dragonfly was historically known as The Celtic Springs because of the sacred…

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Restaurant review: Mojo the Food Bar – Newport, South Wales

Situated just outside Cardiff, Newport isn’t the first place I would’ve thought of going for a fine dining meal – until now.  Mojo the Food Bar is based in Clarence House on Clarence Place, just over…

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Restaurant review: Cen at The Celtic Manor Resort

Earlier this month, the five-star Celtic Manor Resort opened its first Asian fine dining restaurant, Cen (pronounced ‘sen’) at Celtic Manor with Larkin Cen, 2013 BBC Masterchef finalist and former co-owner of Hokkei, a popular pan-Asian pop-up and…

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Just my cup of tea: Vintage Afternoon Tea at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

This weekend, I was lucky enough to be invited to the five-star Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales for afternoon tea with a guest. I visited the resort for lunch last year with friends (here’s…

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Restaurant review: Terry M Fine Dining at the Celtic Manor Resort – Newport, South Wales

No matter how many times I visit the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales, I’m always filled with awe when I step inside. With two intricately-carved wooden dragons and a pair of life size trees, the entrance…

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