When an email plopped into my inbox asking if I’d like to go and see the redesign of the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel and their brand new restaurant, Keepers, I was intrigued. I’d visited it previously a few years ago and had a perfectly pleasant evening there, but with the promise of Victorian architecture mixed with Bristol’s vibrant street-art scene and a relaxed restaurant vibe, I was looking forward to seeing how they’d given it a fresh new look. View Full Post
I think it was my second year of uni when I first discovered The Burger Joint. Their burgers were the best way to start the night and man, I still have dreams about their sweet potato fries! So when I had the chance to pop in and try their new menu earlier this month, I basically ran all the way up Park Street as fast as my legs could take me. View Full Post
January is finally over – it’s felt like quite a long’un, hasn’t it? What with skiing and LFWM I knew that I could never commit to Dry January, but I know plenty of you guys did, so I saved this post to give you a great way to kick off a new month of boozing. Just before Christmas, the lovely folk at Be At One on the Triangle invited us to try out one of their cocktail masterclasses. If you didn’t know, I’m very partial to a cocktail masterclass (Harvey Nichols definitely need to get me some kind of loyalty card), so I signed Jon and I straight up to broaden our experience. View Full Post
If you follow me on socials, you’ll know that I love me a drink, and especially that I love gin. I maintain that one of the biggest achievements of my life is our gin cabinet at home (I say cabinet, I really mean a repurposed Ikea bookcase) and I’m always looking to find something new for the collection. So when I heard that there were some brand new gins in town, I just had to get in on that action. View Full Post
If you were in Bristol at all over the summer, you would have heard tell of Swoon Gelato. Sat at the bottom of Park Street, overlooking College Green, Swoon quickly gained cult status in the city with its ever-changing flavours and mouth-watering combos, and I was totally obsessed. But gelato isn’t just for soaring temperatures, so, on the coldest night of the year so far, I made my way to this ice-cream lover’s haven to find out what they have in store for us for Christmas.