Just as I was lamenting the lack of daytime drinkers in city centre boozers…you can always rely on an estate pub to restore your faith in pubs. OK, it was at the end of August on a Bank Holiday Monday so I guess it was extenuating circumstances but, 674 – The Pheasant Inn ST15 8HS… Continue reading Solid Estate Pubs #5: The Pheasant Inn
I suspect Forest fans are currently thinking their season might be set to improve with the news that Derby are going to lose 12 points and replace them at the foot of the Championship. Administration means The Rams are in big trouble and it was great to hear Gary Neville of Manchester United fame let… Continue reading Classic Station Pubs #3: Nottingham
There comes a time when you realise you are over the hill, past your sell by date and gone to seed. That moment arrived when I reached pub four on my tour of Nottingham 669 – Golden Fleece NG1 3FN. This pub is on the Mansfield Road and apparently has some of the deepest caves… Continue reading Nottingham Has Great Pubs: Part 2: What’s A Beermat?
You left me in arguably Tamworth’s ‘least well known hamlet containing a pub’ – potential for a TV series perhaps…but it’s time to head up the M42 and clear some of my inbox. (proper Nottingham grub – it’s a cob Martin, not a bap) Reading Pete Allen’s mammoth Booze Cruise in the East Midlands, reminded… Continue reading Nottingham Has Great Pubs: Part 1: Someone Tell The Punters