Accommodation Review: The Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms, Holmes Chapel

Accommodation Review: The Vicarage Freehouse & Rooms, Holmes Chapel

More zzz vicar? The Vicarage is a refurbished 17th Century Grade II listed country pub, restaurant and hotel beside the river Dane on the main road, when travelling south, into the pretty town of Holmes chapel in Cheshire. It’s just south of the attractive town of Knutsford, where we hadRead More…

Food review: new menu at Boclair House

Food review: new menu at Boclair House

Boclair House – dine in style at Annabel’s restaurant Boclair House is part of the Manorview Group who also own The Busby Hotel and a number of other hotels in the greater Glasgow area. Mr Foodie had previously visited to sample their tasting menu at the end of 2016. History TheRead More…

Food review: Tasting Menu at Boclair House, Bearsden

Food review: Tasting Menu at Boclair House, Bearsden

Could Boclair House be the next big thing? Boclair House is probably best known to most as former offices of East Dunbartonshire council that pretty building beside Asda in Bearsden. But a few years ago the building was sold off and in stepped Manorview who have been busy assembling a portfolioRead More…

Food Review: Black Dove, 67 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands, Glasgow *CLOSED*

Food Review: Black Dove, 67 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands, Glasgow *CLOSED*

Black Dove, in the southside hub of Shawlands, is the first restaurant venture by Chef of the year 2014 (at the Scottish Italian Awards): Chris Rouse. After working at Andiamo, Bar Milano, Nardinis and Celinos, he decided it was time to go it alone, and we’re glad he did. BeingRead More…