• Champagne Afternoon Tea Hotel du Vin York

    Champagne Afternoon Tea at Hotel du Vin in York

    York is a city I try to visit at least once a year. Although I have my favourite spots (hello cheap as peas pints at Kings Arms) there’s always something new to discover every time I return. During mine and my mum’s visit earlier this month, no different. We walked the wall from the Micklegate Bar entrance for the first time. We enjoyed a gin in Thor’s teepee to celebrate Sweden’s national day. We came across stunning wall art on Back Swinegate which I’ve not seen before. Most importantly, we enjoyed a delicious luxury afternoon tea at Hotel du Vin. Hotel du Vin & Bistro York Hotel du Vin is…

  • Sweet Yorkshire Pudding

    Wrapping It Up with The York Roast Co.

    Yorkshire puddings or pancakes? What’s your pick? Last year I said pancakes without any hesitation as they’re so variable. Savoury pancakes with salmon and cream cheese – yummy. Sweet pancakes with ice cream and chocolate sauce – also yummy! Yorkshire puddings – only on a roast dinner. After eating at The York Roast Co. in York*, I’m prepared to change my answer. The York Roast Co. ChoccyPud Wrap The York Roast Co. are famous for their YorkyPud Wrap – a roast dinner wrapped up in a Yorkshire pudding. It made this family owned company go viral a couple of years back. For pancake day this year, they again broke boundaries…

  • Vodka based cocktails

    Evil Eye Bar in York

    York is a lovely place to go to for on a night out or even better, a day out. They have plenty of pubs and bars to choose from. Last weekend we visited a couple of them and really liked Evil Eye which we were recommended to go to. Evil Eye Bar This bar is located on Stonegate, not far from York Minster. We went there around 6 pm on the Saturday and the door man said it was full and that we’d only be able to go in if someone else left. This is a good sign, a lot of attraction usually means it’s a great place. We tried the next door…