Tag Archives: Kenilworth

What makes a ‘local’ – Harringtons on the Hill

Its nice to have a “local” restaurant – a place which you can afford to go to quite often, where the welcome is good and where the food is pretty decent too. Its a place where you can take friends … Continue reading

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Impulse food – Ploughman’s lunch

There are some eating experiences which just make you wonder why you don’t have them more often. Often quoted in this respect are cornflakes – when was the last time you just had cornflakes… No red berries, no chocolate, sugar … Continue reading

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The Modern – great coffee and a varied menu

On my tour of Kenilworth’s cafes I made a trip to The Modern. First impressions are that its an odd name. It also doesn’t do it any favours. Rather than modern, the interior gives the impression of a largely white … Continue reading

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Indian Ark – light, homemade, friendly, tasty

Indian Ark is the new kid on the block in a crowded curry scene in Kenilworth. They first came to my attention at the farmers market at the start of Foodie Fortnight. At a great event which linked the towns … Continue reading

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A welcome breakfast Escape from the rain.

  I used to think that, if you ever need a good cup of tea without paying a fortune, you should head for the market or the bus station. If you fancy some decent cake aim for a church fete … Continue reading

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Kenilworth Free Range – meat on our doorstep

I believe that food is important. The decisions we make about where we get food from and which food we buy really matters. Personally I don’t understand why anyone would buy meat, fruit and vegetables from supermarkets. It is an … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Sunday (lack of) Service – two contrasting experiences

We had family visiting from Australia and so we planned a family gathering, only ten of us, at a local gastropub. We arrived at our allotted time for our Sunday lunch and we were shown to a nice quiet corner of … Continue reading

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Kenilworth Foodie Fortnight hosts a modern market

I went to a market recently to launch the start of the Kenilworth Foodie Fortnight. At a time when communities are under pressure – economically and socially – institutions are trying to work out what their role, if they even … Continue reading

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Arden’s Kenilworth – a great cup of tea but not my cup of tea

The Arden Cafe in Kenilworth is a large two-storeyed cafe set in a pedestrian area close to Waitrose. It is quite traditional with the emphasis on beverages, cakes and sandwiches rather than meals or breakfasts. If I am honest I don’t … Continue reading

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Pomeroys – want something a little different for breakfast?

Breakfast is a good meal to eat in Kenilworth. There can’t be many small British towns which offer good cooked breakfasts in so many places. I’ve not been in the town long but I think there are at least six places … Continue reading

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