Tag Archives: Kenilworth

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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Alexa Lauren Patisserie in Kenilworth – a cafe that’s got its “thing”

I’m already fond of one of Kenilworth’s newest cafes. Alexa Lauren’s Patisserie is in the old part of town on High Street opposite the Virgins and Castle and a short walk from Abbey Fields and the Castle.

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