Tag Archives: The Basement

Birthday at The Basement – celebrating BritThai

It was my birthday recently and so we went out locally to eat. The Basement Thai fitted the bill perfectly. It’s a short walk away in the town centre and is consistent. It’s also cosy – down some steps into … Continue reading

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A life through curry… from Birmingham to The Bengal

I had my first curry in 1983. My home town in North Yorkshire only offered fish and chips or takeaway chinese so I was in my late teens when I finally succumbed. For those of you who can’t quite picture … Continue reading

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Food and Drink: The Ashbourne Terroir

Ah…the Ashbourne terroir! Where to begin. For a town the size of Ashbourne to have the range of pubs, restaurants and great produce is terrific. We have excellent delicatessens in Cheddar Gorge, and Bramalls (sadly, we lost H Smith this … Continue reading

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Local places to eat

We’re blessed with quite a few good places to eat locally and a recent couple of evenings out made me think it’s worth listing a few as a thankyou. My favourite local places for an evening meal out (In no … Continue reading

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