The Ox, Bristol – Review

I love a good steak. Actually there is nothing finer in life than a sexy well cooked steak. Not well done cooked steak, heavens no. But a juicy tender rare steak. In hunting this gem out, I have a new…

Playground Coffee House, Bristol – Review

When I was little, I saw drinking coffee as an adult thing to do. That grown ups needed this magic elixir to get moving in the mornings. As a kid anything, coffee flavour was gross. Oh, have times changed now.…

About FoodNerd

I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat. Female Willy Wonka in Bristol with a love of travel, tequila, bacon and bean to bar chocolate.

Top 5 Places to Eat in Bristol – Review

For the last couple of years after university, I have made Bristol my home. I love its madness and uniqueness.  There’s many times you walk down the street and see something you weren’t expecting (I can’t give you examples in…

British Street Food Awards South West & Wales Heats – Review

A couple of years ago I was hooked on watching video podcasts. They were on all sorts of things, some nerdier than others. One particular favourite of mine was this dude travelling all over America and eating at food trucks.…

The Urban Standard, Bristol – Review

There’s a new kid in town. Nestled amongst the independent cafe’s and trinket shops on Gloucester Road in Bristol, is a new restaurant that just sprung up. Looking like it would be well suited in Soho, the sexy  The Urban…

Boston Tea Party, Bristol – Review

I loves me some brunch. What isn’t to love about meal between breakfast and lunch. Even more so when you’ve been on a gin fuelled evening the night before.  Lucky for me, a Boston Tea Party has just opened on…

The Social, Bristol – Review

It seems most of the time I eat all my flouncy meals on the weekend when I have more time to play than in the weekday evenings when I want to be curled up on the sofa not moving. But…

Bell’s Diner and Bar Rooms, Bristol – Review

It’s been a few months since our last Scoff Saturday. For people who haven’t heard of Scoff Saturday before, basically three of my really good university friends and myself meet up (meat up) for a food and prosecco blow out.…

The Hobgoblin, Bristol – Review

I like meat.  I really like meat, I really have never considered being a vegetarian. When I had a recent routine blood test, I did think the doctor was going to tell me that my blood was made up of…

Elizabethan Feast, The Star and Dove, Bristol – Review

“If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.” ― William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night 2013 has been the year of Shakespeare for me.  Firstly, I visited…

Mayflower Restaurant, Bristol – Review

The Mayflower Chinese Restaurant in Bristol is a hidden gem. It doesn’t really get the footfall other restaurants might get but oh my is it worth hunting out. Tucked in the Bear Pit ( a sunken roundabout with pedestrian subways),…

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