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High Voltage

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Knights in the Mumbles, and Patricks with Rooms (again on the sea front in the Mumbles)

Two jolly good restaurants that would be able to hold their heads up in a city let alone and small sea-side resort.

Love both of them.
Was in Mumbles not that long ago and noticed that Knights has changed hands and has been re-named - they weren't open when we were there so can't comment on what the new owners are like - and when I say "new" owners they've probably been running it for years and years and are excellent, it's just that work no longer takes me over to Swansea due to changing jobs

BUT

We did go to, and stay at once again, the Felin Fach Griffin at Powys, Brecon, where, I'm glad to report that Max the dog is still there, still as daft as ever and will chase a ball for as long as you want to throw it for him

The evening meal we had there was smashing (Mrs Voltz's B'day treat) so well worth a visit and a stay for a special night away - the scenery around there is spectacular
 

Pickman's model

every man and every woman is a star
The Hang Fire Smokery/Barbecue, The Canadian, Pearl Street, Adamsdown.
FaceBook link here.
Saw a mate raving about this place on twitter, so I popped in to see what it was all about. Looks great. It's in a proper traditional local pub (which I didn't even know existed) - the Canadian, which you have to get to in the car by driving off Broadway about 2/3 of the way along away from town.
Very meat heavy - just different kinds of (proper american) BBQ and smoked meats (some of which seem to be cooked purely by smoking them for a LONG time). The menu's here.
But they do this kind of food on Friday nights, Saturday afternoons, and soon on Sunday afternoons. Mostly accompanied by some kind of entertainment (someone from Sicknote is on the posters at the moment).
Haven't tried it yet, but will report back when I do.
whatever happened to llantwit?
 

phoenixlily

Active Member
Anyone eaten at the Purple Poppadom? Went there as a birthday treat a couple of weeks ago ... food was alright, but SO expensive - two and a bit courses (sharing deserts) and a drink, £45 each on a table of six?? One dish turned up and it was literally just some meatballs in a bowl. VFM scale was through the floor (as in, terrible). Wouldn't recommend...
 
Anyone eaten at the Purple Poppadom? Went there as a birthday treat a couple of weeks ago ... food was alright, but SO expensive - two and a bit courses (sharing deserts) and a drink, £45 each on a table of six?? One dish turned up and it was literally just some meatballs in a bowl. VFM scale was through the floor (as in, terrible). Wouldn't recommend...
Yep, it's great.
 

nogojones

Well-Known Member
Anyone eaten at the Purple Poppadom? Went there as a birthday treat a couple of weeks ago ... food was alright, but SO expensive - two and a bit courses (sharing deserts) and a drink, £45 each on a table of six?? One dish turned up and it was literally just some meatballs in a bowl. VFM scale was through the floor (as in, terrible). Wouldn't recommend...
I agree. Nice food, but a bit pricey for what it is
 

pigtails

putting the tit in titilate
Went to Miss Jones in whitchurch this weekend and done was lovely but not cheap. Nice atmosphere too!
 

nogojones

Well-Known Member
Went to Bully's today for lunch and it was ok. To be honest I was expecting more (in terms of quality and quantity). Mostly filled up from the bread on the cheeseboard
 
Hope they get the meat right and it's not just there for the shit pun.

Had a lovely Jamaican Sunday lunch in duchys in baneswell today. Lamb,roast spuds,carrot,cabbage,plantain,rice n peas and a pint of red stripe for £12. Couldn't finish it, 'twas massive.
 

ddraig

dros ben llestri
also Cameo Club opening a place on Wellfield rd (trying to work out which building they're going in)
they can't have membership there tho as no late licence
 

Hocus Eye.

Snap, crop, scrap crap
R.I.P.
I love how on the menu the herring starters are labeled vegetarian
I don't understand any vegetarian accepting fish as a lesser evil. After all the meat I eat comes from cows and sheep which are themselves vegetarian. Fish are almost without exception carnivorous.
 

Tankus

living someone else's dream.
Burger at smokey joes in the old hooters gaff ....double beef ...pastrami with paprika on the burger , the best burger that I've ever eaten ....biggest too
 
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