It may be Dove Holes BUT……

So many times over the years have we heard about a Pub in Dove Holes being "taken over", "done-up", "re-furbished"etc, and its now "quite nice", "good"  or whatever and when we try we find "not much", that we have become quite cynical.

Recently we have heard reports locally the "the Wheatsheaf" had a […]

Put your card behind the bar ? in 2014 ??

We went into one of our favourite local watering holes on Tuesday Night; ordered our usual "round" and normally it is put onto a "tab" for payment at the end of the visit, however on this occasion Jools was asked to "put her card behind the Bar". This apparently was a new policy because the establishment has […]

Shimmy No More

We recently logged into Shimla Pinks Website and got this message:

A real shame…

and one of the problems doing reviews is that things change, not just that places improve or deteriorate, Managements change, redevelopments and of course closures. This makes restaurant reviews a poor guide to what you will find today.


April 23rd is St Georges Day – a cause for celebration !

Celebrate St Georges Day English Food?? Roast Beef Fish & Chips St George off to Slay a Dragon? Fly our Flag with Pride

A great excuse for some food and drink, we’d love to hear your views


Shimla Pinks – Manchester

Shimla Pinks

Dolefield, Crown Square, Manchester M3 3HA

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It makes you think, why? ***

We have always thought we knew our Indian and Asian Restaurants, but we discovered this one with some difficulty!

We had a customer who left us with […]

Zuri – Bar, Hazel Grove

Zuri is a bar that is related to Benvenuti Ristorante in Hazel Grove in Stockport. In our opinion these are really chalk and cheese, Zuri is an up-to-the-minute Bar with a function room above, nicely furnished and showing the best of Italian Style (try the antipasto – it is to die for! ) Benvenuti, is […]