Back at Hadiqa

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Returned to Hadiqa during the week to take advantage of these sunny Spring days – up on the rooftop there, part of the Hibernian Place development, is just the place to enjoy such weather, climbing the stairs to an oasis of greenery – plants galore – ...

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Szechwan Zen – great spicy food

Food

Yearning for some spicy food during the recent rainy cold spell we went along to Szechwan Zen, knowing that is just what we would get. Now located in Newcastle Street, and in smaller premises than the older place in the square in William Street, both ...

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Utopia

SambalFish

Upstairs in James Street we found an unexpected panoply of vegetarian delights at Utopia – I had long thought this was a bubble tea place and had never wandered up the stairs to check it out – a mistake. Certainly, it is a bubble tea joint with an ...

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Back at Yefsi

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It has been a year since Yefsi opened and it was time for a re-visit – it is in the building in Newcastle Street that houses Attika Hotel above it and has since our initial visit, has gained a liquor licence. Inside the blue and white tiles and a ...

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Sura

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Up the western end of James Street, across from Russell Square, Sura offers an extensive range of Korean influenced dishes. A relatively bland but large and open dining room is spruced up with a touch of cartoon wall art, while the service is via a ...

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The Woodbridge

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The Woodbridge is one of our go to places for a quick meal, with serves both generous and inexpensive, and is one of four pubs within close walking distance of our place in Guildford. An old heritage pub, with live music on occasion, an eclectic ...

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Dinner at James Street

Tuna

Set centrally in James Street, Northbridge the bar and restaurant are part of the Doubletree by Hilton complex –with the airy and open bar at the front facing the passing traffic of James Street and the restaurant behind a dividing wall. With a ...

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Tak Chee House – revisited

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Tak Chee House up towards the top end of William Street. Has been around long time – they serve Penang-style food and do it very well - this is a very popular and busy little spot and can be difficult to find a seat at times – arrive early is my ...

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Locale Mio

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Locale Mio, Italian tapas and pizza restaurant, opened recently in Johnson Street behind the Guildford Hotel. It is a stylishly set up room, a dark tile serving area giving pride of place to a copper wood fired pizza oven, moving along to a striking ...

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Hongkies!

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I went along, on a wet and miserable day, to one of my favourite Chinese nosheries in Northbridge – Hongkies, which specialises in Chinese food with a Hong Kong twist, with influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. But on ...

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