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For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

The stress and anxiety is bubbling inside my chest as I type this. I night of anxious dreams that I can’t quite remember but can still feel. Issues getting a builder for our extension, the kid and scholl as well as a million other tiny things have left me feeling on edge. Breath deep. Breath deep.

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

Crazy kid, just chilling, taking photos
  1. Getting a couple of evenings with just L and I. Husb had to go to Manchester for work. Though I didn’t get to starfish in the bed both nights as L twigged and popped himself in his Daddy’s empty side the second night. That was a surprise when I went to bed.
Hanging out with Daddy whilst I was at work
  1. Binge watching Miranda. I had never watched it. So the other obvious benefit of having no husband in the evenings was getting the TV to myself.
More beautiful weather
  1. I picked up a lot of overtime this week, so it seems like I haven’t done much by the means of nice things and have definitely missed out on some time with the boy. That being said I’ll be very happy come payday and it’s nice to feel like I’m contributing. Plus I always have a giggle at work.
Sunday was so much fun
  1. Saturday night after work I grabbed some fancy pizzas and husb got everything ready so we could sit and eat outside. It was really nice to actually talk, no TV and just enjoy the sunshine. We should do it more often.
Just look at them
  1. Meeting husb at the golf course and arriving just in time to watch him play his last hole, L was loving it and it was all I could do to stop him running over and cheering. That would have been a golfing faux pas! But it was such a lovely moment, especially for husb.
I honestly don’t know who had more fun
  1. Sunday was honestly just the funniest of days. During the week we had been sent a package from Zuru Bunch O Balloons and L immediately wanted to take to it to his grandparents and ‘get grandad’. So we did. It was an absolute blast. A brilliant way to spend a very hot day.
The moment L got a direct hit
  1. Getting some plans sorted for my father in laws big birthday. He had wanted to go away. My mother in law didn’t. They were both unhappy. So I suggested we all go away, that way we can all have a nice dinner which is what he wanted and then the men can go off and have a drink and I can stay in the room with L as he goes to sleep and share a drink with my mother in law which is what she wanted. Problem solved!
Just being so helpful!
  1. Monday L was just the cutest little child. To the point I actually started to worry that he had done something dreadful and was just trying to distract me from it. He gave me the best cuddle after nursery. He was super grateful for some toys he had been sent. He kept whispering that he loved me. He was helpful. Honestly and absolute dream child. Very concerning!! Though getting all those cuddles was the best way to feel calm ever.
He was so grateful for his new toys
  1. Sending L off to nursery for his leavers trip. All the children starting school in September went to the zoo for the day as a special treat. He was so excited to go. We were at nursery earlier than usual and he didn’t even stop to wave good bye, just ran in. The only thing he paused for was to give my Gerry the Giraffe to take home with me, an unheard of occurrence but a sure sign he is growing up and is ready for this school lark.
So excited to go to the zoo with his friends
  1. Picking him up after his zoo trip. My day had been particularly stressful trying to source a new integrated fridge freezer as the hot weather has been the death of our old fridge, the gas has obviously run out and nothing stays very cold. I also had to deal with an absolute idiot of a man, his friends and two tractors taking out next doors hedge with little regard for our property, but I am a woman so what do I know. Yes he one of those types. So to pick L up and hear what a fabulous time he had and listen to the non stop chatter and excitement was just what I needed.

I’m really glad I write down a few positives from each day and then go back through them each week. It helps keep me focused, calm and therefore happy. It is also a great way to keep a note of the things we’ve done.

I’m linking up with #BloggerClubUK, #BestandWorst & #CoolMumClub just because I love them.

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This plus that equals…. my favourite food

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my favourite food. Maybe it’s because I’m trying to lose weight, but I’m thinking about food a lot at the moment.

Night out with the guys from work, had to wear the sombrero

Mexican

Definitely my favourite cuisine. I love the spice. All the melted cheese. The guacamole. Mmmmmm.

It can be a difficult choice sometimes as L isn’t the biggest fan of spicy foods, he loves the flavour but not the heat. So it’s often something we cook at home so I can modify his meal slightly.

That said if ever I get a day out to myself or with husb it’ll be the first restaurant I try to track down.

Yum

Chinese

I live in a very small village. We have two shops. A hairdressers and a chinese takeaway. Good thing I love chinese food.

It’s not something I have ever been able to master cooking at home and anything you get from the supermarket is a bit rubbish. So takeaway it is.

The only thing is husb likes very different things to me and other than egg fried rice there’s nothing we will share!! So I never get exactly what I want and neither does he. To do that we’d end up ordering enough to last a fortnight. It does make a lovely treat though.

Learning knife skills at School of Wok

Thai

Poor old husb never thought he would like Thai food. He’d never tried it so I don’t know he came up with that opinion, but regardless, he didn’t like it so I never got to eat it.

It all changed after I was offered a cooking lesson at School of Wok to review and I took husb along for the fun of it. Turns out he’s pretty good in the kitchen, when under close supervision and loves Thai food. It’s the delicate spices and mix of textures I love.

Such light and fresh food, I think it’s perfect for the summer.

Gelato in Rome is probably my favourite Italian food!

Italian

Italian covers so many foods that are almost a staple in our diet I often forget it’s an option. Delicious pastas, to die for pizzas.

Good classic family favourites here. L will do almost anything for pizza and pasta is my go too meal if I want to hide a vegetable, I can bang so much into the sauce and husb doesn’t even notice.

Fresh tomato, basil and mozzarella salads. Bread, cheese, seafood and vegetables all have their place and restaurant wise it’s always a safe bet for us.

Curry Night!

Indian

Most certainly husb’s fave food and is automatic choice for takeaway is a curry.

Again it’s something he didn’t think he liked when we first met, but that soon changed. To be fair when we first met he didn’t like melted cheese, pasta, Chinese, Indian, omelette or brown bread. Live was tough then!

Now he loves a curry and trying all the different varieties. I’m there for the sides really and the rice. I love a good naan, a poppadom with all the chutneys, sag aloo, bhajis, samosas. I really could make a whole meals out of the sides.

Finally, I’m linking up with #TwinklyTuesday, #Blogstravaganza, #StayClassyMama and #fortheloveofBLOG

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PICKERING’S GIN SAY #PICKPINK THIS SUMMER

Pickering’s Gin have launched their first ever gin liqueur to market, right on time for the remarkably sunny summer. I have had the pleasure of trying it and it is delicious, the perfect tipple for these long summer days. 

Responding to demand from their fans, the Edinburgh based gin company have used the appeal for flavoured gin liqueurs to celebrate their recommended G&T garnish – pink grapefruit.

Inspired by the pleasure of a Pickering’s gin & tonic garnished with a slice of pink grapefruit, the Pickering’s team based at Summerhall arts venue blended their award-winning gin with real fruit to create a decadent and refreshing gin liqueur.

Tweaking their original Bombay gin recipe, written down in 1947, they have engineered a suitably aromatic base to showcase real pink grapefruit. With notes of lemongrass, cardamom and juniper, the new expression offers an alternative to traditional pamplemousse liqueurs.

As a product inspired by feedback from fans, Pickering’s noted the shifting trend towards low alcohol offerings.

Stevie Watson, UK brand ambassador for Pickering’s Gin commented,

“Drinking responsibly is about watching not only how many alcoholic drinks we consume, but how strong our drinks are and what they’re made with.”

“Our Pink Grapefruit & Lemongrass Gin Liqueur is made with real fruit pulp & juices and uses our double-gold award winning gin as its base. Sitting at 20%, our fruity new expression perfectly fits into the forming trend for lower alcoholic spritz-style drinks.”

Marcus Pickering, co-founder and head of export added:

“Here at Summerhall Distillery we are all about innovation. So, when our loyal fanbase told us they wanted to see some flavoured expressions from Pickering’s we turned to the fruit we know and love best – pink grapefruit.

“The trusty pink grapefruit offers a soft, sweet citrus that balances with our Bombay spice beautifully. Now P&Ts are garnished with pink grapefruit the world over!”

I say

Though not as well qualified as either of the above to comment I do drink a lot of gin and this is a bit special. It has a delicious flavour and can be enjoyed neat over ice, though mixed with prosecco it makes the perfect long summer drink. 

It is just sweet enough to offset the natural tanginess of grapefruit and the lemongrass adds a really delicate and uplifting flavour. 

A delightful addition to the Pickering’s Range. 

Pickering’s have a strong commitment to provenance and transparency. To enable the company to expand production and create a new liqueur Pickering’s teamed up with another Scottish firm to fulfil demand for the latest offering.

Matt Gammell, co-founder & head distiller said:

“We’re very proud to distil, bottle, label and wax every bottle of Pickering’s Gin from our 400 square foot distillery in the heart of Edinburgh. We engineer ourselves clever production solutions around the space we have as time goes on, but with markets like the U.S and China growing for us, we must keep our focus firmly on our distilling schedule.”

“It’s one thing to distil, dilute & bottle. It’s quite another when you’re talking about bringing in equipment to blend distillate with fresh fruit. We simply don’t have the space. That’s why we teamed up with Morrison & Mackay in Perthshire, formerly known as the Scottish Liqueur Centre.”

At a time when discussions are opening up within the industry as to whether production facilities’ locations should be stated on the bottle, Pickering’s have detailed on their packaging that the liqueur is ‘distilled in Edinburgh, blended in Perthshire.’

What you really need to know

The 20%, 50cl bottle retails at £19.95. Now available from www.pickeringsgin.com, local retailers and will soon be available at national retailers.

Disclosure – I was kindly sent a bottle to try, all opinions are my own.

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Silent Sunday


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I have lived in or around Wymondham for over 20 years, yet have never visited the Wymondham Heritage Museum in the centre of town. I am pleased to say I have now remedied that!

Facilities

There is a small free car park for the public to use behind the museum, though the local pay and displays are really close and only 50p an hour. I found it easier to park by Central Hall and take the short walk to the museum.

There are clean and tidy bathrooms with baby changing available in the museum.

A small but perfectly formed gift shop with some lovely treats to purchase.

The cafe is lovely and can be accessed entirely separately to the museum should you wish. In the cafe you’ll find the wishing well and some lovely local art for sale as well as some rather yummy cakes. 

Things to do 

There is so much to see and do. With exhibitions that change throughout the year.

You can go down to the dungeon, visit the old cells, enjoy the lovely gardens and of course learn about Wymondham’s history.

There is a brilliant room about the brush factory which has a working clocking in machine and one of the old factory machines that made the broom. Great fun to use. 

There was loads for L to get involved with. A great display about Kett’s Rebellion with loads of doors to open telling the story. A great little box of treasure for kids to investigate, opening draws to find different little trinkets.

There is also a trail round the museum hunting for mice. L loved this and was so happy when he found all the mice and the lovely staff gave him his own ruler and pencil, he’s going to use them at school apparently. Bless him.

I found the whole museum fascinating and discovered so many things about a village I have lived in or near to since I was ten years old and visited regularly for as long as I can remember. 

Opening Times & Prices 

The museum is open Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sundays 1pm – 4pm up until 2nd November 2018.

Adults are £4 and children are £1 with under fives free.

These are only a snapshot of the times, for more information please visit the Wymondham Heritage Museum website or give them a call.

Overall

I cannot believe we had never visited before. It is brilliant.

There is so much to see and it is fascinating to learn all about Wymondham’s history. The staff are brilliant. The cafe is fab. L loved it. I am already planning on going back by myself so I can read more of the boards. 

It is fabulous value for money and so well situated. I had a brilliant morning visit and it entertained everyone from my four year old to my grandparents.

We were there nearly two hours including a quick stop at the cafe and that was enough for us adults to know we wanted to visit again and for L to have a good explore and really enjoy his visit.

We will certainly be visiting again.

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Over at Higgidy they make feel good family food – bold, vibrant, uplifting dishes to plonk on the table and enjoy together and they challenged me to create my very own Higgidy Occasion.

I had all these plans, a summer lunch in the garden with the family, a picnic on one of our days out, a fun snacky meal to treat the kid after nursery. But this is not what happened, not at all actually. My Higgidy occasion followed what can only be described as an interesting day.

A delicious selection from Higgidy

So my Higgidy Day did not start well. L woke in the middle of the night after dreaming that a man was chasing him trying to cut him, horrific right! I don’t know where he got this notion from but 2.30am was not the time to be finding out.

Then I got to go to work, whoop. I actually had a really nice day with some lovely customers who spent almost my entire shift with me. This did mean that I didn’t get a break. Whilst they bought me a drink which was super sweet, I was a tad peckish by the time I got home at 6pm. Just a tad.

One of my plans definitely involved al fresco dining

At home L decided he was both starved, despite having eaten at nursery and devastated that his Daddy was away for work for a couple of days. Not the easiest mix of emotions to deal with right there.

So it became clear to me it was the time for our Higgidy Occasion. Higgidy to the rescue!

A delicious dinner for me

A quick salad (for me just cucumber for L) and enough Higgidy to make up for missed lunch, much needed dinner and a small child’s hangry emotions. I also earmarked some for my lunch the next day as I was trying to be organised and wanted to maximise my 15 minute break, an unusually organised occurrence!

The Vintage Cheddar Rolls were supposed to be for my lunch the next day but they were devoured by the two of us, with delicious pastry and a filling that soothed our souls.

L loved the Cheese Rolls and his baby cucumbers

The Welsh Goat’s Cheese & Leek Frittata is amazing and great for slicing up and enjoying with a salad. I loved how tasty it is but also how brillianty it worked with my diet, no pastry keeps it healthy and whilst I thought the Goats Cheese might be a bit too much for L, turns out he loves it and I feel absolutely zero guilt.

Roasted Sweet Potato and Red Onion Parcels make a fab Vegan option and whilst I had clearly gone entirely overboard on the food stakes, an unexpected feast and the treat of a late night and a grown up meal with his mummy had cheered L right up and meant we both got to bed happy and well fed.

Thumbs Up!

Disclosure – Higgidy were kind enough to send me some of their products in exchange for e this post. All opinions are my own.

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Last Thursday we were lucky enough to attend the opening of the latest attraction to be added to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure. Predator High Ropes has been created replacing the old Zip Line and not just that there is now a new path down to the bottom end of the park and they have completely revamped the restaurant following a £2 million investment.

The family owned theme park in Lenwade near Norwich officially launched its new Predator High Ropes attraction – which offers the world’s first parallel sky rails with twin lanes of zip wires. With a fun evening of food drink and high wire fun.

At 35 metres long, Predator High Ropes is the longest in Europe with two levels of difficulty and is part of the new round of investment to the popular dinosaur- themed family park, which this year won Best Large Visitor Attraction in the 2018 EDP & EADT Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards.

Owned by the Goymour family since 2006, Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure, which rebranded in 2018, previously Dinosaur Adventure, attracts over 300,000 visitors a year and has seen major growth since 2011.

“This latest round of investment means that the park will appeal to older children and crucially the teenage market, which strengthens our family feel. We have also invested heavily in the infrastructure as well as a significant £900,000 upgrade to The Explorers restaurant,” said Adam Goymour, park manager.

The 85-acre park, which is open all year round except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, offers true family fun adventure of a Jurassic nature, including animatronic dinosaurs in natural settings, Dippy’s Splash Zone and Dinomite – Norfolk’s largest indoor play area.

“The park is family owned and managed and we are hugely proud of what we offer to our customers. We believe that our approach and the continual investment in our offering means that we are always improving our visitor experience and give families a really strong reason to keep coming back to us,” said Adam.

It was really great to see the new additions to the park, when we last visited they were working on the restaurant and there was no sign of the high ropes.

The Predator High Ropes are a fantastic addition and included in the entrance price to the park. They are a brilliant for all the family as they can be used by kids as young as five so long as they are taller than 1 metre and accompanied if short than 1.2 metres. This means that when L turns 5 he’ll be allowed to use them and as it only takes 5 to 15 to get round and you can go two at a time it’s a great length even for the littlest kids.

It also means the inevitable queues will move quickly and there will be queues as it is going to be really popular, it honestly looks like the most fun thing in the world. I didn’t get a chance to try it myself but watching all the kids flying through the air, laughing and literally running round to go again was a delight.

The new Explorers Restaurant is flipping amazing. It looks superb inside and out. With a terrace overlooking the Secret Animal Garden you couldn’t ask for a nicer spot to sit and enjoy lunch outdoors and if the weather isn’t the best indoors is just as good with it’s fabulous Steam Punk styling.

If you don’t fancy a full meal at The Explorers then the Nautilus serving hatch outside the restaurant offer fresh fish and chips (which I tried and they were goooood) snacks and drinks.

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For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

The sun has continued, how lush! We’ve just been making the most of it really. In between me working and the occasional movie indoors when the heat gets too much. It’s just been a really nice week.

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

Predator High Ropes at Roarr!
  1. Heading off to the opening of Predator High Ropes at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure. It was a beautiful sunny evening and L loved being able to look round the park whilst it was closed. It was a really fun evening.
So much fun getting to use the park after hours
  1. My fave customer coming into work to add another phone onto his contract. He’s the nicest man and always says hello. It’s nice to know he keeps coming back just to be served by me.
Finding this cutie was a surprise
  1. Waking up during the night to find L had made himself a nest on the floor next to our bed and gone to sleep. It was so sweet. I did offer up our bed to him, I’m not a monster, but he was happy in his nest on the floor. He’s asked if can sleep there every night, so that could be interesting!
Loved hunting Go Go Hares at the weekend
  1. A really chill Saturday morning where L was happily building a train track whist I happily typed away on the laptop with frequent cuddle breaks. Just lovely.
They are everywhere and so pretty
  1. Go Go Hare hunting in Norwich. I was only expecting L to wander round and find five or so. It was super hot and he had been in a right mood all morning but he loved it and we tracked down 19! I’m going to take him back to Norwich to tick off some more, there is only another 31 city hares to go!
We all love Turtle Bay
  1. Lunch at Turtle Bay. It is literally my favourite place in Norwich to eat. L loves it too. The fact we got to go and eat for a review just made it even better. Four cocktails and a slice of delicious rum cake also helped lift my spirits
I am obsessed with this top
  1. Buying two Lilo & Stitch T-Shirts and a make-up bag from Primark. I never treat myself to things and I have no idea what I’ll do with the bag, I don’t wear make up! But I couldn’t leave without them! I love Stitch and everything was so cute. When we got home I made L sit and watch the film with me and he loved it, so now we have a new favourite film to watch together.
I think you’ll be seeing a few Hare pictures over the coming weeks!
  1. Finding out a new boy at L’s nursery will be starting the same school as him and that sometimes they even play together!!! So flipping happy to know he will have if not a friend at least a familiar face. I’m still worried but that has really, really helped calm my mind a little bit.
I wasn’t expecting to see an Octopus on the Guildhall though!
  1. Catching up with a friend for lunch and a little trip round the charity shops. It was really nice to have a good chat and catch up. We checked out a local pub for lunch, we won’t be returning, but it was good for a laugh!
The pub looked great but the food was so bad it was funny
  1. Being treated to a lovely chocolate flapjack from the bakers. It was a real treat and absolutely delicious. Npt very good for me, but then treats rarely are!

I’m really glad I write down a few positives from each day and then go back through them each week. It helps keep me focused, calm and therefore happy. It is also a great way to keep a note of the things we’ve done.

I’m linking up with #BloggerClubUK, #BestandWorst & #CoolMumClub just because I love them.

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This plus that equals…. our Summer

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about how we have been and will continue to spend our Summer.

On the beach in Turkey

Holidays

I know, I know we’ve had a few. Boating with Herbert Woods. All Inclusive in Turkey. Exploring at Bluestone. Well we’ve still got camping at Trevornick to go and I can’t wait I haven’t been to Cornwall in years and it seems like the perfect way to celebrate L leaving nursery and to have a break just before he starts school.

East Anglia Transport Museum

Days Out

I’ve got so many days out on my list I don’t know if we’ll fit them all in. L wants to go back to the Transport Museum in Carlton Colville. I want to take him to Bressingham Steam Gardens. We will definitely go to the beach at least once, probably more, there are so many beaches in Norfolk. We’re heading off to Cambridge for the day and I’d love to take the train to London and go to London Zoo. I also quite fancy a trip on the steam train along the Poppy Line.

The cat often joins us on our walks

Walking

When the sun is shining I will be walking. We’ve taken to exploring the fields at the back of our house. Going further and further each time we head off. I have been loving it. We send quite a lot of time walking, it is one of my favourite things to do. Hopefully I’ll rack up plenty of steps! Walking also means a break from the non-stop sports on the TV, it is honestly getting a bit ridiculous. I’m not a sports fan and just want to watch some Netflix but apparently these sporting events are all super important or something.

Seeing Friends

Summer is always the perfect time to catch up with friends. Gin night in the garden is a tried and tested favourite.

The sunshine also make sit easier for the kids, especially when most of my friends have children of wildly differing ages to L. Catching up at a park is so much easier than finding an activity that will keep all the kids happy and not break the bank, they can just run and blow off steam, perfect.

A lot of my friends also have a bit more time available to them this time of year, whether they’ve booked time off work to look after their own kids or are just making the most of the longer evenings it always seems easier to catch up during the summer.

Hopefully we’ll have so much fun

Having Fun 

Mostly I just want to have as much fun as we can this summer. The last summer before he starts school.

We want to splash in the paddling pool, surprise daddy after work with water balloons (way more fun for us than him), chill with movie afternoons, explore, laugh and hopefully leave L with a bucket full of happy summer memories that will see him through to next summer when I’ll do it all again in a six week window!

Finally, I’m linking up with #TwinklyTuesday, #Blogstravaganza, #StayClassyMama and #fortheloveofBLOG

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One of my favourite places to eat and drink in Norwich, Turtle Bay, has now launched cocktail tables. You can book a table to enjoy their amazing drinks with full table service. Way better than battling your way to the bar and having to try to find somewhere to sit.

Daiquiri Time

Get yourself seated in a cosy corner of the restaurant and enjoy the amazing cocktails or maybe even try a rum sharing board. Eat food, don’t eat food. Maybe just dessert, or two desserts. It’s up to you. 

Sweetcorn Fritters

We popped along at the weekend to have a meal and I certainly made the most of the amazing Turtle Bay Happy Hour(s). Never have I been to a place that has pulled off both family friendly and nighttime fun with such ease. The atmosphere is always spot on, so despite service being slow on Sunday and the food great but not at it’s usual best we still had an amazing time.

Pineapplade

The poor guys had been hit with an unexpected amount of staff not being able to come to work, two chefs down and numerous serving staff but that didn’t stop them smiling, serving great food and keeping me on my toes with some delicious cocktails that I let them choose for me. I fancied a surprise! It’s always a happy place to be, I like that about it.

Love the cool vibes

Being able reserve a table at the restaurant exclusively for cocktails at any time of the day, 7 days a week, means you know you are going to enjoy your night out and not spend half of it traipsing round the city trying to find somewhere or being hit with additional charges, just for booking a table. Plus, you know if you get peckish the food is amazing.

Time for a Red Stripe

A limited number of cocktail tables are available all day long, and then after 9.45pm ALL tables can be booked for a drinking experience when Turtle Bay turn down the lights and the venue becomes a candle lit party restaurant for diners and drinkers alike.

Festival Salad with Garlic Chili Pit Prawns

Guests can choose to graze on Caribbean sharing food, dine from the full menu or just enjoy the drinks – this is an easy-breezy, laid back drinking experience inspired by the relaxed outlook of the Caribbean. We went for the full dining experience and it was the perfect lunch time break from our Go Go Hares day in Norwich. The kids menu is awesome, the salads are healthy and delicious, the spicy fries, well, they are special. Plus, those cocktails, mmmmm. They are good!

It’s a family favourite

With the new Turtle Bay app you can insta-book your table on the night! No more wandering around searching for that perfect venue – just whip out your phone on the night, check availability in your local restaurant and guests can be seated at their own cocktail table within minutes. Plus, Turtle Bay are giving away one Turtle per England Goal scored at the moment, so download and cheer on England. Even if though I don’t love football I do love FREE cocktails and they have scored enough goals for me to get that, hopefully they will score me a few more

My surprise cocktails, yum!

Not that I go out of an evening very often, next time I head into Norwich with the girls we’ll definitely be sat comfortably in Turtle Bay being treated like VIPs and not navigating our way to the bar. The only difficulty we’ll face is choosing which cocktail to try next.

Rum Cake

Disclosure – we were guests of Turtle Bay Norwich so we could try out the food and drinks in exchange for this post.

Husb’s Burger

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