Review: The Swallows Return Pub, Sussex

The Swallows Return is a country pub in a gorgeous converted barn just outside Worthing. We’ve done a fair few restaurant reviews but this is definitely the closest to home for us! The restaurant has been fully refurbished recently and has a cosy vibe with touches of local history dotted around on the walls. The barn is an ‘L’ shaped…

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Breakfast with the Bunny at HardRock Cafe London

On Sunday we had a real treat, as we were invited to have ‘Breakfast with the Bunny’ at Hard Rock Cafe London, the original Hard Rock Cafe, that opened in 1971! The kids were incredibly excited to meet the Easter Bunny, and Sam and I were excited for the legendary food and famous rock relics on the walls! Breakfast with…

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Sunday Scrapbook – London, Vapiano + Beach trips

I’ve had a genuinely lovely week, lots of family time, time with friends and a bit of shopping too – which always helps! Last Saturday we had Athenas best friends birthday party at soft play, so the kids pretty much entertained themselves whilst we chatted! After that I headed into Brighton for the evening with a group of friends who…

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Food: Mother’s Day Brunch at Côte Brasserie

Brunch is not something I partake in regularly, as I have two small children who wake up at the crack of dawn, so I am always hungry by 8am if not earlier. However when I do get the opportunity to enjoy brunch I will always try and make it work! So for that reason this morning I packed the kids…

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Restaurants: The Sportsman Brighton

Last week we were invited for a meal at The Sportsman in Withdean, North Brighton as they’ve recently had a refurb and rebrand – they’re now a Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery restaurant. The Sportsman is at Withdean Stadium and has a large dining room, a spacious bar area and outside tables, though sadly it was raining so we stayed inside! The…

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Brighton: Isaac At [Restaurant Review]

‘Isaac At’ has been on our radar for a while, and on Thursday we spent one of the most enjoyable evenings in a long time, and I wish we’d visited sooner. Tucked away at the bottom of Gloucester Street it’s easily accessible from the station or on foot. Originally a pop up (hence the ‘at’ as they popped up in…

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Brighton: 5 Favourite Restaurants

When it comes to eating out, we like to do it right.  This is mostly because we hardly ever get any time alone, but also because life is short, and you’ve got to savour all the flavours.  We’re lucky to have Brighton on our doorstep; a city with hundreds of interesting and delicious options for dining out, but it didn’t…

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