Soliciting Flavours

Musings (more like rambling thoughts) of a Cardiff based lawyer obsessed with food and wine

Category Archives: IPA

“Quality Street” – Chai St. Indian Street Kitchen, Cardiff City centre

Second post in as many weeks on Indian street food suggests that decent Indian food, since the sad demise (please come back) of Spiceberry, is back on the City centre lunch … Continue reading

Dec 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Small by nature, big in flavour? SmallBAR, Cardiff. UPDATE: Closed – now Beelzebub

The smallBAR, which has taken over the unit that use to be Applejacks, is part of a seemingly growing recognition from across the bridge of the potential of the food … Continue reading

Oct 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

For cod’s hake where can I find a decent plaice? Fintans Fish & Chip Co, Victoria Park, Cardiff

Despite fish and chips being a national dish in the UK (when I was growing up in Somerset you could set your watch by where certain people would be in … Continue reading

Aug 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

A woohoo or a boohoo Monday? Base + Barley, Cardiff.                         Update – closed November 2016.

Not many people like their jobs enough to actively look forward to a Monday. I personally experience times where I really enjoy my job and times when I loath it … Continue reading

Jun 19, 2016 · 7 Comments

Don’t you know about the bird? The Heathcock Pub, Llandaff, Cardiff. Updated : Jan 2017, Update: March 2017: closing 12th March 

Update: reopened in Oct 2018 under ownership of people behind the Hare & Hounds in Aberthin – review to follow in due course. Update: As I understand it the Heathcock … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tikka and tandoor with a twist – Dill Jeera, Llandaff North, Cardiff. UPDATE: Closed May 2018.

It is fair to say that Cardiff is somewhat blessed with top notch Indian restaurants (a different animal, in my view, to your common or garden curry house). Think the … Continue reading

Feb 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pretty darn good in my book – Locke & Remedy, Cardiff UPDATED CLOSING 20th MAY 2017

Update : the curse of this building strikes again with this place closing due to non viability. Mystery to me that nice place like this cant survive when piss poor … Continue reading

Oct 25, 2015 · 6 Comments