Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Pub

“Is that really a pie I spy?” – The Bush,St. Hilary, Vale of Glamorgan.

Today (12th March) is the last day of British Pie week and a pie related post seemed in order. I am rather partial to a good pie and a Sunday … Continue reading

Mar 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

“Proper dog”  – a doggy friendly week in Porthleven, Southern Cornwall.

With a rather depressing January out the way, your main (Summer) holiday may be sorted but what about a UK break either side of the Summer?  At this time of … Continue reading

Feb 12, 2017 · 5 Comments

Long on flavours you’ll want to savour, but a little “whine” about the wine! Longhouse, Tumble, Cardiff –  UPDATE – CLOSED NOVEMBER 2017

I was a big fan of chef Lewis Dyer, when he was at the Heathcock in Llandaff, so when I heard he had moved on (sadly for Llandaff residents) to … Continue reading

Feb 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

The King of Cardiff Burgers or a bit of a donkey? Kongs, Cardiff . UDPATE : Burger Theory no longer at Kongs

My “Best of 2016” post suggested that during 2016 I was not overly impressed by the burgers I ate in Cardiff (not many, if truth be told), but working the graveyard shift … Continue reading

Jan 8, 2017 · 10 Comments

Bagging a bootylicious bargain? Duke of Wellington, Cardiff City Centre

Possibly a rather risqué title bearing in mind my play on words name for this blog and the Oxford Dictionary definition (frankly amazed there is one) of bootylicious, but in … Continue reading

Nov 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

Wall to “Berlin” wall food – eating out in Berlin

Very occasionally my work takes me abroad, with trips to Europe mainly. Most people think this is quite glamorous – it isn’t. Long working days and then solo nights in … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Great doggie day out at the beach, but lunch a bit of a dog’s dinner at the Pelican in Her Piety.

As the sun (oh how we have missed you) finally decided to come out to play last weekend (rather fortuitously carrying over to a Monday off work), Mrs SF and … Continue reading

Mar 12, 2014 · 1 Comment