Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: Welsh wines

A wine drinkers’ delight? Fly by Night, Cardiff City Centre.

The proliferation of Cardiff’s cocktail bar scene seemingly continues apace with the Botanist the next one due to open shortly. I must admit that I find the economics of this … Continue reading

Aug 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

A shining star or black hole? Seren Diemwnt, Llandaff, Cardiff – Updated: Closed September 2019

Llandaff (a suburb of Cardiff, as well as a city in its own right due to it having its own cathedral, where I live) has a quaint high street with … Continue reading

Feb 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

For that “special” dinner? Arbennig, Pontcanna, Cardiff – CLOSING END OF JUNE (25th) 2018.

The period post Christmas and into January is a difficult time for restaurants. A lot of people, having blown out over the Christmas period, tend to go into financial hibernation. … Continue reading

Jan 28, 2018 · 8 Comments

Food and drink done the “Wright” way! Wright’s Food Emporium, Llarnathney, Carmarthenshire.

Wright’s Food Emporium is somewhere I have been champing at the bit to visit for ages. Every report I have heard has been along the lines of ” You have … Continue reading

Nov 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

“Llareggub” to write home about or “Taergydoolb”? Milkwood, Pontcanna, Cardiff.

The title is an ode to Dylan Thomas’ “Under Milk Wood” (if you are not a Thomas fan you will need to read the words in “speech marks” backwards), with … Continue reading

Sep 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

Raising the steaks in Cardiff! Asador 44, Cardiff City Centre – updated

As readers of the blog will know, I have an enduring love affair with all things Spanish. The marvellous people, the amazing food and the stunning wines all draw me … Continue reading

Mar 26, 2017 · 13 Comments

A “novel” new lunchtime haunt – Amser cafe bar at Yr Hen Lygrell – updated June 2016 – updated August 2016 CLOSED Update – ┬áSeptember 2016 OPENING again .

Update September 2016 Seemingly open again from 9.9.2016. Not sure on what basis, but saw reference to platters by Canna Deli being on offer. Update – August 2016 Closing from 3rd August … Continue reading

Apr 17, 2016 · 1 Comment