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  • The front bar at Mill Street Pub & Kitchen

    Mill Street Pub & Kitchen in Oakham

    Mill Street in Oakham is one of my favourite strolls. It is lined with some of the most interesting independent retailers in Rutland, but there was one threshold that I had never crossed: the imposing building that houses Mill Street Pub & Kitchen. So when I saw that they’d introduced a new autumn menu, that was all the excuse I needed to climb the steps* and poke my nose inside. And I was well rewarded!... Continue reading

  • Hotels in Rutland

    When is a hotel a hotel? And when is it a restaurant with rooms  or a boutique BB? Size matters, I am sure, and so this list of hotels in Rutland focuses on the larger hospitality centres. This list is purely alphabetical. At the time of compiling it, I have not slept in any of them! Barnsdale Hall Hotel on the northern shore of Rutland Water has 66 rooms in total, most in modern blocks... Continue reading