Curry Charles wanted to call this “Flying Doggy style in the Cock“, but I know children read this (BRAPA for a start) so that can be left for a future pub blogger. Our Dereham evening continued five minutes from the Cherry Tree at the Cock, busiest pub of the night, and possibly the whole of… Continue reading IT’S HAPPY HOUR AGAIN
On my last overnighter in Dereham I wrote; If I’d known the “unspoilt” Cherry Tree was as basic as Paul Bailey advises me now, I’d have started there. Finally, on a fourth trip to the capital of “that indefinable bit between King’s Lynn and Norwich” we did the Tree. Perhaps we’d just needed Mrs RM with us… Continue reading SO, IS THE CHERRY TREE REALLY THAT SCARY ?
We moved on to Dereham, home of Curry Charles and resting place for our campervan on Wednesday night. No ticks in Dereham, with the best pub re-opening too early for GBG21 and the Royal Standard shut. But, hoorah/boo, a new gastropub 10 minutes up the road was new in, open all day, and Charles told… Continue reading NO GASTRO HELL, AT THE BELL
My options for easy ticks have long gone. As of today, my closest new Guide pub is a cricket club with one handpump in Yardley/Sheldon/Marlborough/East Brum, a mere 3hrs 38mins away on the train. Perhaps I should ask BeerMat to recommend some highlights of the Sheldon area (Andre Marriner was born there ?) and then… Continue reading YOUR PRINT-OUT-AND-KEEP FELTWELL GUIDE
Come on, what rhymes with Brandon ? Two pubs into the new Beer Guide, and already two of the best pubs in West Suffolk. What’s going on ? Perhaps this summer of soup was just a nightmare. Hands up who could place Brandon on the map. Apart from Mudgie and Pubmeister. I bet even the… Continue reading BRANDON – POTA GIGANTE & ABBOT