Kasturi

Kasturi Kasturi has the dubious honour of being the first place that I reviewed where I sent back a dish. The offending item was their seafood soup; the reason it was returned was that it was just a watered down version of their generic curry sauce with bullets of rubbery prawn pieces in the depths. …

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Jan de Vries

Jan de Vries I’d noticed talk of vegan pies and snacks on signs outside local healthcare, dietary supplement and beauty shop Jan de Vries just recently. I was intrigued so after a couple of near misses I managed to time my visit to sample what they had on offer.Exterior sign After a little nosey around …

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Strumpets I wrote about Strumpets shortly after it opened and was very pleased with their coffee, awarding them five stars. Exterior At the time their food offering was solely sweet, so I figured my reviewing work here was done, but over recent months they’ve added quiches and salads, then for winter they’re serving daily changing …

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Nanna Flo’s Bakery Morrison’s Bakery has been through various different guises down the years and my previous review highlights some of the exploits I’ve enjoyed while supping on their baked goods.Exterior The latest owners have changed the name in honour of their gran, so it was to Nanna Flo’s Bakery that I made my first …

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Mercat Bar & Kitchen The Mercat Bar & Kitchen on West Maitland Street has been trading in many different guises for quite a while. Their latest incarnation seems to have food as a strong focus so I popped in to check it out.Exterior Their daytime menu offers a very broad selection including starters, sandwiches, salads …

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