Monthly Archives: May 2011

Eating Out – May 2011

The Ancient Mariner Inn Galley Restaurant Golf Course Road, Old Hunstanton 01485 536389 Bank House Brasserie Brasserie food, British Classics Bank House Hotel, King’s Staithe Square, Kings Lynn 01553 660492 www.thebankhouse.co.uk Best Western Knight’s Hill Hotel Garden restaurant South Wootton … Continue reading

Local Tastes – May 2011

The season of al fresco dining is here – it’s out with the soups and stews and in with salads and barbeques. So if you’re planning on tucking into a good old fashioned ploughman’s or you’re wanting to jazz up … Continue reading

Cafe Review – The Lavender Kitchen Restaurant

It’s debatable whether the very attractively refurbished Lavender Kitchen Restaurant should be reviewed as a cafe or a restaurant. There’s a wide variety of very appetizing, chef cooked meals, but there’s an equal abundance of homemade cakes, including a lavender … Continue reading

Restaurant Review – The Thai Orchid

In her culinary quest to enjoy a taste of everything west Norfolk has to offer, Ann Weaver visits the Thai Orchid in the middle of King’s Lynn…

Vegepedia with Colin Rushmore

It’s easy to feel a bit sorry for vegetables – at least it is for me! Most people I meet seem to regard them as a necessary evil, and just something to fill up the plate to accompany the main … Continue reading

Recipe of the month – May 2011

Salad of Asparagus and New Potatoes with Gorgonzola and Basil

Gateway to the town and window on the past…

It’s had a very chequered history, but for some 600 years it has been a very imposing welcome to the town of King’s Lynn. Charlotte Thorneycroft looks at the life and times of the town’s iconic South Gate…

Animal Matters – May 2011

Our monthly look at the issues concerning you and your pets with Alex Dallas of the London Road Veterinary Centre…

10 of the best from the museum of King’s Lynn…

Famous for its life-size replica of Seahenge, the museum of King’s Lynn is also home to thousands of fascinating objects. Local historian and writer Robert Andrews pays a visit and picks his favourite pieces…

The art of being green…

We all know we should try to be more environmentally aware; global warming is something we are constantly being reminded of in the media. But for most of us, using energy saving light bulbs and recycling some of our waste … Continue reading