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Half full or half empty restaurant?

You walk into a restaurant at 5.30pm on a Saturday, with an eye for a garlic bread, a Diavola pizza and a double helping of profiteroles, all washed down with a pint of Peroni, a bottle of Chianti and a Jamaican coffee. 495 more words

Review: The Lord Clyde

Last weekend we went to a wedding up near Sheffield on the edge on the Peak District and whilst up north we decided to make a weekend of it and the day after we had a lazy drive across the Peak District in some gorgeous spring sunshine to have lunch in a highly regarded pub, The Lord Clyde in Cheshire. 824 more words

Eating Out Reviews

Embracing the Gluten-free Carbs

The Gluten-free traffic is increasing through Briscola, with honks of “I wish I’d known earlier”. And so, our gut-friendly gluten-free blog is born.

Regardless of intolerance, allergy, weight-watching or stomachs that inflate like gym balls at the mere whiff of gluten, we are happy to provide ‘free-from’ dishes. 296 more words


For those expecting an article on anything other than freshly ground coffee, we confirm this is a purely a coffee-bean-grinding-themed post.

A recent conversation held in the Happy Valley was around the popularity that a coffee house might attract – for walkers, parents off work, and those wanting a take-out caffeine boost. 216 more words

Italian Stallion

2016 has seen us give our online presence a kick up the backside and welcome new events and customers. Back in 2007 Briscola was ranked by The Times as one of the top ten pasta restaurants in the UK, and also, in the same year, we landed in their top ten restaurants for kids – and this is the standard we strive to maintain. 370 more words

Senior Citizens' Annual Party 2016: A Brief Reflection

Last night I helped out at the Town Mayor of Bollington’s Senior Citizens’ Welfare Committee’s Annual Party at the Civic Hall in Bollington and I must say it was one of the best nights I have had. 585 more words


Mother’s Ruin

Brace yourselves for portraits with over-sized heads, hands like sunflowers and lego-style hair-dos… as we launch the Briscola Mother’s Day gallery.

Following the success of our kids’ teatime event in February, we are delighted to announce our post-school Mother’s Day event on Wednesday 2nd March. 402 more words