The Ruddington Arms Does it Again!

One of our village inns has picked up another award for the quality of its cuisine – as Nottingham’s “Best Gastro Pub”! The Ruddington Arms received the accolade during a black tie ceremony last night hosted by TV personality Mark Durden-Smith at Colwick Hall. The annual Nottingham Restaurant & Bar Awards celebrate diversity and quality across every style of dining, recognising the most talented chefs and venues within the region – “allowing the best of Nottingham to be showcased on a plate!” Ruddington’s White Horse can also be proud to have been…

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Jasper’s Café to Close

It’s less than a year since Ruddington’s newest coffee house began trading on Dutton’s Hill. Yet, since March 2017, Jasper’s Café has managed to establish itself as one of our most popular village venues to meet up for a cuppa, a chat and a bite to eat. Now it will have to close. Jasper’s was the idea of Paul Carver and Cathy Hatfield who’ve always dreamed of owning their own coffee shop. As Bar Six traded mostly in the evenings they thought it made perfect use of a very suitable building during the…

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Now John’s Gone

The number of vacant seats on Ruddington Parish Council has risen to three – following the resignation this week of Flawford Ward Councillor, John Noble. He told RUDDINGTON.info that his decision to leave was purely due to time constraints and him being able to give the council the dedication required. However his departure leaves the council with yet another post to fill – less than a week after no one came forward to contest empty seats in Easthorpe Ward and Manor Ward. Attempts will now be made to fill these…

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The Old Bakehouse Tearoom

If you’re looking for a cosy and welcoming place you can pop into for tea or coffee, and perhaps a bite to eat, then why not give Ruddington’s Old Bakehouse Tearoom a try? Owner Lesley Wells and her team always go that extra mile to make you feel at home in quintessentially English surroundings! Lesley has been running the former Horspool’s Bakery Shop on Church Street since July 2012. She says “I always had a dream to open a traditional village tea shop in later life” and set about completely refurbishing the interior…

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On Your Own This Christmas?

If so, you needn’t be! Ruddington Baptist Church is hosting a Christmas Day dinner for people who would otherwise be alone on December the 25th. Residents of all ages are welcome – whether your family has flown the nest, they’re too far away, or it’s just “complicated”. You’re invited to join them and other village folk for a warm and friendly get together on Christmas Day. Doors will open at 1:00pm for welcome drinks and nibbles – with lunch being served at around 2.00pm. That’ll be followed at about 3:30pm by…

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Christmas at The Old Bakehouse

Ruddington’s Old Bakehouse Tearoom is a cosy and welcoming place at any time of year. But, as Christmas approaches, owner Lesley Wells and her team are going that extra mile to add some festive cheer to both the surroundings and the menu! Lesley has been running the former Horspool’s Bakery Shop on Church Street for just over five years. She says “I always had a dream to open a traditional village tea shop in later life” and set about completely refurbishing the interior in that style. Her many customers from Ruddington and…

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Get In The Dog House!

That’s the gourmet food choice this November as a new culinary concept continues at Ruddington’s Bar Six – where the chefs and menus CHANGE every four weeks! The ‘Kitchen Takeovers’ started at the Dutton’s Hill venue on 3rd October 2017 with Brazilian Churrasco courtesy of Franco’s. A different street food or cuisine is continuing to be offered each month courtesy of local, independent traders. Lucy Would, who runs the Ruddington business in partnership with John Noble, promises the chefs and servers booked for this ground-breaking dining initiative are of a very high calibre:…

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Another Three Spices Award!

Ruddington STILL has the ‘Best Indian Chef in Nottinghamshire’ – for the second year running! Monaim Choudhury of The Three Spices on Easthorpe Street has just received the accolade AGAIN at the “Curry Life Awards 2017” organised by Curry Life Magazine. He learned the good news during a glittering ceremony at The Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Sunday night when he received his second, special plate.  Three Spices owner Mahbu Noor was also there (pictured left with Monaim) to hear the announcement and collect the prestigious award. Monaim says: “This is my…

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Be a Ruddington Bus Detective!

Here’s something for youngsters who fancy a bit of “sleuthing” to get involved with during this half term. We’re delighted to report that Nottingham City Transport has chosen a fabulous destination for its latest “Bus Detective” trail…. RUDDINGTON! It’s a chance to grab your magnifying glass and head out with the kids for a “quizzical adventure”. If you live outside Ruddington all you need to do is hop onto a Navy 3 or Green 10 BioGas bus with a £5.00 Grouprider ticket and hop off again at Ruddington Green to begin the…

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Kitchen Takeovers at Bar Six!

Ruddington foodies have long been fortunate enough to be able to select from a diverse range of different cuisines thanks to our numerous pubs, restaurants, cafés and takeaways. NOW our choice has been enhanced even further by a new culinary concept launched at Bar Six – which sees their chefs and menus CHANGE every four weeks! The ‘Kitchen Takeovers’ started at the Dutton’s Hill venue on the 3rd of October. A different street food or cuisine is now on offer each month from local, independent traders. Lucy Would, who runs the Ruddington business…

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