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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Ruddington Pub in Beer Drinkers’ Bible!

“Just good beer!” That’s the secret of the success of Ruddington’s Frame Breakers pub according to manager Amy Cameron – as staff and customers celebrate a prestigious place in the 2018 Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Good Beer Guide, published TODAY. It’s the first time in five years that ANY of our village pubs has featured in the real ale almanac – since both The Three Crowns and The White Horse were dropped after the 2013 edition following changes in management. Now in its 45th year, the Good Beer Guide features 4,500 pubs…

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Split Screen Success

A mobile Ruddington coffee retailer – who has been trading for just two years – has been named among the UK’s top one hundred small businesses to be celebrated in a forthcoming campaign! “The Split Screen Coffee Company“, owned and run by Jen Walker, is to be highlighted as part of the lead-up to “Small Business Saturday” on the 2nd of December.  It’s the fifth annual UK event – which aims to raise the profile of the country’s 5.5 million small businesses. One firm from the “Small Biz 100” list will be featured…

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Kitchen Takeovers for Bar Six!

Ruddington foodies are already fortunate to be able to select from a diverse range of different cuisines thanks to our numerous pubs, restaurants, cafés and takeaways. This autumn our choice is set to be enhanced even further by a new culinary concept being launched at Bar Six – which will see their chefs and menus CHANGE every month! The ‘Kitchen Takeovers’ will start at the Dutton’s Hill venue on the first Tuesday in October. After that, a different street food or cuisine will be on offer each month from local, independent traders. Lucy Would,…

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NO PARKING on Dutton’s Hill

…but it’s only temporary! Restrictions are to be put into place from 8am this Sunday, September the 3rd until 5pm on Sunday, the 17th of September, to allow work to be carried out on the High Street side of Ruddington Fish Bar (their former pizza takeaway entrance) to re-render the walls. The scaffolding means that no parking, waiting, loading or unloading will be allowed from the northern boundary of number 8 Wilford Road (Dutton’s Hill) in a southerly direction to the northern boundary of number 8 High Street during this two week period (see map).…

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NEW Ruddy Good Guide!

Hot off the press is the 2017 edition of the handy guide about places to visit in Ruddington and where to eat & drink in the village. This FREE booklet has again been produced in a partnership between Nottingham City Transport (NCT) and the creative team here at RUDDINGTON.info. Look out for NCT’s ‘Ruddy Good Day Out‘ printed booklet available in the featured venues and other outlets throughout Ruddington – as well as local libraries and the NCT Travel Centre. Or you can download a PDF version >>HERE<<. Visitors to our village can hop on and off NCT…

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