Try 'al fresco' food and drink on Carlton Hill
By Patrick__ | Thursday, March 24, 2011, 20:40
Piggins Inn - the new bar on Carlton Hill
that the sunny weather has arrived, isn’t it great to be able to sit outside
may not be the streets of Paris or cosmopolitan Italy – but it’s still a great
place to take time out and have a natter to catch up with old friends.
of the best places for continental coffee and some delicious food is Fratelli,
opposite the end of Standhill Road.
Italian care and wine bar has been running successfully for many years and the
proprietor, Tony Labbate, is happy to welcome friends old and new to sample the
well as the traditional coffees and patisseries, there are more substantial
baguettes, foccacias and hot food on offer, and he’s licensed to sell wines and
you’ve a business meeting or want to organise a get-together, give him a call
on 0115 940 1355 to find out exactly what he can do for you and your friends.
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in the pipeline.
new kid on the block is the Piggins Inn Bar, which has taken on the premises of
the former Jalisco’s Mexican where the old Turkish restaurant used to stand,
next door to The Free Man.
recent expansion from their former premises a few doors down has opened up a
whole new range of eating and drinking possibilities, and they’re licensed so
that you can enjoy food and drink al fresco and catch some sunshine as you wine
and dine and socialise. You can get more information on their enterprise by
there’s the Wetherspoons, The Free Man, where the Co-op used to stand – and now
benefiting from the demise of The Toby Jug.
8am to midnight every day, and 1am on Fridays and Saturdays, it fulfils the
need for a pub venue at the top of Carlton Hill.
also the standard Wetherspoon food menu available, if you’re after traditional
there any outdoor eating experiences we’ve missed?
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