Travelling from place to place, from hotel to B&B to hotel means eating out all the time which can definitely be a mixed blessing. At each new town there is always the “adventure” of finding a suitable restaurant nearby for how one is feeling that night, for the type of town one is in. In Devon and especially in Cornwall the fishing industry means that eating fish is almost a necessity so over six nights I ate fish five times as well as having smoked salmon at breakfast with my scrambled eggs on some mornings. So, how did these meals compare? Two were some variation on the traditional “fish and chips” and the others were more sophisticated meals at more or less stylish restaurants.
There are many places to eat and drink in Bath as in most places and I don’t flatter myself that Bath is any more special in that regard. However, since I am blogging our Bath experience I feel duty bound to report on Bea’s Vintage Tea Rooms at the top of Saville Row just below the Assembly Rooms. I have sampled these before although it was still quite wintry and they made their contribution to my search for the best hot chocolate in Bath on that occasion.
In earlier posts I have reported on coffee shops and given a nod to Colunna and Smalls as a destination for coffee cognicenti. Recently we were pottering around Milsom Court between Milsom Street and Broad Street which is a collection of old buildings given over mainly to food and drink where one can find the likes of Jamie’s Italian and Carluccio’s amongst others. This is the area that Kate and I were sitting in drinking coffee nearly a year ago when we first thought the thought that we could live in Bath.