Ruddington Gastropub Does it Again!

Even though it’s currently unable to open, due to the latest COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ restrictions, owners and staff at a popular Ruddington public house and restaurant have still got something rather special to smile about. The Ruddington Arms on Wilford Road is celebrating another listing in the prestigious Michelin Guide – the 2021 edition of which has been revealed this week. The Coronavirus pandemic has meant that it’s come out four months later than usual – as well as being published in digital format only. Nevertheless, inclusion in the internationally renowned food bible…

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Christmas with Kitchens By Mascari

2020 certainly hasn’t panned out for anyone as we expected this time last year. But the end is in sight and the festive season is upon us again. Never more than this year have the value of things we love to share with friends and loved ones, together and with each other been more important. Maybe this year has helped us all think about how we like to live and share spaces Imagine sharing the preparation for the big day in a festive space, taking turns to baste the turkey…

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Eat Out to Help Out in Ruddington

A new government funded scheme which is aiming to help hospitality businesses attract trade back after COVID-19 closure is launched this week – and will run every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday throughout August. No less than ten village centre eateries are taking part! ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ means customers who dine on the premises will benefit from a 50% discount, up to a maximum of £10 per person, on food and non-alcoholic drinks at participating pubs, cafés and restaurants. No voucher is required and diners can take advantage of…

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Kitchens by Mascari | COVID-19 Update

Although the Kitchens by Mascari Ruddington showroom on Charles Street is temporarily closed again due to the latest Coronavirus lockdown, it needn’t prevent you from making plans for when the current restrictions are lifted. Managing Director Rob Mascari and and Studio Manager Sam Mascari are still hard at work behind the scenes designing striking new kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms for customers. Rob has also put together a comprehensive new guide to help you choose. “In these rather unprecedented times, we’ve temporarily closed the doors to our showroom. Of course we still have ongoing designs and installations due to commence but,…

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Apotheka To Close

It’s been announced that Ruddington’s trendiest drinking venue is to cease trading this weekend. Apotheka on Dutton’s Hill will shut its doors for the final time on Saturday (9th March) despite only opening after a major refurbishment of the premises just over a year ago. Business owner Jack Robson reveals: “Unfortunately, circumstances beyond our control have made the bar untenable going forward and, as such, we have decided to vacate.”  But he’s told RUDDINGTON.info that it’s not closing due to a lack of trade: “We would like to thank every single…

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New Owner at The Cottage

After a few months in transition, we can confirm that Ruddington’s Country Cottage Hotel is now officially in new hands. Former staff member Sue Martin is the new owner and director – after completing the purchase from Julie and Andrew Sturt on October 25th. Throughout the process it’s been ‘business as usual’ for Sue, General Manager Linda and their team. The former Boots employee actually only branched out into hospitality in later life, after raising her children. Following a spell at The Walton Hotel in the city, Sue got her job…

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We Prescribe You …“Apotheka”!

That’s the NEW name for the former Bar Six on Dutton’s Hill! The contemporary drinking and dining venue has been extensively remodelled, refurbished and expanded onto TWO floors at number 6, Wilford Road. Work is now complete on the first phase of the new look bar and restaurant – which opened on schedule on Friday night (2nd March) despite challenges caused by the snow. As part of the major redesign a new access has been made from within the downstairs bar to a staircase serving the upstairs room (which was formerly home to Bloomin’ Dementia). This…

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