Filmore & Union

Yorkshire ‘feel good’ food and drink brand Filmore & Union has opened in John Lewis Nottingham

The Yorkshire based ‘feel good’ food and drink company Filmore & Union took up residency on the first floor of John Lewis Nottingham at the end of March.

With 60 covers and open for breakfast, coffee and cake and lunch, this will be the third within a John Lewis store following the opening of the John Lewis York restaurant in June 2017 and the John Lewis Newcastle restaurant in February 2018.

Filmore & Union now has 17 restaurants and take out delis across Yorkshire and the North East. The new John Lewis Nottingham store will be the first to open in the Midlands.

John Lewis look forward to offering the brand’s wellness-inspired juices, organic coffees, healthy breakfasts, gluten free cakes, salads, wraps, bagels signature soups and tagines as well as prosecco and beer to its shoppers and diners in the city.

Filmore & Union is accredited by Coeliac UK and have received a commendation from the Free From awards for their dedication and passion to catering for those avoiding gluten and dairy.

It was also shortlisted in the Menu Innovation category of the Casual Dining Awards 2018 and has been named in the Sunday Times Top 3 Healthy Eateries and the Top 50 Northern Restaurants and Bars.

Head of Steam

Nottingham’s newest real ale and craft beer destination has opened its doors to the public following three days of celebrations.

The Head of Steam, located in the former Missoula Montana Bar & Grill on High Pavement, officially launched on 22nd March, when guests were invited to choose from more than 120 local and world beers, and sample dishes from the menu.

Owned and operated by Hartlepool-based Camerons Brewery, the newly-renovated pub is set across two floors and has 38 beer taps, including 22 specialty keg lines.

It offers a regularly-changing selection of guest ales from some of Nottinghamshire’s best-loved breweries such as Blue Monkey, Black Iris, Neon Raptor and Castle Rock.

As well as offering a CAMRA discount on cask ales, The Head of Steam has beer sommeliers on hand to share their expert advice and is a verified venue on the Untappd social media app, so people can discover what guest brews are on.

Alongside its vast array of beers, The Head of Steam offers a wide choice of wines, cocktails and spirits and a menu featuring pub classics with a contemporary twist.

It also hosts regular events, including live music and quiz nights.

Established in 1995, The Head of Steam has 13 pubs across the North of England in cities such as Leeds, Newcastle, Hull, and Liverpool.

Its launch in Nottingham has seen the creation of 25 new jobs and it is now set to open a venue in Leicester at the start of April and another in Birmingham after that.