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What’s On Guide – April


April 2014 – What’s On Guide

Tuesday 1st Ballroom Dancing Email c.i.george@ntlworld.com to find out more about these dance lessons at Tuner Hall, Newmarket.
Wednesday 2nd Steak Night at The Kentford. Enjoy one of four cuts of steak every Wednesday evening. Two steaks costs just for £20.00! (PSST! Win a three course meal at The Kentford here!)
Thursday 3rd Head to Kings Restaurant for a Hot Baguette. A hot baguette is £6.95 and sandwich £5.95. All sandwiches and Baquettes are served with a coleslaw & salad garnish
Friday 4th Wind down Friday at Red Lion, Kirtling. Head over to Kirtling after work between 5pm and 7pm for a Carlsberg, Adnams or wine for just £2.50
Saturday 5th Grand National All Day Celebrations.Head back to Red Lion, Kirtling to watch Grand National live plus sweepstakes, competitions and a BBQ!
Sunday 6th Sunday Banquet at Newmarket Indian Cuisine. “All you can eat” for £9.95pp – Available every Sunday!
Monday 7th Fixed Price lunch at Kings Head, Dullingham. Two courses and a glass of wine or Prosecco for £20.00, or three courses for £24.00.
Tuesday 8th Brunch at the Pantry. Why not enjoy a delicious suffolk ham and cheese filled croissant for just £5 in the gorgeous Pantry!
Wednesday 9th 2 course mid-week lunch for £8.95. Take a drive to rural Kirtling for a mid-week treat!
Thursday 10th Free food for ‘Feel Good Thursday’ at Bell Inn Kennett. This special deal is available every Thursday. The menu changes each week – just call Sheena on 01638 750333!
Friday 11th Afternoon Tea at Paddocks House. £49.50 for 4 people! A wonderful, indulgent offer available any afternoon until the end of April. 
Saturday 12th Live Music at New Wellington. Enjoy an evening of entertainment from popular band, Akimbo.
Sunday 13th More live music at Lidgate Star. Got the bug for live music? Head over to Lidgate for a Sunday live music session!
Monday 14th Hand bottle feed the baby orphan lambs at La Hogue. 11am and 3pm – From 14th April to 21st April inclusive – Except Easter Sunday. Booking is essential: 01638 751128 / ext 4.
Tuesday 15th Happy Hour at Kentford Cock. Monday – Friday 4pm-6pm enjoy a house larger or wines at £3. (PSST! Win a three course meal at The Kentford here!)
Wednesday 16th Craven Meeting, Newmarket Racecourse. The first race takes place at 1:45pm. Have you got your tickets yet?
Thursday 17th Kick of Easter with a Cocktail Masterclass at Paddocks House. Available Sunday – Thursday until 30/04. Head over to Six Mile Bottom and enjoy the evening for just £29.95pp 
Friday 18th Make the most of Good Friday with a 3 course lunch at Paddocks house. Just £18.50 for a 3 course lunch and glass of house wine between the hours of 12-2pm! 
Saturday 19th Steak Night Saturday’s at Red Lion Kirtling Every Saturday punters can enjoy a rump or sirloin steak for £14.95pp with a pudding too!
Sunday 20th Head over to newly launched Heath Court Hotel for a 3 course Sunday lunch for £22.95pp. Call 01638 667171
Or
Bedford Lodge, Newmarket is offering a 3 course delicious menu for £28.50pp. Call 01638 663175
Monday 21st Dine at The Kentford Enjoying a meal at The Kentford at any point of Easter and kids will receive FREE Easter eggs! (PSST! Win a three course meal at The Kentford here!)
Tuesday 22nd St Nicholas Hospice Quiz Night at New Wellington. Kicking off a 7pm help the team raise money for a worth charity for just £12pp including a scampi or curry dinner. Call to book your spot! 01638 662137
Wednesday 23rd Whisky tasting at Lidgate Star. Listen to the expert knowledge or Richard Berry.
Thursday 24th Jazz night at The Kentford Pop down to the popular monthly jazz event in Kentford. ! (PSST! Win a three course meal at The Kentford here!)
Friday 25th Take on the STEAK CHALLENGE at Green Man, Six mile bottom. John Colemans 72oz steak with a platter of onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and chips… Complete in an hour and it’s on the house… fail and pay £60.00 for a doggy bag!
Saturday 26th Abba Magic at Memorial Hall The night starts at 7pm and tickets cost £15.00 Call 01638 667 227
Sunday 27th Traditional Sunday Lunch at Paddocks House. 3 course lunch in the beautiful dining room for £22.50pp. Under 12’s eat free! 
Monday 28th
Tuesday 29th
Wednesday 30th End of the month AND pay day – treat yourself to a take away from Newmarket Indian Cuisine £14.99 including free local delivery! Enjoy a starter, curry, side, rice or naan and a bottle of coke! Click here for more details.

 

 

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Clean Orange and Ginger Beef Stir fry


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•Frying Beef Strips

•1 tsp Garlic (chopped)

•2 tsp Ginger

•1 tbsp Soy Sauce

•2 tbsp Orange juice

•1 Orange

•1 tsp Coconut Oil

•1 Pack of Stir Fry Veg (or chop up your own)

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This recipe takes no more than 15 minutes and tastes delicious.

Add the coconut oil to the pan. Once melted throw in the beef with all of the ingredients apart the veg and orange. Cook beef to your liking.

Pour the veg into the pan and cook for a few minutes. Grate some orange grind into the pan.

Finally  put the food onto a plate and squeeze some fresh orange juice on top.

Cottos, Cambridge


With a plethora of family-run, chain and bistro style restaurants, it is not hard to find somewhere to dine near Cambridge but if you want an eatery that can proudly boast wonderful ‘ locally sourced food” in a friendly and intimate location then you may have to dig a little deeper.

Haven’t got time to do that? Just read on…

Cotto’s, Cambridge with Master chef Hans Scweitzer.

“Our traditional handcrafted way using natural ingredients.”

A hidden gem situated on East road, Cambridge. I highly recommend Cottos for its locally sourced and perfectly seasonal dishes!

The staff are polite and happy to supply a steady, constant flow of their homemade selection of buttery and delicious bread once you have enjoyed your bubbles and intricate canapes.

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Cottos is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. 3 courses costs £50 with an extra £5 charge on a Saturday evening.cotto

Each member of our party thoroughly enjoyed their dish. The scallops in particular were delicious! Why not stretch your courses even further. Hans expertise in chocolate means that the chocolate desert dish is one not to miss. It’s certainly big enough to share between two and means that you can also order the plentiful and proudly British selection of cheeses! Mmm, Wobbly Bottom!

Images courtesy of the Cottos Website: http://www.cottocambridge.co.uk/