Blog - The Courtyard Wombourne


Written below are some of our recent blogs about our business. Here you’ll find tips for picking drinks to accompany certain foods, recipes and general blogs about what it’s like running a restaurant.

A Cake of Cheese!

Posted: June 15, 2022 by Simon

We had a particularly disastrous experience with a cheesecake on Mother’s Day 2020.  We had made a strawberry (I think!) cheesecake for dessert and very quickly had to adapt by sending our Mother’s Day lunch out in boxes as we’d been told to close on the Friday evening due to Covid-19.   For some reason […]

How to enjoy your Pornstar Martini

Posted: February 24, 2020 by Simon

The Pornstar martini has been voted the UKs favourite cocktail and it’s definitely the top seller from our cocktail list. The drinks business website tells us that the cocktail was created in 2002 by bartender and LAB bar founder Douglas Ankrah at The Townhouse bar in Knightsbridge.  Ankrah first christened the cocktail the Maverick Martini, […]

Vegan smoked salmon…who knew!

Posted: July 16, 2019 by Simon

As a small restaurant, we have a short menu and we try to offer at least one vegan option in each section of the menu, including the new addition of vegan ice cream for dessert.  As veganism is becoming more mainstream, we thought it would be a great idea to host a totally plant based […]

6 Foods to eat with French wines

Posted: July 6, 2019 by Simon

Just over a week ago we held a French wine tasting evening which were served with delicious French food.   We wanted to offer a range of dishes in the style of a tasting menu that wouldn’t be out of place in a French restaurant.  All of the wines for this particular event are available […]