Raising the steaks: Middletons Steakhouse and Grill

Tucked away around the corner from Milton Keynes’ popular restaurant quarter, The Hub, is one of the city’s lesser known eateries – and arguably one of its best steakhouses. Middletons offers a strong menu, ranging from steaks and burgers to seafood and mixed grills – all served in an atmosphere that is welcoming and relaxing, whilst…

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Weekend brunch: Nonna’s

This month, we continued our hunt for the best weekend brunch by venturing a little out of town to Nonna’s in Woburn Sands. This deli-cum-restaurant offers a varied and sizeable breakfast menu, from superfood-filled coconut porridge to sausage or bacon brioche rolls.  First impressions walking through the doors were good. The ambience felt upmarket, but…

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Surf and slurp.

Perhaps one of the most juxtaposed business in Milton Keynes is internet cafe-cum-coffee shop XpressoNet. Hidden away inside the modern and metallic Xscape building, XpressoNet is the complete opposite – a vibrant coffee house, decked out with posters, mirrors, ornaments, cushions, fairy lights and my absolute favourite – a coffee themed table lamp. Established in…

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Weekend brunch: Aqua Italia

We’re on the hunt for the best breakfast in Milton Keynes and this issue we check out a little known breakfast spot in The Hub. Aqua Italia is a small chain of just five italian restaurants around the country, which not only serve a delectable lunch and dinner menu, but also offer weekday and weekend…

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