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The Court House Christmas Survival Guide

We’ve barely finished the Hallowe’en sweets and there is still a whiff of mouldy pumpkin in the air. It can mean only one thing……..the C word. Christmas is a time for sharing, caring and spending time with people you love.  All wonderful things. It’s also a time

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A Day in the Life…

The Court Reporter met up with the busy Court House Restaurant Manager Sarah Jane Marshall to find out just exactly what being Restaurant Manager involves. TCR So, what do you do all day? SJM Ha! Everything! We have around 25 staff here at The Court House and

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Eating Out With Kids

There is a huge amount of research out there as to why sitting around a table and sharing a meal is good for families. It is also true that eating out with kids isn’t always the most relaxing of experiences. When we dine out, I have a

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Artworks at The Court House

There is a range of stunning artwork on display in the restaurant which features local and national artists’ originals and limited edition prints. We try wherever possible to frame our pieces in salvaged wood from the renovation of the property so you aren’t just buying an artwork

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Court House Introducing…

Introducing the captain of our kitchen, Head Chef Derek.  We caught up with him in a rare quiet moment, to find out a little more about his food, the kinds of fare he likes to cook and his passion for uncomplicated dishes. So, working with food, how

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Wood-Fired Pizza – That’s Amore!

If you’ve ever tasted one of our wood-fired pizzas, you don’t need us to tell you that there is no better way to enjoy hot bread and cheese. Our custom made oven reaches temperatures of nearly 400°C and can cook a pizza in under two minutes.  The

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What Makes The Perfect Scone?

Aside from enjoying it with a large cup of tea with good friends, there are a few key things to remember when creating the perfect teatime treat. We’ve asked the resident Court House pastry aficionado for his top tips on baking a batch at home. Use the

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