The news broke last week about this wonderful new facility available in Parwich and we couldn’t wait to try it out. We knew the curries would be good but we strongly feel it’s always better to recommend from personal experience rather than hearsay (even when it’s our own cottages…).
We ordered ours yesterday. After I had a meeting in Bakewell (yes honestly, on a Saturday morning but more about that later!) we decided a treat was in store so we had booked seats to see My Week with Marilyn in the new cinema at the top of Derby Westfield. And what a happy treat that turned out to be. What a charming film! It wouldn’t suit anyone that needed gunfights and violence but for those that positively don’t want that it is perfect.
And then we came home via the ‘Raj on the Green’ to pick up our pre-ordered curries. The smell alone as Evie opened the door to us was so enticing we could hardly wait to get home to warm up the curry and rice; it had only recently been cooked so that didn’t take long, fortunately. We can safely say it was quite delicious. The portions were extremely generous and neither of us is known for a birdlike appetite, and there was a lot of instantly recognisable chicken breast. So often with normal takeaways one has simply to trust that the vague bits of something or other in your curry (or chinese for that matter) really are what you ordered and not little bits and bobs of something you really wouldn’t have ordered. 10 out of 10!
The curries are only available Thursday to Saturday. One needs to order at least a day in advance, and pick them up from the Cottage on the Green between 5 and 7.30 on the day you’ve ordered them for. We shall be putting the information about how to order etc in the barns and adding it to the info sheets we send out to all our guests before they arrive. We won’t be involved in the process at all – you will order from Paul and Evie yourselves, and collect and pay for your curry. Do tell them you’re staying here but only because they’d be interested – not because we’ll be demanding commission from them!
Due to a late cancellation Douglas’s Barn has become available from 23 to 30 October 2017. Full week, Monday to Monday or part week Monday to Friday or Friday to Monday. Late deal rates, 7 day break £495, 3 night weekend, Friday to Monday or 4 day Monday to Friday break £345.
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