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Brighton - Sat 6 July lunch

(85 Posts)
MABS Thu 27-Jun-13 18:01:04

Hi girls - that's it really, am going to be free in Brighton Sat 6 July , anyone fancy lunch and drinks? Sadly only date I can really do...

SESthebrave Thu 27-Jun-13 20:06:27

Yes!!! I will be there smile

It seems ages since I saw you lovely ladies as I couldn't join you in May. Looking forward to it already!

RnB Fri 28-Jun-13 13:10:58

I will do my best - pretty sure that's ok but need to check where the boys will be...

MABS Fri 28-Jun-13 16:22:35

brilliant!! xx

noddyholder Fri 28-Jun-13 16:26:19

May be going to the tennis otherwise will try x

MABS Fri 28-Jun-13 16:28:40

will let you off for that Noddy smile

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Fri 28-Jun-13 18:21:07

I can't, in France that w/e sad

All being well I'll be there! but maybe not until 10pm again!

I'm up for that! Where this time? I was going to post later today about meeting in July or August but have been beaten to it! grin

And I'm sure we'll let you home early MrsHels, 9:50pm okay? wink

I'm going to have to get a bus home too as DP is in America for two weeks, this will be entertaining! Maybe I'll get a bus to the marina and then stumble up the hill home, maybe the exercise will burn off the alcohol so that I don't have a hangover again hmm

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Sat 29-Jun-13 10:39:50

Nah, there's no escape Pixie!

SunshineBossaNova Sat 29-Jun-13 11:30:28

I'd love to meet up smile

MABS Sat 29-Jun-13 12:47:55

delighted some of you can make it xx

I started threads about a July meet up twice (I even called you all atrocious cunts an' everything wink) but none of you answered, was beginning to get paranoid!
Hope to see some of you next week!

shock Twice? I'm off my game clearly! I'm usually browsing meetups threads daily regularly!

Twice, once in meet ups, once in chat hmm

Yes, found the one in chat now grin When I organised the last one I trawled through the last few threads to PM everybody on them. It was a slow process until I realised that you could send mass PMs as I sent my last three!

It's a mission trying to do these, MABs did a fantastic job organising them! Never appreciated just how much goes into them until I did one! shock

StickEmUpPunk Sat 29-Jun-13 16:08:29

Thanks for the PM.
You know I think I can make this one.

Was it a lunch thing again?

I was trying to think of ideas, do we like tapas I'm not sure if it's still called La Tasca but that place is nice.

MABS Sat 29-Jun-13 16:30:00

1pm I think. Tapas nice , La Tasca good idea. Anyone else? x

Glad to see you can come this time StickEm smile

I don't really get how tapas works, do they just bring plates to the table of lots of things?

Loads of gluten free and veggie stuff shock definitely up for that place grin

StickEmUpPunk Sat 29-Jun-13 18:27:58

It's usually about 3-4 quid for a bowl of whatever. You get a plate and can pick. It's a good way of sharing as well, so good for a social gathering.

Of course i'll come to whatever is decided.

I've already picked what I'll be eating en masse then grin

StickEmUpPunk Sat 29-Jun-13 19:09:55

Yay smile

SamsGoldilocks Sat 29-Jun-13 19:16:56

La tasca is now a cava bar..... Shurely not a problem? wink

Where is La Tasca? I can't picture it.

oh, it's not the chain I was looking at confused


Thats what it is now

The options are more limited for this one, not as much on the tapas menu:

Mixed seasonal salad leaves, cucumber and piquillo peppers, with basil-infused extra-virgin olive oil

Fried potatoes, butternut squash with an olive oil fried egg, and crispy rosemary

Fried potatoes seasoned with Pimentón de La Vera and topped with sautéed onions and peppers

Fresh 'Dulce' chorizo sausage, sautéed with roasted garlic and reduced with cider

Deep-fried white fish, in our special-recipe San Miguel batter, served with aioli and grilled lemon

Home-made Spanish style omelette with potatoes & onion, cooked fresh to order – please allow 10 minutes

Sweet, juicy and lightly spiced Catalan sausage

The definitive Spanish cheese from La Mancha made from Sheep’s milk and aged for six-months, served with honey

Spanish pasta with vegetables

DoreensEatingHerSoreen Sun 30-Jun-13 00:12:15

Am in London next weekend so can't make this one, have fun and be sure to regale me with your tapas tales!

flootshoot Sun 30-Jun-13 06:49:30

I should be in, we're planning a house move so that may change though...,

MOSagain Sun 30-Jun-13 07:15:08

only just heard about this one. Will see if I can get a Saturday pass grin would be lovely to see you again.

MABS Sun 30-Jun-13 11:35:36

love to see you Mos. so is La Tasca not tapas anymore on North St? damn damn.

No, which is a shame as i was quite looking forward to the tapas options they had at La Tasca! grin

what about this place?

I can't actually access the website right now though.

MABS Sun 30-Jun-13 12:36:57

like minds Hels , I like Ole Ole a lot, what do others think?

Looks nice to me!

StickEmUpPunk Sun 30-Jun-13 13:20:27

I saw that ole ole on Google really up for tapas not been but would love to try.
I'm Defo in

MABS Sun 30-Jun-13 15:44:12

ok how many can definitely make it? I will book very soon

MOSagain Sun 30-Jun-13 18:36:27

I'm a yes, MABS will be lovely to catch up, its been ages x

Probably yes from me, just going to give them a call tomorrow and confirm that the veggie options are actually vegetarian, seeing as they label the Seabass as vegetarian grin And to double check gluten free-ness as I was a bit ill after the last meet because I indulged when I shouldn't have blush

Anybody else got any dietary reqs I can ask about at the same time?

Should be there.

flootshoot Sun 30-Jun-13 19:38:57

I'm in. smile

SunshineBossaNova Sun 30-Jun-13 22:33:23

I'm in. smile Can't wait to meet everyone x

MABS Mon 01-Jul-13 08:48:29

or we can go to Chilli Pickle if you prefer Pixie, I really very easy x

No, don't do that! Worst comes to worst I'll stock up on sides and tapas! It's generally what I do when DP and I go out these days anyway or have gluten anyway and suffer the consequences smile

They're closed today but have had another look at their menu and realised that I can get away with sides if need be so I'm a definitely smile but if anybody does have dietary requirements then just give me a shout and I'll double check tomorrow smile

MABS Mon 01-Jul-13 16:15:28

booked for this Sat at 1pm x

flootshoot Mon 01-Jul-13 18:45:20

I'm possibly being thick but where exactly are we going? T'will be bittersweet as its probably my last Brighton meet up. sad

How come Floot?

flootshoot Tue 02-Jul-13 08:04:45

Assuming exchange happens today as planned, I'm moving to Staines! So it's a good thing but sad nonetheless.

MABS Tue 02-Jul-13 08:41:28

I know you want the move Flootshoot, so pleased for you smile
Meet is at Ole Ole on Sat at 1pm xx

StickEmUpPunk Tue 02-Jul-13 09:48:44

I'm looking forward to it xx

MOSagain Tue 02-Jul-13 19:10:15

MABS where is that?

SunshineBossaNova Wed 03-Jul-13 12:37:48

See you then smile

How many of us are there MABs?

I'm looking forward to the intelligent adult company! Going spare at the moment!

MABS Wed 03-Jul-13 16:53:33

no idea Pixie!! booked for 9, about right I think.

Ole Ole Tapas Bar
42 Meeting House Lane

SunshineBossaNova Wed 03-Jul-13 21:50:07

Is the table booked in the name of Mabs?

MABS Wed 03-Jul-13 22:04:20

actually in my real name, I pm you xx

MABS Thu 04-Jul-13 08:43:29

at the moment 9 of us which will be great, but I can easily change table numbers if others can join? xx

SESthebrave Thu 04-Jul-13 09:06:57

I'm sorry & disappointed that it's just not going to work for me this Saturday after all. My cousin works at Children's Trust and it's their summer fair & fun day which I long ago promised I'd support and promised DS we'd go to. I'd forgotten it was this weekend sad

That's 2 in a row I've missed now so I've told DH that whenever the next one is, I'm there!

In the meantime, is anyone interested in meeting up (with the option of with children) on a Wednesday during the summer? Sorry to selfishly specify a Wednesday but it's my only day off work!

MABS Thu 04-Jul-13 09:44:56

awww ses sad you will be missed xx

I can do a Wednesday SES if that's any good although DS2 has the pox at the moment so it will have to wait until that's passed.

sad We'll organise another one soon! I'm happy to meet on a Weds afternoon through summer as I work until 1 in Lewes, I could potentially meet in Lewes with my charge on a Weds but tbh, getting R out of the house can be a nightmare hmm Toddlers and their refusal to wear clothes!

MOSagain Fri 05-Jul-13 07:54:20

looking forward to it, need to squeeze in a bit of shopping first so hopefully will be there on time x

MABS Fri 05-Jul-13 08:27:30

great Mos xx

Helish Fri 05-Jul-13 21:34:45

Sorry chaps, I've had one of those weeks and I'm not going to make it tomorrow. Will make it for the next one though. Enjoy x

MABS Sat 06-Jul-13 08:58:40

so sorry Helish x

MABS Sat 06-Jul-13 10:39:23

I going out now, so if someone could keep an eye on the thread re numbers i'd appreciate it xx

StickEmUp Sat 06-Jul-13 21:55:44

I hope everyone is in bed now grin

SunshineBossaNova Sat 06-Jul-13 22:13:28

Not in bed, but at home in pj bottoms. Mostly sober smile

I was in bed but now DS2 has decided it's time to get up.

MABS Sun 07-Jul-13 08:58:38

lovely afternoon thanks girls x

SunshineBossaNova Sun 07-Jul-13 12:25:57

Thanks for inviting me, I had a great time smile

I have a feeling Tom won't be too happy about me going on further MN meet ups for a bit though hmm

As I was walking home from the bus stop I just started crying as I just didn't want to go home to the mess that is our marriage at the moment. Ended up telling him exactly how I felt, but according to him it's all because I went out yesterday, not because I've been unhappy for months.

StickEmUp Sun 07-Jul-13 15:57:12

Sorry to hear sad flowers

Oh Hels <<hugs>> Please don't let that stop you from coming or seeing any of us outside of the more official meet ups either.

It won't stop me coming to meet ups don't worry, but it annoyed me that he thinks all this has come from one meet up.

SunshineBossaNova Sun 07-Jul-13 20:15:51

Hels flowers

melodyangel Sun 07-Jul-13 22:07:43

Sorry I couldn't come to this one maybe next time? Would be lovely to put some faces to nicknames.

MrsHelsBels - Thinking of you.

MOSagain Sun 07-Jul-13 22:27:24

Sometimes realisation suddenly dawns when you are away from home and it makes you understand what you want and need to do. Happened to me about 6 weeks ago when I 'escaped' from my unhappy home life and had 10 amazing days in south America. (((Hugs)))

MABS Fri 12-Jul-13 09:09:59

how you doing Hels? x

MABS Thu 15-Aug-13 14:48:21

just posted new thread, Sat 7th Sept lunch xx

MABS Thu 15-Aug-13 14:49:59

just started thread, Sat 7th Sept Brighton lunch, you around? xx

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