Eat, drink and knit big at Oliver’s with BBC Dragon’s Den entrepreneur

Fresh from her success on BBC’s Dragon’s Den, owner of artisan woolcraft business, Wool Couture is heading to award-winning café, Oliver’s on Friar Gate, in Derby on Saturday 18 November to give an inspirational talk and a ‘giant knitting’ demonstration. Café owner, Lisa Bridge first heard about Wool Couture when founder, Claire Gelder secured backing […]

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Quiz Nights
Oliver's quiz night

Come down to Oliver’s on Friar Gate for Oliver’s quiz night on Tuesday 14 November and Wednesday 29 November. An Oliver’s quiz night wouldn’t be complete without some delicious food on the table, so as well as prizes, there will be food included! To book your spot at our quiz night, just pop in to […]

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Giving Back This Christmas…

It’s that time of year again when the dark nights are drawing in, pumpkin spiced lattes are on the menu & people are starting to think about booking their Christmas Parties and Festive Events. Mulled wine, mince pies, The Snowman, Santa jumpers, office parties and random snogs… songs.  Whatever Christmas means to you, we want to […]

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Oliver’s Derby wins Café Design of the Year Award
Olivers Cafe Life Award

Oliver’s Derby has won the Café Design of the Year Award from the Café Life Association for its innovative and commercially viable design. Owner, Lisa Bridge was presented with the award at a ceremony hosted by celebrity chef Theo Randall held at the Grange City Hotel in London. The Café Life Awards recognise the very […]

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Quiz Nights

Down at Oliver’s on Friar Gate we hold a quiz night every other Wednesday. At Oliver’s we like to things a little bit differently, so we decided to place the grand prize in the hands of lady luck! We like to have a bit of fun so what we’ve done is locked the jackpot away in one […]

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Mumday Mornings   In a world obsessed with Social Media, it’s sometimes difficult to get to the truth. To the reality behind the image, or statement. I totally get that some people will be living the dream (and I’m hugely impressed if they are) but for the majority of us, life is a combination of […]

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Hygge – A second helping

  A second helping from our Hygge Evening We hope you enjoyed the first recipe from our Hygge night, like there was any way we couldn’t share another! Here’s the recipe for the Nutmeg Double Cheese Mac. We told you we’re nice like that.   Ingredients   500g Macaroni pasta 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 250ml Crème fraiche 6 tbsp Milk ½tsp Nutmeg 200g Grated […]

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