Very old or antiquated in appearance or atmosphere. Sometimes said of places or things artificially made to look this way. The cobbled streets and Georgian architecture add to the town's olde-worlde authenticity. They seem a bit tacky now, but I loved the olde-worlde trappings of renaissance fairs when I was a kid.
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The hotel was a perfect fusion of olde worlde charm with a modern twist.
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The plush new venue, which is based on the site of the former NatWest bank on St Mary Street, has a look which mixes an air of gothic boudoir with an olde worlde apothecary - with a pinch of urban industrial thrown in for good measure.
Whist everybody moved off to differing parts of the open air museum and visited the "olde worlde shoppes" they nearly all gathered at the fish and chip shop to sample the fayre cooked in the traditional way, some then joining in a good old sing a long at the local public house.
BHowever, when they do come onto the market they offer everything in the way of "olde worlde" charm and character combined with the very best in modern conveniences.
"We knew we wanted somewhere olde worlde and authentic, with a cosy atmosphere.
Enter the log-fired Olde Worlde Bar and its like pulling on your favourite old jumper - join in with the eclectic mix of locals or just take in the buzz, the warmth of the room.
Linguists will find valuable evidence regarding both the English and Italian languages in this period and will share Florio's evident delight in the "worlde of wordes" he presents in all its nuance and diversity.
We source salvage, damaged and unrestored cast metal fireplaces in the region from Olde Worlde Fireplaces (, and further afield from vintage fairs in Newark ( and Ardingly, which is admittedly further afield, but one of the best locations for picking up unrestored fireplaces.
MARK WILLIAMS THE FACTS The facts Haggis fritters with homemade sweet chilli jam PS4.75 Cream of tomato and pepper soup with crusty bread PS4.25 Slow cooked mutton curry with basmati rice, poppadum and chutney PS9.95 Slow cooked steak and ale pie, chips and vegetables PS10.50 Drinks- pint of great orme and a coke- PS5.15 Total PS34.60 The details Atmosphere- olde worlde ambience Car Parking- small car park at the side Disabled access- small step in but flat floor inside Service- swift and friendly Overall- unpretentious, tasty food Opening hours Tuesday 5pm -7pm Early Bird Special - A choice of 5 - 7 homemade meals including, Fish and chips, Speciality curries, Mushroom Risotto, Gammon steak and others (meals may change each night but there will always be vegetarian options).
HOTEL insider THE ROOM Mixing olde worlde and contemporary, the rooms are decorated in elegant neutral tones - some with romantic four-poster beds and old-school fireplaces and all with flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and lovely, warm power showers.
USA Stars and Stripes Cotton Bunting by The Cotton Bunting Company is PS13.50 from There's no shortage of iconic American foodstuffs - satisfy a sweet tooth with some Hershey's Kisses, priced PS2.19 for a 99g bag online at The Olde Worlde US is still a romantic notion.
BUILT about 12 years ago, The Old Abbey is a modern house with plenty of olde worlde charm.
These figures came in a lecture delivered by Michael Hoffman, Chairman and CEO of A1/2Changing Our Worlde. He spoke about the future and the aspirations for the new year especially regarding the financial resources and appropriate solutions at the international level.