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It doesn't look like how I remember spotted dick," said Stan when it arrived.
Best of all were the puddings - the spotted dick was excellent and my friend thoroughly enjoyed it, but the ginger pudding stole the show.
There's the sumptuous spotted dick and custard room, the mouth-watering chocolate suite - or you can sample the sticky toffee, oriental ginger, syrup sponge and Lord Randall's rooms.
We sat outside the "chamber" until precisely 3pm, presumably to allow the spotted dick to clear the noble oesophagi before proceedings could begin.
Flintshire, let us remember, is the ultra-sensitive county council which was recently ridiculed across the world for seeking to rename Spotted Dick on its canteen menus.
Martina Hingis, 28, was Martina Haggis, Vince Spadea, 34, turned into Mince Spadea, former British star Greg Rusedski, 33, was Egg Rusedski and Dick Norman, 38, became Spotted Dick Norman.
Gary Rhodes might be able to cook the perfect spotted dick but it wasn't enough to save him from getting the boot as one of the biggest non-personalities of Strictly Come Dancing.
Kitchen staff got into the spirit of things by serving up old-fashioned food including toad in the hole and spotted dick.
I think I'd skip the finger-buffet; not to mention coq au vin, spotted dick, beef cobbler.
Now if only something can be done about spotted dick and bangers and mash.
The food is simple, but warming and comforting - especially the 'back to school' puddings, like spotted dick, jam roly poly and the deliciously gooey chocolate bread and butter pudding.
If you were a fan of Enid Blyton when you were a nipper you may remember that the Famous Five and the Secret Seven regularly washed up before sitting down to a spiffing spotted dick or other wholesome treat.