UK Restaurants

Restaurant Apologises For Banning 'Screaming Children'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A restaurant has apologised after banning “small screaming children” from its premises. The Lobster Pound and Moore, in Canada, reportedly put ...

The Wild Rabbit, Chipping Norton - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I'd heard great things about The Wild Rabbit and was looking forward to experiencing what they call a 're-invention of the traditional English Inn'. Serving locally sourced and seasonal food in comfortable and cosy surroundings, I knew I was going to be in for a treat over lunch.

The Best Street Food In London

Chloe Gunning | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Over the past week I've discovered three amazing places to eat in Central London, without spending a fortune. The key to all of them - they all serve street food and are great options as the sun starts to make a regular appearance.

Fishy Fishy Restaurant, Kinsale

Rebecca Williams | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

This award-winning restaurant (it can boast a Michelin Bib for 2015 along with other Irish food awards) serves some of the best fish from the south coast of Ireland, freshly landed in this fishing town which is also known as the 'gourmet capital of Ireland'.

London's Best Bottomless Brunches

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's not much that can top a good brunch... apart from a good brunch with an endless supply of bubbly! Having your glass constantly topped up as...

Seven Great Places to Eat in the Cotswolds

Mette Poynton | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

More and more, the Cotswolds is becoming a great hub for foodies from all over the country. Great chefs are coming here for the wonderful produce and to showcase their talent and their food, great food lovers come here from all over the country, and in fact the World, to enjoy the food on offer.

London's Best Fish And Chips

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Done right - crisp golden batter, fluffy chunky chips, the option of mushy peas plus a sprinkling of vinegar - fish n' chips is comfort food at its be...

*Foodie Klaxon* Nando's Adds Four Fresh New Dishes To Menu

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Knives and forks Fingers at the ready. Nando's is to unleash four new dishes onto its menu- and we're expecting big things. The restaurant chain, w...

Man Uses His Own Pet Rat To Try And Get Free Restaurant Meal

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

A man has pleaded guilty to fraud after releasing his own pet rodent in a Sunderland restaurant in a bold attempt to get his Valentine's Day meal for ...

This Week I Ate... Broighter Gold, Frescobaldi and M

William Sitwell | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

My munching has taken me to the plains outside Derry in Northern Ireland. Near the village of Limavady are fields where, in 1896, a farmer tilling the land uncovered what became known as the greatest hoard of gold found in Ireland.

The Ultimate Foodie Weekend In Barcelona, Spain

Chloe Gunning | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

The history and culture of a place is best told through its cuisine. So, what better way to get to know Barcelona inside and out, than with a long weekend of food-based adventures? From Willy Wonka style treats, to a neighbourhood tour with a difference, to the most exciting, theatrical meal of my life... these are my top tips to satisfy your inner foodie!

Anyone for Tea?

Colin McQuistan | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

As many readers of my Blog probably know I am a massive tearoom fan and so is fellow food luvver, Rachel Wheeler who suggested we do a quick run down of some our favourite tearooms/cafes from around the UK. These are in no particular order and we insist you totally stuff your face with cake while reading them.

A Parent's Response to the 100 Chefs' Letter to the Daily Telegraph

Laura Kenny | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Kenny

I have seen this attitude before to allergies, that it is up to the allergic person to sort out what they eat, not for the restaurants to provide the information. That's fair enough in theory, but if the information isn't there for staff, and the person with an allergy asks about a particular dish, how is that member of staff supposed to answer?

Top Ten Places to Eat Out in Cornwall This Summer

James Nathan | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Nathan

All this choice can be overwhelming so here is a guide to my top 10 restaurants in the county to visit this summer. The list includes restaurants with a couple of Michelin stars, a road side café and even a horsebox offering pizzas, but what they all have in common is amazing food...

Chips On A Washing Line? Bread In A Slipper? What's Wrong With Plates?!

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Plates are so passé, or so you would think if you sit down to dine in a restaurant or bar that is vying to prove its hipster credentials. It is b...

Disfrutar, Barcelona - An Evening of Magic and Theatre From Former elBulli Michelin-Starred Chefs

Chloe Gunning | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

There was plenty of magic in the process of receiving and tasting each course. However, this was just the first stage. It was heightened further by watching others receive their food, and gauging their delight and surprise.

Restaurant Responds To Hen Night's Complaints In VERY Unflattering Way

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Manchester restaurant appears to have deleted its social media accounts after they launched a vicious tirade in response to a scathing one-star revi...

There's A Café In Shoreditch That Only Serves Porridge

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

London's first Porridge Café opened in London on Monday, selling a range of sweet and savoury oat dishes. Despite it being one of the world's most...

How Not to Be a Victim of Life: The Clink

Jojo Furnival | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

My waiter, the chefs and all the guys at The Clink HMP Brixton appear to be smart, courteous, well trained and as suited to the job as any restaurant staff I've come across. But more than that, they have an air of hope about them.

Why the World Needs to Learn to Dine Alone

Marina Van Goor | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Van Goor

I wanted to challenge the status quo through design. Nowadays, it's expected that you're happy, batting away friends and have loads to share. Albeit virtual, social media has become the dominant public space and it relies on the expression of such things.

Three Jolly Coves at Boulestin

The London Magazine | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The London Magazine

The plates were cleared and we leaned back. It was the time of looking round again. The period stage set of Bouestin is such that you expect to catch a glimpse of napkin-bibbed Clemenceau and ramrod Petain on the next table, wiping crumbs from their moustaches.

(Review) The Rib Room at the Jumeirah Carlton

Alice Charles | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Charles

If you're looking to get away from braying Hoxtonites discussing property prices and the size of their trust funds, or City boys boasting about their latest mega deal, then the Rib Room makes the perfect choice for a first date or to catch up with an old friend.

Bite Me: Learning the Secret to Soufflé Success and Other Foodie Masterclasses

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

The soufflé: light, fluffy and melt in the mouth delicious, but an absolute pain to make. Which is why although I would consider myself adept in the kitchen, I haven't bothered attempting to make one.

The Worst Places In Britain For Food Hygiene

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're planning on dining out with the love of your life this weekend, then you might want to read this first. A new study has revealed that fo...

A Taste of Portugal in....Lancashire?

Finbarr Toesland | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Finbarr Toesland

The biggest surprise of the evening for me was the discovery of the Abade de Priscos Pudding. This traditional Portuguese dessert had received a contemporary facelift, with the addition of Serrada Estrela cheese, eggplant and pumpkin by Vitor Matos of Casa da Calcada.