UK Restaurants

THE PIG NEAR BATH: Fine Dining With a Rustic Feel

Rich Wigley | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rich Wigley

We are living in an age where organic eating is becoming increasingly more popular in Britain. Local farmers markets and organic food cafes are the 'in thing' meaning consumers can enjoy a more personable and educational experience, knowing where their food has come from and that local farmers are supported in the process.

A Blobfish Café Is Set To Open In London

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With the recent onslaught of quirky eateries, including an owl bar and a fox café, we thought we'd seen all London had to offer in terms of animal-th...

Dos Cielos, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

As we were shown to our table, we walked through the open plan kitchen and saw the chefs at work before being seated at a table at the end of the room with great views of the city and the mountains. Dos Cielos is surprisingly small and intimate and with every table occupied, we definitely felt very lucky to be dining there.

Welcome to the Piazza: A Little Slice of Italy on Brick Lane

Maddy Grey | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Maddy Grey

To all my fellow Londoners who are draining their phone battery at work today by opening and refreshing their weather app, I can safely (well, as safely as you can cross the road at Oxford Circus) say that the sun has got his hat on and he is (hopefully) coming out to stay this weekend.

Why This Man Left A $2,000 Tip For Restaurant Staff

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Staff at a small restaurant in Washington, D.C have been blown away by a man's generosity after he left them a $2,000 (£1,300) tip. Employees at B...

Chef Posts Brilliantly Honest Job Advert On Gumtree

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When most companies advertise for a new member of staff, they post an advert boasting a "competitive salary" and "outstanding benefits" in order to at...

Fast Food Worker's Act Of Kindness Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Over his five and a half years of working at a fast food restaurant, Ridge Quarles has got to know one of his customers pretty well. So when the wo...

London Food Trend: Japanese Restaurants

Lucy Self | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

Oh we do love a food trend us Londoners and one that is currently grabbing the capital by the goolies is Japanese. And not just your standard sticky yakitori skewers, hand-made sushi rolls and slices of delicate sashimi - but flavour combos that take Japanese tradition and send it down an unfamiliar road of culinary tangents and cultural roundabouts.

Social Impact Insights: Iqbal Wahhab, Founder and CEO, Roast Restaurant

Carlos Miranda | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK
Carlos Miranda

As much as "social enterprise" is a buzzword these days, there are people who reject this label entirely. 'Reluctant social entrepreneur,' Iqbal Wahhab is one such person. Sitting in Roast Restaurant in Borough Market, London, enjoying a delicious macchiato and the exceptional service of their highly-rated staff, I questioned Iqbal's hesitation to embrace this categorisation of his long-standing work supporting the community.

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 17.06.2015 | 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 16.06.2015 | 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 09.06.2015 | 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 01.06.2015 | 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 19.05.2015 | 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 19.05.2015 | 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 16.05.2015 | 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 11.05.2015 | 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 12.05.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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.