UK Restaurants

Whoever Wrote This Restaurant Sign Rather Missed The Point...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Comedy

We see what they did there. And, erm, we don't think they did it deliberately... Bless! We're heading straight to Georgia! (Via Reddit)...

Discover The Very Best Roadside Restaurants In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Macaroon | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Visiting a great restaurant is sometimes more like a road movie or a pilgrimage – and the experience is all the better for it. Driving a distanc...

Breakfast at Loews Regency, New York - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

True to its reputation, myself and my husband Steve were pretty much the only diners not having a breakfast meeting and it was interesting to be sat surrounded by men and women in suits discussing everything from finance to politics, some greeting one another as they departed. The restaurant definitely had an air of importance.

How to Survive the Early Days of Restaurant Opening

Liv Sibony | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK
Liv Sibony

It's notoriously challenging to open a new restaurant. Tough competition, high cost of real estate, managing staff and fit-out of the premises. Thankfully movements such as the Sharing Economy have enabled food entrepreneurs to creatively survive where they may have failed in other times.

Canvas, 'The Perfect Romantic Restaurant'?

Lucy Karsten | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

The food choices fit onto a single-sided white card because Canvas is the type of restaurant which doesn't believe in adjectives. Personally, I like this, seeing it as a necessary pendulum swing away from the existential absurdity of some menus, which can feel more like the outpourings of a frustrated novelist than the listing of food items.

Bite Me: Twelve Restaurant - Blackpool Adjacent, But Don't Let That Put You Off

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

"Try our signature dish, Fisherman's Friend Pina Colada." I sat in amazement for a few seconds before agreeing. After all, I had just had one of the best starters and main dishes since I arrived in the area. Mouth-watering pork belly followed by perfectly cooked lamb with seasonal vegetables.

The Jones Family Project, London - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

A few weeks ago, I visited The Jones Family Project based in the heart of Shoreditch, which is a restaurant and bar set up recently by a group of friends with a passion for food, drink and enjoying time with friends.

Roll Up, Roll Up! First Ever Edinburgh Restaurant Festival and Last Chance to See Ming Exhibit

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen I. Hwang

Roll up, roll up! A couple of special events are running in Edinburgh with an expiration date in October! Historical Chinese art at the National Museum of Scotland and the first ever Edinburgh Restaurant Festival (until 23 October) are events are not to be missed.

Chinese Restaurant Owner Serves Opium-Laced Noodles

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes, we have such a hankering for chicken chow mein, Szechuan pork and prawn crackers that we seriously wonder if we're addicted to Chinese food...

The New Michelin Star Contenders (And They Aren't All Fancy)

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With so many restaurants in the UK and Ireland, it can be hard to know where to find the most delicious food. But the Michelin Guide 2015 has just bee...

This Week I Ate...Rimini

William Sitwell | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

The cork pings up to the ceiling like a bullet and those of us around the table cheer. This bottle - cuvee brut - is the Italian version of champagne, a light and fruity sparkling wine that's a few notches up from prosecco. In the two days that I've been eating in and around Rimini every meal apart from breakfast starts like this.

Reviewing the Reviewer: Why Public Opinion Doesn't Count

Philip Dundas | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Dundas

As a restaurateur one is subject to reviews. It was bad enough in the days when one only had to fear the crapulous pundits of print casting their judgement after a long lunch. Today our scourges are the customers who think they can make or ruin us by posting their troublesome pennyworths online.

These Are Officially The Best Restaurants In Britain

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than deciding to treat yourself to a meal out only to pay a fortune for food you could have made yourself at home (and better). ...

A Guide to Eating Out With Toddlers and Babies

Kiran Chug | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Chug

Choose a restaurant or cafe based on the food preferences of little people. For the child that only eats rice: Japanese is good. For the child that only eats bread on Tuesdays: Italian may work. If you have one of each of these children, take a packed lunch for the other.

So What's So Bad About Camden?

Chloe Gunning | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

When you think of Camden what springs to mind? Banksy knock offs at the market? Goths? Amy Winehouse tribute acts? Dawdling groups of Spanish tourists? The stench of overcooked sweet and sour chicken? Drunk teenagers throwing up at 2am?

How to Avoid the Fringe and Other Culinary Sanctuaries

Lucy Karsten | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe had reminded me of an altogether politer, more enjoyable Edinburgh, and this happiness lasted for a good few seconds, before someone else pushed a flyer into my hand.

2014 Michelin Restaurant List: Cream of the Crop

Tom Rokins | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Rokins

Sometimes it feels fantastic to splurge on an experience with all the finer trimmings. As we are gradually moving out of the recession, spending on luxury items and days out is increasing, so let's look at what's on offer for the discerning palette!

Poorna Bell

How This Famous Chef Manages His Work-Life Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're about to see a lot more of chef Marcus Wareing, who replaces Michel Roux Jr in the Autumn series of Masterchef: The Professionals. Wareing, ...

This Week I Ate... The Shed

William Sitwell | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

At The Shed the humous arrives with a novel kind of crisp bread and some chive flowers. It really is a wonderful thing. It's the sort of dish that makes me loathe Michelin. Innovative, delicious beautiful and totally off their fussy Franco-gastrophilanthropic radar.

This Week I Ate... At the World's Greatest Pop-Up

William Sitwell | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

Thus the menu at The Crown when Aldo came to cook this week reflected the dishes of his childhood. The local sparkie, tyre-man, the farmers, a smattering of music producers (they get everywhere these days) and an excitable crowd of yummy mummies ate five courses, churned out by an increasingly sweaty Zilli, working at the pass with the very gifted pub chef, Felan Hennigan.

The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Last month, my other half Steve and I travelled to The Cotswolds for a few days to celebrate Steve's birthday. We got the train after work on a Wednesday night and arrived into Kingham just before 8pm, then it was a short 15 minute taxi ride to The Wheatsheaf, which is situated in the small market town of Northleach.

Five Ingredients for the Perfect Afternoon Tea

Travelzoo UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Travelzoo UK

So what makes the perfect afternoon tea? Opinions differ of course, but here are the five most crucial components according to us.

A Tipping Point

Jim Sherifi | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jim Sherifi

I resent being made to feel responsible and guilty for my waiter's dire straits and for providing him/her with a living wage. It makes the good food stick in my craw to be put in this invidious position. Surely some of the blame should be shared with his/her employer.

Peckham: The Places Making It Cool

Hannah Grace Lodge | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Grace Lodge

After years of shaking off its questionable reputation for violent streets and run down properties, Peckham is finally getting noticed for it's arty vibe and south-London-cool culture.

How To Open A Hipster Restaurant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Fancy opening a trendy restaurant? Make sure you read Ben Horsley's brilliant guide first... ...