UK restaurant reviews – The Guardian

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New owners have smartened up this seaside pub and added six bedrooms, but it still offers a local welcome, freshly caught seafood and, at low tide, a cricket pitch on the beachThere was a dog splayed out in front of a crackling fire in the Ship Inn in Elie. We [...]
Sat, Mar 26, 2016
Source Guardian - restaurants
Dodge the tartan and tour groups with Vonny Moyes’s guide to Edinburgh’s contemporary culture, bars brimming with personality, and great-value places to eat and stayEdinburgh’s dirtiest trick is hiding in plain sight. Sold a 2D iteration of Braveheart, bagpipes and festivals, tourists cling to trademark attractions that have steep prices [...]
Fri, Mar 04, 2016
Source Guardian - restaurants
Sister pubs with rooms in two idyllic Cotswolds villages offer a warm welcome (even to non-Tories) and excellent food Given the photograph in pride of place by the bar of The Five Alls inn, in the cute village of Filkins, I was a little anxious about the welcome a leftie [...]
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
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This Welsh restaurant with rooms offers peace and seclusion, a Michelin-starred dinner menu of seasonal, local food – and an ace breakfast When you’re treating yourself to a night away, there is a lot to be said for seclusion. But this is a matter of psychology as much as geography. [...]
Sat, Feb 06, 2016
Source Guardian - restaurants
Cardiff offers great places to refuel on the cheap. Updating his 2010 guide, Tony Naylor picks 10 spots where you can eat for under £10A deli and cafe across two facing sites in Castle Arcade, Madame Fromage is a Francophile stalwart whose dedication to serving “real homemade food” is evident [...]
Fri, Dec 04, 2015
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From the bedroom with wood-burning stove to helpful staff and a Segway tour, everything was going swimmingly at this revamped hotel. Until the ‘gastro-buffet’ at dinnertime …Not many hotels encourage guests to ride a Segway to breakfast. But the Fish Hotel does things a little differently. Rather than one building, [...]
Sat, Nov 28, 2015
Source Guardian - restaurants
A rare example of a place that gets everything right, this pub, restaurant and hotel makes the most of its historic setting while resisting any heritage naffnessSo many characters have found refuge in what is now the Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland: 12th-century monks and abbots; later owners the Forster [...]
Sat, Nov 21, 2015
Source Guardian - restaurants
This revamped hotel on London’s South Circular road admirably overcomes the challenges of its noisy location by getting everything else rightOnce upon a time, the old Tulse Hill Tavern was a decrepit spot, barely frequented, paint peeling and marred by its location right on one of south London’s busiest roads, [...]
Sat, Nov 07, 2015
Source Guardian - restaurants
Autumn walking in this border area is fantastic, and the surrounding towns offer plenty of pubs, culture and, in nearby Ludlow, the region’s best restaurantsWhy go now?This area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), which covers a quarter of Shropshire, has wonderful autumn walks through heather-covered hills, valleys and ancient woodland.What [...]
Tue, Oct 20, 2015
Source Guardian - restaurants
Inspired by our Top 10 on station dining in Europe, Guardian readers added tips for other railway station restaurants to savour. Here’s a selection of their fine dining workIt seems readers love sniffing out decent cafes and restaurants on their travels. In this roundup they pick (nibble and scoff) some [...]
Fri, Oct 02, 2015
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