UK restaurant reviews – The Guardian

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Traditional resorts like Bournemouth and Torquay, once known for amusement arcades and OAPs, are having a moment, with cocktail bars and cute cafes, new outdoor activities and chic places to staySince its £14m seafront revamp, Newcastle has become one of Northern Ireland’s most sought-after coastal resorts. Set amid rugged mountainous [...]
Sat, May 28, 2016
Source Guardian - restaurants
Smart, good-value rooms upstairs from this 18th-century pub are let down by clumsily old-fashioned food. Good job the beer’s a winnerFor those of us playing the long game by refusing to drive, getting to Pilsley, near Bakewell in the Derbyshire Dales, is a bit of a haul – train to [...]
Sat, May 21, 2016
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Belfast is bursting with options for good, affordable food – from fish and chips and Tex-Mex to southern Indian and modern British. Updating our 2011 guide, here are great places to eat for under £10 a headBelfast foodies talk about Boojum with almost mystical reverence. That might seem OTT for [...]
Fri, May 13, 2016
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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
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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
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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
Source Guardian - restaurants
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
Source Guardian - restaurants
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
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