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Squires Fish and Chip Restaurant

Now, where to take the folks for a casual bite to eat on their first visit to Braunton?  Well, when at the seaside, it’s got to be fish and chips of course. With a recent review in The Independent, Squires … Continue reading

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Celebration of Food

Our Indian summer may have been fleeting but the rest of October’s looking bright thanks to the Celebration of Food festival taking place this month. With over 200 foodie events taking place across the South West during October, there’s pretty much something … Continue reading

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Noel Corston at Kittiwell House

A pop up restaurant, in North Devon, could it really be! Ok, so it was located in Croyde which to be fair is sometimes accused of being more London than North devon but I was still highly impressed . And … Continue reading

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Back to Braunton: The Corner Bistro

Chef Andy and wife Emma, who runs front of house, make a great team and their Friday night steak night is pretty well renowned in these parts, as are their darn good breakfasts. For a mere 30 quid you can … Continue reading

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Style but no substance – The Gastro Bar & Grill

Whilst back up north in Southport visiting the Dobson clan instead of returning to the old haunts we decided to try a new restaurant, The Gastro Bar & Grill that had just opened in Birkdale village. First impressions of the … Continue reading

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Sunshine and seafood: The Riverside, Braunton

Yes, I know it’s been a little while since my last review but they do say all good things come to those who wait.. A change of scenery again this time, to North Devon, Braunton, to be precise. Home to … Continue reading

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New Year, New Review: The Pumphouse, Bristol

Chef Toby Gritten, of gastropub The Pumphouse in Hotwells, likes to experiment with food combinations. Clearly inspired by the masterful, Mr Blumenthal and having already picked up Gold at the Taste of the West Awards 2009 his talents clearly haven’t … Continue reading

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Brunch in London town: Automat

Dare I confess that a weekday breakfast to me usually consists of some form of cereal bar, hurriedly consumed whilst sat at my desk. Although I must admit that this is due to my own sheer laziness to have that … Continue reading

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Abergavenny: The Walnut Tree

Now I realise I’ve not exhausted all the dining options in Bristol yet, let alone England but the offer of a visit to The Walnut Tree was too good to pass up when I was in Abergavenny for the weekend … Continue reading

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The Lido, Bristol

The Lido is tucked away down a side street in Clifton but just a stone’s throw from where I live so I thought it’d be rude not to pay the restaurant a visit, particularly when Jay Rayner himself deemed it … Continue reading

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