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Lunch in Bath – The Garrick’s Head

Now i’m not usually an advocate of dining somewhere simply due to the convenience of location, so I suppose I should have been a little more hesitant of my venue of choice for a pre-theatre lunch in Bath. The Garrick’s … Continue reading

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The Corner Bistro – named one of the best breakfast spots

Congratulations to Andy and Emma at The Corner Bistro in Braunton for coming in at number 13 in the Independent’s List of The Top 50 Best Breakfast Spots. I can attest to the quality of their brekkie menu, and I … Continue reading

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GIDLEIGH PARK THE BEST RESTAURANT IN THE SOUTH WEST

Here’s a sneaky peek of this week’s Sunday Times Food List for the South West: Michael Caines’ Gidleigh Park is the best restaurant for food in the South West.  The Chagford establishment topped the regional table of The Sunday Times … Continue reading

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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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