The Marquess of Exeter

The Marquess of Exeter in Lyddington, Rutland, is a beautiful old stone pub and 17-bedroom inn…

The Marquis of Granby

The Marquis of Granby in Granby, Nottinghamshire, is a cosy and welcoming pub. Named Great Food Club Classic Pub of the Year 2020/21…

The Martin’s Arms

The Good Pub Guide’s Dining Pub of the Year 2012-20 for Nottinghamshire provides good food in classic village pub surroundings…

The Melton Cheeseboard

Local cheeses, British cheeses, continental cheeses: The Melton Cheeseboard is a friendly, traditional cheesemonger specialising in Stilton…

The Mermaid

A characterful and ancient village pub in Ellington, which serves excellent food and drink…

The Old Bridge Hotel & Wine Shop

The Old Bridge Hotel comprises 24 boutique rooms, an upmarket restaurant and a wine shop, so there is plenty to offer the discerning foodie visitor…

The Old Dog

The Old Dog in Thorpe near Ashbourne is full of rustic character but with a modern approach to food…

The Old Fire Engine House

The Old Fire Engine House in Ely is a special restaurant (and art gallery). It’s charming, eccentric, unique and insulated from fads and trends…

The Old Smithy

Located a mile or so from Chatsworth House in the delightful village of Beeley, The Old Smithy serves freshly prepared, home-cooked food…

The Old Volunteer

The ‘Old Vol’ is a delightful rural pub in pretty Caythorpe in the Nottinghamshire countryside, offering great food and a warm welcome…

The Olive Branch

A past Good Pub Guide choice for overall UK Pub of the Year, the relaxed yet polished Olive Branch in Clipsham, Rutland, is consistently excellent…

The Packhorse Inn

A fantastic village pub in Little Longstone, Derbyshire, untouched by the trappings of the modern world – no frills just great ales, lovely local food, open fires and a warm welcome…

The Palmerston Arms

A cosy, traditional community pub in Peterborough that’s a real Mecca for beer drinkers…

The Palmichael

Authentic, family-run Italian restaurant serving delicious classic dishes, with an upstairs bar and dining area for drinks and cocktails…

The Pantry Door

The Pantry Door is a small, welcoming family-run delicatessen and cafe in the heart of the picturesque Northamptonshire village of Bugbrooke…

The Paper Mills

The Paper Mills in Wansford, Cambridgeshire, delivers simple, fresh and tasty plates of food via a regularly-changing menu…

The Park Kitchen & Deli

Situated opposite the southern entrance to Bradgate Park, The Park Kitchen & Deli is in a lovely spot. It’s pleasant inside too…

The Pasta Shop

An award-winning deli that’s an Aladdin’s cave of lovely Italian products, run by the Borrillo family…

The Peel Wood-Fired Kitchen

A family-run business based in Newark, serving delicious Neapolitan-style pizzas from a converted van that’s home to a wood-fired oven…

The Petersfield

The Petersfield is a lovely neighbourhood pub in the backwaters of Cambridge. It has a constantly evolving menu…

The Pint Shop

Being in central Cambridge, the ambience is imbued with a certain academic flavour. Indeed, you can well imagine lecturers and students overdoing their lunch breaks here…

The Platter Co

The Platter Co’s concept is simple and beautifully executed: bite-sized food served on a large wooden board or in a platter box…

The Plough at Bolnhurst

A special pub near Kimbolton which dates dates back to Tudor times and is a magnet for food lovers…

The Plough Inn at Hathersage

The Plough Inn at Hathersage is warm and welcoming, steeped in history, and serves traditional pub classics as well as more modern, sophisticated dishes…

The Prince of Wales

Rowley’s at The Prince of Wales in Baslow, Derbyshire, serves simple, seasonal, local ingredients cooked with skill in a laid-back restaurant…

The Princess Alexandra

The Princess Alexandra in Northampton is a neat, well-kept, craft-beer focused pub. It serves pizzas and a good range of snacks…

The Pudding Parlour

A small, traditional pudding parlour in the picturesque village of Yardley Hastings, specialising in handmade desserts and cakes…

The Queen’s Head & Shop

A dining-focused Everards pub with exceptional views across Saddington reservoir, and home to a fantastic little farm shop selling handmade delicacies…

The Queen’s Head at Bulwick

The Queen’s Head in Bulwick is most definitely a pub, but serves food several notches above standard pub grub…

The Quirky Cook

Derbyshire-based artisan producer Kay Hawkins – aka The Quirky Cook – makes sublime black garlic relishes. Winner of Ambient Product of the Year in the Great Taste Awards 2018…

The Radcliffe

The Radcliffe in Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, is a superbly refurbished pub that impresses with its excellent take on modern British cooking…

The Railway

The Railway is a family friendly village pub in the heart of Lowdham, with an emphasis on high quality food and hand-pulled ales…

The Real Milk Company

The Real Milk Company is an organic farm run by the Sharman family. Their ‘milk shed’ houses a milk-vending machine and many other goodies…

The Red Lion at East Haddon

Pretty Northamptonshire country pub focusing on perfectly cooked, seasonal British classics, which recently won its first Michelin Bib Gourmand…

The Red Lion at Thurgarton

The Red Lion at Thurgarton in Nottinghamshire, three miles from Southwell, had been closed for two years until the community clubbed together to buy it…

The Remarkable Hare

The Remarkable Hare is a dog-friendly pub, popular with locals and visitors alike. The Sunday roasts are particularly popular…

The Robin Hood & Little John

A traditional pub run by a local microbrewery, showcasing a magnificent array of cask beers and real ciders, plus some pleasing bar snacks…

The Rose & Crown

The best food pub in Northamptonshire? The judges of the county’s 2013/14 food and drink awards think so. And CAMRA likes their cask ales, too…

The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown at Hose, Leicestershire, is a large old village pub with outdoor seating. The food was of excellent quality on our visit…

The Royal Oak

Classy rural dining pub with rooms serving north Leicestershire and beyond…

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak in Great Dalby, Leicestershire, is an enticing thatched village pub that uses high-quality local suppliers and seasonal ingredients…

The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak in beautiful Duddington is a large pub with six bedrooms. On our visit, the food and service were well worth travelling for…

The Royal Oak at Hurdlow

The Royal Oak at Hurdlow is a stone-built Peak District pub serving hearty homemade classics and an array of ales…

The Rustic Crust

The Rustic Crust of Farnsfield cooks seriously good pizza. In their stylish restaurant, they serve wonderful Neapolitan-style creations…

The Rutland & Derby

A passionately-run city centre pub, showing real attention to detail and offering well-cooked comfort food alongside a good drinks range…

The Samuel Fox

This country inn in the glorious Derbyshire Peak District is named after a chap who invented the umbrella and serves food as beautiful as its location…

The Saracen’s Head

This welcoming traditional pub has a passion for local ingredients and was a double award winner in the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards…

The School House Restaurant

The School House Restaurant in South Normanton serves modern British cuisine in a 19th-century school hall. Open for takeaway and delivery…

The School of Artisan Food

The School of Artisan Food is the learning hub for Britain’s artisan food revival, offering superb tutors and equipment…

The Sea Tree

The Sea Tree in Cambridge is a family run local fish and chip shop with a difference!