The Fine Food Store

If you’re in the beautiful market town of Stamford, this independent café in the town centre is the ideal place to recharge your batteries with delicious homecooked food…

The Five Horseshoes at Barholm

There’s no kitchen at The Five Horseshoes in Barholm, Lincs, so we’re not featuring it for its fine dining…

The Forge Inn at Glenfield

The Forge Inn at Glenfield is a village pub that offers top service and a buzzing environment. The food is also consistently good…

The Four Bells Inn

A delightful pub and restaurant set in the pretty village of Woodborough, not far from Nottingham city centre but in the heart of the countryside, showcasing ‘Best of British’ food…

The Fox and Hounds

The Fox and Hounds in Tugby, Leicestershire, is a village local serving proper but unpretentious food with a refreshing lightness of touch…

The Garage Bakehouse

The Garage Bakehouse is a small independent bakery in the heart of Market Harborough. It sells artisan bread, coffee, cakes and more…

The Geese & Fountain

The Geese & Fountain in Croxton Kerrial is a traditional village inn with a rustic feel. The food is hearty, honest and mainly locally-sourced…

The George at Alstonefield

The George at Alstonefield in the Peak District is the quintessential country pub. And it offers excellent cooking featuring local ingredients…

The George of Stamford

A charismatic and ancient hotel where luxury, comfort, traditional service and high quality food and drink combine…

The Gog Farm Shop

A brilliant farm shop, deli, butchery and café located three miles from Cambridge. A real foodie hot spot and one of the best farm shops in the UK…

The Good Loaf

An ethically focused bakery and café located in an old shoe factory in the heart of Northampton’s Boot & Shoe Quarter…

The Green Man

The Green Man is the archetypal village pub. It has no TVs or jukeboxes to distract visitors, although room is made for the ‘Hooded Skittles’ table…

The Green Man at Ropsley

The Green Man at Ropsley is a good news story. At a time when many village pubs are closing, it’s an award-winner that’s bucking the trend…

The Greenman

The Green Man in Ashbourne has been transformed into a fantastic town centre pub serving carefully prepared, locally sourced seasonal food…

The Greyhound Inn

A large village pub, recently refurbished, that boasts a large, well maintained beer garden. The food here is freshly cooked and filling, and the cask ales lovingly looked after…

The Griffin Inn

An special, cosy country pub in a beautiful village setting with many strings to its bow, including a deli-kitchen in the courtyard and a handsome landscaped garden…

The Griffin Inn, Irnham

The Griffin Inn occupies a unique and historical setting in Irnham, south Lincolnshire…

The Hall Croft Tap

The Hall Croft Tap in Shepshed, Leicestershire, is the latest micropub from the excellent Charnwood Brewery of Loughborough…

The Harley Cafe

A bustling cafe surrounded by artisan food producers on the Welbeck Estate. Shortlisted in the Great Food Club Awards 2015…

The Hartington Cheese Shop

The Hartington Cheese Shop near Buxton sells cheeses from Hartington Creamery and other local/regional artisan producers…

The Hay Barn Cafe

The Hay Barn is a charming cafe housed in a 250-year-old converted barn. It’s a beautiful setting for a bite to eat and the cake comes highly recommended…

The Hearty Goodfellow

The Hearty Goodfellow in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, is a traditional real ale pub serving good-quality home-cooked food…

The Hidden Bakery

The Hidden Bakery in Eastwood is an independent café & bakery. A trip here yields excellent artisan bread & cakes, breakfasts & brunches…

The Honest Wine Company

Looking for a bottle of wine for that special occasion? Why not pop in to see Karl and Debbie…

The Italian Shop

A hidden independent gem offering wonderful bread, fantastic pastries, fine coffee and many more Italian treats…

The Jews House

The Jews House offers high quality modern British food in a stunning 900-year-old building located almost in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral…

The Joiner’s Arms

A Michelin Bib Gourmand-winning village dining pub with a focus on good quality, simple, well-cooked ingredients…

The Kedleston Country House

Set in the historic Kedleston Estate in Derbyshire, this stunning Georgian restaurant and hotel has rolling countryside views…

The King’s Arms

This 17-century country pub and smokehouse is situated between Oakham and Uppingham in pretty Rutland. It’s a little bit special…

The King’s Arms, Polebrook

Good pub food is always on offer at the King’s Arms in Polebrook and you can expect a warm welcome for lunch and dinner…

The King’s Head of Stamford

The King’s Head of Stamford is a small, charming, friendly pub. It’s neat and well-cared-for, offering simple but good pub food…

The Kingston Arms

The Kingston Arms in Cambridge is a traditional, cosy, ‘proper’ pub tucked away in a residential street. It serves a fine array of beers and honest, locally sourced food..

The Knight & Garter

The Knight & Garter in Leicester brings independent flair and a dedication to quality that makes it stand out from its peers…

The Lakeview Restaurant

You needn’t be a golfer to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and excellent food at The Lakeview Restaurant & Bar near Cotgrave in Nottinghamshire…

The Larder

The Larder in Oakham was our Café of the Year 2019/20. Its local-sourcing policy and outstandingly varied and interesting menu ensure it stands out…

The Larder on Goosegate

This Nottingham restaurant was once home to the very first Boots shop, opened by Jesse Boot in 1849. Today it offers no headache pills but plenty of culinary thrills…

The Lighthouse

Expect modern cuisine with an emphasis on seafood, plus a wine list that’s a cut above, at this restaurant formerly known as Firenze…

The Little Bakery of Happiness

The Little Bakery of Happiness is a multi-award-winning craft bakery-patisserie in the heart of Northamptonshire…

The Loaf

The Loaf in Crich is a popular village bakery offering freshly-baked loaves, cobs, pastries and cakes. Its cafe is open six days a week…

The Loquacious Baker

The Loquacious Baker in Burbage serves excellent coffee and terrific pastries baked fresh every day. Everything on offer is of impressively high quality…

The Mad Turk

The Mad Turk of Stamford is a restaurant serving rustic Turkish Cypriot cuisine cooked on a coal barbecue. Delicious food and very popular…

The Malt Cross

A delightful and historic bar and café, located in a beautiful Victorian Musical Hall in the heart of Nottingham…

The Market Gate Deli

Grasmere Farm is a Lincolnshire institution with four butcher’s shops and there’s now a deli selling their own produce and locally sourced goodies…

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 Millstone at Barnack

The Millstone has recently undergone a significant renovation and, with a new owner at the helm is sure to delight both locals and diners from further afield…

The Miners Arms, Carsington

Sunday lunch is a big deal at The Miners Arms with sharing platters of meat and all the trimmings…

The Montagu Arms

Known locally as ‘The Monty’, this welcoming pub can trace its roots right back to the 1800s…