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For us, a good restaurant must offer impressive customer service, a thoughtful dining environment, a commitment to high quality ingredients and accomplished cooking. On the map above and listed below are all the restaurants we recommend so far, and many are running exclusive GFC member offers…

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  • Hart’s Hotel & Kitchen

    Named Nottingham Restaurant of the Year several times, Hart’s combines exceptional cooking with modern urban style and professional service…

  • Herb

    Herb in the heart of Leicester focuses on Keralan vegetarian food. Expect fresh, clear flavours that make the most of herbs and spices, and allow vegetables sing out clearly…

  • HIDE Burger Bar

    HIDE Burger Bar in Derby is a master of its art. Its burgers are excellent – some of the best we’ve tried…

  • Hitchen’s Barn

    Hitchen’s Barn in Oakham was our Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year 2020/21. It offers skilful cooking and a lovely setting…

  • Homme Nouveau

    Homme Nouveau chef and owner Chris Newman worked his way around the area before fulfiling his dream of opening a restaurant in his home town…

  • Hops & Chops

    As soon as you walk into Hops & Chops in Northampton you are faced with a fridge containing the most amazing large cuts of marbled meats…

  • House of Feasts

    At House of Feasts near Peterborough, chef-patron Damian Wawprzyniak shows why he is a BBC Top 10 UK Food Pioneer…

  • JB Kitchen Thurcaston

    JB Kitchen in Thurcaston, Leicestershire, cooks and delivers restaurant-quality food to your door. The menus are unique and exciting…

  • John’s House Restaurant

    Creative fine dining on a family farm – one of the Midlands’ most special gastronomic experiences. A holder of one Michelin Star…

  • Karmana

    Karmana in Northampton is a laid-back vegan and vegetarian restaurant and juice bar, where all food is made to order…

  • Kine

    Kine in Lincoln is a delightfully designed independent burger restaurant. The short, refined menu also features a good selection of small dishes…

  • Knife, Fork and Spooner

    Knife, Fork and Spooner is a relaxed and stylish supper club (and caterer) in Ketton, Rutland. Expect innovative, creative food…

  • Kuru Kuru Sushi

    Kuru Kuru in Leicester has been producing some of the best Japanese food in the city since 2014 – especially its sushi and sashimi…

  • Kushi-ya

    Kushi-ya in Nottingham was our World Cuisine Restaurant of the Year 2020/21. It serves kushiyaki – Japanese-style grilled skewers…

  • La Parisienne

    La Parisienne is a delightful, quirky French/European restaurant and patisserie in the heart of historic Southwell, Nottinghamshire…

  • La Pergola at The Wheatsheaf

    At La Pergola near Cambridge they focus on their Italian roots. Most dishes are homemade, including bread, sausages, antipasti pickles and pasta sauces…

  • La Rock

    An oasis of seriously impressive food hidden away down a backstreet in Sandiacre between Nottingham and Derby…

  • Lake Isle

    Lake Isle is a double AA Rosette restaurant and hotel in the lovely Rutland town of Uppingham with an excellent reputation for lovingly prepared seasonal food and fantastic wine…

  • Lambert’s Kitchen, Deli & Coffee Shop

    Lambert’s is a charming independent deli, cafe and restaurant in the centre of Stamford, run by an experienced chef…

  • Langar Hall

    A very special country hotel and restaurant with many loyal fans. Nottinghamshire’s Langar Hall has a unique charm all of its own…

  • Le Mistral Bistro & Wine Shop

    Le Mistral in the market town of Wirksworth – ‘Gem of the Peaks’ – offers French bistro-style dining in a lovely setting…

  • Linfords Fish & Chips

    Award-winning Linfords is a Market Deeping institution that has won fans not only locally but across the UK…

  • MillWorks

    If you’re looking to eat out somewhere a bit different, how about MillWorks in Cambridge?It’s got a working water wheel…

  • NAN TEI

    NAN TEI in Nottingham is a satisfyingly authentic and down-to-earth Japanese restaurant modelled on Tokyo’s traditional yakitori bars…

  • Nene Valley Brewery Tap and Kitchen

    An excellent restaurant and bar owned and operated by Oundle’s Nene Valley Brewery…

  • No. 1 Kitchen

    A bright, modern gourmet burger restaurant whose chargrilled Red Tractor-assured beef really hits the spot…

  • Nourish at No. 44

    A popular shabby chic café-bistro in the bustling Derbyshire market town of Belper…

  • Nuovo

    Nuovo in Northampton town centre specialises in small plates inspired by Venetian cuisine – or “cicchetti” as they are known in Italy…

  • Old Bicycle Shop

    The Old Bicycle Shop is a restaurant and bar located in Cambridge’s Regent Street, housed in what was once the country’s oldest bicycle shop…

  • Onggi

    Onggi in Leicester might be a relatively humble Korean cafe and takeaway but it scores highly on atmosphere, friendliness, professionalism and, of course, delicious umami-rich food…