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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…

  • Be guided to great places in the East Midlands
  • Up to 25% off with your membership card
  • 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…

  • I Due Vulcani

    I Due Vulcani in Hinckley is an independent Italian restaurant run by founders from Sicily & Campania. They are passionate about traditional Italian food…

  • 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…

  • Johnsons of Old Hurst

    A diverse family farm enterprise near Huntingdon, established in 1899. It’s a steakhouse, butchery, tearoom, delicatessen – and much more besides…

  • 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 is a laid-back and super-cool Japanese restaurant. It specialises in kushiyaki – ingredients that have been skewered and grilled…

  • 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…

  • Lilu

    Lilu of Leicester is an Indian fine-dining restaurant that comes with the tagline “not just a curry” – summing up its ambition to widen the horizons of Indian food lovers…

  • 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…

  • Orbis of Oakham

    Orbis in Oakham serves global food in the form of small plates and sharing dishes. There’s a great range of cocktails, too…

  • Orton’s Brasserie

    Once the Queen Victoria Arts Club, Orton’s Brasserie is located in the heart of Leicester’s cultural quarter and fuses modern decor with fine dining…

  • Paddy’s Marten Inn

    A Leicester institution for over 20 years, Paddy’s is the kind of restaurant that makes the city so famous for Indian food…

  • Perkins Bar & Bistro

    Perkins Bar & Bistro in Plumtree, Nottinghamshire, has its own luxury shepherd’s huts and was established in 1982…

  • PETER Pizzeria Leicester

    Leicestershire’s second PETER restaurant, offering authentic Neapolitan-style sourdough pizza in a cool and funky setting…