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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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  • 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…

  • Orbis, Stamford

    Following on from the success of Orbis in Oakham comes one of Stamford’s newest restaurants…

  • 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…

  • Parker’s Tavern

    Parker’s Tavern is one of Cambridge’s most stylish dining venues and the menu is truly exceptional…

  • 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…

  • PETER Pizzeria Loughborough

    PETER Loughborough is a shrine to real Neapolitan sourdough pizzas. It has a chilled out, cool, fun vibe and an excellent array of gluten-free options…

  • Provenance – Brix + Mortar

    Provenance – Brix + Mortar is a fabulous find situated just outside Cambridge, comprising a restaurant, café and deli. Local sourcing is a speciality…

  • Red Lion at Peak Edge Hotel

    The Red Lion in Derbyshire offers good food and bags of stylish comfort – stone floors, wood beams, lavish armchairs and open fires…

  • Restaurant Six

    Restaurant Six at Trent Bridge offers a view of Nottingham like no other, with cocktails, service and fine dining to match…

  • Restaurant Twenty-Two

    Restaurant Twenty-Two in Cambridge is a small, intimate venue. Based on our lunchtime visit, it will prove popular with locals and visitors alike…

  • Sapori

    Sapori in Anstey, Leicestershire, is hidden away down a side street in an old industrial building, but it is one of the region’s best Italian restaurants…

  • Sarpech Wine Bar & Restaurant

    Sarpech in Oakham is a stylish Indian restaurant and wine bar. It’s a welcoming and comfortable space where you can enjoy fantastic drinks, excellent Indian food and top-class service…

  • Secret Supper Club Quorn

    Looking for restaurant-quality meals that can be delivered to your door? We’d like to let you in on a little secret…

  • Sexy Mamma Love Spaghetti

    Hidden away in Nottingham’s bohemian Hockley, this cosy and characterful restaurant serves some of the tastiest Italian inspired food in town…

  • SmokeWorks

    SmokeWorks in Cambridge smoke, pull, brine and season classic barbecue food and serve it with beer, bourbon and milkshakes…

  • SOI Restaurant

    The food at this Indian restaurant is an excellent example of authentic Gujarati regional cuisine, genuinely reflecting the food eaten in Indian homes…

  • Steak & Honour

    Sticking to their principles of no-nonsense, honest food using top quality ingredients, Steak & Honour in Cambridge serve up a honed list of exceptional burgers…

  • Stones Restaurant

    Stones is a small and stylish fine dining restaurant in Matlock, located next to the River Derwent…

  • Taj Tandoori

    This Indian restaurant has been a popular spot in Cambridge since it first opened in the 1980s and continues to welcome diners with a dazzling array of dishes…

  • Taylor’s Fine Dining

    For a more intimate dining experience, book a table at Taylor’s Fine Dining in Newark…

  • The Anoki Express Van

    Anoki runs a trio of award-winning Indian restaurants. Its Express Vans deliver its popular ‘JustHeat’ ready-meals across south Notts & Derbys…