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  • The Moat House

    The Moat House in Acton Trussell, rural Staffordshire, is a beautiful four-star hotel offering impressive British cooking using local and seasonal ingredients…

  • La Parisienne

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

  • Tabure

    Tabure in St Albans is a smart, modern Turkish restaurant serving authentic cuisine and displaying great skill (and flavours) in the process…

  • The Red Lion at Bradley

    Located five miles south-west of Stafford, The Red Lion at Bradley’s reputation for quality food has steadily grown…

  • Salt

    Salt – Paul Foster’s relaxed fine-dining restaurant in Stratford-upon-Avon – serves modern British food with a focus on seasonal ingredients…

  • 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…

  • Fodder

    Fodder is the stand-out place in Harrogate to pick up North Yorkshire’s best ingredients – and help the local community while you’re at it…

  • Suburban Green

    Suburban Green in Wilmslow offers upmarket sophistication, from its Bottomless Brunch to its elegant small plates menu…

  • The Dusty Knuckle Pizza Company

    The Dusty Knuckle Pizza Company in Cardiff’s Canton is one of Britain’s most iconic pizzerias – an extremely quirky dining experience not to forget…

  • Fen Farm Venison

    At Fen Farm near Sleaford, the deer are free range, well cared for and fed on Fenland grass. The result is outstanding venison…

  • Cue

    Cue fits in well with the upmarket surroundings of Leicester’s Stoneygate with a simple, pared-down style…

  • 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…

  • Darlish

    Darlish in St Albans make ice cream in small batches with Persian inspired flavours, serving up some exciting and unusual combinations…

  • 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…

  • Gurkha One

    Gurkha One is a fantastic Indian and Nepalese restaurant housed in a traditional pub at The Crown Inn in Rolleston. It’s a great favourite among Great Food Club members…

  • Nelson’s Butchers of Stamford (Broad Street)

    Nelson’s has been bringing good-quality meat to Stamford since 1924. This Broad Street shop is one of two Nelson’s outlets in Stamford town centre…

  • Nelson’s Butchers of Stamford

    Located in Stamford’s Red Lion Square, this is Nelson’s original butchers shop. There has been a butcher in this spot since at least 1826…

  • The White Lion at Knighton

    The White Lion at Knighton, Staffs, has a 17th century bar and cosy snug, plus gardens where you can watch the pub chickens and pigs doing their thing. The food is excellent…

  • The English Restaurant

    Located in London’s Spitalfields, this eclectic, family-run independent restaurant is well worth a visit…

  • The Churchill Arms

    The idyllic Churchill Arms in Paxford, Gloucestershire, serves brilliantly cooked, locally sourced food…

  • Paten & Co

    Paten & Co in Stamford is set out over three levels and incorporates an industrial look. It serves a nice selection of small plates, but bigger appetites will appreciate the charcoal oven…

  • The Kedleston Country House

    The Kedleston Country House, run by Derby Brewing Company, is a beautiful and historic restaurant, bar and hotel…

  • Derby Brewing Company

    The rise of Derby Brewing Company is a success story that should bring a rosy glow of pride to the cheeks of all beer and pub lovers…

  • The Swan Inn

    The Swan Inn in Kettleshulme, Cheshire, is a stunning gastro pub serving exceptional fish that still functions as a great place just to go and have a drink…

  • Back to the Garden

    Back to the Garden at Letheringsett near Holt in Norfolk comprises a shop, deli, butchery and restaurant. Much of its food is reared or grown on the Astley Estate farm…

  • 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…

  • Witham Wines

    Witham Wines of Grantham produces two alcoholic drinks – Elderflower Presse and Elderflower Wine. Both are fantastic, high-quality fizzes…

  • Carpe Diem Pizzas

    Carpe Diem Pizzas of Hertfordshire cook and serve delicious wood-fired pizzas from their beautifully appointed van Uno…

  • La Coppola

    La Coppola in Leamington Spa is a traditional Italian restaurant, offering an authentic menu built on high-quality ingredients…

  • Yeung Sing Cantonese Restaurant

    The Yeung Sing in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, is a hidden gem – don’t be fooled by the unassuming red-brick exterior: once inside you are transported to another world…