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  • The Copper Room

    The Copper Room in Stamford is a small, cosy, sociable, high-class drinking den that serves a carefully chosen array of distinguished drinks and snacks…

  • Larder Lichfield

    Larder Lichfield describes itself as a relaxed, honest, ingredient-led restaurant serving quality produce with bold flavours. Every word is bang on…

  • Sanctua

    Sanctua in Oadby is an oasis of tranquillity and a temple to vegetables. Simple and sustainable, the food is plant-based, with just one set menu…

  • E5 Bakehouse

    E5 Bakehouse is an artisan bakery, cafe and mill in East London that’s passionate about sourdough and organic, locally-sourced ingredients…

  • Lotte the Baker in York

    Lotte the Baker operates a small-batch, organic, Scandinavian-style bakery in York. Her home is a 20-foot shipping container…

  • Kine

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

  • The Cheese Society

    The Cheese Society in Lincoln is a superb purveyor of cheese and a top-notch café. The team’s joie de fromage shines through…

  • Vines Bakery of Lincoln

    Vines Bakery on Lincoln’s Steep Hill sells delicious, slowly fermented sourdough loaves, delicious sweet treats and good coffee…

  • Colston Bassett Dairy

    Colston Bassett Dairy makes traditional Stilton and Shropshire Blue cheeses. It is a farming co-operative, established in 1913…

  • Feast and the Furious

    Feast and the Furious of Melton Mowbray is a family-run smoked-food business and food truck established in 2017…

  • The Architect

    The Architect in the north of Cambridge serves up a homage to two of the most iconic pub foods: pie & mash and fish & chips…

  • 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…

  • Hitchen’s Barn

    Hitchen’s Barn in Oakham is an independent restaurant offering local ingredients, skilful cooking and a lovely setting…

  • Lobos Tapas Borough

    Lobos Tapas on Borough High Street is a vibrant and authentic tapas restaurant tucked away under a railway bridge in Borough Market…

  • The Bank House at Hixon

    The Bank House in the village of Hixon, Staffordshire, is a traditional country inn where you’ll find a warm welcome and good-quality food and drink…

  • 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…

  • Bisbrooke Artisans

    Bisbrooke Artisans of Rutland produce organic sourdough bread. The care that goes into the baking, and the quality of ingredients used shine through…

  • Caneat Birmingham

    Caneat on Birmingham’s Pershore Road in Stirchley offers a simple but excellent array of freshly prepared breakfasts, lunches, cakes and coffees…

  • The Devonshire in Belper

    The Devonshire in Belper dates back to the 18th century. It’s a strong all-rounder, with a menu that has something for everyone…

  • Seed Chocolate

    Seed Chocolate of Stoke-on-Trent is one of a handful of micro-batch bean-to-bar chocolate-makers in the UK. It was founded by former chef James Walter…

  • Hawkes Cidery & Taproom

    Hawkes Cidery & Taproom is a unique venue in Bermondsey where Hawkes makes its ciders and where you can try them, along with fresh pizzas and more…

  • The Rustic Crust

    The Rustic Crust of Mansfield cooks seriously good pizza. From “Poppy”, their Land Rover Defender, they serve wonderful Neapolitan-style creations…

  • Billy Bob’s Parlour

    Billy Bob’s Parlour is a magical piece of 1950’s Americana in the Yorkshire Dales. It’s not what you expect to find between Skipton and Bolton Abbey…

  • Stoppard’s Butchers of Southwell

    Stoppard’s Butchers of Southwell is a delightful family butcher’s. All produce is sourced locally via good relationships forged with local farmers…

  • Market Bistro King’s Lynn

    King’s Lynn’s Market Bistro is a stylish, bijou restaurant that serves very good food. Sourcing locally, sustainably and seasonally is important here…

  • The Petersfield

    The Petersfield is a lovely neighbourhood pub in the backwaters of Cambridge. It has a constantly evolving menu…

  • The Malt & Anchor

    The Malt & Anchor in Cirencester focuses on fish & chips, sausages and pies, and does a superb job of all three. This restaurant is cool, cosy and classy…

  • The Plough Inn at Hathersage

    The Plough Inn at Hathersage is warm and welcoming, steeped in history, and serves traditional pub classics as well as more modern, sophisticated dishes…

  • Hare & Hog Café and Charcuterie

    The founders of award-winning Rutland Charcuterie run the Hare & Hog Café on Oakham Enterprise Park. It serves their charcuterie and much more…

  • Noble Rot Wine Bar & Restaurant

    Expect superb Franglaise-style cooking and an exceptional wine list at Noble Rot in Bloomsbury. Recommended by our London correspondent…