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  • Mr & Mrs Fine Wine

    Mr & Mrs Fine Wine – also known as The Wine Bank – in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, was named Independent Wine Retailer of the Year in the IWSC Awards…

  • The Crown Inn at Broughton

    The Crown is a charming Grade II-listed pub in the attractive Cambridgeshire village of Broughton near Huntingdon…

  • Woburn Wine Cellar

    Woburn Wine Cellar is a family-run wine retailer with bags of knowledge and experience.​ It focuses on artisan wines produced by family-owned wineries…

  • Hope & Anchor at South Ferriby

    The Hope & Anchor at South Ferriby was recommended to us by two-time GFC Producer of the Year, Jane Tomlinson of Redhill Farm…

  • Melton Charcuterie

    Melton Charcuterie is an artisan farm-to-fork producer in Melton Mowbray producing Coppa, Guanciale, Salami, Pastrami and Pancetta…

  • Bake Off & Pie Wholesale Bakery

    Bake Off & Pie of Nottingham is a small wholesale craft bakery. It supplies around 30 businesses around Nottingham with freshly baked goods each day…

  • The King’s Head of Stamford

    The King’s Head of Stamford is a small, charming, friendly pub. It’s neat and well-cared-for, offering simple but good pub food…

  • Northern Soul Grilled Cheese

    Northern Soul Grilled Cheese provides Manchester’s ultimate comfort food. At the heart of every sandwich is its signature three-cheese blend, ‘The Soul’…

  • Rose Cottage Café in Castleton

    Rose Cottage Cafe in Castleton is a charming tea room in a building dating back to at least the 15th century. To the rear is a beautiful hidden garden…

  • Petite Chouette

    Petite Chouette in Hinckley brings a little bit of France to west Leicestershire, offering simple French classics prepared well…

  • Pea Porridge

    Pea Porridge in Bury St Edmunds is a restaurant where sustainability and nose-to-tail cooking play a big role. So does the “Bertha” indoor charcoal oven…

  • Hay Hampers

    Hay Hampers of Lincolnshire curates high-quality gourmet foods and drinks from smaller producers and packs them into beautiful, unique hampers…

  • Knife, Fork and Spooner

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

  • Edensor Tea Cottage

    Edensor Tea Cottage is a charming café serving delicious breakfasts, lunches and cakes. It has a sublime setting on the Chatsworth Estate…

  • Clam & Cork

    Clam & Cork is a wonderful fish stall at Doncaster Market. Arrive early and fight for a stool so you can see the chefs lovingly preparing your meal…

  • The Red Lion at Thurgarton

    The Red Lion at Thurgarton in Nottinghamshire, three miles from Southwell, had been closed for two years until the community clubbed together to buy it…

  • 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…