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  • Bar Iberico

    Bar Iberico is a Nottingham gem in the heart of Hockley. This award-winning all-day tapas bar offers a stellar Spanish menu and excellent service…

  • Restaurant Six at Trent Bridge

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

  • King Richard III

    The King Richard III in Leicester city centre is an intimate city-centre pub and chophouse. The menu will appeal to enthusiastic carnivores…

  • The Old Fire Engine House

    The Old Fire Engine House in Ely is a special restaurant (and art gallery). It’s charming, eccentric, unique and insulated from fads and trends…

  • 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…

  • Leicester Coffee House Co.

    After four years running a home-based roastery as their side hustle, Gail Brown and Aaron Keen opened this stylish coffee house with a difference…

  • Tiled Hall Café

    The Tiled Hall Café in Leeds is handy for art-lovers, but frankly, you’d walk halfway across the city to have a cake in surroundings like these…

  • Cheese at Leadenhall Market

    You’ll find ‘Cheese’ in Leadenhall Market in the City of London – a fantastic restaurant, cheese shop & bar in a beautiful covered Victorian market…

  • Ovens Farm Vineyard

    Ovens Farm Vineyard is a wonderful vineyard in the Lincolnshire Wolds. The vines grow in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on a south-facing slope…

  • Ognisko Restaurant at The Polish Hearth Club

    Ognisko Restaurant at the Polish Hearth Club in South Kensington offers Polish food in style in the grand surroundings of a Victorian townhouse…

  • The Robin Hood at Clifton Reynes

    A consortium of 46 members of the local community bought The Robin Hood at Clifton Reynes near Olney in 2017, and they have turned it into a gem…

  • The Tiny Bakery

    The Tiny Bakery on Leicester’s Clarendon Park Road sells artisan pastries, bread, cakes and coffee. Simply a lovely independent shop…

  • Sole Bay Fish Co

    Sole Bay Fish Co in Southwold is a treat. A wooden shack from the outside, once inside you’re faced with a wet-fish counter and a buzzing restaurant…

  • 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…