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  • Poacher’s Brasserie

    Poacher’s Brasserie in Thurlaston is worth a detour, offering high-quality ingredients, accomplished cooking and impressive service…

  • The Princess Alexandra

    The Princess Alexandra in Northampton is a neat, well-kept, craft-beer focused pub. It serves pizzas and a good range of snacks…

  • Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle

    At The Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle you’re spoilt for choice. There’s a unique café, stunning bar, chocolate shop, butchery, coffee roaster and deli…

  • Just So Italian Stamford

    Just So Italian is a deli & café in the heart of Stamford run by Italian husband and wife team Alison and Danilo Trozzi…

  • The Old Cannon Brewery

    Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds is a unique independent brewpub and restaurant with rooms. Enjoy seasonal food and ales amid the mash tuns…

  • The Vaults of Uppingham

    The Vaults is a charming traditional pub located in Uppingham’s historic Market Place. Expect hearty meals, real ales and excellent wines…

  • White Horse at King’s Sutton

    The White Horse at King’s Sutton in south Northamptonshire elevates pub classics into special dishes, often using local ingredients…

  • Elm

    Elm in Sheffield is a laid-back, independent wine bar. Sip away, chill out and enjoy a glass or two with a sharing plate of cheese and charcuterie…

  • 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…

  • Nottingham Street Food Club

    Nottingham Street Food Club is home to a rotating selection of independent traders. It’s a vibrant and satisfying option if you’re in Nottingham…

  • The Radcliffe

    The Radcliffe in Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, is a superbly refurbished pub that impresses with its excellent take on modern British cooking…

  • Nuovo

    Nuovo in Northampton town centre specialises in small plates inspired by Venetian cuisine – or “cicchetti” as they are known in Italy…

  • Jöro

    Jöro in Sheffield is a fine-dining restaurant in a shipping container. It serves innovative, sophisticated small plates and fine wines…

  • Lily & Honey Bakery

    Lily & Honey Bakery in Oakham offers sourdough loaves and other treats baked freshly on the premises each day by owners Robert and Nicolle Bradbury…

  • Phipps Albion Brewery Bar

    Phipps Albion Brewery Bar is a special place. It’s like a holy church of brewing – but one where you can enjoy superb beers and honest, home-cooked food…

  • Café Delhi

    Located in the middle of Leicester’s Golden Mile, Café Delhi is an enticing and deceptively large vegetarian street-food eatery…

  • The Lakeview Restaurant

    You needn’t be a golfer to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and excellent food at The Lakeview Restaurant & Bar near Cotgrave in Nottinghamshire…

  • The Anne of Cleves

    The Anne of Cleves in Melton is a characterful pub next to St Mary’s Church. Expect historic surroundings, a relaxing atmosphere and hearty, local food…

  • The Cod’s Scallops Market Harborough

    The Cod’s Scallops was named Best Fish & Chip Shop 2020 at the National Fish & Chip Awards. It takes the idea of your local chippy to a whole new level…

  • Homme Nouveau

    Homme Nouveau chef and owner Chris Newman worked his way around the area before fulfiling his dream of opening a restaurant in his home town…

  • Bank House

    Bank House in Hathersage opened in September 2018 after a stylish renovation that created a vibrant, attractive bar and restaurant…

  • The Dapper Spaniel

    The Dapper Spaniel in Rolleston, Nottinghamshire, is a pub with rooms that offers classic dishes – plus a few surprises – cooked with care and style…

  • Embe

    Embe in Peterborough serves Afro-Caribbean soul food, offering traditional family recipes from chef-patron Nick Rutta’s native Tanzania…

  • The Larder

    The Larder in Oakham is our Café of the Year 2020. Its local-sourcing policy and outstandingly varied and interesting menu ensure it stands out…

  • Tough Mary’s Bakehouse

    Tough Mary’s is a delightful artisan bakery on Nottingham’s Derby Road. All the action happens in the open kitchen, where everything is made from scratch…

  • The Loquacious Baker

    The Loquacious Baker in Burbage serves excellent coffee and terrific pastries baked fresh every day. Everything on offer is of impressively high quality…

  • The Paper Mills

    The Paper Mills in Wansford, Cambridgeshire, delivers simple, fresh and tasty plates of food via a regularly-changing menu…

  • The Forge Inn at Glenfield

    The Forge Inn at Glenfield is a village pub that offers top service and a buzzing environment. The food is also consistently good…

  • The Stag & Hounds

    The Stag & Hounds in Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire, was reopened by award-winning chef Dom Clarke. The food is local and right out the top drawer…

  • The Crown Inn at Old Dalby

    The Crown at Old Dalby in Leicestershire is as handsome and welcoming as they come – somewhere to really kick back and enjoy your food…