Find food and drink gems in your region

We’re here to guide you to brilliant local gems and to bring you exclusive member offers. Our team of regional editors are always snouting out the best independents in their patches listed below. We’re currently strongest in the East Midlands, as that’s where we started out (our HQ is in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire), but our recommendations and offers in our other regions are growing all the time…

  • Cambridgeshire

    From Michelin-starred Cambridge restaurants to traditional village butchers and rural smallholdings, Cambridgeshire contains some very special food and drink businesses. Led by our Cambridgeshire editor Philip, who lives in the heart of the county, Great Food Club will shine a light on the county’s best restaurants, pubs, producers, farm shops and delis, with some exclusive member offers included.

    Cambridgeshire guide
  • Derbyshire

    From small farms in the Peak District producing exceptional meats to fine-dining restaurants, country pubs, delis and cookery schools – if you know where to look, this beautiful county has so much to offer. With the help of our writing team we’ll guide you to more and more Derbyshire restaurants, pubs, shops and producers, and some exclusive member offers.

    Derbyshire guide
  • Leicestershire

    Our hometown is Melton Mowbray – the capital of pork pies and Stilton cheese. This inspired us to create Great Food Club in 2011. Leicestershire is the heart of rural England and contains a wealth of wonderful food and drink. Led by our Leicestershire editor Tim, who lives in Leicester, Great Food Club will guide you to the best independent Leicestershire restaurants, pubs, producers and food shops. And many of them are running superb member offers.

    Leicestershire guide
  • Lincolnshire

    Lincolnshire has a rich food-and-drink heritage. With its fertile soils, food production such as mustard growing, pig rearing, cheesemaking and arable farming have all famously been carried out here for centuries. With the help of our Lincolnshire editors, Great Food Club will shine a light on the best Lincolnshire restaurants, pubs, producers, farm shops and delis, with some exclusive member offers included.

    Lincolnshire guide
  • Northamptonshire

    Thinking of Northamptonshire conjures up images of classic English villages built from distinctive honey-coloured ironstone. Memories of beautifully cooked food and delicious local beers may well spring to mind too, as nestled in the county’s market towns and villages are some truly excellent Northants pubs and restaurants. Led by editors Lisa (south Northants) and Anna (north Northants), Great Food Club will guide you to the best Northamptonshire restaurants, pubs, producers, delis and farm shops, with some great member offers thrown in.

    Northamptonshire guide
  • Nottinghamshire

    Nottinghamshire is full of top-quality food and drink independents, from buzzing Nottingham restaurants to delightful rural farm shops and beautiful village pubs hidden away from well-trodden paths. Overseen by Notts editor Abby, who lives near Nottingham, Great Food Club will guide you to the best Nottinghamshire restaurants, pubs, producers, delis and farm shops, with some great member offers thrown in.

    Nottinghamshire guide
  • Rutland

    Rutland is home to some brilliant country pubs, wonderful restaurants and high-quality producers. ‘Multum in parvo’ is the county motto, meaning ‘much in little’, and rural Rutland indeed packs a mighty punch when it comes to food and drink. Led by Rutland editor Anna, Great Food Club will guide you to the very best independent Rutland restaurants, pubs, producers, farm shops and delis, with some fantastic member offers thrown in.

    Rutland guide