This is a guest blog by our friends at the Sustainable Restaurant Association, who launch a new campaign in August to get restaurants serving more veg and better meat. Mushroom risotto, butternut squash tart and pasta with tomato sauce. Three dishes stuffed away in the corner of the menu miles away from the long, eye-catching […]

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Cargo 2, the second phase of the multi-restaurant (with a bit of retail) development using smartly reconstituted shipping containers at Bristol’s Wapping Wharf, is to open on May 26. Headliners are led by Spuntino, the first offshoot of the Italian-American small-plates specialist in London’s Soho, which will feature a US diner-style interior. Local acts are well represented, […]

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Chef Josh Eggleton has launched a “Yurt Bistro” menu to highlight food waste in the restaurant industry at his Eat Drink Bristol Fashion project next to the city’s main station, Temple Meads. Eggleton is best known for his outstanding gastropub the Pony and Trap at Chew Magna, just south of Bristol, and also took over the Kensington […]

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 Josh Eggleton of award-winning north Somerset gastropub The Pony and Trap has taken over the Kensington Arms pub in Redland, Bristol. Re-opening “the Kenny” after a quick spruce-up this week, he said he would take the establishment back to its roots, “emphasising its traditional British pub cuisines sourced well, with daily changing specials”. Eggleton took over The Pony and Trap […]

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Josh and Holly Eggleton, the owners of the “lovely” and “scenic” Pony & Trap in Chew Magna, have launched a tearoom and fish café. Salt & Malt opened on 2 March, just a stone’s throw from the family’s lauded country pub. On the site of a former tea shop, the restaurant now boasts a fish and chip takeaway […]

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