Here’s our regular summary of what the national and local restaurant critics have been writing about in the week ending 15 May 2022. ***** The Sunday Times Marina O’Loughlin travelled miles for hours by overcrowded train to reach her review destination this week, and was racked with doubt the whole way. The restaurant’s location (a […]

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StreetSmart, the restaurant sector’s charity tackling homelessness, raised almost £700,000 in its annual pre-Christmas fund-raising drive last year, despite the dampening effect of Covid on diners’ activity. The charity has now raised more than £11 million since its foundation in 1998, but supporters who celebrated its success at Sessions Arts Club in Clerkenwell this week […]

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Here’s our regular summary of what the national and local restaurant critics have been writing about in the week ending 8 May 2022. ***** The Guardian “Spring Saturday lunches don’t get much better than this.” Grace Dent finally ventured to Tallow in Kent, just outside Tunbridge Wells; owners Donna and Rob Taylor “left the excellent, […]

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Peterborough fine-dining pub the Chubby Castor of the Fitzwilliam Arms is to add a new casual dining venue to its main restaurant. The Yard will focus on seasonal local ingredients, including produce grown on-site in raised beds. Chef Adebole Adeshine (pictured), who has worked for Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing, took over the Fitzwilliam Arms […]

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