Josh Eggleton’s “wonderful” country gastropub the Pony & Trap in Chew Magna will host a line-up of exciting culinary talent this summer. The series of collaborative dinners kicks off on 27 May with Brad Carter from Carters of Moseley in Birmingham. Diners will enjoy a nine-course menu by Josh and his team in collaboration with […]

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When Grace Dent reviewed The Langham’s new ‘pub’ The Wigmore, she decided she never, ever wanted to go there again. We would hazard a guess that The Guardian’s Marina O’Loughlin would be quite happy to go back any time…“Silly? A bit. Delicious? Oh yes.” “Creative cocktails in their own weeny tankards… pies and roasts and toasties… reimagined […]

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⦿ The Observer’s Jay Rayner, perhaps enjoying an August Bank Holiday at the seaside, moseyed happily into Hantverk & Found in Margate, “a tiny cupboard of a fish restaurant, half tiled in the sea green of a Victorian public convenience”. “There are 10 seats up front, plus a few in the garden, and a couple of people in the kitchen knocking out […]

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The tyre men have today (16 September) announced new entries and deletions for the 2016 Michelin Guide ahead of the book’s release later this month. Perhaps the most surprising award was to Umu, a blingy Mayfair Japanese, which was bumped up to a two star rating. It was first awarded a star in 2005 after its […]

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