Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 6 June 2021. ***** The Guardian Grace Dent was in Liverpool, surrounded by the familiar voices of her childhood. “There’s an increasingly vibrant restaurant scene” here, thanks to the billions “spent on rejigging and rebuilding […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 30 May 2021. ***** The Sunday Times “In years of doing this gig I don’t think a week has gone by without someone complaining — via whatever platform — about the bill.” After a quick detour about […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 2 May 2021. Some magazine articles that were written weeks ago are still trickling through, but there’s plenty of excited reports of actual restaurant visits to read through. ***** The UK’s hospitality industry is finally open to […]

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Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 1 April 2021. England remains in national lockdown, although with a ‘roadmap’ of dates with restaurants and pubs closed until 12 April at the earliest, and then only open to serve single households seated outdoors: […]

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Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 14 March 2021. England remains in national lockdown, although with a ‘roadmap’ of dates with restaurants and pubs closed until 12 April at the earliest, and then only open to serve single households seated outdoors: […]

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Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 21 February 2021. England remains in national lockdown, with restaurants and pubs closed (many are operating a takeaway or delivery service): https://www.gov.uk/find-coronavirus-local-restrictions. All of Wales is at alert level 4, with similar restrictions to full […]

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Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 14 February 2021. England remains in national lockdown, with restaurants and pubs closed (many are operating a takeaway or delivery service): https://www.gov.uk/find-coronavirus-local-restrictions. All of Wales is at alert level 4, with similar restrictions to full […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 15 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England are closed between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown; parts of Scotland are also on similar lockdown, and the ‘firebreak’ lockdown in Wales ended on 9 […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 25 October 2020. Restaurants and bars in England now have a 10pm curfew on top of the ‘rule of six’ guidance, and the new tier system is affecting many areas; London is under Tier 2 lockdown, which […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 18 October 2020. Restaurants and bars in England now have a 10pm curfew on top of the ‘rule of six’ guidance, and the new tier system is affecting many areas; London is under Tier 2 lockdown, which […]

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