PRESS RELEASE 15th December 2016 – For immediate release The UK’s best towns and counties for foodies are revealed in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2017: the UK’s most comprehensive restaurant guide available in bookshops, published today. Harden’s 26th annual poll of diners, surveyed 7,500 participants who contributed 50,000 reviews, which, as curated by the editors, […]

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Russell Norman’s Venetian-influenced small plates empire, Polpo, expands ever onward as he announces new sites in Harvey Nics London and Leeds. Polpo Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge is due to launch first on 8 February, taking a space on the luxury department store’s fifth floor, which is already home to Scott Hallsworth’s Japanese izakaya Kurobuta. Despite being […]

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Tyddyn Llan, Llandrillo 24-27 December Packages from: £395 pp Christmas Eve: Afternoon tea will be served on arrival from 3 pm for you to recover from your journey followed by a five course, French-themed dinner. Christmas Day: Start the special day with a light continental breakfast in the dining room. A four-course lunch of traditional British fare will […]

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AA Gill is back at the Sunday Times’s Table Talk column with a bang as he reviews London’s hottest new opening – Richard Caring’s improbably named Sexy Fish. He finds its a tale of two restaurants; the ostentatious room itself which ‘comes on like one of Ron Burgundy’s pick-up lines’, and then there’s the food […]

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This summer Red’s True Barbecue bucked the trend of southern restaurants heading to Manchester (Hawksmoor, Iberica, Burger & Lobster etc) by bringing a northern-only operation to the big smoke. Now this chain of US-inspired, dude food emporia has announced the acquisition of another new site, opening in Liverpool in November. The building, on Hanover Street, a former […]

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Vegetarians can be underserved by restaurants in this country, more often than not left with a choice between mushroom risotto and a goat’s cheese tart. Seeing as Monday marks the beginning of not only British Tomato Week but National Vegetarian Week too, we thought we’d roundup the UK’s top 20 veggie and veggie-friendly restaurants where […]

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Still one of our reporters’ favourite cuisines for a cheap eat that packs a big punch. Here are the best restaurants in UK to get an authentic taste of Thai cuisine (according to our survey)…   LONDON Sukho Fine Thai Cuisine SW6 “The best Thai food in town” can come as a “surprise” find at […]

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