Chef Ernst van Zyl and partner and general manager Liz Kellett are to take over the Glazebury pub in Warrington next month. South African-born van Zyl first revealed the plans on Twitter. “Exciting news,” he said. “Myself and Liz Kellett will be the new proprietors of the Glazebury in Warrington. “We’re very excited and looking […]

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Tom Kitchin opened The Bonnie Badger, a new pub with rooms, on Wednesday this week. It comes just a month after the launch of his casual dining concept Southside Scran in Edinburgh. Harden’s first mentioned news of The Bonnie Badger in May. It’s just a 30-minute drive from the capital in the village of Gullane on […]

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The World Cup kicked off today. You might not be all that interested in the opening match… Russia and Saudi Arabia are hardly the most riveting of sides. Then again, it’s the World Cup, and the excitement is palpable. We’ve waited four years for Russia 2018 to finally arrive. So, yes, we need snacks, beers, […]

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Renewed calls have been made this week by the Royal Society for Public Health to set up a smoking exclusion zone so that punters are unable to light up outside restaurants and pubs. Could this be a boon for non-smokers and a deterrent for the addicted, or will it be the final nail in the […]

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