Here is our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 17 January 2021; the first few round-ups of the year are often short due to reviews being replaced by articles on Veganuary and Dry January, but reviews are especially thin this year with restaurants closed. […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 6 December 2020. Post-lockdown, England is now operating under a strict tier system that controls whether or not pubs and restaurants can open; anywhere in Tier 3 is unable to open for diners (but can still operate […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 29 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England are closed between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown, after which a strict tier system is controlling whether or not pubs and restaurants can open. Please […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 1 November 2020. Restaurants and bars in England must close between 5 November and 2 December for a second lockdown, it was announced on Saturday night. Wales and parts of Scotland are also on similar lockdowns. Please […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 11 October 2020. Restaurants and bars in England now have a 10pm curfew on top of the ‘rule of six’ guidance, and there are multiple local lockdowns across the north of England; central Scotland’s restaurants are under […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 4 October 2020. The 10pm curfew for restaurants and bars, on top of the ‘rule of six’ guidance, could be a “hammer blow” to the industry, as The Evening Standard claims in its interview with top chefs […]

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Our weekly round-up of what the national and local restaurant critics are writing about, for the week ending 13 September 2020. Restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes in England are still re-opening after lockdown, and we are seeing an impressive number of new restaurants starting up. The government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme successfully boosted […]

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