Win a meal for two with wine worth more than £70 at the Fat Fox Inn, Watlington

Fat Fox pub Watlington Oxon

The Fat Fox Inn is located at the centre of the small market town of Watlington on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. The pub has an attractive bar set next to an inglenook fire place with a wood burning stove and a newly developed dining room which is elegantly … more

Paris House – Bedfordshire’s luxury restaurant at Woburn unveils new look

Paris House copy

Last summer I had my first visit to Paris House, the renowned fine dining restaurant tucked away in the beautiful Bedfordshire countryside – and two weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited back for a celebratory reception, writes our restaurant reviewer,  Nicola Jones. The owners, Phil Fanning & … more

The Fox Inn, Great Barrington, Oxfordshire

THE FOX INN

The Fox Inn is set on the banks of the River Windrush in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and most people’s idea of a quintessential English pub. My visit was on a Sunday evening following an afternoon at a place of contrasting culture Bicester Village. So after leaving … more

The Mash Inn, Radnage, Buckinghamshire

mash-inn-radnage

When I was invited to the Mash Inn – I naturally thought its name referred to potatoes…and looked forward to seeing the potato menu. But I was later to find out that there is a Mr Mash, who has transformed a run-down coaching inn built in 1745 into a boutique … more

Paris House – Bedfordshire’s only Michelin-starred restaurant – review

Paris House Woburn Bedfordshire UK

Bedfordshire’s only Michelin star restaurant is tucked away in a corner of England’s finest countryside, within beautiful piece of parkland on the Woburn Abbey estate. It’s barely sign-posted on the A4012 so I miss the entrance and end up a few miles down the road in quaint Woburn village. I … more

Review: The Fuzzy Duck at Armscote

Duck

If like me whenever you check out of a hotel room many of the toiletries “accidentally” fall into your wash bag the odds are they will have been supplied by Baylis and Harding, one of the leading brands in that field. But what we have in the Warwickshire hamlet of … more