The Harcourt pub Marylebone opens after refurbishment

The Harcourt on Harcourt Street in London’s Marylebone, has reopened with newly refreshed interiors and menus by chef-director Henry Harris, in collaboration with head chef Kimmo Makkonen. The Harcourt, which opened in 2016, was the first site from Harcourt Inns, a collection of five pubs, founded by James McCulloch. Originally … more

A warm welcome, great food and gossip – a perfect lunch at Mr Hanbury’s Mason Arms

Whether its accommodation or food I have discovered there is nothing like a quintessential English pub – and by that, I mean a pub that manages to balance local traditions of real ales but is also passionate about delivering a great dining experience and value-for-money. One such place is the … more

Hotel du Vin special offer – £130 for room for 2 with dinner, breakfast and glass of wine!

Overnight stay, 3 course dinner, glass of wine and breakfast for 2 from £130 per room Enjoy a three course dinner from our Fixed Price menu, a glass of wine per person and an overnight stay in one of our luxurious rooms with Egyptian cotton that cries out to be … more

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

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

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 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