Restaurant reviews.

An Indulgent Spa Day and Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at Holiday Inn Winchester

Woman in jacuzzi pool

Until our visit to the Holiday Inn Winchester, I’d never come across a Holiday Inn with a full spa on site. We are already fans of IHG, and have stayed in Holiday Inns many times across many countries – we appreciate the consistency and reliability of their offering and their mid-budget price point. But until ... Read more »

The Sticky Walnut in Hoole, Chester

Pan roasted Merrifield duck breast with honey glazed turnip, grelot onions, red wine sauce and hazelnut

Like many restaurateurs, Chef Gary Usher, owner of Sticky Walnut, Burnt Truffle, Hispi, Wreckfish, Pinion and Kala pivoted to selling restaurant meal kits to enjoy at home, delivered by courier nationwide. It wasn’t an easy process – prepping meals to be chilled and posted nationwide, and finished and assembled by amateur home cooks – but ... Read more »

Bryn Williams’ Porth Eirias Bistro in Colwyn Bay

Roasted prawns with garlic and chilli

Bryn Williams’ Porth Eirias Bistro sits in a modern building – all floor to ceiling glass and sloped rooves – right on Porth Eirias beach. The Porth Eirias Waterfront building was completed in 2013, funded by the local council to house a watersports centre, educational and conference facilities, retail unit and cafe/ bistro. Bryn Williams ... Read more »

Tyddyn Llan Restaurant with Rooms | Denbighshire, Wales

Tyddyn Llan Restaurant with Rooms

Tyddyn Llan describes itself as a restaurant with rooms, placing the focus firmly on their excellent food, rather than a typical hotel experience. Based in a beautiful Georgian country house dating from 1742, set in the beautiful Vale of Edeyrnion in Denighshire, North East Wales, Tyddyn Llan is perfectly placed to explore the local area ... Read more »

Cotswold House Hotel & Spa in Chipping Campden

Cotswold House Hotel in Chipping Campden

The Cotswolds is one of England’s most picturesque regions, thanks to its many well-preserved towns and villages built of beautiful yellow limestone, quarried locally. Narrow streets lined with elegant old buildings glow golden in the early morning and late afternoon sun, appealing to anyone interested in history and well-preserved architecture. One such small town is ... Read more »

Brother Thai | Cardiff

A range of dishes at Brother Thai restaurant

Starting out as a Thai street food vendor – and a very successful one at that – Brother Thai opened the doors of their first permanent restaurant in July 2021, and it’s been an instant hit with old and new fans alike ever since. Described as a Thai roti bar, the snappy menu includes their ... Read more »