Eat, Drink, Distil: Berkshire’s Hottest New Venue

Eat, Drink, Distil

Pete Lumber of Newbury-based 137 Distillery tells Bethan Andrews all about how he came to be in the drinks industry and about his new destination launch Sometimes, it just takes one brave moment to begin to follow your dreams and then the rest is history. For Peter Lumber, founder of 137 Distillery, this is most […]

The Reinvention Of The Butcher’s Tap & Grill In Marlow

The Butcher's Tap & Grill in Marlow

The latest innovation from Tom Kerridge has got Marlow talking – and in Jamie May, he has exactly the right person to front the operation It’s the week after The Butcher’s Tap & Grill in Marlow opened its revamped doors and Jamie May, the venue’s new executive chef and butcher, is feeling rather content. “It […]

Meet The New Head Chef At Marlow’s The Hand And Flowers

Dining Area

The Hand and Flowers in Marlow has legendary status amongst foodies – and now there is a new head chef in situ with ambitions to make it even better, as Mark Kebble finds out The COVID-19 pandemic has played havoc with the hospitality industry and, on the day of my interview with the new head […]

Interview With The Head Chef Of The Hind’s Head, Bray

Hind S Head Cocktail Bar Julian Abrams

Bray is home to some of the finest in experimental cooking, but says The Hind’s Head James Gray, expect some old favourites as their doors open once again Never have I been so excited about a Scotch egg. It’s my first wedding anniversary, the year is 2013, and to mark the occasion my wife and […]