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 […]

Dining At The Hare & Hounds In Newbury

Hare & Hounds Newbury

Newbury has a new coaching inn to get excited about, full of equestrian nods and dining options that makes of the most of the county’s produce The Hare & Hounds is a lovely 17th century Georgian building and, after months of restoration, now boasts a traditional pub, dining room and 30-bed coaching inn, as well […]

Discovering The Hand & Flowers Offshoot, The Shed In Marlow

The Shed Interior

We speak to Andrea Ellis, Sales & Events Executive for The Shed in Marlow, the unique 10-seater Hand & Flowers offshoot When was The Shed first launched and what was the idea behind it? The Shed launched in 2016 and was originally used as the development kitchen for The Hand & Flowers, but as the […]

Visiting Leaf Restaurant At Castle Hotel Windsor

Leaf Bar Windsor Day

The food offering at Castle Hotel Windsor continues to conjure up surprises, which executive head chef Suraj Lokhande tells Mark Kebble is all in a day’s work The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee was a momentous occasion for all of the UK, but for those in Windsor there was an extra special feeling to proceedings. “It was […]

Ready. Set. Bake! The Big Bucks Bake Off is Back!

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Do you have what it takes to be crowned the 2022 Big Bucks Bake Off champion? Eden Shopping Centre has announced the return of the local fan favourite, the Big Bucks Bake Off. Making a comeback for the first time since 2020 after a short hiatus during Covid, it looks to be more popular than […]

Head To Carnaby For The Ultimate Food And Drink Experience

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Running from 20 June-3 July, Carnaby’s Street Eat promises to surprise and delight all lovers of good food and entertainment Head down to Carnaby from Monday 20th June to Sunday 3rd July and discover the ultimate foodie experience; Street Eat. From exclusive food and drink offers, live roaming music, alfresco dining seats and foodie masterclasses, […]


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SET TO OPEN THIS SPRING Spring 2022: The Ivy Collection is delighted to announce the opening of The Ivy Royal Windsor Brasserie this spring, in the year of Her Majesty the Queen’s much-anticipated Jubilee. Located within the heart of Windsor and catering for up to 140 guests, the brasserie will offer sophisticated and friendly all-day […]

How Bubble Tea Took Over Windsor

Paeonia In Windsor

We catch up with Anh Pham, the founder of Paeonia in Windsor, to find our why we simply can’t get enough of bubble tea What is bubble tea? Bubble tea is a tea-based drink served cold, hot or iced with chewy tapioca pearls providing an addictive mix of textures. Simply choose your tea, your ice level, […]

Visiting Michelin Starred Restaurant Coworth Park In Ascot

Caviar Tart, Cornish Crab, Yuzu, Cucumber

Fresh from being awarded four AA Rosettes, we speak to the executive chef at Restaurant Coworth Park in Ascot about how they have achieved such success Congratulations on the recent news of Restaurant Coworth Park being award four AA Rosettes, and you are Michelin starred too. What does this recognition mean to you? It is […]

Inside The World Of Sculptor Beth Cullen-Kerridge

Tom And Beth

The world renowned sculptor Beth Cullen-Kerridge talks to Mark Kebble about life with Tom, love of Marlow, and why her mantra is to just keep going If you are feeling a little down in the dumps, or the long, dark January days are giving you a dose of seasonal affective disorder (the appropriately monikered SAD), […]

This Morning’s Clodagh McKenna Discusses New Cookbook In Minutes

Vietnamese Summer Rolls

Celebrated chef Clodagh McKenna talks to Mark Kebble about her new cookbook, enjoying Christmas dinner and why she can’t get enough of her local Newbury favourites For anyone who has watched Berkshire local Clodagh McKenna on This Morning, you will be familiar with her enthusiastic personality. Rustling up dishes in no time at all in […]

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 […]