Siblings celebrate shared success in Rural Awards

Two Yorkshire Wolds businesses are celebrating after winning prestigious rural awards. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery () and sister company, Spirit of Yorkshire () from Hunmanby, won the Sustainability/Environment Award and the Food and Drink Producer of the Year award respectively at the recent Yorkshire Post Rural Awards.

HoHoHo – HoH opens in time for Christmas

Hammonds of Hull has opened “a place to meet, shop, dine and discover, all under one roof” in the city centre. The HoH Foodhall is a new concept and brings with it a vibrant collection of dining options, organic grocery outlets, retail areas, and plenty of food, music and art. The 30,000 square foot industrial space features over 12 differing food and beverage locations such as the Vinyl Lounge, the Tin Man Bar, and 1821 Cocktail and Coffee bar. 

Get ready for the New Year with a bottomless glass of Prosecco at Wedgwood

There’s an opportunity to celebrate the last day of 2021 at the World of Wedgwood Tea Room, tucked away in the picturesque village of Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent. The very special New Year’s Eve Afternoon Tea will consist of sandwiches, freshly baked scones and fancies, as well as unlimited prosecco and tea. The cost is £45 per head. 

A Great British Summer will offer food for thought in Lincoln

A feast of festivals is set to bring a bumper British summer to Lincoln Castle in 2022, including a new event celebrating the best of Lincolnshire food and drink. Lincolnshire can lay claim to being the ‘food capital of the UK’, and next summer’s event will showcase food and drink from across the county, as well as feature a craft beer tent.

New restaurant for Hull Marina

Bert’s Pizza & Gelato is the latest restaurant within the Humber Docks Marina, in Hull. The third restaurant in Bert’s stable, this one is in an eye-catching building, in a thriving area of the city, and serves pizzas cooked in wood-fired oven, salads, sides, and authentic Italian gelato, freshly prepared on the premises each day using locally sourced ingredients, or those imported directly from Italy. Bert’s also offers a bespoke Pizza Home Kits service.

Crowning glory in Hampshire

The Crown Inn, in the picturesque Test Valley, has been refurbished inside and out, giving it a modern restaurant feel but retaining its original country cottage pub features, while outside heated wooden H’Igloos (Hampshire Igloos) provide an outdoor dining experience all year round. Chef and owner, Dave Watts, also recently acquired The Charcuterie at Parsonage Farm, where he creates cured meats sold online and served as platters in the pub. 

From staff canteen to award winning restaurant

Darleys, an award-winning restaurant in a converted cotton mill by the River Derwent in Derby, has once again been awarded two rosettes in the AA Restaurant Guide 2022. Serving classic British and European dishes with a modern twist, the restaurant sits within a 200-year-old former mill building in Darley Abbey Mills, part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, on the outskirts of Derby city centre. During the industrial revolution, it housed the mill’s staff canteen