Archive for November, 2017

Top 10 UK mini-breaks with kids for October half-term

November 3, 2017

From Bristol’s new Concorde museum to spotting Sumatran tigers in the Kent woods, young children will love these autumn breaks. We’ve added hostels and affordable hotels, too, to make them overnight getaways See our top half-term breaks for teenagers Nungwi Village Continue reading…

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Short break or big trip? Holidays to book now

November 3, 2017

Featuring a wild west-themed break in Spain, a weekend in Budapest, the reopening of Tate St Ives and Singapore flights for £179, our budget travel ideas for October and November have arrived Nungwi Village October and November are still a little early to soak up northern Europe’s wintry charm (and most Christmas markets don’t open […]

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The Game Bird, London: ‘This is a love letter’ – restaurant review

November 3, 2017

This plush bolthole unapologetically serves up classic British dishes without froth or fuss – and long may it continue The Game Bird, The Stafford, 16-18 St James’s Place, London SW1A 1NJ (020 7518 1234). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £140 Nungwi Village It takes guts to write a menu full of original dishes […]

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Piecaramba!: ‘A bloody good pie shop’ – restaurant review | Jay Rayner

November 3, 2017

The restaurant may be filled with vintage comics, but the pies served up in this Winchester diner are no joke Piecaramba!, 11a Parchment Street, Winchester SO23 8AT (01962 852 182). Meal for two, including service and drinks: £25 (if you really try) Getting too analytical about our food is never a good idea. Eating is […]

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Fence Gate Lodge, near Burnley, Lancashire: hotel review

November 3, 2017

This inn on the edge of the Ribble Valley has long had a reputation for good food and drink. Now it’s added a glam 24-bedroom lodge across the road When I arrive at Fence Gate Lodge, owner Kevin Berkins is busy with a tape measure on the staircase, checking the installation of a bespoke bannister. […]

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Salt, Stratford-upon-Avon: ‘I want this restaurant to be great’ | Jay Rayner

November 3, 2017

Paul Foster won top awards as a young chef, now he’s got his own place in the Midlands. And Jay feels fully vindicated Salt, 8 Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB (01789 263 566). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £70-£110 Paul Foster is living other chefs’ fantasies. He has the thing they all want: […]

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The White Lion Inn, Cray, Yorkshire dales: hotel review

November 3, 2017

This revamped old drovers’ pub above Wharfedale offers a roaring fire, real ales and a menu designed for those who’ve been out walking on the fells When Yorkshire hosted the grand départ of the Tour de France in 2014, the first taste of the wild for the peleton was climbing out of Wharfedale past a […]

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Black Swan country pub in Yorkshire named world’s best restaurant

November 3, 2017

Family-run inn in Oldstead beats fine-dining rivals Blumenthal and Blanc in global poll based on millions of reviews A country pub in North Yorkshire has been named the best restaurant in the world based on a poll of customer reviews. The Black Swan in Oldstead, on the edge of the North York Moors, shot straight […]

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Angkor Soul, Stockport: ‘It lives up to its name’ | Jay Rayner

November 3, 2017

It’s a popular restaurant, a café and a record shop, too. But all that matters is the great Cambodian home cooking Angkor Soul, 12 Stockport Road, Marple, Stockport SK6 6BJ (0161 222 0707). Lunch £30, dinner £60, both for two Marple, just outside Stockport, is not the kind of town in which you would expect […]

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São Tomé & Príncipe: a travel adventure that’s great, green and diverse

November 3, 2017

A remote, eco-friendly trip reveals a plantation house that’s now a hotel on the smaller of these two islands off the west Africa coast. Hopes are high it will bring jobs and highlight the captivating wildlife The island in pictures Nelito, the boatman, took one look at the rocks and the swell smashing over them […]

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