Shopping is hungry work, right? It's easy enough to burn a few calories walking from shop to shop, trying clothes on, and lugging your new purchases around. Luckily, there are heaps of places to stop off in Highcross if you need to recharge your batteries. The Leicester shopping centre has a range of eateries from fast food outlets to fine dining restaurants. To help you decide where to eat next time you're engaging in a bit of retail therapy, we had a look at TripAdvisor to see which places are most popular with customers. Here are the best and worst restaurants in Highcross, rated from worst to best, according to the review site. 25. McDonald’s #881 out of 1,007 restaurants in Leicester 2.5/5 average review score What reviewers say: "Terrible place." 24. Love Coffee #842 out of 1,007 restaurants in Leicester 3/5 average review score What reviewers say: "Ordered cappuccino, got lukewarm overpriced coffee and a side of cold shoulder from the person behind the counter." 23. … [Read more...] about These are the best and worst restaurants in Highcross
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There’s only about a dozen stools and no reservations for diners at the counter of Kiln in Soho, just named as the U.K.’s best restaurant. So expect what can be a wait at peak times to get a lot longer.Kiln, known for guinea fowl jungle curry (£8.50/$11.35) or curried crab, left in its wake three-Michelin-starred establishments such as the Waterside Inn, where you might pay £57 for a starter of pan-fried escalopes of foie gras Grenoble style with caramelized slices of orange. Second place in the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards went to Sabor, a new tapas bar and grill in Mayfair opened by chef Nieves Barragán, formerly of Barrafina, which won in 2015.Kiln founder Ben Chapman and his team serve a short menu based on Thai regional cuisine, with influences from Myanmar and Yunnan. Most dishes are cooked in an open kitchen using wood-burning ovens and grills.The Chinese restaurant A Wong placed third. Fourth … [Read more...] about These Are the 100 Best Restaurants in the U.K.
Food Alice Hancock 16 Apr 2018 Read on Bristol’s gastronomic revolution Alice Hancock Chelsea is a rarefied end of town. The old streets behind Cheyne Walk and around the Physic Garden are some of London’s most charming, while the King’s Road has for a long time been known as the place to be seen. When it comes to restaurants, cheap eats are fewer and further between than other parts of London, but with hefty prices often comes quality. There’s a notable focus on organic produce and the countryside – possibly testament to Chelsea’s proximity to the M4 headed west. A few of the UK’s best known chefs have set up shop in the area and Chelsea is home to some of the city’s prettiest eateries. As ever, the following list of recommendations is just for starters… Café culture A Daylesford lunch is served (Instagram) Bluebird Bluebird was once an art deco garage owned by 1920s racing legend Sir Malcolm Campbell. … [Read more...] about The best restaurants in Chelsea
Opinion PUBLISHED: 06:00 10 January 2018 | UPDATED: 08:23 10 January 2018 Mark Seddon believes a co-operative could keep production of Colman's of Norwich where it belongs. Picture: Mark Seddon. Mark Seddon The name of Colman’s of Norwich could live on if enough support gets behind a bid to make it a co-operative, writes journalist Mark Seddon. For some years I worked as a TV reporter at the United Nations in New York, before going to work for the then-UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon. Travelling the world, I would often ask friends in different countries – usually homesick Brits or friends from Commonwealth countries like Canada or India, if they wanted me to bring anything. Invariably the answer would come back: “Some Colman’s mustard please!” The shocking decision of Unilever to shut the Carrow Works plant has sent reverberations around the world. Colman’s is synonymous with Norwich. Those same people who used to ask me to bring them a jar … [Read more...] about Co-operative bid could keep production of Colman’s in Norwich, says former UN adviser
Being vegan and eating out once meant dining solely on mushroom risottos and filling up on the bread basket lest the dessert menu fail to provide an accidentally dairy-free option. But not anymore. At least half a million people in the UK are vegan, and it's home to some of the world's best exclusively vegetarian and vegan restaurants that offer an excellent range of grub that goes far beyond nut roasts and tofu. The trick is knowing where to look. From ethical fine dining to cruelty-free fast-food, we’ve rounded up the best establishments across the UK, where any vegan can get their fill of tasty and nutritious food without feeling like they have to compromise on style or flavour. You'll never need to cancel your dinner plans again. Food For Friends, Brighton This smart and classy eatery in the heart of Brighton’s historic lanes is part of a newer breed of high-design veggie restaurants in the UK that goes way beyond your average hemp-filled cafe, and … [Read more...] about 19 of the best vegan restaurants in the UK