Eating Out

Eating Out

The Fox at Folksworth opens at last after huge renovation project

A year-long labour of love comes to fruition this weekend when a stunning new pub restaurant finally opens its doors to drinkers and diners.

Brad Barnes dines at The Six Bells, Witham on the Hill

Lunch at The Six Bells brings comfort (food) and joy

My wife was a little envious when I mentioned some weeks ago I had popped into this particular venue for a little lunch - a pizza as it turned out.... a really good one too.

Becket Tea Room window

Tea... in a tranquil setting

A new independent tea room is to open in an historic location in Peterborough city centre on Easter Monday... with free homemade Easter biscuits on the day.

Pizza Parlour at Cowgate.

Pizza Parlour turns down the lights with wine and cocktail bar

Peterborough city centre’s Cowgate is already home to a number of restaurants, a pub and a dessert lounge, but late night revellers will be able to enjoy a wine and cocktail bar from Thursday.

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Sushi Daily at Waitrose, Peterborough

Sushi Daily comes to Peterborough

The fast growing Sushi Daily chain brought its range of artisan-created delights to Peterborough today, with the opening of a sushi bar at the city’s Waitrose store.

Peterborough City Market

Peterborough is a treasure trove of delicious food - if you know where to look

It’s all systems go at Prévost at the minute (says Lee Clarke). We’re pulling together what I think may be one of our best menus yet and next week marks our first birthday! I can’t believe it’s already been a year – we’d like to take a moment to thank anyone and everyone who has been through our doors in the last 12 months.

Brad Barnes dines at Mattoni at Eye, Peterborough

Pizza was hot stuff... I could have done with a cold Perroni!

It has been synonymous with Italian food for more than 20 years, but the little village of Eye has someone new to thank for keeping the trend going.

Nick Rutta at The Ostrich

Great food, great beer.... it kind of works!

Never a man to rest on his laurels, Nick Rutta has just started popping up at city centre independent pub The Ostrich.

Nettle soup

Nettle soup: Don’t get mad, get even - eat them

If you’ve taken an early look at your spring garden, chances are there are nettles growing, stealing a march on everything else. Nettles are one of the most persistent of the perennial weeds, but rather than getting mad with them, get even, and eat them.

Brad Barnes dines at Bill's in Peterborough city centre

Korean street food... that fitted the Bill for starters

Fancying a lunch out in the city centre with the family, this week’s venue certainly fitted the Bill.

Exterior of the former Sports Lounge at King's Street, Peterborough, to open as XOXO Grill House in April.

XOXO grill house set to beef up the city centre offering

A relaxed and comfortable grill house - specialising in steaks and gourmet burgers - is set to welcome diners in Peterborough city centre next month.

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Barnsley chop from Will Frankgate at The Blue Bell, Glinton

Quick and satisfying dinner with Will Frankgate, head chef at The Blue Bell, Glinton

As we’ve now come into spring there is nothing better than celebrating the seasonal change by enjoying a delicious lamb dish.

Inside Turtle Bay SUS-150331-101604001

Turtle Bay to create 50 jobs with city centre restaurant opening in May

Turtle Bay, the restaurant and bar with a Caribbean twist, will open in Peterborough city centre in May, creating 50 jobs.

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Brad Barnes dines at The Cuckoo, at Alwalton.

Baffled by a poor excuse for a roast dinner in such a nice venue

“As much gravy as you like” says the Sunday lunch menu at The Cuckoo... which is just as well as it was pretty much the only way the roast beef on my plate was going to get eaten.

Beef, Guinness and oyster pie

Every week should have a pie in it

It was British Pie Week last week - and a good British pie is a thing of true culinary beauty and one of our classic dishes. Every week should have a pie in it.

The 8848, Broad Street, Stamford

‘Eyes closed it was deep fried breaded mushrooms’ - where was the flavour?

When I fancy “a curry”, I have a few reliable go-tos in Peterborough, but further afield it is something of a lottery.

Grassmere pork pie offer from Westgate Arcade butchers. Pictured is Gail Griffiths

FREE pork pie for every reader at Peterborough butchers to mark National Butchers Week

There is no better way to get the meat to your table than by ordering directly from the local butchers.

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The Boathouse

Pub Offers FREE ‘Mothering Sundaes’ and £500 for Peterborough Sweetest Mum

A pub is spreading sweetness this Mother’s Day, with a delicious giveaway and £500 prize for Peterborough ‘sweetest mum’.

The Wicked Witch at Ryhall.

Lunch doesn’t get any better than this

The tempura coating was delicate, golden and crisp; the fish fillet inside light, fluffy and whiter than a reality TV star’s teeth; the honey glazed carrots were a delight and the peas fresh-tasting and sweet, set against the salty crispy kale.

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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