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Crown Inn, Cleobury Mortimer bucks UK trend

Affordable Luxury Comes to Shropshire

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Restaurant opening in Ironbridge

New Investment on Ironbridge Waterfront

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AGA Carvery Launches in Bridgnorth

A Night of Shropshire ‘Stars’ to Launch Bridgnorth Pub Innovation

The launch of a first for the UK, at a ‘star’ studded event held at Bridgnorths’ much Loved Punch Bowl Inn.

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National Curry Week with JUST EAT

National Curry Week celebrates Britain's love affair with curry.

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Shropshire Chef crowned UK South Asian Chef Winner

Suree Coates of The King & Thai Restaurant Broseley crowned UK South Asian Chef Winner

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The School House Lichfield Venue opened its new brasserie to much acclaim

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Staffordshire Restaurant Appeals for Name

Much loved Old School House is undergoing a £200K refit and appealing to diners for a new name

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Persian Restaurant Shrewsbury Awards

Shrewsbury Restaurant the Old Hall Persian finalists in National awards

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Shropshire Thai Chef honoured at House of Lords

A Shropshire Chef who was named the UK’s best Thai chef less than 12 months ago has visited the House of Lords to launch a contest to find a worthy successor.

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Shropshire pub delights locals

Boyne Arms, Burwarton Serves up perfect food for locals & the Jubilee

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New Season Asparagus est arrive

Fresh Bridgnorth Asparagus arrives on the regions menus

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April Local Produce from Hadley Park Hotel

Hadley Park Hotel and Dorrells Restaurant, Telford, celebrate Shropshire produce

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Food of Love from the Land of Smiles

Award Winning Thai Chef Creates a lovers menu, with local steaks and fresh fish...

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January Sale

Award Winning Carvery Venue, The Punch Bowl inn, announces Sale for January

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Bring Your Own to Bridgnorth Bangladeshi

A popular Bangladeshi Restaurant in Bridgnorth is offering a recession-busting deal to diners who want to save on drinks – bring your own at no extra cost.

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Shropshire Restaurant Wins Best UK Thai Eatery

The King and Thai in Broseley, Shropshire, are winners of prestigious UK Thai Eatery - Asian Curry Restaurant of the Year Award

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New Owners and New Name for Travellers Rest Inn

The once popular Travellers Rest Inn Affcot, near Church Stretton, has been closed for many months, but has now be bought and lovingly restored, and renamed to 'Affcot Lodges'

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TV Show visits Bridgnorth Restaurant

The Restaurant Inspector is a new Channel 5 reality makeover show on struggling British restaurants. Host Fernando Peire, the director of London’s Ivy restaurant, goes undercover to sample the venues, food and service before revealing his identity and offering advice. IN October he visited Bambers French Restaurant Bridgnorth, see what he thought...

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Shropshires Best Curry House

Shropshire's Curry Chef Awards were held at Radbrook Catering college in Shrewsbury, amongst hot competition.

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NEW Restaurant in Ludlow

Fishmore Hall, Restaurant Hotel in Ludlow,  bares the Fruits of its Labour with an exciting new restaurant opening.

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Telfords Newest Restaurant

Dorrells Restaurant, at the Hadley Park Hotel, Telford, is now open, following a 'Name the Restaurant competion' which achieved over 1,000 entries.

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Punch Bowl Re-opening

The Punch Bowl Inn, Bridgnorth set to re-open following devastating floods - full refit, new menus & decor

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Kenilworth Restaurant is a 'Cut Above'

New opening ‘Beef Restaurant’ Kenilworth, is a 'Cut Above' for the Midlands. Owner Andreas Antona’s latest Creation 

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Name The Restaurant

With the completion of their new £1.5 million conference centre, function room and bedrooms The Hadley Park House Hotel in Telford now have a dedicated restaurant, the only problem is it has no name!

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The Shows Go on!

Despite floods, the Punch Bowl Inn, Bridngorth fights back, keeping their Shropshire Tribue Nights alive and kicking!

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White Horse, Clun, Highly rated

Top web ratings guide puts our white horse amongst the best...

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Traditional Pizzeria Opens in Bridgnorth

Bridgnorth High Street recently welcomed its newest addition to the growing restaurant scene, Peepo Pizzeria.

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Midlands Food Shows

Some of the best food shows are held in the Midlands, check out where we are, and how to get hold of free or discounted tickets...

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Shropshire County Show

June 26th &b 27th Sees the re-packaged, bigger and better Shropshire County Show (previously West Mids Show)...dine at the Chefs Table Restaurant, for some great local produce

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Shrewsbury Jazz Weekend

Live Jazz Weekend ~ June 25th-27th, featuring star players!

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Midlands Food Shows

The NEC BBC Good Food Show is nearly upon us 16-20 June, The NEC, Birmingham...check out who's appearing and how you can get FREE Theatre tickets...

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Gordon Ramsays' Favourite Midlands Restaurant

RAMSAY’S BEST RESTAURANT
The producers of Gordon Ramsey’s exciting new series for Channel 4 ‘Ramsay’s Best Restaurant’ are now broadcasting their findings...

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Punch Bowl Inn, Bridgnorth National Customer Service Finalist

Favourite pub amongst the regions carvery and tribute fans, voted into the finalists of National awards

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Ludlow Spring Festival Returns

Ludlow's Spring Festival 2010, Saturday & Sunday 8th-9th May - previously known as the Spring Event - takes place for the second year in the grounds of the historic Ludlow Castle, in Shropshire.

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Asparagus Celebration Menus & Events

Some of the regions finest restaurants are celebrating the famous 'Gras' with special menus and events

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Top Worcestershire Chef Joins Haiti Appeal

Award Winning Chef Felice Tocchini of teh Brasserie at Stoulton in Worcestershrie supports Dinewithus ~ For Les Haiti Appeal

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Lasan Win The 'F' Word - Vote for your local!

Following the success of local restaurant Lasan, in Channel 4s 'The F Word' you can now vote for your own Midlands favourite for the next series!

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Ludlow Home of 'Uk's TOP Restaurant'

The Midlands restaurants gain accreditation from the renowned Harden's Guide, with an old Ludlow favourite TOP!

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Lasan Birmingham - Winner of F Word

Exclusive Interview with Exec Chef Aktar

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Port Varietals ~ An Explantion

Always wondered what makes good port, and the different style and origins? Our wine writer Philippe Boucheron explains all.

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Hadley Park Hotel, New Website, New Extension!

The prestigious Hadley Park Hotel, Telford, launches a new website, in readiness for it's expansion into new 'grounds'

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The Gift of Food This Christmas (& Savings into 2010!)

Midlands foodies are being offered an exclusive discount dining deal saving 20% off throughout 2010 PLUS FREE Chokolit bars from Louis Barnett...Join before December 17th!

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Ironbridge Hotel & Restaurant, wins Green Award

The Best Wester Valley Hotel, Awarded Coveted Gold 'Green Award' under Tourism Business Sheme

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Romolo Shrewsbury

Italian Excellence in the heart of Shrewsbury?

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NEC Gift Fair

WIN tickets to this Festive Shopping Mecca

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Brockencote WINS!

Excellence in tourism award

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Christmas Menus & Venues in the Midlands

Christmas Menus in Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, and Birmingham

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Chefs Celebration

Read more chef news and reviews

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Ludlow food Festival 'Chefs Table' Restaurant

Chefs & Producers serving Food Festival goers...

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Shropshire Business Successes

Culinary celebration...

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Jazz & Laurent Perrier Gourmet Evening at The Elms Worcester

A Taste of Worcestershire Jazz & Laurent Perrier Gourmet Evening Friday September 11th 2009

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Wine and Dine Evening at the Boyne

Clive Dickinson of classic wine presents an evening of fantastic food at wine at The Boyne Arms.

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Eat the Midlands!

Eat the Midlands has now been re-launched by our very own James Day! (Founder of dinewithus.co.uk and gourmet-life.co.uk).

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Discount dining now expected

For 25% of UK diners, discount vouchers or savings cards are now a must when making a dining decision.

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The Newport Show

Join dinewithus and gourmetlife at the Newport Show on the 18th of July.

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Jean Christophe Novelli visits Boyne Arms in Bridgnorth

Celebrity Chef Jean Christophe Novelli surprised local diners at the Boyne Arms Bridgnorth this weekend

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New Riverside Restaurant opens in Bridgnorth!

Husband and wife duo John and Sandra Farnell have open the River House Kitchen, and with the help of head chef Richard Harrison are creating a fabulous new venue in Bridgnorth.

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Ludlow Restaurateurs National Awards

Fishmore Hall, & La Becasse Scoop National Award

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New Eat the Midlands Face Book Site

At last a community site for the Midlands foodies, has been launched to help keen diners to find new places, and share some old ones with their friends and Facebook members.

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Coeliac Awareness Week. 11th – 17th May

Coeliac Disease is an eating disorder which effects 1 in 100 Brits, but now Midlands Diners can carry out a Coeliac friendly restaurant search on this Dinewithus.co.uk website to find some great sympathetic restaurants to dine. in the Midlands.

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Asparagus

The short asparagus season (April-June) has started!

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West Midlands Show 27th-28th June

It has been confirmed that Jean Christophe Novelli will be the celebrity chef at this years West Midlands Show Which of our regions chef's trained with Jean?

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Wine to accompany seasonal favourites

First instalment from the Midlands food and wine journalist Phillipe Boucheron picks the perfect wine to drink with one of the seasons favourite vegetables.

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Chocolate, chocolate and yes more chocolate, Easter has arrived!

Shropshire based Louis Barnett has a passion for one of the nations favorite treats. Starting when he was only 13 Louis has created a range of chocolates with an ethical and environmental emphasis.

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The Credit Munch Menu in association with the Shropshire Star. NEW RECIPE ADDED!

Dinewithus has got behind the Shropshire Stars campaign to beat the recession. The campaign that was lunched at the start of March aims to encourage more people to eat healthy meals made from local seasonal ingredients.

 

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National Butchers Week 16th-21st March 2009

Over the past years the rise of the supermarket has greatly altered the way we shop and buy our food. Gone are the days when people shopped on a daily basis from small independent stores on the high street. More common a place is families doing large weekly or fortnightly shops at supermarkets.

 

 

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AA Rosettes and AA Strawberry Awards Explained

 

In today’s current economical climate restaurants need to distinguish themselves and stand out above others. AA Rosettes set an achievable standard to which restaurants can aspire to.

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Michelin Star Ludlow

La Becasse, Ludlow, fine dining restaurant wins it's much deserved Michelin Star..

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British Pie Week Events

British Pie week 2009 runs from the 2nd to the 8th of March, the week aims to celebrate the humble pie and the diversity of this relatively simple meal.  Many restaurants in our area are holding pie evenings or incorporating traditional pies on to the menu. Any filling can be used from sweet to savory, meat, fish and vegetarian the list is endless!

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Sausages - 2009 is gonna be a real Banger!

The current economic down turn has led to the increase consumption of cheaper cuts of meat and offal. Sausage sales have increased in 2008, not just the cheaper supermarket versions but the sale of gourmet offerings have steadily increased too. Premium or gourmet sausages now account for 35% of total sausage sales in the UK.

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Eat The Midlands

Birmingham’s Finest?

Some of the best venues in the region, are created by or in association with Messers Paul Hales, and Paul Salisbury – Those elusive creators and purveyors of perfectly located, presented and operated venues offering superb value, in opulent surroundings for the great and the good of Solihull, The Greater West Midlands, (not to mention their UK wide initiatives with Mitchells and Butler Pub Co.)

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NEW Dinewithus.co.uk Website

As you can see, at last we have a new improved, re-designed, re-populated, and MUCH easier to navigate website and a BIG thank you to the team at www.klicksolutions.co.uk who have been working VERY hard with us to help recreate this much improved site, from the previous websites we were running.

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The Elms Hotel and Spa, Abberley Worcestershire

Top 100 UK Restaurant

Accredited as one of the "Top 100 UK Restaurants" (by Restaurant magazine) The Restaurant at The Elms, has been nominated as the only restaurant in the area that reaches the high standards demanded by the nomination, amongst stiff competition with the likes of Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver in the running. The restaurant is overseen by accredited Head Chef Daren Bale, who has also achieved much National and Local acclaim, including 2AA Rosettes, and their AA Strawberry Award, which is only accredited to restaurants who source more than 50% of their produce from the region.

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