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Food

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Finding the perfect pub that happens to be dog friendly is no easy feat. So with that in mind we’ve found 13 places you can enjoy lagers with your lab, Pims with the pug or beers with your Bichon Frise…

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10 of the best cycling cafes in Essex

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

CyclesUK are a leading independent bike retail chain based in Essex and they have held a public vote to find the cafes that local cyclists love. The results are in and these are 10 of the best cycling cafes in Essex

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Few things are more deliciously indulgent than an idyllic afternoon tea. Here Essex Life showcases 18 of the best places for tea and cake the county has to offer

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Private use of Library or Boardroom for 2 hours.

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Ad Feature: The Chophouse Braintree Midweek Set Menu

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Midweek Set Menu £19.95 for three courses at The Chophouse Braintree

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Restaurants

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

CyclesUK are a leading independent bike retail chain based in Essex and they have held a public vote to find the cafes that local cyclists love. The results are in and these are 10 of the best cycling cafes in Essex

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Monday, August 6, 2018

A Chophouse is more than just a restaurant or pub; it’s a British Institution dating back to the late 17th century.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

A house party at Maison Talbooth in the beautiful Dedham Vale on the north Essex and Suffolk border lets you take over this fabulous hotel with 12 individual bedrooms (for up to 24 guests), the pool house, gardens and grounds

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Stephanie Mackentyre continues her tour of Essex’s best eateries and this time stops at Lifehouse Spa & Hotel in Thorpe le Soken for a swim and a three-course supper

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Fish and Chips has for a long time been a British staple, the go to meal for Friday nights after work complete with all of your favourite extras from mushy peas to curry sauce. Here are our favourite places to get some scrumptious battered cod and chips

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Local Producers

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Our county’s fabulous seafood produce is recognised both nationally and internationally, but there is a lot of hard work behind the scenes | Words: Stephanie Mackentyre

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Stephanie Mackentyre speaks to three local producers of alcoholic beverages who are helping to put some fizz and pop into the joys of summer in the county

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Recipes

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

If for you the start of a new year means cut backs, boring diets and plain foods, think again. Essex Life showcases 5 healthy and hearty dishes from top local chefs that will keep you full and help your trim the fat too

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

As part of his feature on why he loves Christmas in Essex, Jamie Oliver shares his delicious recipe for chai sticky date pudding with toffee sauce

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Monday, December 18, 2017

As part of his feature on why he loves Christmas in Essex, the kitchen icon has given us a deliciously easy pork, sage, onion and chestnut stuffing recipe

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Drink

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Finding the perfect pub that happens to be dog friendly is no easy feat. So with that in mind we’ve found 13 places you can enjoy lagers with your lab, Pims with the pug or beers with your Bichon Frise…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

We all love a good old pub. Full of character and history there is no better place to sit back and enjoy a drink. Here are 10 of our favourite historical pubs

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Find shelter in colder weather in one of Essex’s wonderful cosy pubs. Warm up fireside with a pint of ale and a home-cooked meal and the dog curled up at your feet. Here are 10 places to do just that…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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Food & Drink Offers

Monday, August 6, 2018

Private use of Library or Boardroom for 2 hours.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Midweek Set Menu £19.95 for three courses at The Chophouse Braintree

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Our homemade afternoon tea £30 for two includes four savoury, four sweet items and a choice of hot drink, our upgrade with a bottomless prosecco afternoon tea for two at just £40.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Celebrate summer in Ellis’s restaurant with our special roast dinner offer!

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Dine in style at Ellis’s Greenwoods Hotel & Spa award winning restaurant.

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