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CheeseFest is coming to Colchester

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Lovers of cheddar, mozzarella, raclette, gruyere or any other cheese you can think of will be gathering in Colchester’s Charter Hall on May 12

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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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Ad Feature: Wivenhoe House Sunday Lunch Offer

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Three course meal and half bottle of wine for £29.50.

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Ad Feature: Wivenhoe House Winter Set Menu

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Dine with Wivenhoe House this winter in the brasserie bar and restaurant with their fantastic value winter set menu which includes five course for only £27.50 per person!

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Sometimes you can’t beat a good cocktail – long with a garnish or short over ice, shaken not stirred. How ever you like them Essex has a plethora of fantastic places to get them and here are nine of our favourites

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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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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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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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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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Being home to so many wonderful places to eat choosing where to go for dinner can often be difficult. With that in mind we’ve picked 20 of our favourite places to help you decide

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After recently returning to Essex to open the Galvin Green Man pub, Nick Roberts heads into their Baker Street restaurant, Bistrot de Luxe, to see where it all began

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As an enduring British institution, it’s incredibly important to get your Sunday lunch right. Here are 12 pubs in Essex that know how to deliver precisely what you require.

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Treat yourself to a pint of real ale surrounded by fresh sea air and coastal views at any one of these glorious Essex pubs

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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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10 cosy pubs in Essex

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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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The glamorous ceremony on October 5 at Braxted Park saw Essex’s best producers, chefs, restauranteers and owners gather to celebrate everything foodie this magnificent county has to offer

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These are the winners from our glittering Braxted Park ceremony on October 5

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We reveal the winner for the Pride of Essex award: Sponsored by East of England Co-op

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We reveal the winner for the Best Essex Producer award. Sponsored by Bellefontaines’ Jewellery & Watches

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We reveal the winner for the Restaurant of the Year award. Sponsored by Wilks & Co. Wine Merchants

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