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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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Ad Feature: Black Rabbit Pub Co Ltd

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Black rabbit in Maldon is one of the new ‘off the wall trendy bars’ to open in Essex.

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10 of the best cycling cafes in Essex

Tuesday, August 28, 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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Ad Feature: The Chophouse Braintree, Braintree

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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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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REVIEW: Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

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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A hearty portion of pie and mash has been an Essex dining staple enjoyed for generations. We pick 15 places to go for a tasty portion of this local favourite

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Ad Feature: Pig & Whistle Chelmsford

Monday, July 16, 2018

Pig & Whistle Restaurant offers an a la carte relaxed lunch, sun terrace dining, candlelit evening & relaxing Sunday lunch.

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From picturesque pub gardens to ocean view restaurants, Essex is full of wonderful places for al fresco dining. With that in mind we’ve picked nine of our favourite places to enjoy a meal in the sun

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Stephanie Mackentyre continues her tour of Essex’s finest dining spots at Café Bellissimo in Colchester

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Ad Feature: The Creek

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The Creek is a cosy restaurant, bar & lounge set in a beatiful 17th century Grade II listed building, where you can enjoy simple yet perfectly prepared cuisine using locally sourced produce within an warm inviting atmosphere. Our ethos at The Creek is to keep things simple and use classic combinations which have lasted many decades and are still popular today.

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Greenwoods Hotel & Spa

Friday, May 11, 2018

Whether it’s a celebratory dinner, a casual barbeque or delicious buffet to share with family and friends you require, at Greenwoods Hotel & Spa we have everything you need – and more!

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