Food and Drink

You could meet Levi Roots and get a free goody bag

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on August 1, 2019

This is your chance to meet the man himself at the Banbury Food & Drink Festival and get a free goody bag containing a selection of his produce! Just leave your name, email address and telephone number below then sit back and cross your fingers. Hurry entries close on Monday 12th August at 12.00 Noon […]

The Unicorn, Deddington

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on July 30, 2019

The magic of the Unicorn lies with landlord Kris and his family. Kris grew up in a farming family in and around Middleton Cheney with farming in his blood. Much of the focus has been with poultry rearing, but also includes a flock of sheep and a herd of cows. There is not much Kris […]

Restaurant Review – The Star Inn, Sulgrave

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on June 1, 2019

Sulgrave is a popular conservation village in South Northamptonshire only 7.9 miles from Banbury. Whilst doing this review of the Star Inn I became acquainted with three connections which it has with America. Firstly, the village is best known for Sulgrave Manor, the ancestral home of George Washington the first president of the United States. […]

Restaurant Review – The Duck on the Pond

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on March 1, 2019

This month we are again reviewing a local gastro pub with new owners, namely Gordon and Penny Waddell, who 6 months ago acquired the Duck on the Pond at South Newington. And before you ask, yes there is a pond there and it does have a resident duck on it or to be precise two […]

Restaurant Review – The Bell Inn, Great Bourton

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on February 1, 2019

I don’t know about you, but I just love visiting a nice local village pub which has recently been taken over by a new energetic young couple, out to prove themselves. Well that’s exactly why I found myself on the way to The Bell Inn at Great Bourton on a bright, sunny, crisp Sunday afternoon […]

Cake of the Month

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 12, 2018

Follow the recipe below and share your creation on our Facebook or Instagram account to receive a free Coffee at The Yurt. All you have to do is tag us in your post and we will send you your unique voucher code. Happy baking! Apple & Almond Cake Summer has gone and sadly so has […]

Savoir Fare

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 12, 2018

After a few weeks of anticipation, we finally arrived at Savoir Fare situated in Garth Park. We were ready to see what all the fuss is about. When I say fuss, I mean a 4.5 rating on trip advisor, numerous positive news reports and more comments from our readers than we can count telling us […]

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