Food and Drink Features

Dark and chilly winter evenings are perfect for huddling in the corner of a country pub with friends, catching up over beer and supper. The Cotswolds have cosy pubs aplenty – here are 12 of our favourite places to go...

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The hamper includes the original London Dry Gin, the loved Yorkshire Rhubarb Gin and the brand’s latest launch, Slingsby Marmalade Gin.

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Win Win a Rare Bird Gin Distillery luxury hamper

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Win a beautifully presented willow and faux leather strap hamper containing a bottle of both Rare Bird London Dry Gin, Rare Bird Rhubarb & Ginger Gin, along with 2 x branded glasses and a beautiful Rare Bird Gin & Tonic candle.

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Once the preserve of high society, an afternoon tea is now widely available in cafes, tearooms and restaurants across the UK. This is no less true in the Cotswolds. We pick 12 of the best places to enjoy this indulgent treat in the region

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The government initiative to help boost the hospitality economy comes into effect this week, so here are the places to visit for money off your bill

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It wouldn’t be a British summer without a scone or two, so we’ve teamed up with Rodda’s to offer a luxury cream tea hamper

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Keep that rubber on the road with a motivational refuel at one of these top cycling cafés in the Cotswolds

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There can’t be many better places to enjoy dinner and drinks than in a stunning riverside setting in the Cotswold countryside. From a position on the banks of the River Thames to the River Churn, here are some of the best riverside pubs that the region has to offer…

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A creative new patisserie specialising in beautiful, colourful and unique pastries and cakes is coming to Cheltenham

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Flowers have been used for culinary purposes as far back as Ancient Greek and Egyptian times. Emma Hutchinson of the Cotswold florist, The Bespoke Flower Co. takes a closer look at edible flowers, why they are enjoying a renaissance on our plates and what you can grow at home to tempt your taste buds!

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A much-loved staple in the community, it’s a tragedy when a local pub is unable to continue serving its local patrons. Our pubs need to be cherished, celebrated and protected. Liz Hartland joins the group of passionate pub-lovers on a mission to encourage the public to do just that

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A brand new, unique dining experience is coming to the Cotswolds

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From 4th July, pubs will be reopening their doors in the first time for months as lockdown restrictions ease. We’ve gathered some must visit pubs in the Cotswolds to revisit

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Enjoy a day in the sunshine at these wonderful Pick Your Own fruit farms in the Cotswolds...

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Staging the region’s keynote event simply isn’t feasible amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus restrictions

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English Wine Week is a celebration of the great producers of the country, organised by WineGB. This year the week runs from Saturday 20th June to Sunday 28th June to mark the start of a glorious summer of wine. Here, The Wine Tipster tours us through his top 5 Cotswold vineyards to look out for during English Wine Week

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There are many beautiful spots in and around the Cotswolds to lay your blanket down and enjoy a good old fashioned picnic! Here are 13 of the best…

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The hordes of socially-distanced queues snaking around outside the big supermarkets is a troubling sight, but there are many (much better) alternatives. Our Cotswold food and drink businesses have shown agility in adapting to the current situation and are finding new ways to supply us with the quality produce we’ve come to expect... and right now they need our support more than ever

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You can now get cheesecakes delivered straight to your door in Cheltenham

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As supermarkets feel the strain of coronavirus, it is our local producers who are stepping up and keeping us fed and watered - and with great results. Could this be a sign of things to come?

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