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Food and Drink Features

With a restaurant that sits in Stanbrook Abbey's original nun's dining hall, David Humphreys' modern British menu is a heavenly experience

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Looking to stock up some of the best produce the Cotswolds has to offer? Whether you're after fresh fruit and vegetables, locally sourced meat or homemade cakes, pastries and cheeses, here are 6 fantastic farm shops selling all that and more in the region

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Ad Feature 6 great garden centres to visit in Oxfordshire

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

There are many garden centres with cafes that can turn a visit to buy plants and garden supplies into something special. Here are 6 garden centres in Oxfordshire every green-fingered enthusiast will want to visit

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Tracy Spiers is sampling Leamington Spa's edible offerings ahead of its food and drink festival next month. It's hard work, but someone has to do it...

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When David Lindgren exchanged the corporate world to set up The Cotswold Fruit Company and a life of self-employment, it was with the intention of keeping things as simple and as local as possible. And nothing has changed in the intervening years

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Whether you're a loyal local or a visitor to the area, you'll never be far from a charming real ale pub in the Cotswolds.

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Cheltenham Festival

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 19 of the best places to enjoy this indulgent treat in the region

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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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When canape queens Kelly Bailey and Rachel Thursfield get together, there's not a vol au vent in sight

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Hosted at Cheltenham Racecourse, we celebrated the region's fantastic food and drink industry at the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2019. Here we reveal the worthy winners...

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In a move to deliver transparency across England's food and drink industry, farmer-led food provenance champion, Happerley, announces plans to open the country's first national centre for provenance

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Opening a new business is never easy, so when one succeeds it's always cause for celebration. We're in good company when it comes to fantastic new businesses in the Cotswolds but we feel that this one has gone above and beyond...

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The nominees for this category were selected for their genuine passion for the local food and drink scene and a dedication to what it means for the Cotswold community

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The Cotswolds are home to so many great tea rooms and coffee shops so this was not an easy decision to make. We're pleased to announce that we've picked a winner worthy of the 'Best Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year' title...

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Every year we honour people within the local community who do so much to help producers, restaurateurs, cafes, pubs, chefs and those in the hospitality industry

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They put in years of dedication and training to create perfection on a plate. These are the chefs behind the wonderful restaurants that we enjoy in the Cotswolds. There is so much talent here, but we have picked our finalists, and one that was a cut above the rest

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From cosy pubs to rustic inns, the Cotswolds are home to some of the finest pubs in the country. Here's our winner of the Best Pub at the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2019

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We were looking for events or initiatives that are seeking to raise the bar and serve as exemplars to the industry in the Cotswolds - and we've found them. Congratulations to the finalists and worthy winner of this award

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From local dairies and free range eggs, to fine food catering companies, the Cotswolds has some of the best local producers and suppliers in the country. But who is the best?

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This was your opportunity to nominate your favourite drinks product including soft drinks, wine, spirits, ale, beer or cider that is made by a Cotswold farmer, producer, retailer or manufacturer. We announce this year's worthy winner...

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