This restaurant has been a long time favourite of mine in the nine years it’s been open. I have always said that Hayward’s is the best restaurant in Essex and after our latest visit I see no reason to change that statement. I’ve had the pleasure of watching the food consistently improve to the standard …

It’s been quite a few years now since our last visit but last night we finally went back to the Mandarin Palace in my hometown of Hornchurch. I can honestly say that we won’t be leaving it very long before we return again. We enjoyed great Chinese food along with excellent friendly service from every …

This is one of our regular and favourite restaurants to visit not just in our hometown of Hornchurch but in the whole of Essex. We always enjoy great food from chef / owner Craig as well as excellent service from manager Giovanni. But I have to say that our latest visit on sunday was easily …

This is a great local Thai restaurant that unfortunately we don’t get to visit us much as we would like. It’s been an established part of my hometown of Hornchurch for many years serving fantastic thai cuisine. I’m now glad to say that on saturday we did have a chance to visit and once again …

It was great to be back at Rubino Kitchen which is now in it’s fabulous new location of Inworth , Colchester. The accessibility is the first improvement as it’s only a short five minute drive from junction 23 on the A12. Secondly if our lunch on saturday was anything to go by then the food …

I do like to support local businesses as much as I can. This led to saturday when it gave me great pleasure to head to Epping for a Home Grown Kitchen pop up evening. This event was hosted by Danny Lee and Phoebe Goulding who met when they were employed with the Galvin group. At …

We enjoyed some fabulous visits to Kervan Kitchen Gidea Park last year and if our lunch on Sunday is anything to go by then we’re in for another fantastic year again. The food is always amazing and this is matched by the friendliest of service that makes this restaurant an absolute pleasure to visit.

After starting the year in isolation it was great to get my foodie year up and running. For this I decided to stay local and enjoy some fabulous Punjabi Cuisine at my favourite Indian restaurant the Tandoori Lounge. I love their Punjabi style of food which is very different to your normal Indian restaurant. This …

It’s not often we get the chance on a saturday to enjoy some of our favourite places in my hometown of Hornchurch but luckily this weekend we had that opportunity. We enjoyed a fabulous brunch followed by lunchtime drinks before heading of to support our local football team and finishing the day with a nice …