It was great that I was able to support my good friends at Haywards Restaurant in Epping last weekend by purchasing one of their takeaway Sunday Lunches. The lunch is a three course plus bread & petit fours priced at £29.50. Once we got it home there was minimal effort required to prepare each course. …

Well what a year this has been and none more so than for the hospitality industry. COVID-19 has certainly affected us all this year with hospitality being hit the hardest. To the fact that on three occasions pubs & restaurants have had to close their doors for indefinite periods. Yet despite all this I’ve still …

So as it’s time to head out of another lockdown and into Tier 2 I’d like to say Thank You once again to my hometown of Hornchurch. To all those that have been allowed to stay open one way or another you’ve been a real credit. To those who haven’t I’m sure the people of …

If your on the lookout for fantastic Neapolitan style pizzas using the finest produce then look no further. This is Ped’s Pizza a small pizza business who deliver to the Havering area every Thursday , Friday & Saturday evening. Upon hearing great things recently we thought it was about time we tried them for ourselves …

It was a real pleasure to continue my support for local restaurants in my hometown of Hornchurch with a first time visit to the newly refurbished Greenwoods Kitchen. The place is now run by brothers Gary & John who should be very pleased with the outcome. We decided to go on sunday for a early …

Well as you must surely know I’m a frequent visitor to Haywards in Epping where over the last seven years I’ve enjoyed some excellent food and service. During this time I’m delighted to say that I’ve also become very good friends with owners Jahdre & Amanda. So now as we fly past the one hundred …

It’s a rare thing for us to have a local saturday and enjoy some of my favourite places in Hornchurch but this weekend we had that chance. I’m also delighted to say that even in these tough times all the local businesses seemed to be doing well and there was definitely a good atmosphere as …

Unfortunately we only had the opportunity to visit once before the lockdown began. But because the food was good and the service was friendly we decided to order takeaways a couple of times during that period. So now with all our favourite restaurants in full swing it’s been great catching up with seeing everyone. This …

It was great to be back at the Tandoori Lounge today to continue our support not only for the hospitality industry but also local businesses in my hometown of Hornchurch. We managed to support them during lockdown by ordering takeaways but were really missing not being able to dine in the restaurant itself. We entered …