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 …

We last visited Grain back in January and would have loved to have returned earlier but due to the situation we’ve been in it hasn’t been possible. So therefore we were hugely delighted that we could at last visit yesterday. This is a fabulous little small plates menu restaurant set in Colchester just behind the …

It was good to support another local restaurant today with a long overdue return to Xichlo for some fabulous Vietnamese food. Xichlo is a lovely friendly little cafe in the heart of Hornchurch town centre.

It gave me great pleasure that i was able to continue my support for the hospitality industry and even more so on saturday when I returned to visit my very good friends at Haywards in Epping. It was not only very nice to see everyone again but also to enjoy once more the amazing food …

It was so good to be in a restaurant again and there was no better way to start than by staying in my hometown of Hornchurch and continue to Support Local businesses by having an Italian sunday lunch at Da Vinci’s. This restaurant really has got its feet but on the ground in the last …

I received a nice message during the week from My Paratha who are a relatively new business asking if I would like to sample their food and then give some feedback afterwards. With this I had a quick look at their website to read about who they were and what style of food they did. …

So as we have received the news that things will be getting closer to normality I think it’s time for me to say a massive thank you to my hometown of Hornchurch for keeping us all going during these tough times.

After driving past this place hundreds of times last sunday we decided to finally pay a visit to Micky’s Seafood. This was due to the fact we were thinking about having a seafood platter for our upcoming anniversary. But when we popped in it was like watching two kids in a sweet shop. We first …