Once again we enjoyed another fantastic visit to Haywards where the food was to its usual high standard. This was complimented with fabulous wine pairings and excellent service from a great young team. These are the reasons why yesterday we passed the One Hundred & Twenty visit mark. Chef Jahdre Hayward is very talented and …

I have to say that during my twenty two years living in Hornchurch I’ve eaten in a few of the Indian restaurants in town. But I can honestly say that after visiting the Tandoori Lounge on Sunday I would rate this restaurant at the top of the list. In fact it was not only the …

It’s not often that I visit a chained restaurant but I can honestly say that after our visit today I would willingly return to this particular branch of the Prezzo chain. Our visit to this restaurant in fact only came about via a friends Buy A Gift present so when we looked at what places …

We must have driven past this pub hundreds of times without actually going in but I’m delighted to say that after our visit on Sunday I’m looking forward to returning. The Top Oak is situated in the lovely Stapleford Abbotts area which for us is only a fifteen minute drive away. We actually didn’t even …

This was a fabulous and long overdue return to Rubino. Unfortunately it had been over eighteen months since our last visit although during this time we did taste their food when Head Chef Rob teamed up with Haywards for a Tasting Menu evening to promote the Essex Feast book. The restaurant itself is in the …

For the last five years I’ve been a frequent diner here at Haywards. This to me is an easy decision as for one it’s only half an hours drive away. The other reasons are is that the food is simply amazing which is matched by the fabulous service you receive from an excellent young team. …

We were wanting to meet our friends and their 18 month old son somewhere nice for lunch and we really couldn’t have chosen a better place. The Galvin Green Man really does cater for everyone and are also pet friendly. Their food menus are also amazing value for money especially the Bib Gourmand & Children’s. …

On Sunday we was out for a little tour of Essex & visiting a couple of towns on the way. Once we were ready we then decided to look for somewhere to eat as we headed back home. As we got near to Brentwood I said to my wife that we could try the Black …

On our recent first visit to the Pig & Whistle where we enjoyed a fantastic Sunday Lunch we got chatting to owner Brendan who recommended that we should come and try the Festive Afternoon Tea. The reason was that he said they do it a bit different by offering savoury items to start rather than …