I returned once more to my great friends at Haywards. But this visit was to see one of their Cooking Demonstrations where they will demonstrate how to make one of their newest dishes on the menu. They have these days about three times a year and are really worth looking out for as you can …

A delightful return to the Top Oak to enjoy another great Sunday Lunch. This is definitely a place to visit if you like good food with friendly service and a nice atmosphere. #SundayLunch #Essex #StaplefordAbbots

On Saturday we decided to head off to Southend-on-Sea for a visit to The Pipe of Port as the reviews that I’d read said they had a great wine selection accompanied with good food. So after a nice stroll along the seafront from Westcliff we ended up at Southend high street. Once you reach Southend …

CONGRATULATIONS to my great friends Amanda & Jahdre because as of monday their restaurant Haywards now has the distinctive honour of holding 3 AA Rosettes. You should know by now that I have been a frequent visitor to this restaurant during the past six years so when I heard that they would be getting 3 …

It was great to enjoy a return to Tandoori Lounge on Sunday and sample more of their amazing Punjabi style Indian food. Definitely the Best Indian restaurant in Essex and luckily for me it’s my hometown of Hornchurch #Punjabi #Hornchurch

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 …