Gastronomy – UK

Dining out in the North West – Pubs and Restaurants

Beefeater restaurants are where you can find good honest steaks and burgers. Find out what we thought when we dined at the Beefeater in Runcorn.

Bistrot Pierre in Stockton Heath *now closed* offers French cuisine, and is perfect for date night or a night out with the girls. Read our review of Bistrot Pierre here, and our review of their Gastronomy Evenings here where you are treated to a six course meal.

Brewers Fayre in Chester. Review of the Twirl of Hay including their play barn.

Chez Jules in Chester offer regular cinema nights. A set menu and a screening of a popular movie, is a great way to spend the evening.

Cookhouse and Pub in Northwich opened its doors in 2018 following a major refurbishment. Read what we thought of the new menu, service, and the interiors of the new Cookhouse and Pub. We were then invited back a year later to have a look at the new menu which had just launched, and more recently we were invited to try their Festive Menu for 2019.  

Gusto in Knutsford is a beautiful Italian restaurant in the heart of Knutsford. Find out what myself and my best friend thought of Gusto Knutsford.

Hickorys in Chester is the perfect place for a celebration. Find out what we thought when we dined there for my birthday, and also when we celebrated the end of the GCSEs.

Las Iguanas in Cheshire Oaks is one of our favourite restaurants to dine out at. Read our review to see how good Las Iguanas is when celebrating your birthday.

Pesto in the Trafford Centre is an Italian Tapas restaurant – Review here

Ring O’Bells in Warrington is a traditional pub serving good honest food. 

Smugglers Cove in Liverpool is a pirate themed restaurant and can be found on the Albert Dock. Katie and I visited prior to a concert, and it’s advisable to book as it gets very busy.

TGI Fridays Cheshire Oaks. Myself and the husband enjoyed a date night at this popular American themed restaurant.  

TGI Fridays in the Trafford Centre is the perfect place to rest your feet after a day of shopping. You can read our review here.

The Stretton Fox in Warrington is a Vintage Inn, and has great service, delicious food, and has a cosy and warm atmosphere. Read our review here. 

Toby Carvery in Speke, Liverpool is a great place to spend some much needed family time with teenagers.

Wagamama at the Trafford Centre is another great place to rest your feet after a day of shopping. Find out what we thought, when we visited this popular restaurant when it first opened.

Dining out in the North West – Afternoon Tea

Double Tree Chester Afternoon Tea and Spa Day – Review here

Mollington Banastre Hotel in Chester – Myself and my best friend enjoyed a beautiful afternoon tea at this gorgeous hotel.

Nunsmere Hall Hotel in the heart of Cheshire. Review of their afternoon tea where we celebrated my mum turning 70.

The Mere in Knutsford is another stunning hotel where we have enjoyed afternoon tea in Cheshire. 

Dining out around the UK

Galloway Burger House in Dumfries and Galloway is the perfect place for die-hard burger fans – Review here

Planet Hollywood in London is THE place to go for film memorabilia, tasty food and lots of family fun. A must if you visit London.

Rainforest Café in London is another must do restaurant if you find yourself in the capital – Review here

Dining out in the North West
Dining at the Stretton Fox in Warrington

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