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Vegans and vegetarians to serve up square of meals at Christchurch Food Festival

Vegans and vegetarians to serve up square of meals at Christchurch Food Festival

Vegans and vegetarians to serve up square of meals at Christchurch Food Festival

02 May 2019

Christchurch Food Festival has got bigger and better - especially for vegetarians I ONCE spent a whole day fruitlessly struggling my way through the crowds…


New Forest chef just fails to crack national Scotch egg challenge

New Forest chef just fails to crack national Scotch egg challenge

New Forest chef just fails to crack national Scotch egg challenge

25 April 2019

Monty's Arms head chef Robbie Mclean was runner-up in Young's Scotch Egg Challenge A NEW FOREST pub narrowly failed to crack a national competition in…


New cafe owners have Bijou designs on good coffee

New cafe owners have Bijou designs on good coffee

New cafe owners have Bijou designs on good coffee

11 April 2019

Helen and Keith Webb, proud owners of Bijou coffee shop in Barton A NEW café owner has combined her passions for really good coffee and interior design…


New-look Gins Club House open for the summer season

New-look Gins Club House open for the summer season

New-look Gins Club House open for the summer season

07 April 2019

Gins Club House sits on the Beaulieu River THE Royal Southampton Yacht Club’s bar and restaurant in Beaulieu has re-opened after a major revamp. Gins…


The Oak Inn: cosy atmosphere, quality food and community spirit

The Oak Inn: cosy atmosphere, quality food and community spirit

The Oak Inn: cosy atmosphere, quality food and community spirit

04 April 2019

TUCKED away in the tiny hamlet of Bank about a mile south-west of Lyndhurst, the picturesque Oak Inn has a reputation for first class food inspired by…


Hordle dairy installs raw milk vending machine

Hordle dairy installs raw milk vending machine

Hordle dairy installs raw milk vending machine

04 April 2019

Matthew and Sarah Cobb, who run Hordle Manor Farm, with three of their four children A DAIRY run by the same family for more than 100 years has installed…


The Woolpack Inn: picturesque 17th century pub offers warm welcome

The Woolpack Inn: picturesque 17th century pub offers warm welcome

The Woolpack Inn: picturesque 17th century pub offers warm welcome

28 March 2019

FAMED for its Sunday roasts and fish and chips served wrapped in the A&T , the picturesque Woolpack Inn is the most prominent landmark in the small…


Have pet, will travel: Basil the labradoodle's top 10 dog friendly hotels in southern England

Have pet, will travel: Basil the labradoodle's top 10 dog friendly hotels in southern England

Have pet, will travel: Basil the labradoodle's top 10 dog friendly hotels in southern England

25 March 2019

MOST Brits enjoy four holidays a year – three of which will be staycations in the UK. So wouldn't a top 10 list of dog friendly hotels in the south of…


Cheers to first year of The Wheel Inn community pub

Cheers to first year of The Wheel Inn community pub

Cheers to first year of The Wheel Inn community pub

08 March 2019

The Wheel Inn at Bowling Green, Pennington RE-OPENED by the community a year ago this month, The Wheel Inn at Bowling Green Pennington has been completely…


Perfect pies score ten out of ten at New Forest championships

Perfect pies score ten out of ten at New Forest championships

Perfect pies score ten out of ten at New Forest championships

02 March 2019

Crow Farm owner Sally Land picks up her award for best pork pies from Sam Guarino from Santa Maria A RINGWOOD farm shop has won a top prize for its “perfect…


International poker champion opens new Greek restaurant in Milford

International poker champion opens new Greek restaurant in Milford

International poker champion opens new Greek restaurant in Milford

28 February 2019

Faros Greek Restaurant in Milford AFTER winning more than £100,000 in an international poker competition Milford businessman Artur Gjoka has launched…


The Cliff House in Barton hits new heights with stylish expansion

The Cliff House in Barton hits new heights with stylish expansion

The Cliff House in Barton hits new heights with stylish expansion

21 February 2019

WHAT do you do when you have a business that is so successful you struggle to fit people in? Well, in the case of The Cliff House at Barton, you make…


Super chef from world's top restaurant takes charge at Montagu Arms in Beaulieu

Super chef from world's top restaurant takes charge at Montagu Arms in Beaulieu

Super chef from world's top restaurant takes charge at Montagu Arms in Beaulieu

15 February 2019

Super chef Matthew Whitfield in his new kitchen at the Montagu Arms AS a small boy Matthew Whitfield was being driven past the Montagu Arms Hotel with…


Burley Manor: mouth-watering Mediterranean menu inspires a warm reaction

Burley Manor: mouth-watering Mediterranean menu inspires a warm reaction

Burley Manor: mouth-watering Mediterranean menu inspires a warm reaction

06 February 2019

SET in eight acres of parkland overlooking a red deer sanctuary, the Grade II listed Burley Manor Hotel underwent a £1.8m refurbishment two years ago…


Chef Matthew Whitfield's call to Montagu Arms in quest for Michelin star

Chef Matthew Whitfield's call to Montagu Arms in quest for Michelin star

Chef Matthew Whitfield's call to Montagu Arms in quest for Michelin star

01 February 2019

Montagu Arms new head chef Matthew Whitfield ONE of the New Forest’s top hotels, the Montagu Arms in Beaulieu, has changed its head chef as it continues…


New Park Manor: enjoy a taste of France at King Charles II's favourite hunting lodge

New Park Manor: enjoy a taste of France at King Charles II's favourite hunting lodge

New Park Manor: enjoy a taste of France at King Charles II's favourite hunting lodge

18 January 2019

SEVENTEENTH century grandeur meets contemporary chic at the warm and welcoming New Park Manor on the outskirts of Brockenhurst What was once King Charles…


Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

11 January 2019

Judges at the previous Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition THE hunt is one for county’s talented butchers and producers ahead of the return of…


The Borough Arms: new landlords make success of taking pub back to Victorian heyday

The Borough Arms: new landlords make success of taking pub back to Victorian heyday

The Borough Arms: new landlords make success of taking pub back to Victorian heyday

21 December 2018

WHENEVER Carl and Debbie Millward drove past the Borough Arms in Lymington they’d look at each other and say: “Who on earth would take that pub on?” Well,…


The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

14 December 2018

THEY say first impressions count, and what a first impression the Bold Forester makes – particularly if you knew the pub of old, writes Chris Chester…


The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history - and the portions are even bigger

The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history - and the portions are even bigger

The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history - and the portions are even bigger

07 December 2018

THE New Forest Inn at Emery Down, Lyndhurst, is steeped in history and custom...


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