Food & Drink

Àclèaf Restaurant now open at Boringdon Hall

South-West chef Scott Paton has opened Àclèaf, a British restaurant in Devon’s historic country hotel and spa, Boringdon Hall. Taking over the former Gallery Restaurant space, the 40-cover restaurant takes guests on a culinary journey, led by the abundance of produce available in Devon and...




Top five trending vegan foods

Authored by Millie Carrington

Have you taken on the veganuary challenge? Well, you’ll be pleased to hear that switching to a plant-based diet no longer means missing out on the best comfort food around. Veganism is on the rise , and that means that vegan dishes just keep getting better.

Whilst Veganuary is the perfect opportunity to try vegan foods, it doesn’t have to end now. Trying these exciting vegan food...


Plymouth Chef to go head to head with industry finest in The Great Sausage Roll Off

Authored by Mary

Davin Browning, from The Theatre Royal in Plymouth, is entering The Great Sausage Roll Off 2020. For the eighth year in a row, licensees Claire Morgan and Angus McKean will be hosting the legendary Sausage Roll Off at The Red Lion in Barnes. This year’s event, which will see 20 chefs fighting for the title, will also be raising money for Hospitality Action. The competition starts at 7pm on...

Beer sales INCREASE in January as Brits reject booze-free new year

Authored by News Desk

Data released today has revealed a huge 71% increase in sales of beer this January compared to 2019 - suggesting that despite the popularity of Dry January, not all Brits are kicking off their year by cutting out alcohol entirely.

The data released today by e-commerce platform, Wowcher, revealed the staggering year-on-year increase in beer sales since the beginning of 2020 compared...

Veg out in Plymouth with the ultimate Veganuary menu

Authored by Millie Carrington

Plain salads are a thing of the past in Plymouth, with Roundabout ultimate Veganuary menu. Showcasing scrumptious options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, you’ll be fighting your friends for the last bite.

Start your day with the Vegan Breakfast or Vegan Breakfast Pot as the alternative to the classic options. Or why not make a resolution to go for something a little more...

Learn to cook and help save the planet!

Authored by Mary

Devon County Council is running a series of free six-week cookery courses to teach residents to cook a range of basic meals while covering the top tips that help reduce food waste at home.

Eight ‘DIY Dinner’ courses will take place in towns across the county during January and February in another example of the council’s commitment to help communities reduce food waste and carbon...

Devon pubs are giving away free drinks this January

Authored by Mary

Pubs across Devon are helping to cheer up the region this January by giving away free drinks.

Across the country, more than 1,000 pubs are giving us an excuse to visit our local in the New Year as part of a ‘Cheer Up January’ campaign.

Whether you fancy a pint, a gin and tonic, or if you’re doing Dry January, a non-alcoholic beer or soft drink, you can take up the offer in a...

Roast-code Lottery Revealed: The cities paying 125% more for a Sunday Roast

Authored by Mary

Diners in certain parts of the country are paying up to 125% more for a Sunday roast, according to new research into the cost of the cheapest meat roast available at popular UK pub chains.

The study from leading savings site,, looked at the cost of a Sunday roast in almost 70 pubs within major chains Harvester, J D Wetherspoons and Greene King. Analysing a number of...

Countdown is on for Cosy Club Plymouth opening

Authored by Mary

Cosy Club has announced it will be opening its doors on Tuesday 22nd October in The Barcode at Drake Circus, becoming the latest addition to the food and drink scene in Plymouth and creating 40 jobs for local people.

Cosy Club will celebrate the joys of relaxed dining, drinking and lounging in a fabulous, welcoming setting: think aristocratic abundance with a dash of local village...

Three essentials when opening a restaurant in the "Up and Comer" in the UK tourism scene – Plymouth

Authored by Sarah Parker

If you’re looking for an exciting place to set up shop and open a restaurant, you may want to consider the city of Plymouth , which is being billed by many as an “up and comer” in the UK tourism scene. This port city in Devon is typically thought of in terms of its rich maritime history. Today, its cobbled streets, stunning waterfront, a lively fish market and marinas, and lovely architecture...

7 famous dishes of Japanese cuisine

Authored by Mike Page

Japan is one of the most culturally rich countries on the planet. For many people in the West, the assimilation of Japanese cuisine and certain unique delicacies has resulted in an immediate frenzy, where some are flying for miles just to get a taste of some of the best Washoku on the market.

Japanese food varies substantially based on the method of preparation, which means that you...