Foie Gras

Law abiding: foie gras is illegal to produce in the UK but legal to import and sell

Foie gras abuse prompts publicans to create a support group

By Georgina Townshend

Two licensees have vowed to set up a support group for the hospitality trade after animal rights activists posted thousands of fake reviews and “abuse” on their Facebook page because the pub serves foie gras.

The Treby Arms: Advance bookings have more than trebled since winning a Michelin star

New Michelin-starred pub in big trade uplift

By Jo Bruce

The Treby Arms, in Sparkwell, Devon – one of three pubs to gain a new Michelin star in the 2015 guide released last month – has seen advance bookings treble since winning the accolade.

Business boosters

Business boosters

Ideas for driving food sales at your pub Rhubarb festival Where: the Old Bore, Rishworth, West Yorkshire The idea: When sourcing local suppliers for...

Crooked Billet

Crooked Billet

Stoke Row, Berkshire Brakspear tenancy Part of the charm of the Crooked Billet is that it dates back to 1642 and continues to remain "unmodernised"....

Channel hopping

Channel hopping

Chef-owner Joel Gross, from France's Loire Valley, tells Humayun Hussain why his authentic French cooking is so popular at Froggies at the Timber...

The Garrison

The Garrison

Owner/licensees: Adam White and Clive Watson Tenure: Leasehold Head chef: Blair Macann Turnover: £1.3m per annum Covers: 60 Covers per week: 1,300...

The Gun

The Gun

Owners: Tom & Ed Martin Head chef: Micky O'Connor Covers: 60 to 70 Covers a week: 700 Best-selling dishes: roast rump of Welsh lamb with baby...

The Cow

The Cow

Owner: Tom Conran Head chef: Martin Hurrell Covers: 32 in bar; 32 in dining room Covers per week: 1,000 Best-selling dishes: fish stew, rouille &...

The Hand & Flowers

The Hand & Flowers

Licensees: Tom & Beth Kerridge Tenure: Greene King leasehold Head chef: Tom Kerridge Total covers: 40 people in the dining room, 20 people in the...

The call of the coast

The call of the coast

Mark and Sophie Dorber have delighted punters and critics alike at the White Horse in Parsons Green. They've now taken on a fresh challenge on the Suffolk coast. SUSAN NOWAK takes in the sea air

The Trouble House

The Trouble House

Tetbury, Gloucestershire, 01666 502206 Ownership: A Wadworth pub run by licensees Michael and Sarah Bedford On the menu: Braised pigs trotter...