Good Food Guide

Good Food Guide Pub Winners

Pubs named regional winners in Good Food Guide Award

By Jo Bruce

The Purefoy Arms in Preston Candover, Hampshire and Balloo House in Killinchy have been named regional winners in the Good Food Guide’s  Readers’ Restaurant of the Year 2014 awards.

Review site TripAdvisor is just not worth it

Review site TripAdvisor is just not worth it

By Lesley Foottit

I’ve yet to meet a publican in support of TripAdvisor. Of course,it can do good for a business, if people review kindly, but you can’t please everybody all the time.

Carter: The new breed of British pub speaks to the moment's casual ethos

Opinion: Pubs at the cutting edge of dining out

By Elizabeth Carter

A journalist from Singapore contacted me recently wanting to know what I thought of the “global proliferation of gastropubs, particularly in a place like Singapore”. For someone who has always avoided anything British themed when abroad, “horrified” seemed...

A lot on her plate: the Good Food Guide’s consultant editor Elizabeth Carter objects to “menu fatigue”

The Big Interview: Elizabeth Carter, the Good Food Guide

By Lesley Foottit

It seems that fate had a hand in where Elizabeth Carter is today. After three-and-a-half years in Majorca she returned to England and the next day leafed through a magazine where there was a job advertised for an inspector for Egon Ronay. It was only...

Gastropub pioneer: the late Denis Watkins took on the Angel, in North Yorkshire, in 1983

Anger at 'gastro' term ban

By Lesley Foottit

The son of one of the pioneers of the gastropub has branded the Good Food Guide’s decision to ban the term from future editions as a “huge insult”.