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Inside the Botanist, Newcastle

My Pub: The Botanist, Newcastle

By Georgina Townshend

New World Trading Company’s Newcastle Botanist site is a prime example of a bar that encourages innovation, creativity and well-trained staff. General manager Andrew Shiel-Redfern explains what it takes to run a site that ticks all the boxes.

Winning chef: James Mackenzie of the Pipe & Glass, South Dalton, Yorkshire

Chefs

Michelin-starred pub Pipe & Glass snags top award at ‘Chef Oscars’

By Nicholas Robinson

One Michelin-starred chef-patron James Mackenzie, of the second-best UK gastropub the Pipe & Glass Inn, in South Dalton, Beverley, East Yorkshire, snagged the Pub Restaurant Chef of the Year Award at the Craft Guild of Chefs Awards last week.

Simon Emeny:

The Big Interview: Simon Emeny, Fuller's

By Mike Berry

Fuller’s may be defined by its beers, but it is its food that is increasingly attracting customers to its pubs and spurring the company to set the pace for change in an industry that is currently shaking off the shackles of financial stagnation. Mike...