Gastropubs

Advice: Top chefs give sage advice and learnings

Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs – Bites

Michelin-starred chefs reveal post-lockdown trading secrets

By Nicholas Robinson

Leading chefs from the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs list will reveal how their pubs are trading under social distancing rules and give tips and advice to help others do the same.

French exit: the 18th century French House is hoping to raise £80,000 to keep its doors open (pic: Gideon Wright, Flickr)

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Top 50 Gastropub seeks £80,000 to survive pandemic

By Stuart Stone

A Soho pub that housed France’s government-in-exile after the German occupation during World War II is seeking £80,000 to keep its doors open amid the Covid-19 emergency.

Making waves: the Boat Inn chef-owner Liam Dillon always wanted to open a high-class gastropub

Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs

How to create an award-winning gastropub

By Nicholas Robinson

After just two-and-a-half years, Liam Dillon – chef-owner of Lichfield’s the Boat Inn – has established an admirable reputation for his Staffordshire gastropub.