Eating Out

Eating Out

Website lists more than 100 places to eat and drink in Leamington

An online hub for Leamington’s eateries has been launched to showcase the large and impressive line-up of restaurants and cafes in the town centre.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Mary Palecek cooking

Kenilworth chef says winning global cooking contest is highlight of her career

A young Kenilworth chef has described winning an international cooking award at a recent competition as the highlight of her career.

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Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Warwickshire pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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Olive oil

Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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Online Thorntons Easter eggs arrive as melted mess

Chocolate giant Thorntons has come under fire after Easter eggs ordered by online customers were delivered as a melted mess.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Things like gluten-free foods could vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Saffron Butcher, a baker who has been chosen to work on a new replica of the Queen's Wedding Cake after the original replica was vandalised. NNL-170322-003506009

Warwick baker to work on Queen’s wedding cake replica

A baker from Warwick has been selected to help recreate a replica of the Queen’s wedding cake.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Warwickshire - but do you agree?

Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Warwickshire - but do you agree?

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Warwickshire’s most popular chocolate bar, beating Snickers into second place and soaring away from Galaxy, Ferrero Rocher and Caramac which made up the top five.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of two popular Warwickshire pubs adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of The Globe in Warwick and Four Alls in Welford on Avon, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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The Cross at Kenilworth in New Street. Copyright: Google Street View

Major hygiene problems at top Kenilworth restaurant

A Michelin-starred restaurant in Kenilworth has fallen far short when it comes to hygiene, it has emerged.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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Big news for Nandos fans

Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Chicken chain Nando’s are to test the tastebuds of their local clientele, with their hottest sauce yet.

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The Tame Hare

Restaurant review: praise for The Tame Hare is well deserved

Much is made of Leamington’s list of renowned chain restaurants but it is the smaller independent gems which help set the town apart in regard to its food and drink offering.

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How will you eat your pancakes today?

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is here!

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Oakman Inns Best Improvers and Shakers

Popular pub restaurant firm named in top 10 best companies to work for in UK

Oakman Inns & Restaurants has had its exceptional staff policies and HR record recognised in the influential Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards 2017.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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