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A Turophile’s Heaven – Britain’s Rarest Cheeses on Show

10 April 2017

The UK’s largest cheese fair: 60+ cheesemakers – 300 cheeses!

Pub reopens it's front door after 50 years!

7 March 2017

Leicestershire pub, The Red Lion reopens it's front door after 50 years!

Restaurant refurb takes historic bank off ‘at risk’ list

23 February 2017

A £1.5million project to create a steakhouse restaurant in a long-neglected bank building has been given the stamp of approval by a national heritage watchdog.

This years Melton Mowbray Food Festival is bigger and better than ever

6 September 2016

Record number of food and drink producers expected to line up at one of the UK’s largest regional food festivals

New food & drink guide for Melton Mowbray

5 May 2016

Melton Promotions launches a new guide to target foodies with its Gourmet short break campaign

Celebrate the region’s vibrant food and drink scene with The Leicestershire & Rutland Cook Book

22 April 2016

The eagerly anticipated Leicestershire & Rutland cook book is to be released on April 25, featuring a stunning collection of recipes and stories from some of Leicestershire & Rutland’s finest restaurants, cafés, delicatessens, pubs, producers and suppliers.

Premium Bottle Shop & Bar launches in Leicester city centre

3 December 2015

Artisan Distillers 45 West, producers of Burleighs London Dry Gin, has recently launched the 45 West Bottle Shop & Bar in Leicester city centre. Situated on Hotel Street, they opened to great success in late November

Chutney Ivy Tipped for Success at ‘Curry Oscars’

25 November 2015

Leicester-based Chutney Ivy Restaurant is being tipped for success at the 2015 National Curry Awards, hailed as the ‘Curry Oscars’ by many and taking place at a glittering event in London at the end of November.

International flavour to Melton Mowbray Food Festival this weekend

28 September 2015

Come and sample besides local and regional foods, specialities from around the world this weekend 3-4 October 2015

Date for the diary for all food lovers

1 September 2015

One month to go to Melton Mowbray Food Festival from 3-4 October 2015

Celebration of local produce as Melton Mowbray Food Festival returns for 12th year

6 July 2015

One of the largest regional food festivals in the country takes place in the UK’s Rural Capital of Food from 3-4 October 2015

Leicester Café Rouge to reveal fantastic new look... and magnificent new menu

24 April 2015

Café Rouge will be unveiling a beautifully redesigned bistro over at Highcross Shopping Centre on April 24th and a brand new menu as well

New Marco Pierre White Restaurant Set to Open in Leicester

14 January 2015

A new Marco Pierre White restaurant is set to open in Leicester city next month, bringing 20 new jobs to the area.