Fenwick Arms, Claughton, Lancashire

21/01/2019 by .

With a pedigree that is more than 250 years old, the historic and atmospheric Fenwick Arms in Lancashire’s Lune valley has a clichéd old world charm that might be expected.

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Northcote Restaurant

25/07/2016 by .

Not for the first time, my wife and I ventured to Northcote restaurant in the delightful Ribble valley, just twenty minutes from our home. Chef-patron Nigel Haworth, has held a Michelin star for many years for, as the Michelin guide says, ‘Refined, sophisticated cooking [that] shows depth of flavour and a lightness of touch’.

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Angel’s Restaurant

24/05/2016 by .

Special wine is for special occasions; and the same is true of dining out. So, it was with no small measure of joy that on the proverbial dark and stormy night, in search of epicurean delight that didn’t require an advance visit to the bank for a mortgage, my curious finger flipped its way through the Michelin Red Guide to alight on Ribchester and Angel’s Restaurant, not far from my Lancashire home.

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Obsession 16

26/01/2016 by .

Obsession 16 is the latest incarnation of the now famous annual gastronomic celebration at Northcote.  Initiated for the new millennium by this Lancashire manor hotel with Michelin-starred restaurant named best place to stay outside London, it will this year field 18 chefs with an equal number of Michelin stars from all over the UK and beyond.

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