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Top 5 Grown Up Getaways

Best Loved is all about those fantastic finds where you have a great night away that you’ll remember forever. We are very lucky to have some 5-star hotels...

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4th September 2018

BBQ Safety and Cleaning Tips From Steve Smith at The Club Hotel

BBQ SAFETY Avoid Disasters It may seem obvious but if you want to avoid any disasters then you need to make sure the BBQ is lit properly and is not in the proxi...

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4th August 2016

Two Best Loved Chefs Will Compete In This Season’s Great British Menu

BBC Two’s Great British Menu will be back again this year for Season 11, and we are delighted to have two Best Loved chefs in competition. Tommy Banks from Bl...

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3rd August 2016

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The Bar is Raised at Cliff House Hotel

Robert HaiduThe bar at Cliff House Hotel has long been attracting fans among both residents and locals with its combination of warm and gently buzzing atmospher...

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1st October 2015

Bohemia Restaurant Named 21st Best in Britain + Chef Steve Smith’s Scones Recipe

The Club Hotel’s Bohemia restaurant has undoubtedly had a great year. Not only has Head Chef Steve Smith retained his Michelin Star (which he has held for...

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24th September 2015

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Chef from The Raven Hotel, Shropshire Appearing on Great British Menu

Jason Hodnett, Head Chef at The Raven Hotel, Much Wenlock, is to represent the Central Region in the 2015 Great British Menu. In the programme,  the chefs must...

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27th August 2015

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Cooking Tips from Chef Steve Smith @Bohemia, Club Hotel, Jersey

Bohemia Restaurant at The Club Hotel in Jersey is unquestionably one of our favourite restaurants in any Best Loved Hotel. Head Chef Steve Smith (who at 24 was ...

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4th June 2015

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A Whole Lot to Love: Best Loved Hotels Celebrates 22 Years

Way back in 1993, on Valentine’s Day to be precise, Best Loved Hotels came into being. The romance-heavy day of the launch influenced Best Loved’s name ...

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13th February 2015

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Taste of London Winter 2014

The Taste of London Winter festival – London’s amazing winter festival of eating, drinking and entertainment – returns to East London’s Tobacco ...

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4th November 2014

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Shropshire chef Jason Hodnett on Great British Menu

Head chef, Jason Hodnett, of Best Loved hotel The Raven Hotel & Restaurant in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, had his TV debut on BBC TWO’s Great British Menu o...

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6th May 2014

Top five food festivals

Spring has finally arrived and temperatures are slowly but surely going up. This can only mean one thing, it’s festival time! We have handpicked a top five of...

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4th April 2014

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Bushmills Inn: A Warm Peat and Whiskey Scented Haven in County Antrim

As I made my way around Ireland I would sometimes mention to fellow travellers that Bushmills Inn was on my itinerary, which often elicit an excited response ...

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14th August 2013

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Tempted by Temple House

Temple House is neither a hotel nor a B&B and is all the better for it. Instead, it attempts (and achieves) a much nobler aim – to make you a valued guest...

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1st August 2013

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Harvey’s Point exciting updates…..

There are clearly several reasons why Harvey’s Point was voted “Number One in Ireland” in the 2013 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards (and is the onl...

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1st August 2013

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Celebrate Yorkshire Day at the Talbot Hotel, Malton

Join in the celebration of everything Yorkshire on August 1st 2013 at The Talbot Hotel Malton – it is Yorkshire Day! Local artisan producers will display ...

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17th July 2013

Adam Smith joins Devonshire Arms Hotel at Bolton Abbey

Best Loved Devonshire Arms at Bolton Abbey are thrilled to announce Adam Smith as their new Head Chef. Adam, who is a mere 25 years old has collected quite a fe...

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12th July 2013

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Greg Wallace Evening at Wood Norton Hotel

The newly re-opened Wood Norton Hotel in Evesham, formerly the emergency broadcasting centre for the BBC, will host a wonderful evening with Masterchef co-prese...

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10th July 2013

4th of July in Adare Manor

The majestic Adare Manor are celebrating 4th of July in spectacular fashion this year in County Limerick, Ireland. The superb Hermitage Green will play and a go...

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24th June 2013

Best Loved’s Taste of the Best Series – Kinloch Lodge, Isle of Skye

Winner of the Isle of Skye’s first and only Michelin star for outstanding food and the Scotland Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year, Chef Marcello Tully is rig...

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31st August 2011

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Young Chef from Knockranny House Hotel wins Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year Competition

Mary Ryan, an accomplished chef from Knockranny House Hotel, working under the mentorship of multi award-winning Head Chef Seamus Commons, has just been announc...

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6th December 2010

Irish Seafood Chowder

By Olive Roberts Luckily in my line of business I get to travel quite a bit – in previous years it was more global, but now mainly within the Island of Ir...

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21st October 2010

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Best Loved winners at the AA Hospitality Awards 2010/11

The AA Hospitality Awards are one of the major events in the travel industry’s calendar. The AA selects winners “in recognition of excellence and success wi...

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29th September 2010