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This category relates to all things to do with food and drink in Preston, from food festivals to the latest news on restaurants, bars and pubs in the city

Taste test: Plungington Hotel add a breakfast menu and earlier weekend opening

A full breakfast at the Plungington with a rogue fried egg instead of poached Pic: Blog Preston A city pub has introduced a new breakfast and brunch menu. The Plungington Hotel is part of the Meat and Drink group which operates Plau bar amongst other venues in […]

4 mins ago
Review: Did The Silk Route in Preston live up to the curry hype?

Mains at The Silk Route Pic: Karen Gormley This week my mother Yvonne and my father Dry Tony accompanied me to the Silk Route restaurant as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants […]

17 hours ago
Mr White’s English Chophouse to open at Preston hotel

Steak and simplicity planned for the English Chophouse One of the UK’s leading chefs Marco Pierre White is bringing his Mr White’s English Chophouse to Preston. Merecure Preston Samlesbury Hotel is seeing its restaurant refitted to open at […]

3 days ago
Hopfest confirms when the ale returns to Preston Grasshoppers

Crowd gathered at Hopfest last year Hundreds of beer and gin lovers will be returning to a Fulwood festival this summer. Hopfest at Preston Grasshoppers has confirmed its dates. Opening to the public at teatime on […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

5 days ago
G-Festival brings ale and music back to Hoghton

Hoghton native Emily Clark is back again to perform A three-day music and beer festival is returning to a village outside Preston during the late May Bank Holiday weekend. G-Festival is now into its fourth year and takes place […]

1 week ago
American diner Frankie and Benny’s lives up to poor TripAdvisor reviews

Order placed at Frankie and Benny's in Walton-le-Dale My daughter and I visited Frankie and Benny’s at the Capitol Centre in Preston, as part of a series of visits to the best and worst restaurants in the city*, […]

1 week ago
Preston’s first Makers Market goes down a storm on the Flag Market

The Harris looks on as the Makers Market takes place Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s first Makers Market launched on Saturday with great success. It was perfect weather to browse stalls selling unusual handmade gifts such as jewellery crafted from recycled piano strings, and […]

1 week ago
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