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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

Review: The Olive Press, Preston

The Olive Press Italian restaurant in Preston, with a kitchen headed by Paul Heathcote MBE, can be found in the centre of the city across from Winckley Square. Preston is […]

9 years ago
Last look at the Fox and Grapes pub in Preston

A final goodbye to the Fox and Grapes pub. I took the picture above shortly before all the signs were removed. Although the old Fox and Grapes boozer shut back […]

9 years ago
Preston Christmas Market

It’s officially called the Christmas Lancashire Market, it is really Preston’s festive farmers market. Taking place on the City’s historic Flag Market in the City centre the market opened today […]

9 years ago
The Plungy has closed. Do you know why?

Another apparent casualty of the grim economic times we find ourselves in, The Plungington pub in Preston seems to have closed down. At least for now. A claim to fame. […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Festive food demo at the Indoor Market

The Market Kitchen returns this December for a festive food demonstration. Preston Council has helped arrange a cooking demo at one of the stalls inside Preston Indoor Market. This is […]

9 years ago
Preparations start for Christmas Lancashire Market on the Flag Market

pork pie sellers at lancashire market The Flag Market and Birley Street will be thronged with Christmas shoppers on Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 December, as the Christmas Lancashire Market returns. More than 100 traders will […]

9 years ago
Goodbye French Bistro – hello Stratos

The building once the location for the Preston institution French Bistro on Avenham Road has recently been taken over by the San Macro Group who also own the Italian resaurant […]

9 years ago
Restaurant review: Top North Indian cuisine at Ashton’s King Karai curryhouse

King Karai It’s been the best part of two years since I’ve sat down in King Karai to enjoy a curry, and it’s fair to say it’s not changed a bit. Walking […]

9 years ago
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