Food & Drink

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

Overtone Brewing Co opening first taproom at Preston’s NIKO

Overtone cans and beers Glasgow-based Overtone Brewing Co is opening its first-ever taproom in NIKO in Preston City Centre. The taproom will be based on the first floor of the Guildhall Street venue. There […]

1 month ago
Review: The Capitol Centre restaurant offering lunch for under a tenner

Bella Maria garlic prawns This week my mother Yvonne, my daughter GZ and I paid a visit to Bella Maria Walton-le-Dale‘s Capitol Centre for lunch. It was the first time any of us had eaten there, […]

1 month ago
Preston chef nominated for Lancashire Tourism Unsung Hero award

Oli Martin A chef from Preston has been nominated for a Lancashire Tourism Unsung Hero award. Oli Martin, who is the Chef Director at Aven Restaurant, Fell Urban Bistro and Foray Catering, […]

1 month ago
Live action horror experience opens in Preston City Centre

Fire dancer outside Fear Factory Live on the opening night A live action horror experience has launched in Preston City Centre. Fear Factory Live, which is based in Gateway Bar in Friargate, is described as “scare maze meets immersive theatre”. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Makers Market returns to Flag Market – full list of stalls

The Harris looks on as the Makers Market takes place Pic: Tony Worrall The Makers Market is set to return to Preston Flag Market this weekend. The event has been held in Fishergate Shopping Centre car park opposite Preston Railway Station temporarily but […]

2 months ago
Plan for Lostock Hall’s 11th takeaway thrown out over parking fears

Proposed Lostock Hall takeaway premises Plans for a new takeaway in Lostock Hall have been thrown out by councillors over parking concerns. South Ribble Borough Council’s planning committee rejected a bid to convert a vacant […]

2 months ago
The Blue Anchor at Bretherton famous for ‘all-you-can-eat’ Sunday dinner to close

Outside of The Blue Anchor at Bretherton Pic: Blue Anchor An emotional farewell post from the current operators who have seen two decades from behind the bar and kitchen of this infamous place for a Sunday carvery.

2 months ago
CAMRA names its favourite pubs in and around Preston for new Good Beer Guide

Beer Box in Bamber Bridge The Good Beer Guide publishes a list of the best pubs in the area each year. It is the UK’s best-selling beer and pub guide, produced by CAMRA, and represents […]

2 months ago
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