• Andrew Wildsmith
    Restaurant Review: Forest Side, Grasmere, April 2016
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  • Forest Side Logo Hotel Review: Forest Side, Grasmere (April 2016)

    Forest Side opened in February 2016. Within two months, this renovated hotel set back from the A591 Windermere to Keswick road and overlooking Grasmere was awarded: Best Newcomer in Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards, 2016 Ruth Davies for Fine Dining Guide gives her impressions of Andrew Wildsmith ‘s third and most stylish hotel. Forest […]

  • Andrew Wildsmith Restaurant Review: Forest Side, Grasmere (April 2016)

    This article comprises three elements: An interview with owner Andrew Wildsmith (Below at Forest Side), an interview with head chef Kevin Tickle and an extensive restaurant review of a signature tasting menu.  Interviews took place in April 2016 and were conducted by Daniel Darwood, the food review is also by Daniel Darwood.   Fine Dining […]

  • Oli Chef b&w Restaurant Review: Hipping Hall, Lune Valley (April 2016)

    At the age of 28, Head Chef Oli Martin has developed a distinctive style of cuisine that reflects his unusually wide experience. After his first position at a one rosette restaurant (four years), cooking in a French village restaurant taught him the importance of shopping in local markets for the freshest produce. Returning to England, […]

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