Food and drink



Mitch Tonks has become one of the most respected and knowledgeable seafood people in the country and an acclaimed restaurateur, chef and author in the process. His Seahorse restaurant has won the Observer’s ‘Best UK Restaurant’ gong; his Rockfish takeaway restaurant chain has twice claimed ‘Best Independent Restaurant’ at the National Fish & Chip Awards.


Having just released his latest book 'Rockfish - The Cookbook' (which you can win by entering below), Mitch chats to us about his love of seafood, how Rockfish adapted during the pandemic, fish stocks and eating Surströmming. 

Mitch Tonks recipes

Crisp fried slip soles with tartare sauce

Mitch Tonks walks you through this simple Sole  recipe that only needs a little side salad to create a wonderfully seasonal dish.

Mitch Tonks recipes

Sailors Clams

When I see a dish that has “marinara” or fisherman in the title I’m drawn to it, I'm usually thinking it’s what the guys in the know eat and often I'm right.

Boho Marche

Step into the World of Bridgerton with Francis Hotel Bath 

Step back in time, into the magical world of Bridgerton with a stay at the Francis Hotel Bath - The prime location of the popular new costume drama. Plus, you can experience. Boho Marchéone of Bath’s most exciting restaurants

English Wine Week

@BistrotWineMan, Stephen Barrett, takes a look at the history of UK wines

Being based firmly in the Westcountry I have had the privilege of reviewing the rise and rise of modern Westcountry Wines from the inset. Click below to read more...

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Champagne, cake and finger sandwiches in the sunshine: can we tempt you?

What better way to catch up with loved ones than over a decadent afternoon tea in our acre of hidden gardens here in Bath. Book now – call 01225 823 333!

The Bird, Bath

Plate is now open with an all new summer terrace

Nestled just a short saunter from Bath’s main attractions, Plate encapsulates a taste of Bath with authentic British dishes celebrating fresh, seasonal produce. Click below to read more.

Olio, Homewood

Alfresco dining at Olio – Mediterranean

Make Olio the place to be this spring, now open every day from 12 - 9pm. Serving lunch, afternoon tea, dinner & cocktails aplenty. Click below to find out more.


Bath's longest established 

Chinese looks forward to welcoming you back......

Peking Chinese will reopen it's doors on the 17th May. We look forward to welcoming you back into the restaurant. Until then, you can still take advantage of 15% off restaurant prices on all takeaways, available only for collection. Just click below for more...