Food review: The Crown Inn Northwold, Norfolk

Review: A well-known chef runs its kitchen, but what is the food like at this village pub? I'm pretty sure I've written this before, but it doesn't hurt to reiterate: There are few things better than a Sunday pub lunch. Whether you've built up an appetite with a long, rambling walk (I hadn't), scrubbed the house top to bottom (nope) or lazed around in bed eating buttery toast (bingo), sitting near an open fire with a glass of wine in hand and potatoes on the way is unbeatable. On a crisp, blu

The Ship Inn, South Walsham, food review: Pub classics and creative choices in cosy village pub

There are few ways to better mark the first day of autumn than a Saturday night in a cosy pub. A glass of red wine, low beams, the promise of hearty food and knowing a wintry chill is outside - it’s absolutely my happy place. So our night reviewing The Ship Inn, on The Street in South Walsham, couldn’t have been better timed. In a sign that it was a Big Night Out - until 9pm, at least - we both went for starters: I chose the lime, coriander and chilli marinated calamari with Asian salad, mang
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