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New businesses set to add to Bell Court’s customer offering

Two new tenants have been announced for Bell Court for the spring and summer. For foodies, Beleza Rodizio will be bringing a Brazilian flavour to Stratford in its ‘all you can eat’ steakhouse menu that promises a ‘festival for the senses.’ Portuguese for ‘beauty,’ the name Beleza captures the essence of the rodizio-style steakhouse that […]

New Food and Drink Tasting Experience offers ‘full flavour’ of brand new festival

Visitors to a new free community festival in Stratford can now enhance their experience with some first-class foodie fun, thanks to Cocktail Tours, based in Warwick. The ‘Food and Drink Tasting Experience’ offers people the chance to get a fuller flavour of what’s on offer at the new Pursuits Festival, on May 11-12th. Those wishing […]

First glimpse at new look for well-known venue as it closes its doors to the public

A new chapter is being marked in the 200-year-old history of a popular Leamington watering hole, as work gets under way on its major transformation into a new-look Italian restaurant. The first glimpse of the new design for Tavola has been unveiled – inspired by Italian surrealist painters of the 1920’s – as the doors […]

Community event promotes healthy messages around food

Lessons around affordable, healthy and sustainable food were at the centre of a community event in Leamington on Saturday (March 2nd), hosted by The Lillington Community Pantry. Scores of people attended The Kind Communities – Kind Food programme, organised in collaboration with Warwickshire County Council. The interactive day was supported by more than 15 organisations […]

Make tracks to six more free Arches Days in Leamington

A popular local event celebrating the historic part of Leamington is to take place every month through the spring and summer, its organisers have announced. People are being invited to make tracks to The Old Town Railway Arches next month, for the first in a series of the special days, hosted by the business owners. […]

Award-winning Leamington brewery opens new taproom

A multi award-winning micro-brewery in Leamington has opened its doors to a new taproom in the latest chapter of growth. Windmill Hill Brewing Company is looking forward to welcoming visitors to the new-look venue, underneath the Arches at Victoria Business Park, which has been transformed with new custom booth seating, a six-line keg tap wall […]

Three friends from different backgrounds join forces to realise restaurant dream

Three friends from the same town in India who all started new lives in south Warwickshire, have together realised their shared vision of running a restaurant. Aby Joseph, Thomas Mathew and Joshi Johny have come to the business from a wide variety of backgrounds, including health care, film production, mechanical engineering and food – to […]

Local restaurant supports The Big Sleepout

Warm-hearted restaurateurs in Leamington Spa cooked up a storm when they turned up at a charity sleepout to feed cold and hungry fundraisers. Geanina Lacraru, who runs We Love Pizza in Regents Place with her partner Jose Ribeiro, handed out pizzas to more than 50 kind-hearted volunteers who took part in the Helping Hands Community […]

Independent distillery claims coveted top spot on Tripadvisor

An entrepreneur who walked away from a successful career in 2018, is celebrating his gin distillery becoming the ‘Number One Thing To Do In Leamington Spa’ on Trip Advisor. Warwickshire Gin Company’s tasting experiences have shot to the envied top spot thanks to 80 five-star reviews from visitors. Internationally it’s also made its mark, achieving […]