Fear on Food

FearOnFood was established by Stephen and Leon Fear in 2013 to provide readers with an impartial view on restaurants and cafes throughout the world. Keep up to date with the best places to eat and drink by following this blog as updates are made regularly and are especially tailored for people who eat out on business.

FearOnFood uses a “Fear Fork Rating” if up to Five forks for the best overall experience to 1 Fork for the worst!

We take in to account the following in all of our reviews;

* Value for money

* Cleanliness

* Politeness of staff

* Welcoming atmosphere

* Quality of food and drink

* Parking/proximity to public transport

* Accessibility for disabled

We also know the importance of certain aspects of a restaurant or café when conducting a business meeting and take in to consideration the following;

* Whether the venue has Wi-Fi and if so whether it is Free

* Plug socket availability for phones/laptops/tablets

* Phone signal strength and whether the venue dislikes the use of phones

* General acoustics

* Proximity to car parking and public transport

We hope you enjoy the reviews!

Important Notice: All reviews written on this blog are our opinions only and may change from time to time and are only intended to provide our audience with everyday useful advice as to where to go and where to avoid based on the experience we had on the day. In most cases where we feel our experience was not up to the standard anybody could reasonably expect, we carry out a future review in order to determine whether our experience was a one off on the day we visited the venue. Our opinions and views are intended as impartial guide only and circumstances and events may cause us to change our opinions over time. We hope our audience finds the reviews useful and helpful.

Pigsty, Harbourside, Bristol

The vibrant city of Bristol has for a long time been an attractive place in which to live, work and visit as a tourist. It’s natural location, being surrounded by lovely countryside and featuring Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge as a world landmark is truly excellent and it’s easy to…

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Cathay Rendezvous, Bristol

Bristol is known for many things, such as its association with media and the arts, two excellent universities, being home to the SS Great Britain and Brunel’s famous Suspension Bridge in Clifton and a stunning Harbourside to name only a few! It is also known for having a long history…

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The Jetty, Harbour Hotel and Spa, Bristol

The city of Bristol is buzzing with activity and continues to grow and attract new residents and visitors from all over the world forming part of it’s vibrant and diverse culture with a population of now just under 450,000 people. In 2014 it was named as the best city to…

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Rich’s Cider Press Restaurant, Somerset

While out and about this week looking at land, we stumbled on a village on the Somerset levels, Watchfield, home to one of the regions oldest cider makers. Over 50 years ago Gordon Rich created Rich’s Cider Press, using locally harvested Somerset apples in a traditional cider press, using the…

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Tiffin Cafe, Clevedon Pier, North Somerset

The English seaside town of Clevedon in North Somerset is home to England’s only Grade One Listed pier which is open to the public. It attracts around 90,000 visitors a year and as soon as you go you quickly realise why, and with so many recent improvements and the restoration…

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Chiquito – Cribbs Causeway

Cribbs Causeway, home to one of the UK’s, if not Europe’s, most successful shopping centres continues to go from strength to strength with new restaurants and car dealerships opening regularly including a Bentley, Rolls-Royce, McLaren and Lamborghini dealership due to open this Spring. Cribbs, as it is often referred to…

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Pizza Express, Witney

Following the Chinese Private Equity firm, Hony Capital’s acquisition of Pizza Express a couple of years ago, we reviewed the newly opened restaurant in the emerging and growing city of Newport in South Wales, which we gave Four Forks to following a very good experience. The chain is expanding in…

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Fumo, Waterloo Street, Birmingham

Situated in the vibrant business area off Colmore Row by the Cathedral in central Birmingham is Fumo (meaning Steam or Smoke in English) which is an exclusive-feeling Italian restaurant and cocktail bar and is part of the San Carlo group, which in our opinion are some of the best Italian restaurants…

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Boston Tea Party, Alfred Street, Bath

Boston Tea Party, the popular West Country and Midlands chain of cafes has been a favourite of the Fear On Food team for over 20 years since the original and flagship cafe opened on Park Street in Bristol in 1995. Now with fast approaching 20 venues, the latest addition is…

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Golden Phoenix – China Town London

China Town, which is in the City of Westminster around Shaftesbury Avenue and Gerrard Street, was first established in this area of London in the 1970’s, having originally been in Limehouse in the East End where the Chinese population of London were mainly based at the start of the 20th…

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Frankie and Benny’s, Friar’s Walk, Newport

First opened in 1995 in Leicester, the 1950’s Italian-American themed restaurant chain now has around 200 locations across the UK. One of it’s most recent opening is in the state of the art new shopping centre, Friar’s Walk in the vibrant city of Newport, South Wales. Friar’s Walk opening in…

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Cote Brasserie, Bath

The French style Brasserie chain Cote has expanded rapidly over the last couple of years and has become very popular all around the UK. In Bath, it replaced the former Moon & Sixpence wine bar in what was formerly Shire’s Yard, and has since been redeveloped to a very high…

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Enoteca Da Luca, Mayfair, London

Mayfair is flooded with many excellent restaurants, such as the Michelin stared Nobu and fairly new to the scene, Sexy Fish on Berkeley Square, which serves Asian fish and seafood with artwork on the walls by Damien Hurst and other well known artists and will be the feature of a Fear…

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Graziella, Fonteville, Monaco

Fonteville is a great part of Monaco, located next to the Heliport in the harbour and an area which has matured over recent years to include some of the area’s best restaurants. The well known Beuf Bar which will feature in a forthcoming review, is a few doors down from…

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