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.

Le Cafe du Jardin – Eze, France

The beautiful, Medieval hill top town of Eze in France, which is believed to have first been populated in 2000BC and now has a population of around 3,000 people, is situated in an incredible position in the hills between Nice in France and Monaco is without doubt one of the…

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Jamie’s Italian Deli – Bath

Jamie’s Italian is the fast growing restaurant chain founded by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver in Oxford in 2008. The chain offers good quality food in my opinion in a well-styled and friendly environment, now in well over 30 locations including hot spots in London as well as Bath, Cheltenham, Nottingham,…

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Millionaire to reveal his recipe for success

Entrepreneur and self-made millionaire Stephen Fear certainly has talent when it comes to commercial success. But during a visit to Stroud on Pancake Day yesterday, Tuesday, he was hoping to prove that he is also a dab hand in the kitchen. Stephen who dropped out of school at 15 to…

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Boston Tea Party, Clifton bristol

Boston Tea Party, which started in Bristol, has been a real favourite amongst those who like ethically sourced local produce, as Boston as it’s known locally, source around 80% of their food and drink in the local area. To quote them, “Our mission is to serve simple & well-prepared food…

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The Crown Inn, Tolldown, Wiltshire

Situated a stone’s throw from Junction 18 of the M4 on the outskirts of the World Heritage City of Bath, The Crown at Tolldown has all the potential of a Cotswold-edge pub and in the past has been a favourite alternative of ours to the motorway services further East at…

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Quayles, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

The Cotswold town of Tetbury was founded around 681 on the site of an old hill fort and by the Middle Ages had become a very important wool town, creating many jobs in the local economy. The Market House pictured above was built in 1665 and still holds popular markets…

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Pizza Express, Newport, South Wales

The Welsh city of Newport, located on the M4, between Cardiff and Bristol just over the unimaginatively named Second Severn Crossing (why not the Princess Diana Memorial Bridge or something more inspiring?!) has continued to improve in many ways over the last two or three years having gone from a…

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The Ivy, West Street, London

Originally opened by Abel Giandellini in 1916 as an unlicensed Italian cafe, The Ivy gained it’s name from a chance remark by the actress Alice Delysia, who overheard Giandellini apologise to a customer for the inconvenience caused during some building works at the restaurant. Giandellini said that it was because…

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Bill’s Restaurant, Clifton, Bristol

Originally founded by greengrocer Bill Collison in 2000 in East Sussex and expanded by Richard Caring, who has owned many restaurant chains over the years including Cote Brasserie and currently the Ivy in central London, a regular favourite with well known faces such as Hugh Grant and Jeremy Clarkson, Bill’s…

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The Spice Merchant, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Malmesbury is a little Wiltshire village best known as being England’s oldest borough and home to the oldest hotel in England, The Old Bell which is situated in a picturesque location next to the ancient Abbey and will also feature in a Fear On Food review here during the summer.…

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The Norman Knight, Whichford, Warwickshire

Following a visit to the new Cotswolds Distillery which is currently being developed by its founder Daniel Szor, we stopped for some lunch in a great local pub on the green in Whichford. Originally built around 1880-1890 as a bakery, The Norman Knight started as a pub under the name…

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Peking Chinese Restaurant, Bath

Since Peking opened it’s doors in 1985 it has been a hit with locals and tourists and as one of the few remaining traditional Chinese restaurants in the area continues in it’s popularity today. We have been visiting the restaurant since it first opened, in fact we were reminded yesterday…

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Indian City, London

There is nothing quite like good quality Indian food in my opinion and we have found a bit of a gem in Central London, just off Fleet Street. Used a regular venue for the many lawyers, barristers and their clients who circulate in the area around Fleet Street and Chancery…

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