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.

Grape and Olive, Swansea

Situated on the 28th floor of the Meridian tower in Swansea, with far reaching views across the city and out to the Gower Peninsula, the Grape and Olive is part of a chain of restaurants in Wales owned and ran by the Welsh family brewers, Brains. With the menu offering…

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Eat A Pitta, St. Nick’s Market, Bristol

Started in 2012 by an inspiring and passionate entrepreneur Dan Levy, with support from The Prince’s Trust, Eat-a-Pitta has become a firm favourite in Bristol amongst regulars and tourists looking for a healthy, and very tasty lunch or snack at any time of day. Located in central Bristol’s historic St.…

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Deco Lounge, Cotham Hill, Bristol

— Please note that Deco Lounge closed in March 2017, other Lounges remain open — The Deco Lounge opened in 2005 and was one of the first of the “Lounges” in a chain of well over 30 café/bars now. The great thing with the Deco Lounge, as with all of…

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Harry’s Cafe at Fowler’s Motorcycles, Bristol

There are many Bristol institutions; The Merchant Venturers, Harvey’s (the founders of Harvey’s Bristol Cream sherry) Bristol Cars, Ardman Animations (home to Wallace and Gromit and Morph) Cameron Balloons and of course the long standing association with Rolls Royce and the home of Concorde to name just a few. Another…

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The Horse and Groom, Charlton, Wiltshire

When it comes to this time of year you can’t beat a good pub for some festive atmosphere and we’ve found a real gem in the Wiltshire village of Chalton, near Malmesbury and Tetbury, close to Prince Charles’s Hygrove estate. Taken over by well known chef, Marco Pierre White not…

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The Bear Hotel, Hungerford

We are always on the look out for friendly pubs and the newly refurbished Bear in the market town of Hungerford doesn’t disappoint. We have visited the pub over the years and if we’re honest, it has been hit and miss until recently. Old English Inns have done a fantastic…

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Côte Restaurant, Clifton Village, Bristol

Côte opened in Clifton a few years ago and was one of the first of the now popular chain founded by the same people that created Strada, the Italian Brand of restaurants. The concept is that of a modern take on a Paris Bistro which works very well with comfy…

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Lockside cafe and restaurant, Bristol Harbourside

Famously used as Sid’s caff in the cult BBC TV series ‘Only Fools and Horses’ starring David Jason, at the time called Popeye’s, Lockside cafe has in it’s own way achieved a cult following in Bristol in this unusual building underneath the Cumberland Basin road system and with views across…

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The Ostrich, Newland, Gloucestershire

At FearOnFood we always look for good, friendly local’s pubs when we’re out and about and prefer them in many ways to the larger chains which can sometimes lack soul and atmosphere in our view, although there are exceptions of course like most Young’s and Marston’s pubs, particularly their new…

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Wellies Restaurant, Puerto Portals, Mallorca

For the last 23 years Wellies Restaurant, in the exclusive Puerto Portals in sunny Mallorca, has been a firm favourite for locals and tourists, offering good quality food and drink in an excellent location. If you enjoy watching the world go by, then this relaxed restaurant is a great place…

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Sporting Bar St Tropez France

As I’ve said before St Tropez is a funny old place. The Sporting Bar isn’t full of sports fans as you might expect, although the TV screens do show sport. It is mostly full of locals eating things like omelette and chips or salads and swigging back locally produced Rose.…

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Brasserie Fruits De Mer-Dinan France

Brasserie Fruits De Mer in Dinan Northern France is situated right next to the Hotel Ibis in the centre of Town which makes it ideal if you’re staying in the hotel. Just right to stumble out of and possibly more likely, stumble back too. This Restaurant has a large drinks…

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Carluccios St Pancras Station London

We decided to go for a bite to eat after filming my latest book review at The British Library in September so walked across the road to Carluccios situated on the upper level of St Pancras Station. The station which is a Grade 1 listed building stands on Euston Road…

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TGI Friday’s

If just for the atmosphere, TGI Friday’s has been a long-time favourite for many people all over the world ever since the first restaurant opened it’s doors by a great entrepreneur called Allan Stillman in New York in 1965. Stillman was a salesman living on the East side of Manhattan, in…

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