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.

Club 55 St Tropez France

Club 55 situated right on Pampelonne beach in St Tropez is one of the Worlds truly famous restaurants. I’ve been coming here since the 1980s and the place hasn’t changed much, it’s still as beautiful as ever with an easy charm. The plot of land where Club 55 sits was…

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River Cottage, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol

Following the success of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Channel 4 series, River Cottage, the brand has expanded it’s operations with  “canteens” in Axminster, Plymouth and the recently opened Bristol restaurant in the prestigious area of Clifton where many competitors such as Jamie’s Italian, Browns, Bill’s, Aqua, Cote, Zizzi and Café Rouge amongst others all have a presence. The restaurant,…

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Two River’s, Chepstow

When you’re out and about on business it isn’t always easy to find somewhere convenient to stop and eat and where you can still work if you want to, which is what this blog is all about – Identifying pubs, cafés and restaurants all across the UK where you can…

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Havana Coffee, Bristol

Founded in 2000 by well known local businessman Hamid Parast, Havana Coffee is a Bristol café serving great value food including chilli’s, wrap’s, jacket potatoes, enchiladas and paninis’s and perhaps most famously the Havana Breakfast (available as traditional or vegetarian option). Hamid has an unusual attention to detail and always makes customers feel welcome which goes some…

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Strada, Cardiff Bay

Founded in 2000 by Luke Johnson and later sold to Richard Caring, Strada Cucina Italiana is now owned by Tragus Group, owner of Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Potters Bar and Kitchen amongst others and has positioned itself as a fairly upmarket Italian restaurant chain with around 70 locations in the UK. We…

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The Three Mughals, Rogerstone, Newport

When you think of high quality Indian cuisine in the UK, you often think of restaurants such as Bombay Palace in Connaught Street, London or several of the brilliant restaurants in Brick Lane, or perhaps Shimla Pinks in Birmingham, but there is an alternative in the South West which offers very…

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Huffkins Bakery and Restaurant, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds

A real favourite of Fear On Food is the small Cotswold chain of bakeries and café/restaurants, Huffkins. Today we visited fantastic restaurant in the centre of the beautiful Cotswold town of Stow-on-the-Wold for a light lunch in the 31 Degree heat! Having started in 1890 and still being family owned, Huffkins…

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The George Inn, St. Briavels, Forest of Dean

If you’re a keen walker, mountain biker or just enjoy stunning scenery, the Forest of Dean is a place you should visit. The countryside is incredible through the Wye Valley in this fairly under-populated part of the country which is gradually becoming more popular and is being seen as an alternative…

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Bluebird Restaurant, Kings Road, Chelsea

The Bluebird has for a long time been a favourite for locals in Chelsea, with a traditional diner for coffee or breakfast in one area of the large courtyard, to fine dining upstairs, and when the sun shines, a fantastic courtyard terrace to the front on King’s Road. The courtyard is a…

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Maze Grill by Gordon Ramsay, Grosvenor Square, London

Maze Grill at the Marriott Grosvenor in London, is the Hotel’s main restaurant having been exceptionally well refurbished to a very high standard, which is enhanced by the standard of the service at the hotel in general, but at Maze in particular. We regularly use the hotel and on this…

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Pizza Express, Mill Bank, London

A firm favourite at FearOnFood, Pizza Express continues to provide an excellent and well priced menu, great nationwide locations and consistent service. Founded in 1965 by Peter Boizot and now with over 400 restaurants in the UK as well as 40 overseas, current owners Cinven, the private equity giant, have transformed and…

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Frankie and Benny’s, Newport, South Wales

Well known American Italian 1950’s style chain, Frankie and Benny’s has over 200 restaurants in the UK and the formula is one set to continue with ever increasing popularity amongst families in particular. Famed for their birthday celebrations where they usually dip the lights and play “Congratulations” very loudly whilst most of…

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White Hart Inn, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Whilst out and about in the Cotswolds we found a lovely pub, with a wine shop inside too, in the charming Cotswolds town of Winchcombe. A picturesque but proper working town, Winchcombe, close to Sudley Castle, has several good pubs, the White Hart being one of them. The pub itself…

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Plume of Feathers, Near Langford, Somerset

What a find! The Plume of Feathers has long been a favourite somerset pub in our family and serves consistently good food and is very reasonably priced. Fantastically located, this 17th century inn is a real gem in the English countryside, with five beautiful en-suite rooms available too for Bed…

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