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STONE ROCK PIZZA | FOOD REVIEW

STONE ROCK PIZZA | FOOD REVIEW

9-10 Upper Church Street, Chepstow. 01291 621616 / www.stonerockpizza.co.uk Food ***** Atmosphere ***** Stone Rock Pizza, a Chepstow–based artisan pizzeria and takeaway which opened earlier this year, is nothing short of a revelation. Small and unassuming, this pizzeria offers a family-run warmth and honestly, the best pizza this writer has ever eaten. Stone Rock Pizza […]

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5 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS | FOOD FEATURE

5 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS | FOOD FEATURE

With mulled wine flowing aplenty and the hunt for unique gifts starting anew, Rhonda Lee Reali checks out some of the best Christmas Markets in Wales. NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN OF WALES’ WINTER WONDERLAND If you’re looking for something quirkier from your Christmas fair this festive season, look no further. Combining startling light shows, a wonderful […]

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ABERGAVENNY CHRISTMAS FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

ABERGAVENNY CHRISTMAS FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

The largest and longest-running Welsh food festival is hosting another Christmas-themed fair, as Jake Young looks ahead to what’s on offer. Still stocking up for Christmas and preparing festivities? If you’re not sure where to even begin, look no further, as the annual Abergavenny Christmas Fair has you covered. The acclaimed festival was started by […]

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HAY-ON-WYE WINTER FOOD FESTIVAL | FOOD FEATURE

HAY-ON-WYE WINTER FOOD FESTIVAL | FOOD FEATURE

Hay-on-Wye is a lovely little place, isn’t it? It’s like being cwtched into the most tranquil place in the world, nestled between the River Wye and the crisp countryside air, but Hay-on-Wye is hiding a terrible secret. Behind the valleys and plains that surround this idyllic Powys village lies a shocking truth: Hay-on-Wye is hiding […]

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5 OF THE BEST COSY RESTAURANTS IN WALES | FOOD FEATURE

5 OF THE BEST COSY RESTAURANTS IN WALES | FOOD FEATURE

With the nights getting longer and the thermometer getting lower, you might as well make your rare forays outside worthwhile, as Lorria Sahmet counts down the five cosiest restaurants to curl up in. The Walnut Tree Built in the 60’s, The Walnut Tree Inn has since refurbished their dining area into an intimate 20-seated space […]

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ROYAL WELSH WINTER FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

ROYAL WELSH WINTER FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

The Royal Welsh Winter Fair arrives for its two-day annual festivities on Mon 27 and Tues 28 Nov this year. Joe Prescott takes a look ahead. The Royal Welsh Showground is the venue for this year’s fair, the annual festive primestock market nearing an impressive 30-year tenure, and a sure-fire way to get your Christmas […]

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THE POTTING SHED CAFÉ | FOOD REVIEW

THE POTTING SHED CAFÉ | FOOD REVIEW

  Insole Court, Fairwater Road, Llandaff, Cardiff. 029 2116 7920 / www.insolecourt.org Food **** Atmosphere *** Insole Court is now open to the public and in the safe hands of The Insole Court Trust. After years of campaigning and the local community pledging to save the historic mansion and gardens, the whole of the building […]

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RECIPE: WELSH GRILLED CHEESE | FOOD FEATURE

RECIPE: WELSH GRILLED CHEESE | FOOD FEATURE

So I recently learned that the distinguishing feature of an American grilled cheese, as opposed to a British cheese toastie, is that it must be fried in butter. Having no qualms with this (surely some time spent in a hot pan swimming in butter improves anything?), I decided to try a welsh twist on an […]

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MARCO’S CAFÉ | FOOD REVIEW

MARCO’S CAFÉ | FOOD REVIEW

The Esplanade, Barry Island. twitter.com/marcos_cafe_ Food **** Atmosphere **** This isn’t technically a food review, more a review of a much-loved café-cum-meeting place. It has been and still is famous because of Gavin & Stacey, but Marco’s is more widely loved for its friendly, chatty staff and legendary coffees and bacon sarnies. Marco has developed […]

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NOVEMBER FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE

NOVEMBER FOODIE FOCUS | FOOD FEATURE

Ben Newman rounds up some of the yummiest food events in South Wales in the coming month. Swansea Vegfest Market Takeover, Swansea Market, Sat 4 Nov Bring out your inner herbivore and celebrate World Vegan Month at Swansea Vegfest’s takeover of Swansea market. Carefully-curated vegan traders have been selected to display the best in vegan […]

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