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Eating out is always a gamble, but we want to help take the guess work out by sharing some of our region’s hidden gems with readers. Each week our team of food reviewers travel the length and breadth of East Anglia hunting out quaint English pubs, explosive Asian cuisine and romantic restaurants.

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Our food and drink editor visited this town centre gastropub a year after it was revamped.

Food reviewer Nicola Warren tries out the Manningtree café during Fairtrade Fortnight.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited The Woolpack pub in Fornham St Martin near Bury St Edmunds for a Saturday lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

Our reviewer tried out the brunch menu at this newly-opened bar and restaurant in Ipswich.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited The Guinness Arms in Icklingham for a midweek lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

A brunch bar and multiple vegan cafes have been added to the list of options for foodie fans in Ipswich over the past year – here we take a look at the new establishments you might not have tried yet.

Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis visits The Hadleigh Ram to see what it’s like under new management.

Nicola Warren tries lunch at Ocean Fish Platter in the town centre.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited Hmm Burger in Newmarket on a Saturday lunchtime for a beef-based feast. Here’s what they made of it.

Our food and drink editor went to try out the Spanish-influenced cafe on the town’s waterfront.

Our reviewer tried out the breakfast menu at this Parisian-style café.

Nicola Warren and a friend try tea for two at the waterfront eaterie.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz went to visit the recently-opened Sakura Japanese restaurant in Bury St Edmunds for a Sunday lunch. Here’s what they made of it.

Our reviewer Emily Cashen made her way down to the Waterfront Bistro in Ipswich for a three-course dinner. Here’s what she made of it…

Our food and drink editor visited this long-standing favourite Ipswich restaurant to see if it still cuts the mustard.

Nicola Warren has a nourishing lunch with her family at the café which opened earlier this year.

Is the review platform still serving the purpose it set out for or is it becoming a sounding board for those with alternative motives. We speak to four business owners who’ve been negatively impacted by the site.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited the recently-re-opened Fox at Bulmer Tye for a late Saturday lunch. Here’s what they made of it.

Our reviewer Emily Cashen headed down to this popular vegan café for a spot of plant-based lunch. Here’s what she made of it…

Nicola Warren checks out the ultimate vegan burger and more at town centre deli.

Farmers fear they could face restrictions on irrigating their crops next year as lack of rain puts East Anglia’s supplies under pressure.

Mark Heath and wife Liz headed to the Folk Cafe in Fornham, near Bury St Edmunds, for a Thursday lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

Food editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis was invited to look at the facelift of this restaurant but was so impressed by the food she had to write about it.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz headed out into the countryside to visit Shillingford’s restaurant at the newly-opened Foragers Retreat in Pebmarsh for a Friday night dinner. Here’s what they made of it.

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