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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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As the East of England lockdown continues, Simon Weir seeks out comfort food from the Orient at Newmarket’s Thai Street Café.

With eateries once again closed by lockdown, food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz tried the LEA takeway offering from popular Suffolk restaurant Maison Bleue. Here’s what they made of it...

Nicola Warren and her husband Phil pay a visit to Plant Café at its new home on Woodbridge Thoroughfare.

The Anchor in Burwell has achieved viral fame recently due to their spectacular sharing Sunday roasts. But is there substance behind the style under new Chef Patron Stuart Drake? Mark Heath and his wife Liz went along for a Saturday lunch to see for themselves - here’s what they made of it....

Out food and drink editor was blown away by the service and flavour-packed food at this country pub near Stowmarket.

What’s the food like at Notcutts’ new restaurant in the town?

Take a veggie to a steak house serving all you can eat meat? Our food reviewer risked it.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited Lucy’s Restaurant in Fornham All Saints for a Friday dinner. Here’s what they made of it...

Group food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis says this rural pub is well worth travelling to.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited The Crown in Stowupland for a Saturday lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

Nicola Warren tries out the town’s newest vegan restaurant and takeaway where ‘wings’, ‘kebabs’ and more are on the menu.

Simon Weir and his girlfriend Ali went to the north Suffolk gastro-pub to discover how dining-out has changed (spoiler alert: it’s still excellent).

In their first meal out since lockdown, our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz paid a visit to the new Secret Garden at Tuddenham Mill. Here’s what they made of it...

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz tried a delivery from popular pizza van Pizza Rosso on a Friday evening. Here’s what they made of it...

Restaurants hate it...and haters love it, but what is the future of review platforms as we ease towards the tail-end of lockdown? Should diners really be kicking businesses already at an all-time low?

Our food and drink editor tried out the new picnic service from one of Suffolk’s most trusted wedding and events caterers.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz tried out the offering from tapas restaurant Casa in Bury St Edmunds, via their delivery service, on a Friday night. Here’s what they made of it...

Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis dines at a distance, trying out the collection service from one of the Suffolk coast’s newest Italian restaurants.

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.

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