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This week’s restaurant offers focus on the Kenilworth Foodie Fortnight, on now until Saturday 13 October.

 Petit Gourmand has two special offers. A prix fixe evening menu of three courses for £17.95, or dine from the new Autumn menu with a complimentary glass of wine.

 You could enjoy a slice of white chocolate and pinenut  cake or orange and poppyseed cake with a cup of Illy coffee for £2.50 from Sweet As who is offering a coffee and a different piece of cake throughout the food festival.

 A two course dinner for £12.95 or three courses for £15.95 are being offered at Harrington’s on the Hill.

Beef is treating children to a free meal on Sunday 7 October and Time For Tea will tempt you to a Cornish Cream tea with their two for one offer.


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Restaurants taking their summer breaks include Edmunds in Brindleyplace  (Tuesday 7th – 14th August) and in Kenilworth Petit Gourmand (Sunday 29th July to Tuesday 14th August.)

Lasan in the Jewellery Quarter has teamed up with Birmingham brewer Aston Manor Cider to recommend cider varieties paired with their dishes. For a Lamb Rogan Josh recipe see for details.

Café Gnosh in Rugby is celebrating British Food Fortnight with a special three course dinner and a glass of wine for £20 until 12th August.

Congratulations to The Almanac in Kenilworth who have been awarded a one star rating by the Sustainable Restaurant association for their ethical sourcing policy.

Restaurant News







Le Truc Café’s first pop-up at Six Eight Kafe in Birmingham on Saturday 9th June promises du pain, du vin and beaucoup de fromage. The new Summer  menu from Petit Gourmand includes Corn fed chicken supreme, crushed olive potato with green bean and tomato provencale and Chilled lemon and lavender souffle with raspberry granita. The Chefs Dozen in Alcester is on an early summer break, open again on 13th June.


Mothers Day Menus

Wherever you are in Warwickshire, local chefs have created delicious lunch and afternoon tea menus to treat your mum on Mothering Sunday.

Tailors of Warwick has a Spring menu for lunch that includes Sweet pea and truffle soup and Braised blade of beef with roasted red onion, wild mushrooms and a potato puree as choices in the two courses for £25 or three courses for £29 menu.


Over in Kenilworth, mums can enjoy contemporary French dining at Petit Gourmand.  Classic dishes French onion soup and Bouillabaisse with saffron potatoes feature on the three course lunch menu for £23.50 which also includes coffee and petit fours.

It is difficult to resist three tiers of finger sandwiches, scones and freshly baked cakes –  especially when they look as delicious as those at the Church Street Townhouse.

Restaurant 23 starts serving afternoon tea from 5th March, so your mum could be enjoying the tasteful design and surroundings of Peter Knibb’s new opening in Holly Walk Leamington Spa.

 A short walk away from Caldecott Park, The Rose Tea Rooms in Rugby is normally closed on a Sunday but is open on Mothering Sunday for afternoon tea at a very reasonable £12.50. This includes a selection of finger sandwiches, scones and cakes and tea from a choice of more than twenty blends of loose tea served in pretty china teapots (which you can also buy).

The Rose Tea Rooms 01788 575670