Your Cheshire Life guide to Wining and Dining

A SELECTION OF FOOD, WINE, RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS IN THE AREA

1851 RESTAURANT AT PECKFORTON CASTLEFine dining in a Medieval Castle setting. Featuring classic cuisine focussing on local suppliers Open 7 days a week for light lunches and table d'hote and a la carte evening meals. Sunday lunch with traditional roasts. Bookings essential with excellent private dining available.1851 Restaurant, Peckforton Castle, Stonehouse Lane, Peckforton, Tarporley. CW6 9TNTel: 01829 260930

AQUAVITUSCreating an exceptional eclectic cuisine of the highest standard, using only the freshest produce of the finest quality guaranteed to impress the most discerning palette, whilst retaining the ambience of a classy European restaurant58 Watergate Street, Chester01244 313721www.aquavitus.co.uk

THE ALDERLEY RESTAURANTAt the award winning Alderley Restaurant, our a la carte menu and extensive wine list offer the chance to enjoy truly sumptous dining, though we would recommend our Gourmet Tasting menu, light dishes that demonstrate the exceptional breadth andvariety of our restaurant cuisine. Private dining availableAlderley Edge Hotel, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, Tel: 01625 583033

BELLE EPOQUELeading restaurant/boutique hotel, boasting a 30-year reputation for using only the finest local produce. The menu has a modern French twistBelle Epoque, Knutsford, Cheshire,Tel: 01565 632661www.thebelleepoque.com

CANVAS LOUNGEStyle leading Entr�e Bar combining top cuisine with high culture. Original and delicate day menu embracing fresh local produce. Enjoy lunch, coffee, fresh cakes and champagne in the heated sculpture garden. The perfect setting for private parties and family celebrations.93 Kings Street KnutsfordTel: 01565 653424

'REDMOND'S' AT CARDEN PARK HOTELSet in 750 acres of beautiful Cheshire countryside, offers food and wine, superb surroundings, friendly service and stunning views.Carden Park Hotel, Carden, Chester.Tel: 01829 731000

CITY OF MANCHESTER STADIUMThe award winning Stadium offers a delightful menu devised by John Benson Smith. There are six beautifully appointed lounges and over 60 hospitality boxes, all with panoramic views of the pitch, in which to hold your event and enjoy a special occasion.City of Manchester Stadium, SportCity,Manchester. M11 3FFTel: 0870 0621894

CIRO'S BRASSERIE AT THE GROSVENORPULFORD HOTELMediterranean cuisine amid lush surroundings. Passionate about food. Only the freshest ingredients are used to ensure that you receive the quality and flavour expected. Step into Ciro's, step into a whole new experience.Ciro's Brasserie at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel, Wrexham Road, Pulford, Chester CH4 9DG.Tel: 01244 570560.www.grosvenorpulfordhotel.co.uk

COTTONS HOTEL AND SPAOpen all day for morning coffee, light snacks and speciality sandwiches in the lounge. The all-new Magnolia restaurant has a contemporary, relaxed feel - the menus focus on local and regional dishes with an emphasis on using local quality produce. Great value wine list, extensive wines by the glass and traditional Thwaites beers. Plus The Courtyard, a stunning setting for private celebrations and family partiesCottons Hotel & Spa, Manchester Road, Knutsford, WA16 0SUTel: 01565 650333or visit www.shirehotels.com

DE VERE DARESBURY PARKA new and unique dining experience is here at the Daresbury Park near Stockton Heath, steam-bake & grill. In our exhibition style open kitchen, our chefs will prepare for you exotic, healthy cuisine focusing on the ingredients which are local, seasonal and healthy in a lively and contemporary environment. Open lunchtimes (excluding Saturday) and each evening.De Vere Venues Daresbury Park, Chester Road, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4BBTel 01925 267331www.deverevenues.co.uk/find-venue/daresbury-park

DUKE OF PORTLANDAward-winning country pub serving food using the best produce from local suppliers. Cask ales and an extensive wine list.Duke of Portland, Lach Dennis, Cheshire,01606 46264www.dukeofportland,com

GREEN BOUGH HOTELWith its friendly, hand-picked team at your service and stunning decor throughout, the award-winning Olive Tree Restaurant offers sophisticated dining in a relaxed environment. Together with his talented brigade, chef-patron Philip Martin, Savoy-London trained, brings you imaginative dishes for both the seasonal a la carte and the daily-changing table d'hote60 Hoole Road, ChesterTel: 01244 326241

THE GROES INNStylish dining in our award winning restaurant or in the cosy bar. Traditional British and Welsh dishes enhanced by continental tastes and a flair for creativity, using local Welsh beef, lamb, fish and seafood. The Groes Inn is equally renowned for its puddings and desserts, all this complemented by our well priced winelist and rounded off with classic and some unusual Welsh cheeses.Tyn-y-Groes, Nr Conwy, North Wales LL32 8TN.Tel: 01492 650545.www.groesinn.com

HARVEY NICHOLSWith soaring glass walls, which boast panoramic views of the city, the space within the restaurant offers a light and airy environment in the day and a dramatic setting for the evening. Award winning Head Chef Alison Seagrave has developed an ever evolving contemporary British menu using only the finest seasonal ingredients.Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant, 21 New Cathedral Street,Manchester, M1 1AD0161 828 8898secondfloor.reservations@harveynichols.comwww.harveynichols.com

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THE ORCHID ROOM', HOOLE HALLThe finest of dining experiences now awaits you at 'The Orchid Room', Hoole Hall, Chester. Described as New York Chic meets Victoriana outstanding food is complimented by superb wines from around the world.Hoole Hall Country Club Hotel, CHESTERTel 01244 408800 / 07702 973205

THE IMPERIAL HOTEL AT LLANDUDNOCentrally located on the Promenade, our award winning Chantrey Restaurant with modern menu reflects the very best the area has to offer. Throughout the day, lunch or light refreshments are served on our elegant Terrace overlooking the Bay.The Promenade, Llandudno LL30 1APTel: 01492 877466www.theimperial.co.uk

JULIAN'S RESTAURANTJulian's is one of Wirral's finest restaurants with a reputation for mouth watering, innovative Modern British/International cuisine. The popular eatery boasts extensive A La Carte and Table D Hote menus, including an early diners special from Tuesday to Thursday, and an excellent wine list.Vegetarians and customers with food allergies are always welcome, as Julian (Award Winning Chef of 35 yrs /Patron) will happily adapt any dish to suit you.20 Birkenhead Road, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BW, Tel: 01516 326241

NUNSMERE HALL HOTELNunsmere Hall Hotel, voted Cheshire Life Hotel of the Year 2007,lies in a unique and spectacular setting which epitomises the elegant country manor house. Nunsmere's award winning Crystal Restaurant has a unrivalled reputation for fine food and uses only the freshest seasonal and organic produce whenever possible.Nunsmere Hall Hotel Tarporley Road, Northwich, CheshireTel: 01606 889100www.primahotels.co.uk

THE MARSH CATOpen Lunchtime and Evenings, the Marsh Cat specialise in good quality food from around the world, offering a variety of menu's with extensive A La Carte selections. Vegetarians and Children are widely catered for.The Marsh Cat, 1 Mostyn Square, Parkgate, South Wirral CH64 6SLTelephone 0151 336 1963www.marshcat.com

MERE COURT HOTELOverlooking the lake at Cheshire's newest country house hotel, offering European and traditional cuisine within a setting of oak panelling, beams and open fires.Warrington Road, Knutsford.Tel: 01565 831000

THE FRENCH RESTAURANT AT THE MIDLANDThe sumptuous and welcoming surroundings of The French invite you to relax and enjoy the highest standards of modern French cuisine with a British influence., The French provides the perfect setting with the highest standards of service and a mouth wateringly tempting menu.The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DSTel: 0161 236 3333

MACDONALD PORTAL HOTEL GOLF & SPAAwarded four star AA status almost immediately after opening in June 2007, the Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa boasts 85 luxury en-suite bedrooms. The award winning restaurant offers contemporary cuisine with its two AA Rossettes and 120 cover capacity.Macdonald Portal Hotel Golf & Spa, Cobblers Cross Lane, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0DJTel: 01829 734 142 Mobile: 07940 035262

MILL HOTEL AND SPA DESTINATIONSituated in the heart of Chester, the Mill Hotel offers five different options to wine and dine. Brasserie - flamb� steak with a difference, Canaletto Restaurant, Peppermill Trattoria, Deli Bar, Restaurant Cruiser. All use the finest ingredients and offer extensive vegetarian options health and fitness spa with swimming pool.The Mill Hotel, Milton Street, ChesterTel: 01244 350035www.millhotel.com

MITCHELLS WINE BAR & BRASSERIEFind us on the High Street in Tattenhall. Fresh food with friendly service. We have a menu to suit the occasion - lunch time: mid week special offers: traditional Sunday menu: daily changing fresh fish menu. Please contact usMitchells Wine Bar & Brasserie, High Street, Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9PXTel: 01829 771477 email information@mitchellswinebar.co.uk

PECKS RESTAURANTNow in its 24th year, this award winning restaurant remains as popular as ever. Truly delicious food, relaxed but professional service and sensible pricing seem to be the formula for their continued success.Pecks Restaurant, Newcastle Road, Moreton, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4SBTelephone: 01260 275161www.pecksrest.co.uk

THE PLOUGH & FLAILCheshire's worst kept secret, open for 2 years come and see the pub that everyone's still talking about. Serving a selection of the classics alongside rustic modern pub dishes our fresh food has gained an enviable reputation. With a fabulous non smoking interior, spectacular outside space, warm friendly staff and atmosphere.Paddock Hill Lane, Mobberley, WA16 7DBTel: 01565 873537www.thedeckersgroup.com

QUAY HOTEL & SPAThe Lounge Bar & Restaurant combines modern eclectic dining with a warm atmosphere, first class food and service with spectacular views of the water and an exciting and individual fusion of global flavours.Quay Hotel & Spa, Quay Deganwy, Deganwy, North Wales LL31 9DJTel: 01492 564100www.quayhotel.com

ROOKERY HALL HOTEL RESTAURANTOur elegant mahogany panelled restaurant provides an intimate setting for those who appreciate fine dining and quality local, seasonal produce. New chef Gordon Campbell boasts an excellent pedigree, his experience includes L'Escargot and The Vineyard at Stocks Cross. Renowned for its quality selection of wines, the restaurant has 2 AA rosettes. As well as � la carte, seven evenings a week there is a three course 'Market menu', also a lunchtime two-course menu, midweek only and of course, Sunday lunch.Rookery Hall, Worleston, Near Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DQTel: 01270 610016

RESTAURANT L'ENDROITSmall 34 cover restaurant serving traditional French cuisine without the nouvelle cuisine. Continental terrace Parisian style. Weddings and parties catered for. Winners of the prestigious Cheshire Life Restaurant of the Year Award 2004/2005 and the Cheshire Life's Readers Choice Award for 2004/2005. Open Tues- Sat and Sunday lunches are also available through the summer May-4th Sept. Michelin Guide Listed70/72 Lawton Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1RSTel: 01260 299548

THE STANNEYLANDS HOTELThe Stanneylands Hotel, now Prima Hotel Group headquarters has seen major investment in a fabulous refurbishment, including a discreet and sympathetic expansion and has incorporated new stylish contemporary executive accommodation.Stanneylands Road, WilmslowT: 01625 525225www.primahotels.co.uk

SWAN HOTELFormer 17th century coaching inn set in 14 acres overlooking river Levens. Sports, outdoor activities and marina. Two restaurants, health and fitness spa with pool. Suites available. Conference and events facilities.Newby Bridge, Cumbria. Tel: 015395 31681www.swanhotel.com

TEPPANYAKI JAPANESE RESTAURANTTeppanyaki is a unique culinary art that has established itself as one of the favourites of Japanese cuisine, its presentation takes place before your eyes on a heated steel plate. The specially trained chef will delight his guests with his cooking and artistic skills.Connaught Building 58/60 George Street, Manchester M14HFTel: 0161 228 2219www.teppanyaki-manchester.co.uk

THE TERRACE RESTAURANTST TUDNO HOTEL,The Terrace Restaurant a strikingly stylish Mediterranean eatery giving the impression of dining on a lakeside terrace. The cuisine is classic in style and presented with a modern edge. The Welsh influence runs through the menu and makes use of local premium produce. The restaurant which is open for lunch and dinner has 2 AA Rosettes and the AA Wine Award for Wales 2005.St Tudno Hotel, Promenade, Llandudno.Tel: 01492 874411www.st-tudno.co.uk

TREYSGAWEN HALLReached along a private wooded drive, Tre Ysgawen is gracefully set in peaceful, beautifully maintained gardens in the heart of Anglesey. Using fine seasonal, local and regional produce, complemented by an, extensive wine selection. Winner of the Cheshire Life North Wales Food and Wine Award 2003/2004.Tre Ysgawen Hall, Capel Coch, Llangefni, Anglesey. LL77 7URTel: 01248 750750

TOM AT 101Now firmly established as one of Stockton Heath's foremost dining experiences, the upstairs restaurant and bar offers great value for money at any time of the day. Open all day - 7 days a week. 101 London Road, Stockton Heath, WarringtonTel: 01925 212660

THE YELLOW ROOM AT HILLBARK HOTELSet within 250 acres of parkland, this magnificent Grade II listed Tudor style mansion is a gourmet dining destination. The Yellow Room has an elegant ambience. The menu offers a selection of English and Continental haute cuisine, complemented by a choice of over 100 fine wines from the cellar. Your table is yours for the evening; reservations are recommended. Royden Park, Frankby, Wirral, (7 minutes from M53) Tel: 0151 625 2400

THE WHITE HOUSEServing fine contemporary British Cuisine with relaxed but professional service. Innovative new menus for 2008 include Lunch Menu catering for all with evening seasonal A la Carte and set price 2 or 3 course menus as well as our renowned traditional Sunday Lunch. (children's menu also available all the time) The village, Prestbury. SK10 4DJ Tel: 01625 829336 www.thewhitehouseinprestbury.comenquiries@thewhitehouseinprestbury.com

BRASSERIE AT THE WILD BOARThe Brasserie at the Wild Boar has been refurbished to a high standard of contemporary design. The menu comprises only the finest local produce, with an exclusive wine list.The hotel also offers superb afternoon teas, and the Stable Steakhouse, with great tasting simplistic dishes.Wild Boar Hotel, Whitchurch Road, Beeston,Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 9NWTel: 01829 260309enquiries@wildboarhotel.co.ukwww.wildboarhotel.co.uk

WYCHWOOD PARKDe Vere Venues Wychwood Park, Crewe, Cheshire, has launched Steam, Bake & Grill a unique and innovative food concept. With its open exhibition-style kitchen not dissimilar to Hells Kitchen, the food is cooked to order. Our 'World Food' menu aims to satisfy increasingly well-travelled consumers who are diversifying their tastes towards new cuisine.Wychwood Park, Weeston, Crewe, CheshireCW2 5GP Tel: 01270 829200

VERVE GRILL & OVEN AT THE VILLAGE HOTELWARRINGTONWith modern d�cor, stylish service and a famously fresh menu, the Verve Grill & Oven is a restaurant that caters for any occasion - whether that's sharing a romantic evening, a business lunch with colleagues or a Sunday roast with the family.Open daily: 12.00pm - 2.00pm (4.00pm Sunday); 6.00pm - 10.00pmCentre Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1QAwww.village-hotels.co.uk

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