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The amazing health benefits your average cup of tea has

September 21st 2017

In the UK, 165 million cups of tea are consumed every day. In fact, we are the second largest tea drinking nation after Ireland. To justify this large tea consumption here are some of the health benefits your average cup of tea holds.

Our Top Ten Gin Combinations

August 11th 2017

Even when served plain and simple, as it has been for years, Gin and Tonic remains a British favourite. There's no denying, that it's hard to beat.

Our story: from truck-stop cafe to hotel and restaurant

July 22nd 2016

It's 41 years since I embarked on a five-year project to turn what was a typical village service station into a sports and leisure centre offering good food and drink.

Full of youthful vigour, and naivety to match, I arrived in Outwell having undertaken my catering training with Claridges in London - my new home could hardly have been more different.