Caroline Bingham was one of the judges for the first of this year’s Cuisine Awards finals – Young Chef of the Year
What a warm welcome we received as soon as we stepped into the main bar of the Royal Oak. Plenty of snow was still lying on the fields and ridges of ice on the roads so it was good to walk into this cosy pub on Sunday lunchtime. Emma Bilenky, the landlady met us and showed us around the pub which she and her friendly team have made a focus of village life.
Jason Hippisley went to dine at a pub that has always held a special significance for him.
Alan Stennett represented Lincolnshire Life as one of the judges at this year’s Lincolnshire County Foods 2010 Poacher Competition and found the prospect of so many sausage rolls just a bit daunting.
For over 250 years The Bull and Swan, no. 25 High Street, St Martins, has been a well known Stamford landmark. While the old stone walls and mullion windows may well remain familiar for another 250 years or more, inside is a different story.