5 of the Best Foodie Destinations in the UK

Are you thinking of a holiday in the UK to try out some of the best gastronomic delights the country has to offer? Then, here are some destinations that are known for bringing a smile to every food-lover’s face:

  1. Padstow, Cornwall

Padstow is known for great seafood served in its restaurants, especially the Seafood Restaurant that is owned by celebrity chef Rick Stein. With his ventures, this sleepy Cornish community has turned into a must-visit destination for those who take food seriously.


  1. Ludlow, Shropshire

Not only that this town hosts a popular food and drink festival each year, but it also has a bewildering selection of fine restaurants, such as Mr Underhill’s, the Merchant House and La Bécasse. It is said that this town is endowed with wonderful restaurants and is recognised for its active promotion of quality food.


  1. Richmond, North Yorkshire

When it comes to shopping for food, you will be spoilt for choice in this town, where there is a daily indoor market and a farmer’s market that locally sources produce, ranging from lamb and cheese to the best asparagus in the UK. As a foodie, you will be well-catered for in this place, specifically in its new station development, where you will find a thriving café culture.


  1. St Neots, Cambridgeshire

This town has been known for its markets, especially its monthly farmers’ market that gives precedence to local producers. Here, you will be offered everything from pickles to meat.

  1. Bray, Berkshire

This place is known for having two of the four British restaurants holding 3 Michelin stars being in short distances from each other. Other restaurants that are worth checking out include the Waterside Inn and the Fat Duck. While this town has always been known for its picturesque narrow streets, it has also become a culinary capital in the UK.


So, if you want to experience gastronomic satisfaction on your holiday in the UK, these are some of the best places to be!

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