“This hotel has not yet been inspected and reviewed by the Hotel Guru but has been recommended by other guides that we respect.”
Five years ago the old pub was transformed into a very good restaurant, with two adjoining cottages further along the busy main road forming its four-suite accommodation. The chef-proprietor is Tom Kerridge, who gained a Michelin star within 10 months from a kitchen which was then the size of a large cupboard. These days he has a new, celadon green kitchen and a brigade of chefs.
Originally published by The Telegraph (view article)