"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating" Luciano Pavarotti
Here is our guide to a few of our favourite places to find delicious food in the area.
THE CHOLMELEY ARMS, BURTON-LE-COGGLES
The Cholmeley Arms is an Award Winning Country Pub set in an acre of grounds in the centre of the pretty Conservation Area Village of Burton-le-Coggles, The Cholmeley Arms is on the Easton Estate and has been run by John and Lesley Berry since 2009. Booking is essential, especially at weekends. Visit their website for more information. The Cholmeley Arms is also home to Berry's Farm Shop.
THE OLIVE BRANCH, CLIPSHAM
A few miles down the A1, The Olive Branch is lovely pub in a sleepy Rutland village. It dates to the 17th century and is built of Clipsham stone. Inside, a warm, informal, rustic chic hits the spot perfectly with open fires, old beams, stone walls and choir stalls in the bar. The Pub was voted Good Pub Guide County Dining Pub of the Year 2018.
FISHTANK SUSHI, OAKHAM
Rutland’s first sushi venture offering an exciting array of eclectic sushi and Asian soul food. Providing healthy, delicious food, responsibly sourced, and reasonably priced.