To celebrate British Food Fortnight - which runs from September 19 to - October 4 - we have put together a list of great meals to enjoy in the Dursley, Thornbury, Sodbury and Yate area this weekend.

British Food Fortnight is a national celebration of British food and the health benefits and pleasures of eating quality, fresh, seasonal and regional produce.

1. The Rose and Crown Farmhouse Kitchen, Nympsfield (GL10 3TU)

Stunning sous vide lamb, with confit garlic, rosemary and bay leaves.

To book go to or call 01453 860612.

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2.Old Spot Inn, Hill Road, Dursley (GL11 4JQ)

Nothing beats a traditional Sunday roast dinner, and now the Old Spot are offering takeaway roasts, which are available to pre-order (see pic below).

All roasts are served with roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables, cheesy leeks, Yorkshire pudding and rich gravy

Eating in the pub is of course an option too. On Sundays there are two sittings, 12-2pm or 2.15pm-4pm, and tables can also be reserved in the garden.

To book go to, call 01453 542870 or see their Facebook page.

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3.The Walled Garden Cafe at Berkeley Castle, Berkeley Castle, Berkeley (GL13 9PJ)

Try the eggs Benedict or Florentine or indulge yourself with a Walled Garden Cafe English breakfast. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free breakfast options available. The cafe is now serving breakfast from 9.30am to 11.30am on Saturdays and Sundays.

Book at or call 01453 708337

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4.Hawkes House, St Mary Street, Thornbury (BS35 2AB)

Sunday roast has never looked so good!

Call 01454 414485, go to or see their Facebook page

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5.The Swan at Tytherington, Duck Street, Tytherington near Thornbury (GL12 8QB)

Wow what a starter! Pan fried scallops served with chorizo paste, crispy Parma ham, black pudding and garlic aioli. Absolutely delicious says the chef.

Book at or call 01454 312290.

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6. The Hunstman Country Inn & Kitchen, Bristol Road, Falfield (GL12 8DF)

It does not get much more British than good ol' fish and chips!

Call 01454 260239 or go to

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7.The Codrington Arms pub and restaurant, 261 North Road, Yate (BS37 7LG)

Mmmmm you can almost smell the aroma from this chef's special - lamb cutlets served with roasted tender stem broccoli, sautéed baby potatoes and a basil and mint pesto.

To book go to or call 01454 227222.

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8.The Swan, Badminton Road, Nibley near Yate (BS37 5JF)

Check out this tower of deliciousness - calve's liver, bubble and squeak, maple bacon, red wine jus and crispy onions - a perfect autumn dish which celebrates British food

Call 01454 312290, go to or see their Facebook page.

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