Food and drink

Chris Simon


This issue we speak to Chris Simon, owner and Head Chef, of The White Hart Hotel, Modbury. Here, Chris talks his food ethos and influences, how the hotel has coped during the pandemic, as well as future plans for the festive season. Click below to read.

The White Hart Hotel, Modbury

The White Hart Hotel was taken over by Chef, Chris Simon, last December. Following the pub being closed, Chris was determined to re open the pub with the idea of having a restaurant inside to allow guests to enjoy his food that he is so passionate about creating. 

Enjoy a Merry & White Christmas at Marco Pierre White’s Plymouth

Whether you’re enjoying festive afternoon tea or indulging in a glamorous Christmas Day lunch, this luxe, modern restaurant provides the perfect space for your celebrations!  

Boringdon Hall

A tier of truly decadent festive treats at Boringdon Hall.

Throughout the festive season, share a Boringdon afternoon tea experience with friends, family or colleagues at the manor house sprinkle some magic around their enchanted place on the hill.


Served daily 1 - 4pm

2nd December 2020 – 3rd January 2021.

£ 27 per person

Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas ….  

The Duke was simply made for Christmas, it’s stunning architecture and elegant features make this unique venue a dream setting for any Christmas festivities.

Enjoy Christmas Lunches and Dinners, Festive Afternoon Teas as well as our fantastic Christmas Day Lunch and New Year’s Eve Dinner.  A wonderful traditional Christmas awaits you.

Christmas celebrations - Food and Wine with @BistroWIneMan - Stephen Barrett

We owe the tradition of Christmas celebrations to the Victorians as the monarch and her consort developed the format with a mixture of German and English traditions all rolled into one.

The Hook and Line

The Hook & Line:

Let's Get Festive!

The Hook and Line has added plenty of sparkle and some wonderful, winter warmers for the festive season. 

Bringing you the real taste of street food from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Malaysia

The little emporium packed full of flavour, a bright colourful eatery nestled on the side of Sutton Harbour, Supha’s Street Food Emporium continues to provide the freshest SE Asian food this side of Bangkok, with an open kitchen you not only get to see your dishes being cooked but also enjoy their fantastic aroma’s as the flames whip around the wok’s. 

The Boathouse Cafe

Celebrate Christmas at The Boathouse Cafe

The Boathouse is a waterfront, seafood café, bar and takeaway, overlooking the Mayflower Steps and just a stone’s throw from Plymouth’s historic Barbican. 

Steve Page, of The Hook and Line, talks about working with Arterne CIC providing meals for vulnerable families across Plymouth

The owner of The Hook and Line restaurant at the Royal William Yard, talks about Operation Snow, Marcus Rashford and what he would change if he was PM.

Crowdfunder to bring ‘Christmas in a Box’ to thousands of local people

The Box has joined forces with Fosters Event Catering, the company that runs its Kitchen & Bar, for a special crowdfunding campaign aimed at helping local families during the festive season.