2 Sep 2019

What’s new on the menu…

One of the highlights of this month’s menu has to be monkfish served with caponata, piquillo pepper velouté and basil oil. This vibrant dish contrasts the delicious char-grilled smoky, meaty monkfish with a rich red pepper velouté and the sweet and sour agrodolce tang of caponata; the wonderful piquant, flavour-packed aubergine dish of Sicily. We

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16 May 2019

Real Wine Month at Joseph Benjamin

  May marks Real Wine Month. Here, Ben talks about some of the challenges of maintaining the restaurant wine list. At JB we take pride in putting together a great wine list. My priority when wine-buying is finding interesting bottles that offer brilliant value to our guests. Simple right? Well no, it’s not as straight

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27 Feb 2019
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We’ve joined the Sustainable Palm Oil City Project

    Sustainability in business is a huge and complicated topic. A concept I came across recently was that a business is supported by three pillars – people, profit and planet. ‘Success’ as a business means looking after all three; the ‘people’, both within and also those reliant upon the business (and its wider social

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28 Nov 2018
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JB Retains Michelin Bib Gourmand for 7th Year

  JB has been honoured again this year with the Michelin Bib Gourmand, something we’re massively proud of. The Bib Gourmand award highlights restaurants and pubs, which offer quality, good value cooking with a strong philosophy and ethos. Here at JB we constantly strive to produce consistently great food in an environment that’s relaxed and

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22 Nov 2018
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Step aside Gin… Sherry is Making a Comeback

Once seen as the drink of choice for older generations, Sherry is enjoying a rebirth thanks to its new-found popularity among younger drinkers. So, we decided to ask our resident Sherry enthusiast and JB co-owner, Ben Wright, what all the fuss is about. How has the perception of Sherry changed? The changing fortunes of Sherry

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