Review: The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth

Stepping through The Victoria Hotel’s porte-cochère is a little like passing through the looking glass: another world awaits on the other side. Daily worries are suspended as you enter timeless elegance that has been charming visitors to this seaside hotel since 1903

Review: The Salty Monk, Sidmouth

No need to fear a Friar Tuck belly after dining at this former Benedictine salt cellar, as home-smoked salmon and free range local meats are as delightfully proportionate as every other aspect of The Salty Monk – a carefully crafted restaurant with rooms – discovers Rosanna Rothery

Review: The Rising Sun, Truro

Gastro grub, ace ales, a wicked wine list and barrels of bonhomie have turned The Rising Sun, a once derelict pub, into a thriving dining destination, writes Rosanna Rothery

Review: The Queensberry Hotel, Bath

The Queensberry Hotel has long been the haunt of those-in-the-know. But now it’s got its overdue Michelin star, the word’s out of the basement

Review: The Globe, Milverton

Country pubs live and die by a holy trinity: hearty dishes featuring the local crop, a strong selection of regional ales and roaring log fires, says Kathryn Lewis