Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Siege warfare, religious strife and laminated pastry: a history of croissants

The croissant, that flaky buttery breakfast-esque thing of beauty, has a mysterious and multi-layered past with many contenders laying claim to its creation. They are...

Cotswold pub named as New Pub of the Year 2019 by The Good Pub...

The Masons Arms, a popular village pub in the bustling Cotswold village of Meysey Hampton has been awarded New Pub of the Year 2019...

The Ocelot checked out Oxford’s latest Scandi café, Skogen Kitchen

All it took was a solo trip to Copenhagen to be completely taken by the Scandinavian lifestyle - there’s a reason the Danes in...

Calling all hop-heads and home brewers to The Tuppenny!

By Ed Dyer Top Swindon craft beer bar The Tuppenny has pulled off a major coup this September by attracting one of the most highly...

The Peculiar Gin Company launches raunchy new drink – Jezabel

I remember when I first got a taste for gin - whether or not that’s a high or low point is another story. Maybe it...

GALLERY: It’s go time for Wiltshire’s biggest little festival and The Ocelot’s super excited

It's Fieldview Festival this weekend - the sun is (still) shining, the line-up is brilliant and The Ocelot are really excited to be covering...

Summer daze: avoid the pitfalls of alfresco drinking

By Darren Wilmott As the summer months reach full occupation, our thoughts naturally turn to a mid-year break where we can let our hair down,...

The Ocelot dives into a history of crisps

Crisps are amazing.  Whoever invented them must have stood back, placed his hands on his hips in a slightly camp way and nodded quietly to...

Y’all got your tickets for Halfway to Seventy-Five 2018?

A festival in Oxford dedicated to ‘Americana, roots and good music’ at Oxford’s Isis Farmhouse, Saturday July 28 to Sunday July 29 is a...

GALLERY: New garden at the Dundas Arms!

By Ryan Thompson The Dundas Arms has reopened after a full refurbishment of their pub gardens. Situated in the beautiful countryside village of Kintbury, this 18th...
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