Five great places to eat this weekend: Wine edition

Noble Rot

Our pick of places to eat this weekend, all with pukka wine lists to boot

Plateau, Brighton
Just a few minutes' stroll from the seafront, Plateau is positively buoyant for much of the time, helped along by a lively playlist. The kitchen shows European leanings with sharing plates of 'viandes' and 'poissons' the order of the day – perhaps a charcoal-roasted Boston butt... read more

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh
...The comprehensive menu covers well-loved favourites such as pork and beef meatballs in tomato sauce, Tuscan sausage and red peppers, pork milanese, frittata and flat iron steak and tomato salad, along with pizzas and pasta dishes... read more

Albert Square Chop House, Manchester
...Sharing roasts of beef rib, rump cap and whole Goosnargh chicken hark back to the restauration of centuries past, and you can top and tail them with plates of smoked salmon or chicken liver pâté with quince jam... read more

Joseph Benjamin, Chester
...Joe and Ben Wright’s lively operation is related to the Porta tapas bar next door, the place channelling a family-friendly community feel with a passion for regional produce and a fondness for ideas from around the world... read more

Noble Rot, Bloomsbury
The claret frontage looks distinctly Parisian, and indeed the twin propositions of bar food and modern bistro cooking could well transport you to some indeterminate spot on the Rive Gauche... read more


Staying in? Stock up on all your favourite wine & Champagne at Waitrose & Partners or Waitrose & Partners Cellar with 25% off when you buy 6 bottles or more (priced over £5) until 12 November.


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