Dining in England

Two free guides provide details of 43 places to eat in the English counties bordering Wales.

• With sections on restaurants; ethnic restaurants serving food from the Indian subcontinent; brasseries; pubs, and tea shops, “A Taste of Staffordshire” can be obtained by calling 08705 004444 or visiting the website www.tasteofstaffordshire.com.

• “Flavours of Herefordshire” features leading entries in the county’s annual awards scheme for restaurants, pubs, tearooms, bed-and-breakfasts and shops serving local food and drink, from cider and wine to cheese and chutney. Call 01432 260621 or visit www.visitherefordshire.co.uk.