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Country and Town House

Britain's Wild Women

"Britain’s women are not only calling for a better, greener future, but are getting on with the job. Amy Wakeham meets the female activists, changemakers and leaders shaping the future of the country – and the planet."- Amy Wakeham


Excess;The Itinerary- Lyme Regis

"The beautiful Jurassic Coast setting of Dorset town Lyme Regis is matched only by the cooking of the chefs behind its food venues, as Nick Savage finds out on a trip with restaurateur Harriet Mansell"- Nick Savage.

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National Geographic

"3 culinary innovators making waves on the British coast"-Fiona sims

"British coastal dining has never been so good, as a raft of talented and innovative chefs eschew the big cities to take advantage of seaside inspiration..."

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Condè Nast Traveller

"The Best Restaurants in the UK- Ed Reeves"

"It takes some nerve to open a great restaurant in Mark Hix’s backyard – the charming seaside town of Lyme Regis – but following the success of her pre-lockdown pop-up, local chef Harriet Mansell has opened two..."

The Staff Canteen

"Harriet Mansell announces her Robin Wylde will close at the end of September- Alex South"

"Harriet Mansell has announced she will be closing her Robin Wylde restaurant at the end of September to concentrate on evolving her business."



"I never set out to have an all-female kitchen, I just wanted chefs who were passionate- Molly Codyre"

"The Lyme Regis-based chef talks to Molly Codyre about cooking on yachts, opening up a restaurant during Covid and the significance of a Michelin star."

Country & Town House

"A Chef's Guide to Lyme Regis- Ellie Smith"

"Here local chef Harriet Mansell, who heads up both Robin Wylde and Lilac, advises us on the best of the bunch. Read on to discover the top places to eat in Lyme Regis."


Fieldfare Press

Issue 3- Sanctuary - Feature

"Issue 3 of Fieldfare explores the idea of sanctuary...We explore the connection between food and place with chef and forager Harriet Mansell in Dorset."- Fieldfare

CODE Hosipitality

CODE Meets Harriet Mansell

"CODE caught up with chef and ‘foraging queen’ Harriet Mansell who, after taking part in the Great British Menu, is now building a culinary empire in Lyme Regis with restaurants Robin Wylde and Lilac." - Henry Southan


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"It's a calm feeling, being in the permanent home"

"We got to chat with Harriet about what it takes to open a permanent restaurant, women in the kitchen, and what she wished she could had told her younger self when she was starting out."- RSVP

The Caterer

Robin Wylde Among 12 New Additions to Michelin Guide

"In the latest tranche of new monthly updates, 12 restaurants have been added to Michelin's Great Britain & Ireland Guide 2022."- Katherine Price


The Telegraph

The Best Places to Eat, Drink and Shop In Lyme Regis

"From an authentic tapas spot to a local deli selling farm produce, chef Harriet Mansell reveals her favourite haunts in the Dorset town."- Madeleine Howell

Condé Nast Traveller

What to do in Dorset, an unexplored corner of the UK's countryside

"As all eyes turned to Somerset in recent years, its workaday neighbour Dorset has flown under the radar. There are no motorways, no cities, only a handful of big towns. Longtime local Stanley Stewart delves deep into proper countryside" - Stanley Stewart 


Financial Times

Sublime Lyme Regis: the UK’s new culinary hotspot

"Why everyone's going Wylde for this new food destination"- Ajesh Patalay


The Independent

Takeaways, social bubbles and broken dreams: The restaurants that have never known normal

"The hospitality industry has spent a year adapting to ever-changing coronavirus rules. But while many restaurants have shuttered, others have launched into a landscape like no other."- Kieran Morris

The Telegraph

The Dorset chef paying staff out of her own pocket after falling through the cracks of furlough

"Having opened her restaurant in 2020, chef Harriet Mansell has experienced first-hand the difficulties of small businesses in a pandemic" - William Sitwell


The Drinks Business

How a Hospitality Minister Would help the on-trade

"Isabelle Gray speaks to UK restaurant owners and chefs to find out how a Hospitality Minister would help their businesses."

Food Magazine

Food Mag 2021 Bucket List

"We’re keeping everything crossed our fave indie restaurants, pubs, stores, hotels, coffee shops and bakeries will thrive again, post pandemic. So Abi Manning asked a few foodie names who they’re looking forward to supporting this year"- Abi Manning


Restaurant (Big Hospitality)

Restaurant radar: October 2020

"October sees two long-awaited openings - West African restaurant Akoko and Santiago Lastra's Kol - hit the capital; D&D take on Bristol; and the launch of Harriet Mansell's debut restaurant."

Restaurant (Big Hospitality)

Harriet Mansell to open first permanent restaurant

"West Country-born chef and recent Great British Menu contestant Harriet Mansell is to relaunch her Lyme Regis pop-up Robin Wylde as a permanent restaurant venture next month."- James McAllister


The Caterer

Chef Harriet Mansell to open Robin Wylde as permanent restaurant

"Harriet Mansell will be launching her Robin Wylde pop-up as a permanent restaurant in Lyme Regis this October."- Katherine Price

Women in the Food Industry

Harriet Mansell representing the South West on Great British Menu 2020

"Great British Menu returned to our screens in March for season 15. The show on BBC2 puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. At Women in the Food Industry we are continuing our series of interviews with the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Harriet Mansell, who is opening up a pop-up restaurant Robin Wylde in Lyme Regis."

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