12 Most Romantic Restaurants in the UK
"Many relationships are founded on a well-curated dinner date – but what the hell makes a ‘romantic’ restaurant, anyway? Traditional metrics would suggest something a bit French and a bit floral, with dark corners for salacious doings. A safe bet, sure, but the UK’s brilliantly diverse dining scene means you can opt for something a little more original than that."
Recipe Feature in Great British Chefs Open Kitchen Book
"30 of the UK’s top chefs showcase the diversity and breadth of Britain’s culinary landscape through 50 inspirational, exclusive recipes. Step inside the kitchens of the UK’s most exciting culinary talent. The recipes have been specially adapted for the ambitious home cook, typically a food lover interested in fine dining and quality ingredients. Expect everything from traditional Malaysian, Chinese and Indian dishes, to Michelin starred Mexican and refined Modern British cooking."
"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..."
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."
River Cottage Reunited
Episode 3, Vegan Gravy appearance
Harriet competes against Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Michael Caines to make the best vegan gravy in Episode 3 of River Cottage Reunited.
Best Chef 2022 Award
2022 Food Reader Awards
"For almost a decade, the Food Reader Awards have championed the South West’s best independent food and drink businesses. This year, over 10,000 readers showed their support for their favourite chefs, restaurants, pubs, cafes, producers, hotels, farm shops and more."
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 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
"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
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
Robin Wylde Added to Michelin Guide
"An elegant, understated restaurant with only eight tables; run with pride by an enthusiastic team. The tasting menu showcases the local larder, with many foraged, pickled and fermented ingredients, and the intricate, original dishes have great visual appeal. Natural wines complete the picture." - Michelin
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
Sublime Lyme Regis: the UK’s new culinary hotspot
"Why everyone's going Wylde for this new food destination"- Ajesh Patalay
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 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
William Sitwell Biting Talk
Episode 28, William Sitwell, Biting Talk Podcast
"On this episode of Biting Talk, William Sitwell chats with Dublin-born chef Robin Gill, catches up with Harriet Mansell of Lyme Regis establishment Robin Wylde, Farhad Heydari has a cocktail to beat the winter chill and Scottish restaurateur Ranald Macdonald delivers the greatest ever rendition of Robert Burn’s Ode to a Haggis."
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 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
Chef vs Corner Shop
Channel 4, TV Appearance
Series 1, Episode 2- Chef Vs Corner Shop. "In Bristol, local boy and resident chef Dean Edwards takes on rising star of the West Country food scene and former-chef-to-the-stars-turned-successful-restaurateur Harriet Mansell"- Channel 4.
William Sitwell Biting Talk
Episode 20, William Sitwell, Biting Talk Podcast
"On this week’s episode of Britain’s liveliest food and drink podcast William Sitwell speaks to up-and-coming talent Harriet Mansell. Her debut restaurant in Lyme Regis, Robin Wylde, opened to the public just seven days before lockdown forced its closure..."
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
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."
The Great British Menu
Great British Menu, TV Appearance
Harriet's stint on Great British Menu Series 15, representing the South West. For BBC2.