Rachael Pitman

Rachael is often found perusing a food festival or discovering the latest and tastiest local food product. You can also read her blogs at @15MileFoodie.

Review of the Level8ight Skybar in Bournemouth

Review of the Level8ight Skybar in Bournemouth

Last Friday I was lucky to represent Dorset Foodie Family when we were invited to Level 8 Skybar to sample their new Spring cocktail menu. Located in the Bournemouth Hilton Hotel and as you would expect Level 8 Skybar is on the eighth floor it is…

Review of The Paddle in Highcliffe

Review of The Paddle in Highcliffe

The Paddle is a great little cafe/restaurant in Highcliffe almost on the Dorset/Hampshire border. After posting some pictures of my latest visit on instagram it became clear that I wasn’t the only member of the Dorset Foodie Family that loves this place it has quite…

Review of Rick Stein in Sandbanks

Review of Rick Stein in Sandbanks

I’ve wanted to visit this fab restaurant since it opened in late 2015 but it warranted a special occasion and as luck would have it there has been two in the last 6 weeks. Obviously restaurants owned by this fish loving chef are always in…

Launch of No 34 Restaurant in the Orchid Hotel in Bournemouth

Launch of No 34 Restaurant in the Orchid Hotel in Bournemouth

Having been lucky enough to have been invited to the launch of No.34 at The Orchid Hotel I can honestly say I will be going back. The hotel itself has undergone a complete refurbishment since 2014, the end result is a new boutique style which…