The Sun at Northaw
"The 16th-century pub overlooking Northaw's pretty green shines in this north-of-London culinary desert," says David. "Oliver ensures his menus bristle with fabulous produce, most from Hertfordshire and neighbouring Essex. Children are looked after with organic, guilt-free portions of their own."
Details: 1 Judges Hill, Northaw, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 4NL (01707 655507; thesunatnorthaw. co.uk)