The crunch bunch: Classic British dishes

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Capel Dewi, Nantgaredig, Carmarthenshire, tel: 01267 290 000

This simple, inviting Towy Valley gastropub specialising in top-notch, seasonal, modern British cooking, serves a two-course dinner for £22.50

Gee's

61 Banbury Road, Oxford, tel: 01865 553 540

What was once a florist has become a dramatically lit conservatory restaurant specialising in classic British cooking. The two-course, £12.50 lunch is a bargain

Canteen

55 Baker Street, London W1, tel: 0845 686 1122

The third and latest addition to this popular British chainlet combines slick contemporary design and share-tables with pie and mash

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