Instant Restaurant

May 2014

Episode 20

3.0 12 x
Nadia Sawalha presents as two amateur cooks go head-to-head to see if they've got what it takes to create a restaurant in their own homes for one night only - and make a profit. Instant Restaurant takes a step back in time. Lynn Robinson lives and breathes the Forties but can her wartime rations reap a profit? And how will Perry Staker's diners take to the menu at The Commonwealth Arms where they get a taste of 17th century England?

Episode 19

3.0 8 x
Nadia Sawalha presents as two amateur cooks go head-to-head to see if they've got what it takes to create a restaurant in their own homes for one night only - and make a profit. We’re in the wilds of Dartmoor as writer Sophie Partridge and auctioneer Paul Arrowsmith open up their Instant Restaurants for one night only. With his special talents, can Sophie’s partner, Pete, steer her to a guaranteed profit? And why might Paul’s diners be splitting hairs with him?

Episode 18

3.0 5 x
Nadia Sawalha presents as two amateur cooks go head-to-head to see if they've got what it takes to create a restaurant in their own homes for one night only - and make a profit. Former holiday rep, Karen Bielby, wants to give her diners a taste of sunshine as she opens her Instant Restaurant for one night only. But will her eclectic menu be memorable for some discerning diners? And how does rival Martin Le Vogeur fare with an evening with a competitive edge?

Episode 17

3.0 10 x
Nadia Sawalha presents as two amateur cooks go head-to-head to see if they've got what it takes to create a restaurant in their own homes for one night only - and make a profit. It's the boys in blue opening up an Instant Restaurant as Inspector Steve Gallant bids for a profit with his menu inspired by local produce. Can he steal a march against rival Dina Mistry with her unique take on Indian food?

Episode 16

3.0 7 x
Nadia Sawalha presents as two amateur cooks go head-to-head to see if they've got what it takes to create a restaurant in their own homes for one night only - and make a profit. Former air hostess Karen Squires is hoping for a smooth take off with her Instant Restaurant, offering a menu of tastes from around the world. But is she in for a bumpy landing? Her rival Paul Kunzli is going for a sea theme so how will he weather the storm as his diners tuck into his menu and deliver their verdicts?

Episode 15

3.0 12 x
Jane McElroy's fine dining goes up against David Waite's upmarket bistro.(R)

Episode 14

3.0 7 x
A young dairy farmer pitches her simple farmhouse fare against French-inspired classics.(R)
April 2014

Episode 13

3.0 8 x
Nav Dey's Indian Thali battles against Angela Heather's menu of country classics.(R)

Episode 12

3.0 9 x
Ex-military man John Whale goes up against Kira McLeary's Caribbean Instant Restaurant.(R)

Episode 11

3.0 7 x
A retired nurse battles a former US attorney, both with their own twist on European food.(R)
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