I am rubbish with birthdays, and you might have noticed if you’re a fan of Ruby Modern Diner that they have just celebrated their third birthday. Eating Exeter has been there from the start, we attended their press night, and have done numerous enjoyable reviews for this fantastic restaurant. They’ve won countless awards, all deserved!… More A Belated Happy Birthday to Ruby Burgers!
Fancy doing something tonight? The Oddfellows is providing some excellent choices in both of their pubs in Exeter & Exmouth (see my previous post about their Exmouth comedy night tonight). There has been a bit of a theme over the last week on Eating Exeter, and following through with the Pop-up theme is The Oddfellow’s #popup… More #popup Kitchens at The Oddfellows, Exeter
Eating Exeter has evolved over the years. Its not just restaurant reviews, I also write about dining events, launch parties and anything to do with ‘local food’ in Exeter & Devon. I was lucky enough to be a grand finalist at the Food Magazine Reader Awards this year which was a massive honour, one of… More Fancy writing for Eating Exeter? Looking for guest bloggers!
If you fancy a laugh, and some great Eat The Smoke BBQ Street Food, then head down to The Oddfellows in Exmouth tomorrow night, where Yvan has organised a Comedy Night! Tickets are £5 per person, doors open at 7:00pm and the night kicks off at 8:30pm. Available will be, not only the great food &… More Comedy at The Oddfellows, Exmouth
Launched in June 2015 by two local guys, Rob Weeks and James Waddington, Circa 1924 has quickly made a name for itself as one of the coolest places to dine out in Exeter. Due to popular demand, the funky 1920s-inspired seafood & steak house will be opening its doors for lunch as of 2nd February,… More SCANDI POP-UP LAUNCHES IN CIRCA 1924 FOR LUNCH
Exeter beams with a foody vibe these days, and with the growing trend for Pop-up dining events, it is thrilling to introduce a new Pop-up dining event on to the scene. Presenting Pop-up Polsloe! “Pop-up Polsloe offers a unique alternative to restaurant dining but with flavours we hope can compete some of the best in the… More New Pop-up Event! Introducing Pop-up Polsloe
Exeter Cookery School, due to open in a converted 1930s warehouse on the city’s historic Quayside, has announced a key collaboration with luxury kitchen and bathroom showroom Sapphire Spaces to install a beautifully hand-crafted Bulthaup kitchen, installed with the finest Gaggenau appliances. Following extensive research of the best kitchens available, the exciting new culinary venture’s… More Exeter Cookery School seals deal to fit out Quayside venue with designer kitchen
Tara Smith is a busy person. She writes local food & lifestyle blog Tara’s Busy Kitchen, she teaches ballet, she also works at a big named salon AND she manages to go nice places whilst writing about her adventures and providing some awesome recipes too. I’ve been a fan of the blog since she started it last… More 10 Questions for Tara Smith from Tara’s Busy Kitchen
Tel: 01392 279393, Portland House, Longbrook St, Exeter EX4 6AB http://www.baseandbarley.com Take a stroll down Longbrook Street, you might have noticed the large letters on the side of the windows of Exeter’s newest restaurant. Base & Barley opened for business before Christmas with a series of soft openings and an active social media campaign. Like the… More Base & Barley, Longbrook St.
Forty years ago, eating out in a strange city was a bit of a gamble. If you were lucky you would have a guide book, or newspapers to help you make a decision. But most of the time you’d have to ask someone, maybe at the hotel or wander around before you found somewhere that… More 10 Questions with Tom Charman from KOMPAS
House Wong, 100 Bonhay Rd, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4BL 01392 435682. Open 5:00pm – 10:30pm everyday apart from Tuesday. Eating Exeter is not just about fine/casual dining restaurants with local ingredients and local produce. Sometimes we go that extra mile for the readers to bring you a comprehensive guide to where to eat in Exeter,… More House Wong, Bonhay Road
A quick scour across the lifestyle magazines and foody websites will inevitably show you that private dining is a thing. Its also a growing thing, with the trend for bringing in a private chef to cook for special meals being on the increase. Companies like La Belle Assiette make it easy for diners and chefs… More An evening with Chef Nina Groves, courtesy of La Belle Assiette.
I am dead excited at this new flavour of pie from local pie makers Chunk! Inspired by a recent visit to Mexico by one of Chunk’s hunks, the award-winning Devon pie maker has launched a spicy new chilli Mex pie to turn up the heat on taste buds this January. Chief Pie Maker – Richard, now known… More Chunk Pies of Devon – Turning the heat up…
In terms of the blog, this year has got off to quite a good start. I found out yesterday that Eating Exeter had managed to get to the Grand Final at The Food Magazine Readers Awards 2016, which means an awards ceremony at Yeo Valley HQ and the possibility that I might win an award.… More Food Magazine’s Reader Award 2016 (and Exeter Living article)
2015 has been a crazily busy year for Eating Exeter. I wanted to sit down and write a month-by-month review of everything that happened. But I quickly realised that I wouldn’t have time and there is too much…TOO MUCH to put in. I couldn’t say for sure if there was a particular favourite event or… More Top Three Eating Exeter moments from 2015
We have made it. I am writing this on Boxing Day. The last few weeks (or months) has been leading up to Christmas Day, the Turkey has been eaten and most probably like other families across the nation, you have a fridge full of left-overs and will be eating bubble & squeak for the next… More Eating Exeter – Christmas update
I had heard on the grapevine that this restaurant had shut its doors for good. RIP The HH Restaurant in Broadclyst. This is such a shame as it received such good reviews, and our own visit a few months ago was a culinary delight. But, we were the only customers throughout the evening which is… More The HH Restaurant, now permanently closed…
Hi foodie types, Christmas is very much upon us and with it comes the gluttony and great eating that inspires everyone to take up Yoga or running for their new year’s resolutions. We’ve had a busy couple of weeks with Tara’s Busy Kitchen Presents… and the Beer V Wine Event at The Pig & Pallet. … More Eating Exeter Update – December
It is an almost impossible question to answer. What is better with food? Beer or Wine? Throughout my culinary adventures I have often ignored wine. I have had a few bad experiences at the hands of a box of wine, and although the occasional glass is acceptable, I made my mind up long ago that Beer… More Beer vs. Wine at The Pig and Pallet, Topsham
The concept of the ‘Pop-up’ has enjoyed a raft of success as a concept in recent years. Pop-up shops, pop-up restaurants and even pop-up galleries make this a really sharp tool for creating a buzz and spreading word-of-mouth with ‘never to be repeated’ experiences (for instance having dinner in a polytunnel at Trill Farm). In… More Tara’s Busy Kitchen presents…Afternoon Tea