The 14th Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink is returning to the Exeter Castle Courtyard and Northernhay Gardens in the very heart of the city in just 5 weeks’ time! The 2017 Festival is running across the early May Bank Holiday weekend, from Saturday 29th April to Monday 1st May 2017. Activities for… Continue reading 5 Week Countdown to the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink!
Tom Kerridge confirmed in chef line up! Early May bank holiday weekend - Saturday 29 April - Monday 1 May An all-star line-up of chefs has been confirmed for this year’s Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink including Tom Kerridge who will join festival co-founder Michael Caines MBE in the cookery theatre on… Continue reading Michelin-Starred Chef Line-Up Announced for the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink
As well as dining out and attending events to see what local restaurants, suppliers and businesses have to offer, we do cook at home. Some nights are simpler affairs, with repetitive or traditional favourites like anyone enoys. Occasionally, some inspiration is needed! With spring showing it's face (sort've) and the fact we are surrounded by… Continue reading Recipe: Mussels with Chilli, Wine and Bay by Mitch Tonks
One of our favourite local producers has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to help them kit out their new premises. They've outgrown their premises at Clyst St Mary and are now looking at expanding the production side of the business at their new premises at Dart's Farm in Clyst St George. But… Continue reading Support Good Game’s Crowdfunding campaign
Photos courtesy of Absurd Bird/Attention Media Absurd Bird launches timed chicken eating challenge, with London blogger setting new time to beat. The highly anticipated Absurd Bird Wings Challenge is now officially live across Absurd Bird restaurants in Spitalfields, Exeter and Bath – pitting contestants against the clock in a quest to eat 24 wings in… Continue reading Absurd Bird launches timed chicken eating challenge
Eating Exeter is all about food in Exeter & Devon. This isn't just about food that other people make, but food that can be made at home using excellent ingredients from our local area. We are looking for recipes to publish once a week as our 'recipe of the week' from residents of Devon or… Continue reading Calling all chefs! In fact, anyone with excellent recipes to share!
Berloni, the Italian kitchen brand, have recently opened their first UK store in the heart of Exeter, showcasing the very best in Italian design and the most up to date technology to be found in kitchens today. Located on Roman Walk in Princesshay, Berloni has been manufacturing beautiful, functional kitchens at remarkable value for more… Continue reading Berloni opens their first showroom in the UK, and its in Exeter!
Feasting at the Pig! Join them for a special celebration of the very best of beer and beef at Rusty Pig on March 17th and 18th, from 7pm to 9pm. Featuring Dexter beef grass fed and farmed three miles from Rusty Pig at Raxhayes Farm. The meat is a distinctive traditional beef with marbling for… Continue reading Beef and Branoc at The Rusty Pig – Tonight and tomorrow!
Circa 1924 is already one of my favourites out of all the chains and independents. I have enjoyed their Express Lunch a few times (see my review here), taking friends with to show my 'secret' off. But this place should be far from a secret - it deserves to be found and filled with both… Continue reading Dinner at newly refurbished Circa 1924 – by Lauren Heath
It seems like the rest of the world is realising how epic Devon is becoming as a hub of everything good when it comes to food we serve in restaurants and food produced by those businesses that reside here in our majestic county. I was dead excited to see Steve and Pete from Good Game… Continue reading Devon food on the telly!
We are very lucky in this county and beyond, to have such wonderful food and produce - what better way to experience all of this together than at a Food Festival! Here's a round up of the upcoming 2017 Food Festivals in Devon as well as a couple from Cornwall. Click on the website links… Continue reading 2017 Food Festival Dates for your diary!
River Cottage has announced dates for its Spring Food Fair - held across the late May Bank Holiday. This hugely popular event is a real treat for the senses and a must-visit for foodies and gardeners. It’s a chance to get the family down to River Cottage, to explore the farm nestled in gorgeous East… Continue reading River Cottage announces Spring Food Fair dates – 27th, 28th, 29th May 2017
Lympstone Manor, the most eagerly awaited hotel launch in 2017, is offering the limited opportunity to experience the hotel and restaurant at 40% off during its soft opening period from the 20th March to the 2nd April. This soft opening will set the stage for Lympstone Manor’s grand opening, which follows on Monday 3rd April,… Continue reading Be one of the first to experience Lympstone Manor, Devon with 40% discount
Award-winning, artisan chocolatier Chococo presents its handmade range of fun Easter eggs. Featuring a collection of carefully crafted single origin milk and dark chocolates eggs studded inside with exciting surprises, chocolate lovers can choose from its iconic Dinosaur Egg, a space-age Robot Egg or the highly tempting Honeycombe Egg. Created with wit and vigour, the… Continue reading Chococo’s Easter Collection
Here at Eating Exeter, we like wine. We prefer tasting it and exploring new varieties than drinking it in any great quantity (not that the editor is a lightweight...honesty) so when a wine tasting event visits our fair city, it always causes a great deal of excitement. I recommend you read through the post if… Continue reading Laithwaites Wine Tasting in Exeter on 25th March – Mercure Rougemont
Photos courtesy of Absurd Bird/Attention Media The unique chicken restaurant, Absurd Bird, is launching an Absurd Bird Wings Challenge across its stores, on Monday 13th of March at 6:30pm. This will see customers attempt to eat 24 chicken wings as quickly as possible in a timed eating contest! To add to the excitement, Kate Ovens… Continue reading Absurd Bird Launches Wings Challenge Eating Competition
The Pig at Combe is far from the dusty, muddy, snorty (but intelligent) animal it is named after, it does however embody the essence of countryside. As you drive towards it from the a30 and through the villages, you see this warm glow illuminating in the distance, calling you into its warm belly. I have… Continue reading Private Dining at The Pig at Combe – by Lauren Heath
Little Castle St, Exeter EX4 3PX - 01392 437470 - www.hitwexeter.co.uk/ I am in my mid-thirties, despite the beard and the wrinkles which make me look well in to my forties (I've stopped playing Guess My Age as it is just depressing) I am thirty-five. I am old enough to remember Boxes & Boogies Nightclub, The… Continue reading The Hole In The Wall, Little Castle Street by Chris Gower
urbanburger is launching a new URBAN DELIVERY service in Exeter on Friday, 24th February 2017. Their mission is to deliver high quality food straight to their customers’ homes, by delivery drivers on motor bikes. Simply download the app at https://urbanburger.app4food.co.uk and place your order for delivery. You can even pre-order a delivery for a specific… Continue reading URBAN DELIVERY GOES LIVE
Every year Mitch Tonks and Mat Prowse, who run the award-winning Seahorse in Dartmouth, invite a few great friends in the restaurant world to cook and host the restaurant with them. This year’s stella line up kicks off with Richard Turner from Hawksmoor followed by Spanish Legend Jose Pizarro, Angela Hartnett & Neil Borthwick, seafood… Continue reading Seahorse Guest Chefs Big Line-Up For 2017