The City Gate Hotel: The first impressions of refurbishment

http://www.citygatehotel.com/  - Iron Bridge, Lower North Street Exeter, EX4 3RB The last time The City Gate hotel had much of a refurbishment was back in 2003, a rebirth from the days when it was The Crown & Sceptre hotel.  It sits in a commanding position over the Longbrook Valley roughly where the old North Gate had… Continue reading The City Gate Hotel: The first impressions of refurbishment

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Dining In The Dark – Three special events taking place in November at The Salutation Inn

I really wanted to come back last night and start writing about this, as the experience left me buzzing.  At The Salutation Inn in Topsham a group of press representatives and us too, had a taster of the Dining in the Dark events that are taking place in November being put on by the WESC… Continue reading Dining In The Dark – Three special events taking place in November at The Salutation Inn

Samuel Jones opens on The Quay, Exeter

It's finally opened and I'm quite excited.  For months St Austell Brewery have been getting things ready for the Grand opening of Samuel Jones Smokehouse on The Quay.  Image mercilessly taken from their Facebook page, which is here... Read more here... from The Express and Echo and visit their website here

14th November 2014: Spooky Culinary Extravaganza @ The Great Fulfords at Cheriton Bishop

EDIT: This event has been moved to Friday 14th November A few weeks ago, Eating Exeter had the special opportunity to sample 'Jonny Does Dinner' serving Dinner In A Polytunnel at Trill Farm and absolutely loved it.  It was an amazing meal served in a fantastic location, ultimately a real treat for a foody who cares… Continue reading 14th November 2014: Spooky Culinary Extravaganza @ The Great Fulfords at Cheriton Bishop

Eating Exeter now on Pinterest. Click the icon —————————————————————->

Being ever progressive in the face of Social Media, Eating Exeter is now on Pinterest.  Read here to see what the point of Pinterest is. It is about image sharing, exploring topics you're interested in, and for Eating Exeter this means repinning recipes, foodporn and sharing the love of food eating which binds every human… Continue reading Eating Exeter now on Pinterest. Click the icon —————————————————————->

Jack Sprat’s Cafe Restaurant, 18 The Strand, Dawlish

When most people think about Dawlish, most associate it with chips and takeaway by the beach on a summer’s day and not with a place to go for an evening meal. However there is a hidden gem along the main shopping street (The Strand) and it goes by the name of Jack Sprat's. Now I've… Continue reading Jack Sprat’s Cafe Restaurant, 18 The Strand, Dawlish

The Cosy Club, 1 Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, EX1 1SG

Set in the magnificent surroundings of the old Dean Clarke Hospital’s Halford Wing in Southernhay, The Cosy Club opened last year (April 2013) to what seemed to be a quiet fanfare.  Ever since it opened, I have heard rumours of the amazing interior, walls adorned and festooned with bits and pieces, and some absolute killer cocktails.  Unfortunately,… Continue reading The Cosy Club, 1 Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, EX1 1SG