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Larks Live launches virtual cookery classes hosted by expert chefs

Larks Live , a new virtual cookery platform has launched, bringing revered chefs, bakers, wine experts and food and drink producers directly into everyone’s kitchens through live, interactive online classes.

Whether participants are looking to learn basic cookery skills, expand their repertoire of daily family meals, or learn how to recreate showstopping dishes to impress friends and family, they will be able to engage with an interactive, step-by-step class led by an expert.

From the comfort of home, attendees can cook alongside the chef in real time to get the full...

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Brand new Street Eats comes to Princesshay

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 08/07/2020 - 2:38pm

From Monday 10th August until Saturday 12th September, visitors to Princesshay, Exeter can enjoy local street food at a new, daily pop-up street food market in Princesshay Square. Six local suppliers will create a street food and outside bar hub in Princesshay offering delicious food and drink to take away throughout the summer. Michelle Menezes, Princesshay centre manager, says, “From burritos to crepes, tacos to tagines Street Eats is for anyone missing fantastic festival food this summer. Eat out in the fresh air and sample world cuisine and summer drinks from a great mix of local...

Paul Berry, Co-owner of Spelt, which is offering ‘lunch for a fiver’ throughout August.

Chefs at award-winning Swan launch ‘lunch for a fiver’ at neighbourhood restaurant

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Mon, 08/03/2020 - 4:23pm

THE OWNERS of a multi-award-winning gastropub in Bampton in Devon have launched lunch for five pounds at their neighbourhood restaurant in the same market town next month (August 2020).

Paul and Donna Berry, who opened the new concept style eatery called Spelt, not far from their ‘Estrella Damm’ Top 50 pub, The Swan, are running the offer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Paul, who co-owns The Swan and Spelt with his wife and fellow award-winning chef Donna, said: “We usually offer lunch for £10 from Tuesday to Saturday, but with the new Government Eat Out to Help Out scheme of...

Eat Out to Help Out launches today with Government paying half on restaurant bills

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 08/03/2020 - 6:48am

Diners across the South West will see their restaurant bills slashed by as much as 50% from today as the government’s landmark Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for business (Monday 3 August).

Anyone visiting a participating restaurant, café or pub on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August will receive the half price discount – keeping more money in hardworking families’ pockets and giving a vital boost to the UK’s hospitality sector.

The scheme – part of the government’s Plan for Jobs that will spur the country’s economic recovery from coronavirus...

Eat Out to Help Out: Boston Tea Party

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 07/31/2020 - 10:13pm

Great news… Boston Tea Party is taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme from Monday.

Customers will get 50% off (up to a maximum of £10 per person) all food and non-boozy drinks every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday throughout August at their cafe in Queen Street, Exeter

With the discount in place that means you could have fluffy American pancakes with bacon and maple syrup for £3.75 or a signature Westcountry breakfast for less than £4.60.

With no minimum spend coffees start at 88p under the scheme.

Boston really cares about the...

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Àclèaf Restaurant at Bodrington Hall reopens

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 07/30/2020 - 2:22pm

Àclèaf, which opened in January this year, is now reopen. A few things are new, although the ethos of the restaurant remains the same: menus driven by the plethora of fine produce grown and harvested in Devon, matched with simple, yet delicate cooking by Head Chef Scott Paton.

Àclèaf Restaurant reopens with a four-course tasting menu

A delightful demi-tasting menu consists of four dishes of Scott’s creation. Priced at £80, for both vegan and regular menus, dishes include the likes of Curried Devonshire crab with mango ; Scallop taco with coriander ; Duck terrine with...

Paul and Donna Berry, Owners of The Swan, which is taking part in the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

The Swan to take part in Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Thu, 07/30/2020 - 1:08pm

DEVON folk are invited to an award-winning pub in Devon next month (August 2020) to take advantage of the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

The Swan, in Bampton, will give customers 50% off all food and drink every Tuesday and Wednesday, excluding alcohol, from August 4 until 26.

Paul Berry, Co-owner of The Swan with his wife and fellow award-winning chef, Donna, said: “The Government’s new Eat Out to Help Out scheme runs every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, however we are closed on Mondays, so will be offering customers 50% off all food and drink every Tuesday and...

Eat Out to Help Out – look for the logo

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 07/28/2020 - 9:25pm

More than 53,000 outlets across the UK have so far signed up to the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme - and a new official Government online finder is available to help diners locate them.

As Eat Out to Help Out stickers and posters start to appear in the windows of restaurants, cafes, bars and other establishments across the country, customers who want to take advantage of the scheme are advised to look out for the logo.

The logo means diners that eat-in will benefit from a 50% discount, up to a maximum of £10 per person, on food and non-alcoholic drinks, any...

Larks Live Launches Virtual Cookery Classes Hosted by Expert Chefs

Authored by HarryWild
Posted: Thu, 07/23/2020 - 9:51am

Larks Live, a new virtual cookery platform has launched, bringing revered chefs, bakers, wine experts and food and drink producers directly into everyone’s kitchens through live, interactive online classes at an affordable price.

Whether participants are looking to learn basic cookery skills, expand their repertoire of daily family meals, or learn how to recreate showstopping dishes to impress friends and family, they will be able to engage with an interactive, step-by-step class led by an expert.

From the comfort of home, attendees can cook alongside the chef in real time...

Turtle Bay Exeter reopens this week

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Wed, 07/22/2020 - 8:57pm

Caribbean restaurant and bar, Turtle Bay, are welcoming guests back to their Exeter restaurant from the 23rd July. Bookings are now open for brunch, lunch, dinner or drinks.

With overseas holidays off the agenda for most, the restaurant’s colourful and eclectic interior, beach shack bars, incredible rum cocktails, beautiful soul food and laid back reggae soundtrack provides a tropical escape on your doorstep.

Of course, there have been a few changes made at the restaurants, which have been operationally transformed to become COVID-secure destinations....

Hip Hip Harry's! Foodie haven in Exeter has reopened its doors to the public

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Wed, 07/22/2020 - 10:35am

Harry’s Restaurant in Exeter reopened its doors to the public on Friday 17th July after months of closure due to Covid-19 and has unveiled what future diners can expect when they visit.

The family run gem on Longbrook Street has introduced a number of social distancing measures to ensure an absolute ‘gold’ standard in safety and hygiene for their staff and diners. Their aim is to make you feel safe, comfortable, relaxed, and of course, completely satisfied - see Harry’s as your ‘safe haven’ from the outside world.

Along with the latest temperature scanning technology,...