Tabac Taphouse in Queen St. now open

Head here for a the proper mini-review If you regularly end up walking down Queen St. you’ll have noticed a new kid on the block.  The Tabac Taphouse has an on-off licence wine bar/craft beer establishment and is part of The Fat Pig family, and I am happy to say that it is now open for business 🙂 (Check opening times on their Facebook page). … Continue reading Tabac Taphouse in Queen St. now open

Cream Tea at The Horn of Plenty Hotel

Guest blogger, Ditch Townsend, tastes the opulence in central Devon Overlooking the Tamar valley from on high, and west into Cornwall, this small food-focused hotel offers you the use of the lawn for your helicopter (I declined, since I live within driving distance). It has sumptuous gardens, which naturally I took to, to take afternoon tea in the sun. Inside offered a small, purplish and … Continue reading Cream Tea at The Horn of Plenty Hotel

That’s The Way To Do It!

Originally posted on Electric Nights Streetfood:
We are incredibly excited to announce that we will have a Punch and Judy show at our event on Saturday 1 August. Our August event has a beach theme and in true seaside style The Puppetree Company will perform a traditional Punch and Judy show at 7:30pm to delight visitors both young and old alike. Professor Davey from Puppetree with Punch… Continue reading That’s The Way To Do It!

Eating Exeter Update (August-ish)

I actually wrote this last night, but in its dying breathe my main PC froze completely and I lost the text.  So I am having another go at telling you chaps what’s happening in the world of Eating Exeter over the next few weeks. I’ve been having a bit of a holiday recently from all things food blog. I’m heavily involved in coordinating Instagramers Exeter (http://igersexeter.tumblr.com) … Continue reading Eating Exeter Update (August-ish)

Q&A with John Magill, Owner-Brewer at The Powderkeg Brewery

You say Craft Beer is the future of beer in Britain and the fastest growing sector in the UK alcohol market. Why? You can compare craft beer’s potential with developments in the food industry. In many ways, Britain’s ‘real ale’ is still bedded in the 1970s, when food was still largely traditional English fare: pie and mash, roast beef and the like – tasty, comforting … Continue reading Q&A with John Magill, Owner-Brewer at The Powderkeg Brewery

The Powderkeg Brewery: A Craft Beer Brewery for Exeter

This month sees the launch of Powderkeg, a custom-designed brewery based just outside Exeter, which produces remarkable craft beer. Craft beer is the fastest growing sector in the UK alcohol market. This reflects the fact that thinkers and drinkers alike are appreciating the efforts of a growing band of passionate and rebellious artisan brewers who mix classic styles and exciting new ingredients to create contemporary, … Continue reading The Powderkeg Brewery: A Craft Beer Brewery for Exeter

‘Eating Exeter Recommends’ – a new rating system for Eating Exeter

Generally speaking most ‘reviews’ you read will have some sort of rating system, and since starting this blog I have been keen to look beyond the ‘out-of-five’ rating syem that I started off with.  I have tried not rating anything, but I feel this then negates the fact its a blog that reviews restaurants and products. So I will be introducing a new system, that … Continue reading ‘Eating Exeter Recommends’ – a new rating system for Eating Exeter

The Cosy Club, Southernhay (New Summer Menu)

When it opened two years ago, The Cosy Club really changed the playing field for chain restaurants in Exeter.  It was a new, quirky and it did some amazing cocktails.  You can read the original review here, its a little old so it is in need of an update. Entering through what had been the chapel entrance of the old hospital, you are presented with one … Continue reading The Cosy Club, Southernhay (New Summer Menu)

Harry’s Restaurant, Exeter

86 Longbrook St, Exeter EX4 6AP  Tel: 01392 202234  Twitter:@HarrysExeter Its not often that I get to review a restaurant that has such a legacy.  Whilst at work on the day of the review a couple of conversations I had with colleagues went along the lines of “What are you doing tonight?” “Going to Harry’s for something to eat…” “Oh I love Harry’s, its really nice, you’ll … Continue reading Harry’s Restaurant, Exeter