Why not enter the Sticky Toffee Pudding Competition! In aid of Padstow Lifeboat

Padstow’s Open Sticky Toffee Pud Comp – takes place on the 6th October 2018 at the Old Ship Hotel Padstow in aid of the RNLI. Think you can make the best ever Sticky Toffee Pudding?  Or do your family and friends tell you that yours tastes really good? If the answer is yes, then why not enter the Sticky Toffee Pudding Competition and have an … Continue reading Why not enter the Sticky Toffee Pudding Competition! In aid of Padstow Lifeboat

Competition: Win tickets to Powderham Food Festival – now with added Gin and Tonic!

A couple of days ago, I wrote a little post reminding everyone that our Powderham Food Festival ticket giveaway was still running until midnight 10th September – I can now also confirm that not only will our lucky winner gets tickets, but they’ll also receive a free Westcountry Gin & Tonic courtesy of our friends at Oddfellows Event Bars, who will be at Powderham Food … Continue reading Competition: Win tickets to Powderham Food Festival – now with added Gin and Tonic!

South West Chef of the Year is open for entries for a fifteenth year!

The 2018 prestigious South West Chef of the Year is open for applications to showcase the excellence in the South West’s hospitality industry. Now in its 15th year, the highly anticipated culinary contest aims to find the very best regional talent for five different categories.  Photos included are taken from last year’s competition, read our review here! Lead judge and co-founder Michael Caines MBE of Lympstone Manor … Continue reading South West Chef of the Year is open for entries for a fifteenth year!

Presenting Eating Exeter, Dining Devon and a fantastic celebratory competition with Harry’s Restaurant

Since 2011, Eating Exeter has been reporting and reviewing foodie events and restaurants throughout Exeter & Devon.  Six years after the first review was written, the blog is getting a major identity overhaul and a brand new web address to reflect its expanding ambitions. From the 1st August Eating Exeter will be Eating Exeter, Dining Devon – the new URL will be http://www.diningdevon.com Co-founded by … Continue reading Presenting Eating Exeter, Dining Devon and a fantastic celebratory competition with Harry’s Restaurant

Win a meal out and shopping vouchers for Guildhall favourites Comptoir Libanais and Sainsbury’s

Eating Exeter has teamed up with the Exeter Business Improvement District to offer one lucky winner a meal for two in Comptoir Libanais and vouchers to spend in Sainsbury’s*. This festive foodie prize includes a mezze platter for two and a bottle of house wine in Comptoir Libanais and a £10 voucher to spend in Sainsbury’s, perfect for enjoying a meal out in Exeter and … Continue reading Win a meal out and shopping vouchers for Guildhall favourites Comptoir Libanais and Sainsbury’s

Competition! – Win tickets to Powderham Food Festival

Its competition fever here at Eating Exeter! In our third competition this summer, we have a family ticket to this year’s Powderham Food Festival up for grabs.  This one is a Twitter competition, so get on Twitter and get retweeting! As ever our competitions are super easy, and you’ll need your wits about you as you follow the instructions on the image below! Simply Retweet … Continue reading Competition! – Win tickets to Powderham Food Festival

Competition for chocolate lovers!

Chococo has arrived in Exeter, Gandy Street to be precise!  This independent artisan chocolate company was started in Swanage in 2002 and has grown to three shops including one in Winchester and the original one in Swanage. To celebrate this, we’ve teamed up with Chococo to offer you a fantastic prize.  A Chocolate Fondue for 2 with hot drinks! Lots of chocolate and dipping 🙂 … Continue reading Competition for chocolate lovers!

Introducing the competition page…

Regular readers might notice that we’ve been running quite a few competitions recently. We quite enjoy running the competitions and giving our readers something special to enter in to, so to keep everyone up to date with competitions, I’ve created a handy competition page. Remember we’re running two competitions at the moment – Good luck!! Continue reading Introducing the competition page…

Twitter Competition time! Win £50 Princesshay Eats gift card!

You know how much we love competitions! Our readers get a chance to win something spectacular, a £50 gift card to spend at any of the Princesshay restaurants. This summer you can taste your way around the world at Princesshay. Fancy Italian? Head to Carluccio’s and go al fresco or enjoy views of Exeter’s magnificent cathedral from the deliciously inventive Jamie’s Italian. Soak up the atmosphere in … Continue reading Twitter Competition time! Win £50 Princesshay Eats gift card!

Back for 2016: South West Chef of The Year

Non watermarked images courtesy of South West Chef Of The Year. The prestigious South West Chef of the Year competition is back and open for entries.  Last year I had the honour of being invited to watch some of the region’s finest chefs produce some staggeringly wonderful food in the heat of the kitchens state-of-the-art facilities at Exeter College.  More details are available here on … Continue reading Back for 2016: South West Chef of The Year

Celebrate Thai New Year with Burt’s Chips & The South Devon Chilli Farm

April is a month normally associated with showers, rain and just a glimpse of Spring, so you might not know that Thai New Year, Songkran is coming up from the 13th – 15th April. In Thailand, this means three days of festivals, spicy feasts and an almighty water fight in the streets. To celebrate, Devon-based companies Burts Chips and the South Devon Chilli Farm have … Continue reading Celebrate Thai New Year with Burt’s Chips & The South Devon Chilli Farm

South West Chef of the Year 2015: The Grand Final

I was invited to attend the first part of the Grand Final of The South West Chef Of The Year 2015 last Thursday.  Upon reflection I most probably could have done some interviewing too, but I was a fly-on-the-wall, an observer with a camera. This is an experience that foodies don’t often get to be a part of.  In fact, apart from the members of the … Continue reading South West Chef of the Year 2015: The Grand Final

TWO people from Bude are set to become “pie-oneers”

TWO people from Bude are set to become “pie-oneers” after scooping a place on a national panel to take part in a pie taste challenge. Paul Langford and Sarah Clarke-Feltham have become two of just 100 proud “Pukka Supper Pie-oneers” from across the UK to be selected for the exclusive taste test hosted by the UK brand. The challenge follows a survey commissioned by Pukka … Continue reading TWO people from Bude are set to become “pie-oneers”

‘What’s your beef’ Devon burger fans? New Urbanburger competition!

See your recipe served up on the menu at urbanburger, Exeter’s original burger restaurant Exeter’s original burger restaurant, urbanburger, is today launching the ‘What’s your beef?’ competition inviting people to create the ultimate burger and win a place on the menu. Recipes will be judged by a panel of food experts with the winning burger being included on urbanburger’s menu. In addition, to this accolade … Continue reading ‘What’s your beef’ Devon burger fans? New Urbanburger competition!

Great News from The Oddfellows Bar: Buffalo Trace Cocktail Competition Winner Headed For Kentucky

Exeter bartender Ben Bravington-Sim is packing for an all-expenses paid trip to the Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky, as the winner of the Buffalo Trace 8 Steps cocktail competition. Ben, who works at The Speakeasy in Exeter, saw off strong competition from other South-West bartenders to take first prize in the contest, organised by Hi-Spirits, the UK distributor of Buffalo Trace Bourbon. The competitors were … Continue reading Great News from The Oddfellows Bar: Buffalo Trace Cocktail Competition Winner Headed For Kentucky

COMPETITION! Two pairs of tickets to Naked Wines tasting event: 22nd June

Do you know someone in your life who just loves wine? Not just LOVES it but appreciates all the grape varieties and the heritage of wine making? Well if you do, fancy taking yourself and them to the Naked Wine, Wine Tasting event on Sunday 22nd June at the Exeter University Great Hall? Naked Wines, an online wine retailer who supports independent winemakers from around … Continue reading COMPETITION! Two pairs of tickets to Naked Wines tasting event: 22nd June

External link to Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best Pub Award!

Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best Pub Award!

Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best pub award! “NOMINATIONS have now closed in the Echo’s first Pub of the Year competition – with an impressive 61 in the running for the contest. Voting from that list has now begun – below is the list of 61 that were nominated by our readers. To vote, simply type the number of the pub you wish to … Continue reading Vote in the Express and Echo’s Best Pub Award!