NEWS: Hanlons Brewery and La Cantina Team Up To Open New Restaurant

After holding amazingly successful popups at the Brewery last year with Hanlons producing their delicious beers and La Cantina much loved street food van serving their epic burgers and hip sides the two enterprises decided to join together on a permanent basis and form Beer Factory and Kitchen – two award winning ventures in one location.’. Want to try something completely new? – in a … Continue reading NEWS: Hanlons Brewery and La Cantina Team Up To Open New Restaurant

Tonks crafts new beer to celebrate England’s Seafood Coast

Mitch Tonks and his Rockfish restaurants are at the heart of bringing to a life the vision of England’s Seafood Coast. The vision was simple, that in Devon, we have the best fish in the world caught off this coastline and that Torbay is the firm capital of this Seafood coast with best fishing port in the country central to it, at Brixham. The vision … Continue reading Tonks crafts new beer to celebrate England’s Seafood Coast

Ben Richards presents Build A Beer

You might remember a few weeks ago that we posted 10 Questions for Ben Richards: Beer Sommelier.  I want to welcome Ben to the pages of Eating Exeter as he presents a guest post about beer and the fantastic Build A Beer event that he runs. All images courtesy of Ben Richards. Right now is an exciting time for beer. There have never been as many … Continue reading Ben Richards presents Build A Beer

The TABAC Taphouse, Queen Street

In the ‘real world’ my job requires me to work opposite Exeter Central at the large unnamed successful award winning educational institution that lies opposite the station, so The TABAC wasn’t a huge surprise for me as I watched with sadness as Whistle Wines became an ‘online only’ company. But was delighted to hear that Hamish Lothian, owner of The Fat Pig et al. was … Continue reading The TABAC Taphouse, Queen Street

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

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

Whistle Wines in Queen St. to become Fat Pig Tabac Bar

Its always a nice suprise when you get wind of change.  It appears that Whistle Wines is going to become the Tabac Bar, run by The Rusty Bike/Fat Pig/Pig & Pickle owner Hamish Lothian. None of this is confirmed so I might be completely wrong but take a look for yourself and see the Facebook page. There will be craft beers, they might be cheaper … Continue reading Whistle Wines in Queen St. to become Fat Pig Tabac Bar

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 Continue reading Samuel Jones opens on The Quay, Exeter

Hub-Box Exeter, Sidwell Street.

Read Eating Exeter’s review here. EAT OUTSIDE THE BOX IN EXETER’S LATEST FOOD VENUE.  Photos to follow! If you like your burgers, ribs and dogs to be mouth watering, creative, fresh and full of flavour, then Exeter’s newest pop-up food destination will be just or you. Hub-Box has arrived in the city – a unique food venue – think specially created and fully customised shipping … Continue reading Hub-Box Exeter, Sidwell Street.