Sunday Lunch at Hotel du Vin, Exeter – by Lauren Heath

Hotel Du Vin, Magdalen Street , Exeter, EX2 4HY – 01392 790120 – http://www.hotelduvin.com Back in September, as a late birthday surprise, I was treated to Sunday lunch at Hotel Du Vin, Exeter. Previously called The Magdalen Chapter, the building that was originally an Eye Infirmary was taken over by the luxury chain earlier this year. Along with rooms, a spa, walled garden and guest areas, … Continue reading Sunday Lunch at Hotel du Vin, Exeter – by Lauren Heath

Eating Exeter Update – April

Well April is already here, and so far I’ve been as busy as ever with blog stuff.  Life and health has got in the way slightly more than last year, but the show continues as ever. April is the highlight of the foodie calendar in Exeter with the fantastic Exeter Food Festival which took place over the weekend.  I wasn’t able to attend the festival, … Continue reading Eating Exeter Update – April

Eating Exeter – Christmas update

We have made it.  I am writing this on Boxing Day. The last few weeks (or months) has been leading up to Christmas Day, the Turkey has been eaten and most probably like other families across the nation, you have a fridge full of left-overs and will be eating bubble & squeak for the next three weeks. We had a Hacking Family Christmas which included … Continue reading Eating Exeter – Christmas update

Eating Exeter Update – December

Hi foodie types, Christmas is very much upon us and with it comes the gluttony and great eating that inspires everyone to take up Yoga or running for their new year’s resolutions. We’ve had a busy couple of weeks with Tara’s Busy Kitchen Presents… and the Beer V Wine Event at The Pig & Pallet.  Next week is the climax of our culinary year with … Continue reading Eating Exeter Update – December

Eating Exeter Update – October

Well, summer has long gone. As I write this, there is water falling from the sky. I think its called ‘rain’, but I hear people call it ‘catzndogs’ too, so I might rename it something ‘autumnishere’ or ‘sodoff’. Surrealism aside.  Keep your peepers peeled for some bits coming up on the blog over the next few weeks. Riviera FM with Steve Price – Tonight I’ll … Continue reading Eating Exeter Update – October

Exeter Food Festival 2015: An epic write-up

Its the time of year that the whole of Exeter descends on Northernhay Gardens to experience a celebration of South West food and drink, and Eating Exeter (i.e me) was there to experience it in its spectacular tasty glory.  This is a long post so scroll down for photos, more writing and an Eating Exeter first…a photo slideshow. There were producers showing off their amazing food, chefs … Continue reading Exeter Food Festival 2015: An epic write-up