Salcombe Brewery Scoops More Awards

Salcombe Brewery Co.’s Island Street Porter and Lifesaver Win Golds and More at SIBA Awards

Salcombe Brewery Co. is thrilled to reveal that both its Lifesaver and Island Street Porter beers have won gold at the recent SIBA SW Regional Awards, with the latter also picking up a silver in the Champion Cask category and a Best in Class Award.

Head Brewer, Sam Beaman comments: “These awards are a fantastic reward for the hard work that the team at Salcombe Brewery has put into...

Masterchef: The Professionals 2024 Applications Now Open!

MasterChef: The Professionals is back for its 17th series! Once again we are looking for undiscovered new talent and exciting food within the culinary world.

We are calling out to all chefs who want to enter the ultimate cooking competition, to test their skills on a national level under the wings of culinary legends.

Throughout the years, MasterChef: The Professionals has...

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Salcombe Brewery Co. Announces Black Friday Donation to Devon Environment Foundation

Salcombe Brewery Co. has announced that it will be donating 10% of the profits from its Black Friday (24th November) online sales to the Devon Environment Foundation.

Jordan Mace, Managing Director of Salcombe Brewery Co. explains: “Black Friday has become a huge commercial event in the last few years but we don’t think that it sits that well with the spirit of Christmas. To redress...

Darts Farm Nominated for Two National Awards

Darts Farm puts Devon on the culinary map with nominations for two national awards

Darts Farm is thrilled to announce that they have been shortlisted for two categories in the 2023 Food and Travel Awards. They have been nominated for the Local Hero Award and their new flagship restaurant, The Farm Table, is in the running for the Best Restaurant Outside of London .

Michael Dart, who runs Darts Farm alongside his brothers, James and Paul, and his son George, comments...

Axminster's first Gate to Plate festival planned for October

Axminster Gate to Plate is being designed to celebrate all the fantastic food and craft on our doorstep here in East Devon will take place on Silver Street, Church Street and around the Minster. It is being funded by East Devon District Council.

Delivered by eat:Festivals who aim to highlight the best of the district's outstanding food and drink producers, as well as traditional...

Devon restaurant celebrates its first anniversary with legendary chefs

Darts Farm celebrated the first anniversary of its new restaurant, The Farm Table, in July by welcoming two iconic chefs to take over the kitchen for the evening. Great British Menu winner, Mark Hix and local seafood hero, Mitch Tonks, created a unique 5-course seasonal menu, combining their celebrated styles with produce from the fields at Darts Farm and incredible artisan ingredients from...


Powderham Food Festival returns

Mark your calendars for a delectable weekend of culinary delights as the eagerly anticipated Powderham Food Festival makes its return on 7th and 8th October 2023 at the iconic Powderham Castle. This year's festival is bigger and better than ever, with a special treat for all attendees - FREE admission! The Powderham Food Festival promises an unforgettable experience, bringing together over...

Mark Bury & Family, Eversfield Organic

Eversfield Organic expands its ethical meat offering with incorporation of Coombe Farm Organic

Devon-based Eversfield Organic Ltd, one of the UK’s leading organic grocery services, is thrilled to announce its incorporation of Coombe Farm Organic. This strategic move will double the size of Eversfield Organic’s online butchery business and enhance their ability to provide its customer base with the highest standard of ethically sourced meat.

Mark Bury, Managing Director of...

Darts Farm’s Farm Table restaurant wins best newcomer at Food Magazine Reader Awards

Darts Farm is thrilled to announce that its new restaurant, The Farm Table has just been voted ‘Best Newcomer’ by the readers of Food Magazine.

Michael Dart, who runs Darts Farm alongside his two brothers, James and Paul, comments: “We are absolutely thrilled to win this award, which recognises the huge effort that has gone into creating The Farm Table. It was during lockdown that we...

The Ivy Exeter interior

Exeter's The Ivy is blooming' great!

It’s no secret that the hospitality sector is facing something of a recruitment crisis.

A combination of Brexit and the pandemic have led to a dearth of staff who are prepared to work unsociable hours for, very often, little more than the minimum wage.

That has become evident at some establishments in my own experience with service levels deteriorating and kitchens, on...