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Ticket to Ryde – A Tasty Guide to the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally

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This August bank holiday, Ryde is set to come alive with the arrival of the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally, and along with it a party atmosphere takes over the town. The event has been taking place on the Island for over thirty years and is internationally renowned, attracting over 5,000 classic Vespas and Lambrettas with an island-wide drive out on the Sunday. With so much going on we’ve pulled together a few places we think should be on your hit-list for the weekend. Carnaby Street may not be what it used to be but Union Street has got it all.

Taste of the Wight 2019 - Issue 2

The summer edition of Taste of the Wight is out now!

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The brand new summer edition of Taste of the Wight – your local guide to food and drink on the Isle of Wight – is out now in all good eateries, attractions and supermarkets across the Island. The Island’s premier guide to eating out, Taste of the Wight is now in its sixth consecutive year. Featuring comprehensive listings of some…

It’s National Cherry Day!

It’s National Cherry Day!

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No, it’s not just your normal Tuesday, oh no, it is, in fact, National Cherry day! It’s time to celebrate as the UK’s orchards begin to grow again. Cherries have been a part of British culture for thousands of years, even though many of the ones in the supermarkets have been imported in from elsewhere. Cherry orchards support parts of…

Round the Island Race from above The Needles

Where to watch this years Round the Island Race…

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Here’s our guide to some of the best places to watch the race and fill up on some great food and drink whilst you’re at it…

Mermaid Pink Gin, Taste of the Wight

Chin Chin for Mermaid Pink Gin!

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Distilled using strawberries from the micro-climate of the Island’s Arreton Valley – a rich and fertile valley that receives some of the best sunshine levels in the UK

World Gin Day

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It’s HERE! No excuses needed to imbibe one of our nation’s favorite tipples. World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things Gin and it falls on the second Saturday in June. The idea is simple: get people together all around the world with a legitimate excuse (not that we need one!) to drink some gin, whether it’s in…

Fish and Chip Fry-yay

Fish and Chip Fry-yay

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Here at Taste HQ we were all very excited to discover that this coming Friday is National Fish and Chip Day, and of course, it would be rude of us not support our local chippy’s on such a day! The only thing that remains to decide is where to go? Never fear, we’ve put together our top choices from across…

Our latest edition is out now…

Our latest edition is out now… 1366 768 The Editor

Whoop! It’s here – out this week, the Island’s premier guide to eating out, Taste of the Wight is now in its sixth consecutive year. Featuring comprehensive listings of some of the best pubs, restaurants, cafés and producers, you are never too far from a fabulous meal in an equally fabulous location here on the Isle of Wight. Inside this issue,…

Rediscover Mermaid Gin

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Your favourite gin has got a new look!  Mermaid Gin will appear on shelfs and bars near you with a stylish new bottle from mid-March. The most popular spirit from The Isle of Wight Distillery, Mermaid Gin first launched three and half years ago. It has gone from strength to (Navy!) strength since, picking up several awards along the way. The…

The Hambrough, Isle of Wight

The Hambrough appointment new Head Chef

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The Hambrough, the award-winning boutique bed & breakfast in Ventnor has announced the appointment of Ashley Randle as the Head Chef of its reopening restaurant. Ashley’s experience of working with some of the country’s culinary masters together with ideas from different cultures and styles has been the inspiration behind his modern European menu on to which he will put his…

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its sixth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.