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5 things you didn’t realise were grown on the Isle of Wight

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With it’s unique microclimate, the Isle of Wight is the perfect place to grow produce that wouldn’t grow in many other parts of the UK. Along with some of the…

The Hambrough, Isle of Wight

The Hambrough announces appointment of 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…

5 Places to Grab a Slice

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Pizza, it can come in many forms… from your perfectly rounded standard pepperoni, right through to malformed handmade beauties. Over the last decade pizza has come a long way, with…

Gastronomy Cowes, Isle of Wight

Happy 1st Birthday to Gastronomy in Cowes

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Bringing the party to Cowes, the team behind Gastronomy will be celebrating the success of their busy bar and restaurant with a big first birthday bash on Saturday 16th February.…

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5 things you didn’t realise were grown on the Isle of Wight 2048 1365 Christie-Lee Booth

5 things you didn’t realise were grown on the Isle of Wight

With it’s unique microclimate, the Isle of Wight is the perfect place to grow produce that wouldn’t grow in many other parts of the UK. Along with some of the Islands more famous exports. For example; garlic, asparagus and tomatoes. The produce grown, farmed and made on the Isle of Wight is endless… Here are…

The Hambrough, Isle of Wight
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The Hambrough announces appointment of new Head Chef

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…

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5 Places to Grab a Slice

Pizza, it can come in many forms… from your perfectly rounded standard pepperoni, right through to malformed handmade beauties. Over the last decade pizza has come a long way, with most restaurants throwing their twist on the classic into the mix. It’s one of those foods that just hits the spot whatever the mood or…

Gastronomy Cowes, Isle of Wight
Happy 1st Birthday to Gastronomy in Cowes 2048 1548 The Editor

Happy 1st Birthday to Gastronomy in Cowes

Bringing the party to Cowes, the team behind Gastronomy will be celebrating the success of their busy bar and restaurant with a big first birthday bash on Saturday 16th February. Director and Head Chef Charles Ford will be firing out a full menu from the kitchen, with plenty of small plate specials centred around the…

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Whats your fortune?

Are you celebrating Chinese New Year, the year of the pig tonight? Around the world, people are putting a lot of care and thought into the menus for one of the most important holidays on the eastern calendar. Celebrated around the globe, Chinese cuisine is one of the world’s most popular, second only to Indian…

Valentine's Day Isle of Wight
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Valentine’s Restaurants on the Isle of Wight

It is officially February and the season of love is upon us with Valentine’s Day celebrated on the 14th February. Wondering where to take your loved one for a romantic meal? Check out our guide to places to eat on the Isle of Wight this Valentine’s Day.   View this post on Instagram   A…

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National Croissant Day!

Whether you have a sweet tooth, or enjoy more of a savoury offering, the humble croissant is always sure to be a pleaser. The buttery, crescent-shaped treat, that is crispy on the outside and soft and airy on the inside. Often associated with France, it actually originated in Austria in the early 1800s. They have…

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Find the best Chocolate Cake

If you ever needed a reason to eat a giant slab of chocolate cake, we have got the excuse to top all excuses as today is ‘International Chocolate Cake Day’ where it is practically law to eat as much of the good stuff as you can! According to legends the chocolate cake was born in 1765…

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Burns’ Night

Burns’ Night is traditionally celebrated on the 25th January. No longer an exclusively Scottish affair, the whole country is getting in on the act, including the Isle of Wight! The Garlic Farm Burns’ Night Supper runs from 7pm to 11pm on the 25th. Enjoy the traditional Burns’ night menu with Haggis, neeps and tatties and…

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Its National Pie Day!

…and we know just the place to get yourself something mouthwatering and delicious! Choose any one of the fabulous pies on offer from recently opened Woods Kitchen, and you won’t be disappointed! Hosting a Pie & Wine night on Fridays from 6pm to 9pm. Homemade pies served with fresh seasonal vegetables & creamed mash potato. Included…

Garlic Farm Breakfast
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Shake up your wake up!

Finding a good breakfast can sometimes be difficult, but with so much local produce available on the doorsteps of many Isle of Wight cafes, theres no reason you shouldn’t be able to find a good fry-up on the Island. Farmhouse Breakfast Week has been running since 2000 and is organised by the AHDB (Agriculture and…

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Vegan Tomato and Rosemary Orzo

If you are trying Veganuary this year then why not give this fresh and warming recipe a whirl.   Ingredients: 1 tbs Olive oil – 250g Orzo pasta – 200ml Vegetable stock – 300g cherry tomatoes, halved – 400g can of chopped tomatoes – 1 red onion, finely chopped – 2 cloves of garlic, finely…

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