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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…

Say it with brownies

Choccy-woccy doo dah!

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As if we need a world day to celebrate chocolate, everyday is chocolate appreciation day isn’t it? Whether you like sweet white chocolate, creamy milk chocolate or something devilishly dark, there are flavours and fillings that suit almost every taste bud. Here on the Island we are lucky enough to have a few chocolate specialists to keep us stocked up throughout the year.

Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Lazy Sunday Afternoon

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One of the nation’s most-loved dishes, the Sunday roast is synonymous with family – it’s a time for everyone to get together, share stories of the week gone by and look to the week ahead. From casual pubs to high-end restaurants, the roast dinner is one of the most important dishes on the menu…

At the source

At the source

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Eating at the source of the produce is a huge trend that is only seems to be growing for 2018. Here on the Isle of Wight, we are lucky to have several places that enable you to eat or drink where the produce is being ‘created’.

Wonderful Wild Garlic

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If you feel like taking a break from shopping for your ingredients and fancy trying something a little different, we’re now in peak Wild Garlic season. This runs roughly from April to June. At the moment the island’s woodlands are covered in great swathes of this delicious native plant. It’s now in full flower and quite easy to identify. Whereas,…

Vegan Island

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It’s National Vegetarian Week starting today, and unless you have been living under a rock, you cannot have missed the rise of vegetarianism, veganism and reductionism (we think that’s how you spell it!) into the mainstream eating trends…. Gone are the days when veggie and vegan eating was restricted to in the ‘middle of a field at a slightly off…

Around the Island in drinks

Around the Island in drinks

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Ok, we are certainly not suggesting that you drink your way around the Island, but with a reliable bus service and a fair few places to try, you could give it a good go! Our trip takes you clockwise around the Island, looking at the various local producers who specialise in a great tipple or two…


Plastic Free

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A plastic bottle or coffee cup lid can last for 450 years in the marine environment, but there are some brilliant Island businesses doing their bit to tackle plastic pollution…

The Culver Haven Inn

Don’t Miss Out On…

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The Island is famed for an abundance of local produce, grown in our fertile soils, reared on our lush landscape or in our crystal waters. Here are our picks not to miss out on…

Take the whole tribe...

Take the whole tribe

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Taking the whole family out for lunch doesn’t have to be a minefield, with plenty of places gearing-up for small children, fussy eaters and frazzled parents. Take the stress out of dining with the whole tribe in tow thanks to our round-up of some of the best places for family-friendly dining…

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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.