Late Summer 2018 Food Bites
Apples a'plenty at the Lost Gardens of Heligan
T'is the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, the hedgerows are full of berries and the apples hang heavy in the trees... With all this fresh produce around, what are our Cornish chefs and food and drink providers up to in the next month or two? With their help we have put together a storeroom full to bursting of events, new menus and offers to tempt your tastebuds.
Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings
As summer draws to an end, there’s still a chance to catch a tasting evening at the Alverton in Truro or the Greenbank in Falmouth. Using the very best ingredients, combining live open-air theatre cooking and traditional kitchen techniques, six delicious courses will be created with an optional drinks flight, that celebrates all that makes Cornwall’s food and drink the very best.
Foraging and feasting on St Michael's Mount
Get a true taste of the bay! Take a walk in the Northern Woods of St Michael’s Mount with wild food expert, Emma Gunn of Never Mind the Burdocks, and be inspired by the forageable food located in the wild. Get back to nature and find out what is edible along the coastal path and in the woods.
New Family Friendly Chef at the Fowey Hall Hotel
We have just said a sad farewell to our Head Chef James Parkinson, but offer a warm welcome to Wes Pratt. A parent himself, he knows how to cater for the foodie demands of the whole family and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the kitchen brigade.
Dinner in the Castle
Join us for a delicious 3 course ‘Dinner in the Castle’ this Harvest season. This is a superb opportunity to enjoy a unique dining experience in the beautiful Pentillie Castle overlooking the River Tamar. Using the very best of local, seasonal produce, much from the Tamar Valley and the Pentillie Estate itself, dinner includes canapes, 3 courses and coffee & petit fours. Booking essential.
Offers at Rick Stein’s Fish, Falmouth
The menu at Rick’s Stein’s Fish on Events Square in Falmouth has something for everything – including a couple of great offers. Enjoy fish and chips with a glass of Prosecco for £9.95, Monday - Thursday until 6.30pm or classic moules marinière for £8.95, available every day for lunch and dinner.
Distill your own Cornish Gin at Colwith
Visitors to Cornwall’s first ‘plough to bottle’ distillery can now try their hand at distilling their own gin as part of the experience with the launch of Colwith Farm Distillery’s Gin Making Masterclass. The new experience includes a tour of the production area followed by a tasting and the hands-on distilling session in the bar, finishing with bottling and labelling your own gin.
Lobster Friday at Watergate Bay
An all-lobster dinner date at The Beach Hut with banquet seating, a beach bonfire and live music. The four-course menu includes lobster taco, Japanese lobster and seaweed salad, half grilled lobster, queso and fries on the side. Then top it all off with raspberry pavlova dessert, vanilla mascarpone.
Beer & Cocktail Workshops at Fistral Hotel
Join us for an evening of tasting a range of different beers by the beach. There will be tutored sampling with the experts from St Austell Brewery and a fun beer quiz before discovering the best pairings of foods with certain beers. Or join us for a fun cocktail making masterclass and we’ll teach you how to shake three different cocktails like a pro, the perfect pre-dinner activity for a girl’s night out!
Spectacular new wedding venue
Nestled in the heart of the Cornish countryside, Trevibban Mill is a working vineyard and wedding venue offering a stylish and contemporary space in a beautifully rural setting. Close to the dramatic North Cornish coast, just outside Padstow. Trevibban Mill produces a stunning collection of Cornish wines, cider and locally sourced food in lush surroundings encompassing 11,000 vines, and 1,700 apple trees.
Discover Why Rum is the new Gin at The Bowgie!
The Bowgie at Crantock is slowly but surely growing a large collection of Rum from the Cornish shores to the Caribbean Islands. Enjoy a tasty tipple as satisfying as the view! You don’t need a reason to have a good time; after work drinks, lazy Saturday sessions or post-surf tipples, there’s a rum at for every occasion.
Harvest at The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Heligan Feast Nights return for two exclusive nights on Friday 5th October and Friday 12th October, with limited places available. These evenings are sure to guarantee you an incredible atmosphere as the Heligan Kitchen welcome two guest chefs to showcase their skills and Heligan’s produce in a mouth-watering three course meal.
Bits & Bites, a nod to the Med
With lots of restaurants and cafes nearby, The Boskerris Hotel, St Ives keeps their Bits & Bites supper menu simple & unfussy, with a hint of the Med. Served from Tuesday to Saturday each week with cream teas and sandwiches at all other times.
Book a private dining experience at Talland Bay Hotel
Set on the lawns with unrivalled views out over the bay, the new redwood pavilion at Talland Bay Hotel is the ideal spot for a romantic dinner a deux or a celebration meal for eight. Diners will be treated to delicious fare from the award winning restaurant and can opt to fill the fridge with drinks of their choosing. The private dining experience will be available for parties of up to eight (minimum two) from September.