Welcome to Croydon Hall

We’re excited to welcome Croydon Hall in Somerset to the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest! Fine Dining at Croydon Hall has never been better. With a new Head Chef and brand-new seasonal menu created and inspired by local ingredients and suppliers, you will be in for a culinary treat that will make your taste buds tingle.Continue reading “Welcome to Croydon Hall”

Welcome to the Seacliff Restaurant at Sandy Cove Hotel

The Seacliff Restaurant at Sandy Cove Hotel was opened 2 years ago and is a small intimate restaurant with a stunning sea view. Sandy Cove Hotel is a family run business which has been in the family for 44 years.  Food has always been at the forefront of everything we have done as we believeContinue reading “Welcome to the Seacliff Restaurant at Sandy Cove Hotel”

Amuse Bouche

amuse-bouche  noun \ ə-ˈmyüz-ˈbüsh  , ˈä-ˌmüz-ˈbüsh  , -ˌmᵫz- \ plural amuse-bouches also amuses-bouches\ ə-​ˈmyüz-​büsh  , -​ˈbü-​shəz , ˈä-​ˌmüz-​ˈbüsh  , -​ˈbü-​shəz , -​ˌmᵫz-​ \ Definition of amuse-bouche : a small complimentary appetiser offered at some restaurants In French, “amuse bouche” means literally “it amuses the mouth.” The French were using “amuse-bouche” as a word for appetisers when English speakers embraced the culinary term almost a quarter of a century ago. Merriam-Webster Dictionary The amuse bouche served byContinue reading “Amuse Bouche”

A night to remember

Two days ago we marked the start of the countdown to the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest with a celebratory dinner at Knowle Manor, Timberscombe. The stunning setting of Knowle Manor provided a beautiful backdrop to the event where 10 chefs from across the region wowed our guests with a stunning six-course-dinner. Nicola Smith from theContinue reading “A night to remember”

Exmoor Young Chef winner Perran Clark at Knowle Manor

Our guests at the Media Launch on 12 October at Knowle Manor are in for a special treat: Exmoor Young Chef Perran Clark – with the support of his mentor Carla Jones – will be preparing a pre-dessert! Perran won the Exmoor Young Chef competition earlier this year, and this is what judge Miguel Tenreiro,Continue reading “Exmoor Young Chef winner Perran Clark at Knowle Manor”

Your welcome drink comes courtesy of Exmoor Distillery

Our guests at next week’s MediaLaunch of the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest at Knowle Manor will be welcomed by a glass of gin or rum byExmoor Distillery : Founded in 2017 Exmoor Distillery is a lifelong ambition of the founders John & Nicola. Sharing a taste for high-end spirits and with combined expertise in engineeringContinue reading “Your welcome drink comes courtesy of Exmoor Distillery”

Meet the Chefs who’ll create the Amuse Bouche

We are very excited that Werner Hartholt and two of his students from the Butlin’s Chefs Academy will be in charge of the Amuse Bouche at the Media Launch of the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest on 12 October 2022 at Knowle Manor. Werner Hartholt, group development chef at Butlin’s in Minehead, has been instrumental inContinue reading “Meet the Chefs who’ll create the Amuse Bouche”

Get your tickets for the ExFF23 Media Launch

On 12 October 2022 we are going to celebrate the start of the countdown towards the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest with a magnificent 6-course-dinner at Knowle Manor near Timberscombe. Here is the amazing line-up of chefs on the night: Welcome Drinks Exmoor Distillery Amuse Bouche Scallops with pancetta & Beetroot with goats cheese and walnutContinue reading “Get your tickets for the ExFF23 Media Launch”

Get ready for the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest

Exciting news: We are starting the countdown to the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest on 12 October with a magnificent six-course-dinner at the beautiful Knowle Manor. The line-up of award-winning chefs is amazing, and we can guarantee that our guests are in for a treat. If you are on our mailing list you will have firstContinue reading “Get ready for the 2023 Exmoor Food Fest”

2023 Exmoor Food Fest: Salt Media becomes Media Partner

We are delighted to be partnering again with Salt Media at the forthcoming 2023 Exmoor Food Fest. Here is what Nick Cooper, Director of Salt Media, said: Salt media is a Westcountry-based creative agency. With clever thinking, crisp copy and stunning design we help food, hospitality and membership brands tell their story, so we’re delightedContinue reading “2023 Exmoor Food Fest: Salt Media becomes Media Partner”