The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

noun [ C ] (also almanack) a handbook, typically published annually, that includes information for the year such as important days, weather, seasons and nature.
17 April 2020

Devilled Eggs with Asparagus


British asparagus is a hero vegetable although we only get to enjoy its short season for around seven to eight weeks.

17 April 2020

Rhubarb Jelly


A vibrant pink pud that is light and fresh and is great as a dairy-free/gluten-free option.

16 April 2020

Bringing the Outside In

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Right from the beginning of THE PIG, we wanted the Kitchen Garden to be the heart and soul of the experience and the gardens have also played a major part in influencing many other aspects of the overall operation too. Find out more about creating the look at home from our interiors guru Judy Hutson, and have a go at pressing your own flowers and ferns.

16 April 2020

Spring Awakening

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THE PIG-at Combe's Roasted Leg of Lamb with Dukka spice and Kitchen Garden Veggies

16 April 2020

The Shed that became a Spa

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How to turn your bathroom into your own Spa with Gilly, Potting Shed Therapist from THE PIG-at Combe

16 April 2020

Kelvin's Rocky Road Recipe

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Group Pastry Chef Kelvin's Rocky Road is to die for and it doesn't hang around for long when a new batch is whipped up! Try it for yourself at home...

15 April 2020

Chicken, Mushroom and Leek Pie

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All recipes can be found in THE PIG book: Tales and Recipes from the Kitchen Garden and Beyond.

15 April 2020

Shop Local: #helpkentbuylocal


The #helpkentbuylocal initiative has been set up to encourage customers and businesses to buy local and support those still growing, making, selling and serving food and drink in Kent during these challenging times. Many of these suppliers and producers are friends of THE PIG-at Bridge Place and feature on our 25-mile menu.

10 April 2020



Loving local is in our DNA at THE PIG, so English wine is something we are pretty passionate about. This Good Friday, 10th April 2020 at 7pm, English wine drinkers and producers alike are going to show their support for the industry by buying and drinking their favourite English wines. Here are some of our favourites from Head Sommelier Luke.

06 April 2020

Shop Local: Shop Somerset


Whilst you can’t get to THE PIG-near Bath you can still enjoy some of the local Somerset produce we put into our dishes straight from our suppliers…

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PIGs Closure

THE PIG hotels will be closed until later this year. 


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