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.
01 July 2020

Festi Tipples from Chase Distillery

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Get the garden party started with two of Chase Distillery's cocktails that taste like summer in a glass!

01 July 2020

Pedrino Spritz Cocktails

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Pedrino are longstanding friends of THE PIGs and Smoked & Uncut. Here they share 2 of their classic festival cocktails for summer!

23 June 2020

Lobster, Chips and Camel Valley Pinot Noir Brut

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What could be better than local Lobster and Chips with a glass of Camel Valley fizz - all to be enjoyed with a view of Harlyn Bay! Recreate it at home, or enjoy at our newest PIG on the block, THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay

22 June 2020

Meet the founders: Simpsons Wine Estate, Kent

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Luke Harbour, Head Sommelier at THE PIG-at Bridge Place, spent some time chatting to Simpsons Wine Estate founders Charles and Ruth about their wine style, and what makes Kent so special!

16 June 2020

Vineyard meets Kitchen Garden

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Lockdown has seen a surge of interest in gardening at home. So what can we learn from the professionals? Gusbourne’s Vineyard Manager Jon Pollard talks horticulture with Ollie Hutson, our Group Head Kitchen Gardener.

12 June 2020

World Gin Day

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World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin. Our friends at Chase Distillery have shared a couple of their favourite classic and suitably summery gin cocktails!

10 June 2020

Best Ever Burger


Burgers are not something we have on our main menu at THE PIGs, but when it came to our Smoked & Uncut festivals, we knew we had to step up to the burger plate!

04 June 2020

Swig with THE PIG - Order Here!


Whilst we can’t pour you a glass in person, Swig Wines and our Sommeliers have come together create two cases of wines to bring the restaurant to you at home. Order Now!

19 May 2020

Flatbreads with Cheesy Wild Garlic Pesto


An easy Flatbread recipe cooks perfectly well in a regular oven - great for spring feasting.

14 May 2020

Foraging this Week - Nettles


Nettles are best harvested from spring, a few weeks after they sprout, into early summer. Try Nettle Salsa Verde and Nettle Cordial with your foraged nettles.


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