British Food Fortnight, takes place from 17 September to 2 October 2011 during Harvest Festival, the traditional time for celebrating our food.
Thousands of activities take place across the country during British Food Fortnight including food and drink festivals, promotions, tastings and special menus in pubs, restaurants and shops. See here for events that take place in your region during British Food Fortnight 2011 to get ideas about what you could do.
British loud and proud, our pubs have always been passionately patriotic, charmingly traditional and focused on serving the very best produce Blighty has to offer.
In celebration of British Food Fortnight (Saturday 17 September – Sunday 2 October inclusive) The Gun, The Cadogan Arms, The Well, The White Swan, and The Prince Arthur invite you to enjoy top-notch ‘Best of British’ grub and a pint for just £10.Tuck into dishes such as: The ‘Londoner’ pure pork sausages, mashed potato and rich caramelised onion and cider gravy; boiled Essex ham hock, peas pudding and parsley sauce or Billingsgate potato topped fish pie with mushy peas and carrots. You can also choose your pint from a selection of British ales such as Darkstar Hophead from West Sussex, Adnam’s Bitter from Southwold and Peterborough brewed Oakham Citra.
You can also find the perfect excuse to part from London to the countryside as this very weekend is the Feast of Dorset, Feast of Dorset Car Park, King Street, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1DY. This magical event promises to deliver scrumptious delights this year and live up to its reputation as the UK’s Best Food Festival. Set in a beautiful hidden estate in Dorset, over 100 exhibits will showcase the West Country’s rich choice of produce as well as offering a packed entertainment schedule. www.feastofdorset.com