• 23/05/22

    National Sandwich Week

    Who doesn’t love a sandwich? Quick, easy and filling, the humble lunchtime hero is a staple on our shelves and in our lunch bags and boxes. So what better way to pay homage then to dedicate an entire week...

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  • 13/05/22

    World Cocktail Day

    Regardless of whether you’re a complete novice,  cocktail connoisseur or master mixologist, world cocktail day gives everyone the chance to experiment (but only if you’re over 18 years old that is!)  An invention from the 19th Century, cocktails have...

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  • 23/04/22

    Celebrating Great British Beef

    Great British Beef Week (or GBBW for short) reaches its twelfth year in 2022, as the campaign to celebrate and highlight all the hard work our farmers are doing to support sustainable production practices on their farms continues. At...

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  • 11/04/22

    National Tea Day

    April 21st not only heralds the Queen’s birthday, it also marks National Tea Day, combined there is simply nothing more quintessentially British than the pairing of royalty with the nations favourite hot beverage. Funny then to think that tea’s natural...

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  • 07/03/22

    National Pie Week

    Britain and Pies go hand in hand, so to celebrate our love for these pastry packages of goodness, there’s an entire week dedicated to them. With so many to choose from they vary in size, construction and contents, so...

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  • 03/03/22

    Let’s Talk Pancakes

    Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday, is the day in which the country goes pancake mad, with flour, eggs, milk or pre-made mixes flying off the shelves…but why? Shrove Tuesday for all intents and purposes is a religious occasion where...

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  • 09/02/22

    Heavy Dough

    February is a particularly doughy month, by which I mean we get to celebrate not one, not two but three different international food days that all relate to bread. So, for those of you who love a good loaf,...

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  • 01/02/22

    Chinese New Year!

    If you’re wondering why the date of Chinese New Year differs every year, it’s because it’s determined by the Chinese Lunar Calendar and this is always 21-51 days behind the international calendar we’re all familiar with. The traditional celebrations...

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  • 16/01/22

    International Hot & Spicy Food Day

    16th January marks the world’s appreciation for all foods hot and spicy! With the humble chilli pepper at the heart of it all, on the outside these seemingly harmless fruits can pack a punch. The active compound in chillies...

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  • 05/01/22

    Veganuary – Let’s Talk Vegan

    In 2021 more than 500K people took the pledge to try and go Vegan throughout the month of January. Both good for you and the planet, it’s a dietary and lifestyle change that benefits all! Often defined by the...

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  • 04/12/21

    Welcome to the Cotswold Hideout

    A HIDEOUT has been created at the Cotswold setting of the Gateway Café at Lake 6, Cotswold Water Park! it aims to be an emporium of tasty food, drinks, and treats, with a revolutionary pick ‘n’ mix menu concept...

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  • 08/11/21

    The Meaning of Christmas Wreaths

    As we open our bookings for Wreath Making at our Jacks Tearoom & Kitchen in Cirencester, we take the time to investigate the true meaning and significance of this festive tradition… Wreaths are said to represent the wheel of...

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  • 04/11/21

    Sharing Christmas Spirit Early

    The Old Prison Kitchen & Café, the Relish venue that’s steeped in history, is to give the residents of Northleach an early Christmas present in the form of a ‘Keep it Local’ discount card. It even extends to those...

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  • 16/10/21

    National Shortage of Workers

    Cotswold Hospitality Reflects National Picture of Shortage of Workers National statistics quote that one in six hospitality jobs remain unfilled since coming out of lockdown, a figure that is backed up by many Cotswold businesses narrowing down their opening...

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  • 01/10/21

    International Coffee Day – How do you take yours?

    Is there any better way to start your day than with a warming cup of coffee? Be it a Cappuccino, Americano, Flat White, Latte or the quick punch of an Espresso, today’s the day to raise your mug to...

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  • 13/09/21

    International Chocolate Day!

    Looking for an excuse to indulge your sweet tooth? Well look no further! With the 13th September 2021 officially marked as International Chocolate Day, it’s the next best excuse (other than Easter of course) to ditch the diet and...

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  • 03/09/21

    Shandy Shack

    We thought it about time we wrote a piece on the fabulous Shandy Shack drink that we are proud to stock at Bar @ Lake 6 , situated at the Cotswold Water Park! Launched in 2018, we discovered this...

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  • 15/07/21

    Cotswold Bar Gets an Asian Indian Twist to its Menu

    It was meant to be a simple take away idea but Asha has become a permanent fixture at popular Cirencester bar – Somewhere Else. Foyez Rahman and his uncle and head chef Khaled were looking for a venue in...

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  • 07/06/21

    A New Barman?!

    Last Friday, we were delighted to welcome MP James Gray to Sally Pussey’s Inn and invited him to pour a parliamentary pint! It was our chance to showcase what our venue has managed to do both for the area...

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  • 25/05/21

    Cinema Screening at the Cotswold Lakes

    Our new business partnership is proving to be a box office hit as we team up with Horizon Experiences from Swindon to offer open air cinema screenings this summer, beginning this weekend with the classic – Jaws. The Cotswold...

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  • 17/05/21

    Celebrating British Sandwich Week

    Let’s face it, we’re all rather bored of our homemade sandwiches which over the year have morphed from opulent fillings captured between slices of home-baked organic bread, to the humble, sliced (slightly out of date) loaf ends, featuring a...

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  • 19/04/21

    10 Great Reasons to Cycle

    As we partner with WILD CARROT at the Gateway site in the Cotswolds Water Park, we look to the British Heart Foundation for the benefits of cycling; from feeling younger to saving money: It’s Good for You Cycling is a...

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  • 02/04/21

    The Cotswold Way Café

    Have you heard of the hidden gem in the heart of the Cotswolds?? Sssshhhhh…. It’s situated on Cleeve Common; a designated site of Special Scientific Interest… need a clue? You don’t have to be a member to enjoy this gem...

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  • 21/03/21

    Tackling the Third Lockdown Head On!

    The food business has changed shape completely to accommodate the lock-down lifestyle. Takeaways have exploded with so much more variety and quality and the days of treating just a Friday night as a take-out dinner choice have long been...

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  • 09/03/21

    Treat Mum to Something Special…

    Mother’s Day is a celebration honouring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in...

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  • 05/03/21

    India v England led by Great Sporting Legend this Summer

    We are delighted to announce that Asha Indian Kitchen, our new pop-up brand, will be taking to the field this summer in a charity cricket match against a side led by an England great! The England legend is not...

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  • 05/02/21

    Love is all Around!

    Giving flowers, chocolate, and heart-shaped cards are all common customs on Valentine’s Day. But we’ve been asking ourselves where these traditions come from. Well, whether you think it’s the most romantic day of the year, or simply overly commercialized,...

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  • 27/01/21

    Hope and Prospect

    So, what’s been happening here at Relish? Well, we have some super exciting news to share…we’ve launched a brand new brand – ASHA INDIAN KITCHEN! ASHA, which translates simply as ‘Hope and Prospect’, is a fusion of two different...

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  • 11/01/21

    Celebrating National Milk Day!

    We’re celebrating National Milk Day today – January 11;  launched to recognise the very first-time milk was delivered to homes inside sterilized glass bottles. It wasn’t until 1878 that bottles were filled with milk and sealed with waxed paper. Before...

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  • 05/01/21

    Sally Pussey’s Inn Getting a ‘Pizza’ of the Action!

    Located in Royal Wootton Bassett near Swindon, Sally Pussey’s is delighted to announce that we’ve launched our first pop-up pizzeria for Lockdown 3.0. We’ve set up camp in the car park, adjacent to the entrance to Sally Pussey’s Inn,...

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  • 11/12/20

    The Gateway to Christmas Continues to Delight Visitors at Cotswolds Waterpark

    Festivities, food and fun are on the menu at The Gateway to Christmas – a new attraction located at the site of our Gateway Café and Information Centre, nestled perfectly within the grounds of Cotswold Water Park in South...

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  • 21/11/20

    And the Winner is…

    Last month we entered The Relish Group into Cirencester’s Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards, created to celebrate businesses in and around Cirencester and to serve as a reminder of why we do what we do and we were delighted...

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  • 10/11/20

    Takeaway Dining could be the New Norm for the Cotswolds

    Major changes for pubs, restaurants, and bars have been extended in an effort to give reassurance to the hospitality industry. The provisions allowing all hospitality to serve takeaway food and alcohol will be extended by the Communities Secretary Robert...

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    Happy Halloween!

    Too Good To Waste Did you know that 95% of all pumpkins grown in the UK are produced solely for the purpose of carving into lanterns? 60% of us then discard the scooped-out flesh and the pumpkin shell after...

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    One Metre Pizza; the Perfect Slice for Half Term

    We are delighted to announce the official launch of Pizzeria 720° – our very own wood-fired, sustainable pizza brand (aptly named to reflect the temperature needed to achieve the perfect bake) has opened at The Gateway Café and Information...

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    We’ve launched an Online Shop!

    Did you know we’ve launched a new initiative – Relish Online – in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This new foodie platform allows all our customers to buy delicious produce direct from our HQ kitchens in Cirencester, including favourite...

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    Relish the British Taste!

    Here at Relish, we have been embracing BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT, the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink. The occasion was originally established in the wake of the Foot and Mouth crisis due to the lack of...

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  • 07/09/20

    Community Radio in Tune with the Cotswolds

    We are delighted to announce that a local community radio station is soon to join us at The Old Prison in Northleach! Set up in response to Lockdown by father and son duo Keith and Richard Blundell, the community...

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  • 27/08/20

    National Burger Day has arrived!

    August 27th 2020 is National Burger Day! Have you tried all of our venue burgers?     We’re starting strong with the classic burger from Somewhere Else. The SWE Burger has been a staple on our menu and loved by all for...

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  • 10/08/20

    A Very British Tradition

    Afternoon Tea Week is a celebration of one of the nation’s favourite traditions. The event taps into the British tradition of afternoon tea to help add a touch of elegance and pomp to an otherwise ordinary time of day....

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  • 20/07/20

    Relish Group Support Eat Out to Help Out

    The chancellor of the exchequer has announced that he wants to get the nation eating and drinking again – at least from Monday to Wednesday during August, and each of our Relish Group venues are delighted to participate in...

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  • 15/07/20

    Exclusive Offer for Relish Customers

    We are delighted to have teamed up with our partner Café Direct to offer all our customers the opportunity to benefit from a generous 20% discount on their fabulous range of products – why not gift a friend a...

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  • 03/07/20

    Local Celebrity Chef Cooks for Charity

    Relish are delighted to announce the collaboration with Pamela Chen, Cotswold owner of Pamela Chens Asia, Culinary Presenter & Speaker; in launching their new pop-up initiative – and it’s all in the name of charity. Somewhere Else; the Relish-owned...

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  • 28/05/20

    Still Cooking up a Storm for Gloucestershire!

    Ahead of the full opening up of their venues across the region, we’re in collaboration with Open Kitchens, have just prepped, cooked and dispatched the first 500 meals in their initiative to help the vulnerable. Open Kitchens a national food...

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