From neat nibbles to indulgent banquets, craft beer samples to grand champagne tastings, speedy lunchtime treats to elegant, post-sunset supper clubs, there’s something for all tastes and budgets on this year’s Great Bath Feast menu. But if you’re specifically in the mood for a party in Bath this autumn, you’ve been well catered for, too!
Prepare to get up close and personal with Bath’s best movers, shakers and mixologists as they battle it out for the title of Bath Bartender of the Year, an unmissable annual event that’s set to get tongues and tastebuds wagging in full on, spirit-flinging style.
Established 20 years ago this autumn, Bath Farmers’ Market was the first of its kind in the whole of the UK. Discover why the original farmers’ market is still the best as top local chefs create a selection of suitably celebratory dishes made from seasonal, locally sourced ingredients provided by Bath Farmers’ Market stallholders, rustled up against the super-convivial backdrop of the Bath Farmers’ Market in full swing.
When the Robert Welch team opened the doors to their Studio Shop on Broad Street five years ago, this uniquely fascinating store specialising in a stunning range of kitchenware brought 60 years of industry experience and award-winning products to Bath. By way of a thank you to their loyal customers, the company are offering a series of in-store promotions and fabulous competition prizes throughout the Great Bath Feast.
Novel Wines, Bath-based curators of a bespoke, luxury wine home-delivery service, may only have launched around this time last year, but the company has already earned itself a big reputation for introducing some of the wine world’s best kept secrets to fans of the grape-related tipple. Novel Wines’ prestigious Annual Portfolio Wine Tasting Party, therefore, is set to be an unforgettable evening, offering samples of the company’s entire range alongside mini tasting masterclasses, live music, and small plates courtesy of local fabulous foodies Taste of Bath and The Free Range Chef.
What have Bavaria’s legendary Oktoberfest celebrations got that Bath hasn’t? Thanks to the funky brewmeisters at the Electric Bear Brewing Co, the answer to that question is… nothing! Sample a range of small batch brews as you nibble your way through at taste of traditional Bavarian-style bites including the legendary brat/currywurst, in the fascinating surroundings of a fully-operational small brewery.
This auspicious annual industry event recognises and acknowledges the efforts of the food- and drink-related businesses (voted for by the people of Bath and judged by local and national food experts) that make Bath the jewel in the West Country’s foodie crown. Hosted this year by the brand new Apex Hotel on the opening evening of this year’s Great Bath Feast, the Bath Good Food Awards will be announcing the winners live on social media as the news unfolds.