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English Wine Week at The Small Holding

English Wine Week at The Small Holding

It’s one of our favourite times of the year, as English Wine Week officially kicks off from May 25! To find out more about the importance of our local industry and the prestigious bottles coming out of Kent, we chat to James Osborn from Squerryes and the Wine Garden of England, who talks about why where we live is such a vibrant hotspot for viticulture…

 

Happy birthday to The Small Holding

Happy birthday to The Small Holding

It was a weekend to remember for our first birthday at The Small Holding this month! Spread across two days, we welcomed some new and familiar faces through our door to eat, drink and celebrate with our hardworking and talented team. From a ‘greatest hits’ tasting menu to live music and a barbecue, read on for some of the highlights from this special occasion…

 

The Small Holding’s summer of Kent food festivals

The Small Holding’s summer of Kent food festivals

It’s that time of year when we can start looking forward to the warmer weather, along with the fantastic food and drink that comes with it. Our chef patron Will Devlin will be heading to some of the most exciting Kent food festivals this summer, so make sure you keep an eye out for where and when to catch him cooking over the coming months…

 

Sommelier Sally Murphy on wines at The Small Holding

Sommelier Sally Murphy on wines at The Small Holding

When it comes to wine, we want our customers to be just as excited as they are about the food here at The Small Holding. Luckily for us, our resident ‘wine geek’ and sommelier, Sally Murphy, is on hand to deliver expert advice, perfectly pairing the restaurant’s tasting menus with a selection of bottles from England and beyond…

 

Getting ready for spring on the farm

Getting ready for spring on the farm

It’s that time of year when we begin preparing for the arrival of springtime. From the chefs in our kitchen to the front of house team at the bar, the changing of the seasons is the perfect excuse to refresh our farm, plan new menus, plant seeds, and get everything ready for the special events and occasions we have coming up at The Small Holding…

 

The Small Holding’s Kent food awards

The Small Holding’s Kent food awards

It’s been a whirlwind nine months for the whole team at The Small Holding since we opened our doors last April. As we approach our one-year anniversary in 2019, we take a look back at the awards, nominations, successes and honourable mentions that have resulted from our staff’s hard work, as well as the continuing support and loyalty of our beloved customers…