Following the great success of last year’s inaugural Taste Salisbury, the ten-day celebration of food and drink returns to the city later this month.

Organised by Salisbury BID, Taste Salisbury will celebrate the wonderful array of food and drink venues, producers and sellers that can be found in the city and local region.

This year promises to be an eclectic mix of events, exclusive menus and special offers which includes local Salisbury independent businesses, national chains and attractions like Salisbury Cathedral.

Just ‘a taste’ of what’s to come during the event which begins on August 26.

  • A Cider festival at the George & Dragon with live music from Saturday, August 27 to Sunday 28
  • Launch night of a brand new venue in Salisbury, Bar Botanic
  • An exclusive tasting menu at Allium
  • Local ales featured at Wetherspoons for the 10 days of Taste Salisbury
  • Rum & BBQ night in the Guilhall square hosted by Artisan Wine & Spirit Co.
  • Unique daily offers from Reeve the Baker
  • An exclusive Pizza from Nole Pizza voted for by the general public
  • Food offers including Cote, Ox Row inn, Tinga, Cosy Club, Cornish Bakery, Roly’s Fudge, Naked Bagel and more

The Taste Salisbury launch will be at the Old Ale House on Friday, August 26. 

Shane O’Neill, co-owner said: “We jumped at the chance to be involved in Taste Salisbury as it’s a great way to showcase what Salisbury has to offer whilst bringing the whole community together.

"There’s no better way to celebrate our amazing city, residents and businesses than by getting together and sharing food and drink. When the whole city does it together in this way, it really means something.”

Artisan Wine and Spirit Co took part in the festival last year, co-owner Elizabeth Coombes, added: “Artisan Wine and Spirit Co co-owner Elizabeth Coombes, said: “This year we have a great Sunday Brunch event at Brown Street on August 28th as well as a Rum and barbeque evening with a full steel drum band in a marquee on the Guildhall Square on September 2.

“It’s all such a great way of bringing the city together, showing off all the amazing things Salisbury has to offer.”

The finale is on Sunday, September 4 with Salisbury City Council’s Foodie Sunday. The Market Place will be packed with food and drink stalls, a live demonstration tent, entertainment and The Great Salisbury Bake Off.

Even businesses that do not traditionally serve food and drink are getting involved this year. Hair Salon Miss Tiffs on Catherine street are offering all customers platters of fruit over the 10 days.

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