Since opening back in August last year Wilding has brought something special to Salisbury - a bit of sparkle on the High Street.

A relaxed and beautiful space for a moment of calm at any time of the day: from coffee to nightcap; from work lunch to special occasion and from Frosé on the terrace to wine on tap at the bar; nestled in the heart of this beautiful historic city with something delicious to suit every budget.

Explore the restaurant, wine bar and wine shop, with its painted murals of leafy forests and enjoy their simple menu that changes daily.

Designed to bring things back to basics and let the incredible quality of their sourcing shine through, the Wilding ethos is rooted in everyday excellence.

Local first, quality produce

That’s why they use the best suppliers in the country and why their approach is local first with an eye on biodynamic, organic and low intervention farmed goods. Luckily many of these suppliers are on their doorstep.

Wilding create unassuming dishes that display a love for ingredients and the homemade, split into Nibbles, Sharing Boards, Small Plates and From The Grill. Not forgetting their indulgent Desserts and thoughtful Aperitivo pairings.

The kitchen has gone back to the roots of cooking, with everything from the breads to the ice creams made from scratch, and when they are not making things in house they are sourcing from small artisan producers. All to deliver simple, honest cooking.

Their signature dishes are the Butcher’s Cut and Market Fish, which change daily. In fact all their dishes change regularly and with the seasons. Such is their approach to sustainability, which focuses on working with environmentally-responsible businesses, such as Nunton Farm, White Horse Microgreens and The Real Cure.

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Making wine fun and accessible

But Wilding is not just about the food. At the heart of this project is the wine. Owner Kent Barker is in love with the relationship between the two and his driving force is to recreate his favourite experiences of eating, drinking and having fun. Wilding gives people the opportunity to try some truly exciting wines.

This is where Head of Wine Sarah Helliwell comes in, whose stellar experience and knowledge help to give Wilding its diverse wine list; one which celebrates local, sustainable and passionate producers from around the world.

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With 40 wines by the glass, 10 on tap, 8 fine wines on a special dispense system and over 250 selected bottles available to purchase from the wine shop (and to drink in house with corkage), there is an incredible array to choose from and discover.

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A beautiful bar

There are so many wines to fall in love with at Wilding, but equally as impressive are the Cocktails. Crafted to perfection, the Stony Fruit Negroni (in homage to their sister venue in Frome) and the Cultivated Cherry Popper, are equal parts serious and seriously tasty. Best enjoyed on weeknights from 5-7pm when all cocktails are £7!

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Another great deal at the moment is their Spring Small Plates offer, where you can enjoy 3 small plates for £20 alongside 2 small glasses (or a carafe) of house wine or 5 small plates for £25, available until 6.30pm from Wednesday to Sunday.

Whether you stop by for an after-work cocktail on the terrace, a long, relaxing lunch or a spontaneous dinner, Wilding provides somewhere special, yet affordable to eat great food and discover exciting wines.

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