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    Historic pub undergoes renovation to put focus on food

    Award winning food pub group Knife & Fork Food has completed an extensive renovation of the 12th century Old Swan Inn in Llantwit Major, creating a dedicated restaurant space, which will seat up to forty diners. Knife & Fork, who have owned the historic Llantwit pub for 8 years, have invested £40,000 in order to […] More...

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    Dish of the Month – Warm Winter Treacle Tart

    Our Dish of the Month comes from The Discovery, with its delicious warm winter treacle tart with ginger tuile and flapjack crumb, served with a spiced pumpkin ice cream. It’s perfectly seasonal and only £5.50. If you fancy giving this one a go at home, the recipe is as follows: To make the sweet pastry • 141g […] More...

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    Take a tour of North American vineyards at wine tasting event

    Award winning pub group, Knife & Fork Food, has announced the next date in its exclusive Wine Club series. The next event will take place on Tuesday 5th July at The Conway, Pontcanna. Knife & Fork have once again teamed up with Oxford Wines and the Wales Academy of Wine for a series of themed […] More...

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    The Pilot celebrates Pub of the Year praise

    We’re raising our glass as The Pilot has been judged Highly Commended in the Vale of Glamorgan & Bridgend Pub of the Year 2016 competition by real ale organisation CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale). The Pilot in Penarth was praised for its style, atmosphere, service and value for money. Every year CAMRA names the best […] More...

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    The Swan celebrates Cardiff Life Award win

    We’re thrilled to announce that last week (17.03.16), The Swan was named best ‘Watering Hole’ at the Cardiff Life Awards 2016. It was a tough category, and we were pitched against some of Cardiff’s most renowned drinking spots, so we are delighted that The Swan has been crowned the winner. The Swan, in Llantwit Major, […] More...

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    The Pilot awarded top pub accolade

    A pub in Penarth has become the only watering hole across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to be awarded a coveted spot in the 2016 Michelin Eating Out in Pubs Guide. For the third year running, The Pilot, which opened in 2012 , has retained its position in the esteemed guide, which is compiled […] More...

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    The Old Swan Inn announces its second summer beer and cider festival

    The Old Swan Inn in Llantwit Major has announced the second in its series of annual summer beer and cider festivals, due to take place on Friday 24th July, through till the evening of Sunday 26th July. Festivities will commence at lunchtime on Friday 24th with the opening of the first cask, and culminate on […] More...

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    Sunday lunch with a difference: Prepare for The Pilot’s perfect Poulet

    The Pilot in Penarth has announced a delectable new addition to its Sunday menu, Pilot Poulet. Pilot Poulet features a hearty roast chicken, which is served whole at the table on a butcher’s block, ready to carve and share with family and friends. The chicken is served with traditional vegetables and roast potatoes and is […] More...

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    Hoppy days ahead for new Vale of Glamorgan Brewery owners

    Ale lovers across south Wales and beyond are set to enjoy fresh flavours from the Vale of Glamorgan brewery following new ownership. With years of experience in hospitality and a passion for ale and beer, Sean Murphy and Serge Luceau, both Directors of Knife & Fork Food, along with Phil Newbould, former manager of The […] More...

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    Knife & Fork Food collaborate with Otley to launch exclusive new ale

    South Wales pub company, Knife & Fork Food, have collaborated with Otley Brewing Co. to launch a series of ales exclusive to their Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan locations. The new ale will be launched at a number of Meet the Brewers events, conducted in collaboration with Otley, to be held at The Discovery in […] More...

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    Hang Fire Smokehouse launches pop up residency at The Pilot in Penarth

    South Wales pub company, Knife & Fork Food have announced an exciting new collaboration between their Penarth pub, The Pilot and cult BBQ foodie favourite, Hang Fire Smokehouse. Hang Fire will be taking over the kitchens at The Pilot every Thursday night from September 4th to November 27th. Diners can expect to enjoy classic BBQ […] More...

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    The Discovery opens its doors

    The latest venture from South Wales based food company Knife & Fork Food, The Discovery in Cyncoed, opened its doors last week, following an extensive period of renovation. The pub, which is Knife & Fork Food’s largest venue yet, follows on from the late 2012 opening of The Pilot in Penarth, which has since gone […] More...

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    THE OLD SWAN INN KITCHEN GARDEN

    Sean Murphy and the chefs at The Old Swan worked hard at preparing the site and we were able to start supplying all our kitchens with a, albeit small, selection of produce from the new garden. We even rescued chickens from certain death, and housed them in luxury ‘5 star’ accommodation! Annie Payne, a Llantwit […] More...