Pub group’s new venue officially opens its doors in Sully

The Sully Inn joins the Knife & Fork Food group of popular local pubs The Sully Inn, formerly known as The Boat House, will reopen today (Friday 28th February) following a short rebrand period, after negotiations by pub group Knife & Fork Food. The new venue is the sixth location for the independent pub group, […]


Old Swan Inn

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 […]

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 sugar• […]

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 events […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 the Sunday […]

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 […]

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 […]