For the third year in a row I have been lucky enough to get involved with choosing the beers for The British Guild of Beer Writers annual awards dinner, each year I have had the pleasure of working with executive chef Simon Young and some of the best beer writers in the country. The event, … More Beer & food matching for a tough crowd
Only a few years ago matching a meal with beer was seen as experimental by some, now award winning beer writer Pete Brown is pairing the world’s most loved liquid with music, and to impressive effect! I managed to see Pete’s short beery show at the fantastic Stoke Newington Literary Festival. Sitting down with six … More Beer and Music matching
A huge part of the desire to move to London was to be part of the burgeoning beer scene and to immerse myself in far more events. So far life at The Bull has not dissapointed – I have been in the paper for our Swearing on the Horns event, we have hosted a Pop … More Beer & Food Matching Evening with Okells
December rolls around again, the countdown to Christmas begins and households around the globe start meticulously planning one big glorious day of family, friendship and festive food. Once you’ve agreed which in-laws to invite, ordered the turkey, put the sprouts on to make sure they’re ready for the big day, got stuck in traffic at Bluewater/Lakeside/Westfield Stratford … More What will you be drinking on Christmas Day?
Starting today at the Thatchers is a new midweek offer… We’ll be serving a different meal from our specials boards each day with a carefully chosen paired drink for just £10. “Mitch’s Match of the Day” will be available Tuesday – Friday lunchtimes and Tuesday to Thursday evenings. One meal from our specials boards will … More Midweek Meal & a Matched Drink £10!
This Saturday as part of our Septembaaaaarfest Mitch is hosting a seven course Beer and Food matched menu. Diners will be guided through the courses on the freshly prepared tasting menu and through the beers which have been chosen to compliment each dish. The evening starts at 7.30pm (first course served at 8pm) and costs … More Beer & Food Matching – Saturday 21st September
Our next beer festival runs for five days from the 18th – 22nd September and includes International Talk Like a Pirate Day, yes it IS a real thing… We decided it would a fun theme that had legs (albeit wooden ones). There will be some swashbuckling surprises and some lovely grog for your land lubbers … More Septembaaaaarfest
I’ve been busy brainstorming with the chefs for our next Beer & Food Matching evening on Saturday 25th May. I have learnt a lot recently, especially from my recent bout of moonlighting at Galvin Cafe a Vin, I have to say it is one of my favourite menus so far… We kick off at The Thatchers at … More Beer & Food Matching Saturday 25th May
Saturday 20th October 7:30 for 8pm The evening costs £30 and includes seven courses each paired with a different beer. Bookings are essential and we will be able to cater for any dietary requirements (including vegetarian/coeliac options) if mentioned when booking. Call 01787 227460 to book, places are limited. Pont Neuf Chips with Maldon Salt … More Hoptoberfest Beer & Food Matching Menu
This is an extremely rare opportunity to taste Unfiltered Unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell served straight from a wooden cask which has been delivered to us direct from the Brewery in Pilsen. This beer is not usually available anywhere other than the brewery in the Czech Republic and has rarely been seen in the UK due to the exceptionally … More Unfiltered Pilsner Urquell Dinner 9th June