Welcome to a week-long mini celebration of mouth-watering food and drink on Scilly. Each day across the week you can expect a unique, flavoursome food experience celebrating world cultures from across Europe and further afield. From Mediterranean tapas to Southeast Asian infused gin and a taste of Italy – our island eateries will tempt you with an explosion of taste this March.

Here is a selection of our mouth-watering events:

Friday 25th March


Indulgent Island Gins & Oriental Experience

Take your taste buds on a journey into some aromas and flavours of the East! Whilst tasting two award-winning Island Gins, you’ll savour specially prepared Dim Sum and experience a few Asian botanicals from the distillery’s Gin School Selection.  Then you’ll tour the distillery, to see Arthur & Hilary’s gin production closeup!

Time: 1pm – 2.30pm and 5pm – 6.30pm

Location: Scilly Spirit Distillery, Old Town, St Mary’s

Price: £30pp – just 12 spaces per session!

Prebook: arthur@scillyspirit.com

(Confirm by 18th March and advise of allergies at time of booking)


Saturday 26th March - CANCELLED


French Cheese & Wine Supper

Our usual popular cheese & wine night, but with a French twist! Build your own platters of some of France's finest cheeses and sample some exciting cheesy-themed sides. There will also be a curated list of French wines to choose from.

Time: 6.30pm

Location: Hugh Town


Sunday 27th March

Mothering Sunday events across the islands!


Monday 28th March


An authentic taste of India

Tanglewood Kitchen invites you to experience a truly authentic 'Taste of India Thali', brought to you in association with the Oriental Club, London. For one day only, the Thali will include 2 curries, dal, bhaji, naan, rice, chutney, onion salad & gulab jamun dessert. Delivered hot ready to eat to your door.

Time: Delivery only 6.45pm - 7.45pm

Price: £18.50pp

Prebook: 01720 422454 | eat@tanglewoodkitchen.co.uk


Tuesday 29th March


An Italian Affair

Treat yourself to marinated Tuscan leg of lamb roasted on the BBQ (weather permitting), served in a ciabatta roll, alongside a roasted pepper, cherry tomato salad & a pesto marinated Orzo salad with olives, sundried tomatoes & feta cheese.

This is for takeaway, but a few tables and chairs will be available. Hurry!

Time: 5pm – 7.30pm

Location: opposite The Park, Hugh Town

Price: £16.50pp

Prebook: orders@nedandfins.com  or contact Emma on 07717 795741


Wednesay 30th March


The bold flavours of Spain!

Experience the wonderfully small but bold flavours of Spain through a selection of its most iconic tapas, giving people the choice of 3 tapas for £12 or 6 for £24, or the whole menu plus a glass of sangria for £28. 

Time: ​​12-3pm

Location: Hugh Town

Price: From £12pp

Prebook: www.facebook.com/lookoutscilly or IG @scilly_lookout


Thursday 31st March


A gastronomic tour of the Mediterranean

A Mediterranean inspired, eight course tapas menu featuring local ingredients.  Flavours from Spain, Italy, Morocco, Greece & France will take you on a gastronomic tour of the Mediterranean!  A creative drinks menu from cocktails to coffees will be available to compliment the feast.

Time: From 6pm

Location: Porthcressa Beach, Hugh Town

Price: £25pp

Prebook: eat@dibbleandgrub.co.uk



“The Mini Taste of Scilly Festival is supported by the Welcome Back Fund; the event has received funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to help stimulate economic development by investing in projects which support businesses and local community regeneration. For more information visit www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding”n

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