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Wild Boar Week – Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th October 2016

Squirrel Pie on the Menu!

This year 26 establishments are to put Wild Boar and other game dishes on their menus for Wild Boar Week!


The Landgate Bistro have revealed that this year, during their “Game of Rye” tasting event, they will be serving “Squirrel Pithivier” or pie as it’s more commonly known! Some old favourites are also returning such as the delicious Wild Boar Ragu at Simply Italian and the Wild Boarger at the Union Steakhouse.

The Mermaid Inn will be serving Wild Boar Hot Dogs, BBQ Pulled Boar Sour Dough Baps, Juniper and Star Annise Braised Shoulder of Wild Boar and Herb Crusted Wild Boar Haunch whilst the Ypres are to serve Wild Boar and Venison Casserole, Game Terrine and Wild Boar Sausage and Mash.

There’s a superb set of dishes available at the Globe Inn Marsh, the Five Bells Inn at Brabourne and the Woolpack Inn at Warehorne entitled “Boar in the Hen House”, “Boar in our Garden”, “Boar on the Marsh”, “Boar on the Beach”, “Boars Travel in Twos’s” and “Boar in the Orchard”. Find out what these dishes are all about on

Returning to Wild Boar Week is Chef Kyle Tatner who will be found serving delicious street food again in Olde Worlde Wines. This year’s offerings are Glazed, Slow and Sticky Wild Boar Belly Ribs and Wild Boar and Smoked Sausage Ragout.


There are already a host of great bands and musicians booked to perform during the week including Leigh Highwood Band, Bobby Fuego’s Fat Fingers of Funk, Joanna Majesty, Titus, Rye Ukulele Experiment, Andy Twyman, Blues and Twos, Sarah Bolter, Lara Lacovini, Jamie Smart, Mick Bolton, Steve East, The Rockitmen, Rye Bay Crew and The Carry on Boys!

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