Game?s On in the South West.

 

People in the South West will have a chance to try a taste of game as part of a campaign run by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

A number of pubs and restaurants are taking part in BASC’s National Taste of Game Fortnight.

The Devon Wildfowling and Conservation Association will host a game evening today (November 17th) at The Globe Hotel, Fore Street, Topsham, Devon. Phone 01392 873471 for more information.

 National Taste of Game Fortnight is part of BASC’s ongoing Game’s On campaign to encourage people to enjoy eating game.

Most of the participating outlets will be serving game throughout the shooting season. Several will be making special offers to BASC members during National Taste of Game Fortnight, which launched on 6th November and will run until 20th November. They are:

The Harris Arms, Portgate, Lewdown, Devon – call 01566 783331 for more information.

The Bell Inn, Parkham, Bideford, Devon, will have game on the menu during National Taste of Game Fortnight and will offer a free bottle of wine for a table of two on presentation of a BASC membership card. Phone 01237 451201.

The Brace of Pheasants, Plush, Dorchester, will serve a range of game meat throughout the season and will offer a free dessert to BASC members during National Taste of Game Fortnight on presentation of a BASC membership card. For more information, phone 01300 348357.
                                                               
                                                                                                 
The Compasses Inn, Chicksgrove, Tisbury, Wiltshire, will be serving local pheasant, partridge and rabbit and will offer a free bottle of wine for a table of four on presentation of a BASC membership card. Call 01722 714318 for more information.

The Foxham Inn, Chippenham, Wiltshire, will serve game throughout National Taste of Game Fortnight. Call 01249 740665 for more information.

The Seven Stars, Bottlesford, Woodborough, Pewsey, Wiltshire, regularly cooks game supplied either by guests or local shoots so will have game on the menu during National Taste of Game Fortnight.  Call 01672 821325 for more information.

The Royal Oak, Withypool, Somerset, will have a number of different game-orientated dishes on the menu during National Taste of Game Fortnight. Call 01643 831506 for more information.

The Barford Inn, Barford, St Martin, Salisbury, will be serving local game and fish during National Taste of Game Fortnight. Phone 01722 742242 for more information.

The Fox and Hounds, The Green, East Knowle, Wiltshire, will be serving local game during National Taste of Game Fortnight.

Numerous events and competitions have been organised as part of National Taste of Game Fortnight. Details and a number of tasty game recipes can be found at www.gameson.org.uk  For more information, contact Jamie Stewart on 01823 480903.
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