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Who’s who: celebrity spotting and summer reminiscing

After what turned out to be one of our busiest summers to date, the Winking Prawn has had some surprise visitors and made some…
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Winter at Island Street Bar & Grill

Never one to be entirely satisfied, chef Nick is continuing to tweak and perfect the Island Street Bar & Grill menu in keeping…
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South Hams Brewery talks about Crab Juice

Summer has finished on a high note at The Cracking Crab as we launched our own beer dedicated to our happy little corner of…
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Yoga with Charlie at The Cracking Crab

Celebrating summer with a morning yoga class at The Cracking Crab, we thought you would like to meet Charlie!
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Bringing a little après ski to the beach!

When Cornwall based Tom and Jesse went on a uni ski trip and discovered the time honoured tradition of the demi peche, they…
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The artist behind the Winking Prawn's new ice cream board

There’s a new, hand painted ice cream board at the Winking Prawn, showcasing all our favourite flavours, and for those who…
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Seaside breakfasts favourites at the Winking Prawn Group

Whether you’re an early bird arriving post morning surf, with a bucket and spade in hand ready for a day at the beach, or…
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King Prawns win in Bournemouth - the full story

So if you’ve been keeping an eye on our Facebook page, you will already know that our rugby team, the King Prawns, had much to…
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Gluten free at Island Street Bar & Grill

At Island Street Bar & Grill our big passion is good, simple food done well, and that’s something we want everyone to be able to…
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Brunch at Island Street Bar & Grill

Brunch has got to be one of the best inventions of all time, and now Island Street Bar & Grill has a new brunch menu available…
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Meet our rugby team!

Did you know the Winking Prawn has its own rugby team?
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Cover band I Love Amp are coming to Island Street!

The Plymouth based cover band are coming to Island Street on April 16th for an Easter special - here’s what you need to know…
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Meet The Blackboard Guy

Displaying our cocktails, smoothies and frozen yoghurt in glorious chalky artwork, check out Scott, The Blackboard Guy…
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Vegetarian choices at the Winking Prawn and co.

Life at The Winking Prawn is largely about enjoying local seafood but we work hard to make sure that there's something for…
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It’s Mother’s Day and The Cracking Crab is open again!

With Mother’s Day this Sunday, we’re all hoping for sunshine, daffodils and a chance to sit outside in the spring weather, but…
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Foodie philosophies at Island Street Bar & Grill

From home made sauces to lobster landed on our doorstep, food at the Island Street Bar & Grill is more than just tasty. Talking…
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We can’t wait to see you for half term!

With the sun shining it’s as if it knows it’s half term in Salcombe, and we can’t wait to see you all!
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Island Street is open again and they have a new menu!

What's happening at the Winking Prawn and Island Street Bar & Grill in February?
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COMPETITION: win seafood and beer at the Winking Prawn

We’re giving you the chance to WIN a seafood sharing platter for two, and Budvar to go with it...
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If you haven’t joined the rowing club, this will make you want to

Did you know Island Street Bar & Grill are supporters of Salcombe Estuary Rowing Club? Getting out on the water throughout the…
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Meet the head chef at Island Street Bar & Grill

Island Street Bar & Grill re-opens this week with a new menu to celebrate 2017, we thought you might like to meet the man behind…
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Things you need to know about Salcombe FC

It’s cold, it’s dark, it’s January, but there’s lots to smile about if, like Island Street Bar & Grill, you’re a supporter of…
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The Winking Prawn over Christmas

Winter at the Winking Prawn, Sailor V and Island Street Bar & Grill brings lots of wonderful things to look forward to.
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Where the Winking Prawn’s cider comes from

The Winking Prawn talks to owner of local cider brand Hunt's Cider, Annette Hunt to find out more about the historic brand...
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Behind the scenes at Salcombe Dairy!

Salcombe Dairy doesn’t really need an introduction, this iconic part of Salcombe (and lunch at the Winking Prawn) has multiple…
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The people who put the crab in our crab salads

It doesn’t get much finer than Salcombe crab, and central to its delivery to our plates is crabbing kings and queens Favis of…
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Local suppliers we love at The Winking Prawn

From seafood to cider, here are five local suppliers we love at The Winking Prawn, Sailor V and Island Street Bar & Grill… hope…
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Things to smile about in Salcombe this winter

Salcombe continues to hold its own brand of magic as we enter November. Here's what's happening at the Winking Prawn...
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Salcombe commemorates the centenary of the Lifeboat Disaster

Salcombe commemorates the centenary of the Lifeboat Disaster
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Best Salcombe beaches for autumn smiles

Some of us like the beach for summer sandcastles, some of us like them for walking the dog. Thankfully Salcombe has a beach for…
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Meet the Island Street Artist

Ever wondered who the brains behind the street art style artwork at Island Street Bar and Grill is? Mat McIvor is the Cornish…
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Seven stunning photos from The Cracking Crab

There are few places as beautiful as Polzeath and we like to think we’ve got one of the best viewing spots in the county. So…
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Daisy comes to The Winking Prawn

One very special little girl visited The Winking Prawn this summer and painted this beautiful picture inspired by Devon Artist…
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Meet Juan at Sailor V

From sunny Spain to Salcombe, for that perfect morning coffee at Sailor V, Juan is the man you need to know
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A hoodie-winning photo

Throughout August we have been asking you to post your favourite photos of or at the Winking Prawn on our Facebook and Twitter…
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A few highlights from the Salcombe Town Regatta

As we head towards the final bank holiday weekend of the summer, it seems like a good time to look back at just a few of the…
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Salcombe Gin Fever on Island Street!

Its arrival has been eagerly anticipated for months, but now the time has come for Salcombe Gin to take its place on Island…
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Say ‘hi’ to the team: Hannah at the Cracking Crab

She used to manage a pub in Port Isaac, but she’s been with the Cracking Crab since it first opened. Meet Hannah – one of our…
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Meet Fake Tan – performing soon at Island Street!

Performing at Island Street Bar & Grill on 13th August, cover band Fake Tan are back! So bring your dancing shoes and your…
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What's happening during the Salcombe Town Regatta?

You know it’s summer in Salcombe when the Town Regatta rolls around. From sandcastle competitions to the harbour swim, it’s all…
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How to make Island Street’s amaretto sour cocktail

With the summer fast approaching we've been mixing things up on our cocktail menu with twists on old classics and some new…
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10 reasons to go to Sailor V

We’ve had some lovely reviews so far this summer for Sailor V, our speakeasy style coffee shop in Salcombe. There have been…
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Meet Jane!

Chief gardener, table layer, laundry deliverer, interior designer and mother hen Jane spends each day pottering from The Winking…
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Meet Joanna Cooke, soon to be performing at Island Street!

On 14th July Joanna Cooke will be performing live at Island Street Bar & Grill, so we had a chat to find out more about her…
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Celebrity sightings at the Winking Prawn Group

We’re totally cool about celebs visiting The Winking Prawn, The Cracking Crab, Sailor V and Island Street Bar and Grill… as…
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Meet the team behind our very own beer!

If you haven’t tried Prawn Juice, our very own beer, yet then you’re in for a treat this summer. A local drink created by a…
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Meet our new cocktail expert Bella!

With a new cocktail menu on the horizon and the summer getting into full swing, meet Bella, the new queen of Prosecco tipples…
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Chat with the chef at The Cracking Crab

From Michelin star restaurants to Dover sole at The Crab, chef Ryan knows what he’s talking about when it comes to perfect…
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How well do you know The Winking Prawn?

So you know you love The Winking Prawn, but do you know how it came to be the restaurant it is today?
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Say ‘hi’ to the team: Luke

If you’ve popped into Island Street Bar & Grill or spent a little time in Salcombe, you have probably come across Luke – burger…
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Hot off the Prawn press: Sailor V launches new summer berries and whipped cream smoothie

In case you hadn’t heard, at Sailor V our smoothies are kind of a big deal, so with summer in the air we’ve given strawberries…
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This is why Island Street’s burgers are so awesome

Island Street Bar & Grill is getting a little bit of a reputation for really good burgers, even if we do say so ourselves, but…
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How the South West created the perfect cup of coffee

At the Winking Prawn Group we serve a pretty awesome cup of coffee, even if we do say so ourselves, but it wouldn’t be possible…
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Say ‘hi’ to the team: Laurence

Laurence is a regular fixture at Sailor V, The Winking Prawn, Island Street Bar and Grill or The Cracking Crab so you’ve…
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Four reasons to visit Devon and Cornwall this Easter

The daffodils are out, the sun is shining (sometimes) and there are some days when the sea is so blue you could almost believe…
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Welcome to our new website!

It is now easier and more enjoyable to find out more about The Winking Prawn group restaurants.
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