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Food and Drink Villages at P1 Grand Prix of the Sea


Above - Food and Drink vendors from across Scotland who will be trading at the P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea

 

The P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea returns to Greenock on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June at the Esplanade. This high-profile international event was a phenomenal success last year, and will again provide a weekend of free family entertainment and a carnival atmosphere along our stunning Esplanade. You’ll witness high speed, adrenaline-packed powerboat, jet ski and water ski racing and it’s completely FREE to attend! There's lots going on with plenty of options for eating and drinking, and a full schedule of performers and entertainment throughout the weekend. There will be displays by jet ski and hydro-flight World and British Champions and stunt riders

A new addition to the event this year is the inclusion of two Food and Drink Villages, housed in marquees as part of the Espanade Showcase brought to you by co-hosts Inverclyde Council and Riverside Inverclyde.  Delivered by Riverside Inverclyde as part of the wider growth strategy for Food and Drink production and manufacturing within the area, the showcase will have two marquees dedicated to 21 local and national Food and Drink companies, with the duel aims to promote inwards investment into Inverclyde as well as providing the opportunity to showcase local and national produce. 

To learn more about the vendors, please read more below and come and say hello and sample all of the goodness over the weekend:

Foal Drinks (Inverclyde)

New to Inverclyde, FOAL Drinks is a low calorie craft soda bringing flavours of old bar favourites to the ready to drink market, including fresh orange & lemonade, ginger beer & lime, strawberry & lime, and blackcurrant lemonade.

Web: www.foaldrinks.co.uk                                   

Email: foalltd@live.co.uk                                           

Tel: 07875 515 918  

 

Golden Casket Group (Inverclyde)

Showcasing local confectionary including all of Golden Casket’s locally produced toffees, fudges, chocolates and boiled sweets. As well as this, Golden Casket is the home of the famous ‘Millions’ tiny tasty chewy sweets.

Web: www.goldencasket.co.uk                           

Email: Carly.Rae@goldencasket.co.uk                 

Tel: 01475 721 099

 

Three Sisters Bake (Inverclyde)

At their cafes in Quarriers Village and Killearn, Three Sisters Bake's team of chefs and bakers prepare all of our soups, salads, cakes and sharing platters from scratch using fresh, quality ingredients from their range of local suppliers. Offering a wide range of outside catering and wedding options, 3SB can provide canapés, fork buffets, salads, celebration cakes, plated meals or heaped sharing platters for any type of event. Come along to their stand to taste their gourmet Hot Dogs, including the best-selling Haggis ‘Scotty’ Dog, cakes and hot drinks.

Web: www.threesistersbake.co.uk                     

Email: gillian@threesistersbake.co.uk                 

Tel: 03333 447 344

 

Kip Marina (Inverclyde)

Kip Marina offers great food and a view to match. Enjoy lunch, dinner, coffe or drinks overlooking Kip Marina and the Firth of Clyde, either in their Chartroom restaurant or on the patio. Serving great local seafood, traditional Scottish fayre and don’t forget their famous “Chicken Sizzle�.

Web: http://www.kipmarina.co.uk/                    

Email: info@kipmarina.co.uk          

Tel: 01475 529 975

 

Bay Ices (Inverclyde)

Bay Ices diploma winning Ice Cream offer Taste of Scotland sundaes including ‘The Highlander’ with crushed pure butter shortbread over ice cream drizzled with whisky flavoured sauce.  Also ‘The Berry Eccosse’, freshly picked Scottish strawberries and ice cream with real strawberry sauce.

Web: www.facebook.com/bay.ices.9/                   

Email: john@bayices.co.uk                                       

Tel: 07980 649 823

 

One Cove Road (Inverclyde)

One Cove Road is proud to bring their local coffee shop to you, offering freshly made soup, sandwiches, sweet treats and ice-cream. One Cove Road is perfectly located in Gourock overlooking Cardwell Bay – come and visit.

Web: www.onecoverorad.co.uk                             

Email: info@onecoveroad.co.uk                               

Tel: 01475 637 336

 

Bath Street Arches (Inverclyde)

Welcome to Scotland’s smallest Restaurant/Bistro based opposite Gourock Train Station.  With just 6 tables, you are offered an intimate & affordable dining experience without being intrusive.  This is because the Arches creates its own flavour combinations and uses a variety of techniques to deliver rich flavour.

Web: www.bathstreetarches.com                       

Email: contact@bathstreetarches.com                 

Tel: 01475 648 166

 

Chrystal’s Scottish Shortbread (West Dunbartonshire)

Chrystal's Scottish Shortbread is very excited to be attending this great event for the first time and look forward to welcoming everyone to their stand where freshly hand baked Shortbread will be on offer.               

Web: www.chrystalsshortbread.co.uk/               

Email: enquiries@chrystalsshortbread.co.uk       

Tel: 07799 493 545

 

Annie D’s Confectionary (West Dunbartonshire)

Annie D's fudge is the best in the world. Made by hand from fresh ingredients, based on Annie’s grandmothers recipe this is a taste sensation you have to try!

Web: www.annied.se                                                 

Email: info@annied.se                                                 

Tel: 07458 901 901

 

Senga’s Chilli Kitchen (Clackmannanshire)  

Travelling abroad gave a desire to pep-up British food and add excitement and flavour using hand crafted chilli based hot sauces, chutney, jams and relish’s from natural ingredients, gluten and vegan friendly and with no added preservatives. Senga's kitchen is a must visit for the spice enthusiasts.        

Web: www.facebook.com/Sengas-chilli-kitchen 

Email: senga.reynolds@yahoo.co.uk                   

Tel: 07187 825 515

 

Loch Fyne Oysters (Argyll and Bute)  

Based just up water, come and discover the finest quality oysters, mussels, shellfish and Scottish smoked salmon, ethically sourced from the pure waters of Loch Fyne in Scotland.   

Web: www.lochfyne.com                                           

Email: natalie.clarkson@lochfyne.com                 

Tel: 01499 600 454

 

Babu Bombay Street Kitchen (Glasgow City)  

At Babu Kitchen they love to create street food, family recipes & home style cooking.  Using fresh seasonal ingredients, no added preservatives and low oil content that makes for a hearty and healthy meal. This city centre restaurant pops up in Inverclyde for the weekend.

Web: www.babu-Kitchen.com                                  

Email: info@babu-kitchen.com                                 

Tel: 07740 069 147

 

Nomad Pizza (Glasgow City)  

Nomad offer their exceptional Wood Fired Pizzas served all around Scotland.  Look for them at the Food village and also available for private events.

Web: www.facebook.com/nomadwoodfiredpizza 

Email: louise@nomadglasgow.com  

 

Bruadair (Edinburgh City)  

Bruadair is an Edinburgh-based catering company with over 15 years’ experience in kitchens of all kinds – from Michelin starred restaurants to gourmet street food. They specialise in traditional Scottish cuisine, all home-made using the finest available Scottish produce.

Web: https://bruadair.scot/                                         

Email: mike@bruadair.scot                                       

Tel: 07912 348 803

 

The Common Grind (Renfrewshire)  

The Common Grind is a mobile coffee bar company operating as a social enterprise in neighbouring Renfrewshire. They will be providing specialty coffee, tea, hot chocolate and fresh pastries from their handcrafted wooden bar to the lovely people of Inverclyde!

Web: www.thecommongrind.com                               

Email: info@thecommongrind.com                         

Tel: 07533 356 006

 

IZen Juice (Glasgow City)  

IZen sell irresistible juices made with fresh fruit and vegetable. IZen Juice is a street, market and festival juice and smoothies trader. I is the body who share. ZEN is practice of compassion in the present moment. JUICE is the missing element!

Web: www.facebook.com/IZenJuice/                         

Email: izenjuice@gmail.com                                     

Tel: 07932 955 959

 

Erincroft Bakery (Stirling)

Erincroft Bakery is an award winning bakery nestled in the heart of the Trossachs. Selling Artisan breads, scones, cakes, fruit crumble, gingerbread men, cake pops and tablet. A must visit for those with a sweet tooth and love of bread!

Web: www.facebook.com/erincroftbakery/              

Email: Erincroftbakery@aol.com                           

Tel: 01877 376 381

 

Alba Seafood (Argyll and Bute)

Alba Seafood is delighted to be offering fresh seafood packages and also a selection of produce from their smokehouse in Oban. A selection of fresh Scottish seafood is smoked using traditional methods and used within their own recipes to provide you with some wonderful seafood pate and a variety of produce from their easy cook range.

Web: https://www.facebook.com/AlbaSeafood/       

Email: info@albaseafood.com                                

Tel: 01631 770 670

 

Threepwood Fayre (North Ayrshire)

Threepwood Fayre is a genuine cottage industry that specializes in manufacturing and selling traditional handmade confectionery in Scotland.  Attending markets, events and festivals throughout the year in west central Scotland. You can also find their range of confectionery in various shops and stores across Scotland.

Web: http://www.threepwoodfayre.com/                     

Email: enquiries@threepwoodfayre.com             

Tel: 01505 503 553

 

Fudge Shop (Glasgow City)

Fudge shop will be attending the event offering handmade fudge, tablet, macaroons, novelty sweets, bagged sweets and candy floss.             

Email: fudge.shop@hotmail.co.uk              

Tel: 07737 200 947

 

La Cinquecento Pizza (Inverclyde)

La Cinquecento Pizza is a family run company based in Inverclyde. We are a mobile catering business and our aim is to provide an excellent culinary experience. We are an Italian family and we bring our tradition directly from Italy.

Web:   www.facebook.com/La500Pizza                                                 

Tel:   07399 304355

 

 Above - The Esplanade will again play host to showcase Inverclyde and Scotland