Bath’s Acorn Restaurant Nabs Place on PETA’s List of Best Vegan Fine Dining
For Immediate Release:
20 August 2018
Jennifer White +44 (0) 20 7837 6327, ext 222; [email protected]
BATH’S ACORN RESTAURANT NABS PLACE ON PETA’S LIST OF BEST VEGAN FINE DINING
Group Recognises Hot Spot for Its Luxurious Cruelty-Free Fare
Bath – As the demand for delicious plant-based meals soars, restaurants are upping their game and vegan menus are popping up at fine-dining establishments across the UK. That’s why PETA has compiled a list of offering high-end animal-free options – and Bath is home to one of the fanciest: Acorn.
Chef Richard Buckley’s five-course taster menu includes dishes such as Wye Valley asparagus compressed with lemon and served on a bed of spring greens braised in porcini stock and whipped smoked almond curds. There’s also a fresh strawberry jelly with strawberry duxelle, fennel-bulb cream, thyme and anise meringue, and a prosecco surprise.
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“Premier restaurateurs are cashing in on the growing demand for exquisite plant-based cuisine,” says PETA Director of Vegan Corporate Projects Dawn Carr. “PETA is calling on caring people everywhere to ditch meat, eggs, and dairy ‘products’ and instead enjoy a gorgeous fine-dining experience at one of the UK’s most high-end establishments.”
PETA – whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to eat” – notes that in addition to sparing countless animals daily suffering and a terrifying death, choosing vegan meals is a great way to reduce the risk of suffering from heart disease, strokes, diabetes, obesity, and cancer. These are just some of the reasons why millions of British people – including 20 per cent of 16- to 24-year-olds, according to Mintel – have chosen to ditch animal-derived foods.
Other restaurants on PETA’s list are located in Birmingham, Brighton, Leicester, Liverpool, London, and Londonderry and elsewhere in the UK.