Giles crosses the border

Now that the tag is off and cordial relations have once again been opened between the villages of Hassocks and Hurstpierpoint Mr Cutlack comes East. He's back off his holidays and ready to rumble with some serious taste-bud experiences for you to try.  The wine will be a lovely compliment to the food - we … Continue reading Giles crosses the border

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Purple Carrot P.S.B.

About time we sent out a public service broadcast to let folks know what's going on Firstly - YES the Monthly Quiz is indeed on this evening, being the 2nd Monday of the month. Doors open from 7.15pm - there is food should you require nourishment - and the quiz gets underway at 8pm prompt! … Continue reading Purple Carrot P.S.B.

what a week…

Friday football; Saturday football; Sunday pause and lunches; Monday MONTHLY QUIZ; Tuesday more football;, Wednesday yet more football, Thursday GAMES NIGHT! That's our week in a nutshell, a lot of passive entertainment BUT Monday night sees the return of the monthly quiz at the Carrot 7.15 for 8pm start (£80 plus in the jackpot fund) … Continue reading what a week…

short sharp sizzling sunday service, and other stuff

after the (relative) success of the last two weeks we've decided to let you all come and eat and imbibe for a short time on a Sunday over most of the summer months. Whether this turns out to be a good idea time will tell, but I can't think of any food stuff better at … Continue reading short sharp sizzling sunday service, and other stuff

Dear Luke and Emma….

...it's been a while so I thought I'd just put fingers to the keyboard and let you know what's going on. Tonight we have the monthly Quiz. Doors from 7.15pm, quiz starts at 8, but if you want to get a seat, and a food order in from our "food for a fiver menu" - … Continue reading Dear Luke and Emma….

festive times

Just a quick note to wish all our customers, competitors, fellow traders, the good denizens of Hassocks and further afield a warm and joyous festive season - truth be told I'm rubbish at sending cards - If you are hoping to spend any of that time with us enjoying a great coffee or excellent bite … Continue reading festive times

Ha HA HAssocks – Friday 10 November

No sooner do we put our first Autumn outing to bed than we effortlessly bound to the next. With massive thanks to Rob and the gang (Andrew Lawrence, Gareth Richards, Don Biswas and Micky Overman) for an excellent start we can now look forward to special attention from Ava Vidal, Meryl O'Rourke and Nick Elleray … Continue reading Ha HA HAssocks – Friday 10 November

pop goes my Friday evening

Not much happening at the Carrot over the summer, but what there is will be pretty good. TASTINGS - Although GIN 2 (14 July, £20) is sold out again, we will look at having a 3rd event at the end of the summer if there is interest - possibly on Fri 1 September - so … Continue reading pop goes my Friday evening

such exciTment…and now the tastings begin again

Thank you to all those of you who "popped in" last week (and for all the good wishes from those who couldn't make it) to help celebrate our 5 year gig, quaff a few local bubbles and enjoy nibbles, bon viverary, wit and company. Who knows where another 5 will land us Also last week … Continue reading such exciTment…and now the tastings begin again

Vegan Wine Tasting, and vegan food too

Friday 21 April - 7.45pm So hip it hurts Vegan's in Isinglass is OUT The Purple Carrot, in association with South Downs Cellars, presents a first taste of what's happening in the wine world, and none of that low level Barefoot stuff either...(pioneering and groundbreaking as it may have been, so was black tower, blue … Continue reading Vegan Wine Tasting, and vegan food too