I have never seen so many builders at work in the centre of Craighouse as we did this week. The reason for all this is that the old Jura Stores building is undergoing a huge renovation. The only things that were left standing were the outside walls. All this is part of the community buyout […]
Category Archive for 'Food and Drink'
Jura’s first festival of oral culture will be held over Easter weekend, the 8 and 9 April 2012. Jura’s annual September jamboree of Scottish Traditional music has been a must go, must see, must hear event for over a decade and a half. Now, that team is bringing their enthusiasm to mounting an Easter holiday […]
In May I wrote about the opening of the Antlers restaurant on Jura. The restaurant, located in Craighouse next to the Jura Distillery, is run by Grahame Petit and Steve Prust. Much to my surprise Grahame’s daughter Becky added a wee comment to that blog post and she wrote that she liked the food because […]
A limited edition of 1,300 bottles inspired by the famous Paps of Jura will be launched by one of the world’s top barmen from The Ritz in Paris. The launch of this very special Jura Paps edition will take place during the Islay Whisky Festival which includes the Jura Distillery as well. At the moment […]
Grahame Petit, one of the owners of the Small Isles Catering Van together with Steve Prust, sent me an email a while back with some great news for Jura. If all goes as planned a new restaurant will open on Jura in May 2009. Grahame said: “Steve Prust and I are opening with the help […]
Waiting for the ferry to Islay was never better. Since May 2008, Grahame Petit runs the Small Isles Catering business next to the Feolin Ferry Terminal. Whether it’s a coffee, tee or a delicious snack, Grahame can make the waiting comfortable and tasteful. I met Grahame on Jura early May, it was the 5th, on […]