Make sure you put Friday 5 August in your diaries as Delilah Fine Foods are having their official launch event and you're invited. There's no denying that Leicester’s booming food scene received a delicious boost in July with the opening of Delilah Fine Foods at 4 St Martins. and now the fiercely independent delicatessen and food bar will celebrate their official opening on Friday 5 August with a special tasting event, following a successful soft launch period.
Delilah has enjoyed huge success with their first branch, which is based in the heart of Nottingham’s Lace Market and just off fashionable Bridlesmith Gate and the Leicester opening marks the next phase of their journey. They pride themselves on working with the very finest producers, stocking thousands of different products within their new home on St Martins. The delicatessen is coupled with an impressive fully licensed food bar, which means that the vast range of high quality produce can be tasted in a range of specially crafted dishes for breakfast, lunch or an early supper.
The quality of produce at Delilah has been recognised with various National awards including Olives et al Deli of the Year 2012/2013, Local Gem of the Year 2015 for the Good Food Guide and BBC Good Food Magazines/Waitrose Small Producers Award - Best Independent Delicatessen 2007 to name just a few, and that quality is set to continue in their Leicester venue.
Occupying the former Allied Irish Bank the delicatessen is very spacious and visitors can spend many a luxurious afternoon grazing on the produce, enjoying coffee and cake, or a weekend champagne brunch. Of course, not just limited to food, their enormous selection of wines from independent vineyards also represents one of the city centre’s finest collections.
Delilah’s will be holding a launch event on Friday 5 August from 4 – 7pm. There will be an opportunity to meet with numerous suppliers with bread samples, cheese tasting, spirit and Prosecco cocktail sampling, as well as canape style tasting of the menu so you can experience breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner all in the space of a few hours. Free entry. The official launch will be conducted by The City Mayor at 4.30pm.