Corks Pop For Purslane's 4th Anniversary

Corks Pop For Purslane's 4th Anniversary
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Purslane will this July celebrate four roaringly successful years in business.

The top Cheltenham seafood restaurant will mark the anniversary with a champagne prize draw running from Tuesday 12th July until Friday 15th July. One diner each day will win one of four bottles of vintage champagne, Ayala Perle d’Ayala 2002 or Ayala Millesime 2002.

Gareth Fulford, Co-Founder and Chef Patron of Purslane, said: “We’re thrilled to be celebrating four phenomenal year’s of Purslane. We are so proud of the restaurant and love sharing our passion for the finest seafood. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has dined with us over the years and supported us to make Purslane the success it is today. Our champagne prize draw is our way of inviting guests to raise a glass to many more brilliant years.”

Summer 2016 is a special time for The Fulford Family as Gareth and Helena welcomed their second son, Benedict Robert Fulford, on Wednesday 29th June. The latest addition weighed in at 7lbs 7oz and joins the couple’s first child, George Nicholas Fulford.

The vintage bottles on offer include Ayala Perle d’Ayala 2002, the jewel in Champagne. This is a very exclusive blend of 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir, with all grapes being selected from Grand Cru & Premiers Crus village, harvested in a vintage year.

Alongside this, Ayala Millesime 2002 is a beautiful champagne, elaborated with a majority of Pinot Noir from the Grands Crus of the Montage de Reims. Bright, yellow, slightly amber in colour, this champange is a perfect use of Pinor Noir, structured, powerful and developing notes of chestnut and honey with an aromatic hint. 

In just four short years, Purslane has made its mark on the South West food scene with critical aclaim from the likes of Jay Rayner and The Good Food Guide. Head Chef Gareth Fulford has been championed as one of the Cotswolds Best Chefs on numerous occasions.

Purslane will be open as normal for their anniversary week, with the champagne prize draw running on Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th and Friday 15th July only. For more information and to make reservations, visit or call 01242 321639.