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Jaki Graham LIVE // UK Queen Of Soul

25.05.19

We are so excited to announce that the incredible Jaki Graham will be performing at acanteen.

As the first British female solo artist to have 6 consecutive Top 20 hits, Jaki Graham firmly maintains her position as Britain’s most revered queen of soul.

Everyone remembers Jaki from the 1980's. The duet with David Grant, "Could It be I’m Falling in Love", was released in early 1985 reaching No. 5 in March of that year. Jaki's fourth, and probably best known, solo single "Round and Around" saw her return to the UK top 10 a few months later. As her first album reached completion in the summer of that year, "Heaven Knows" was re-released and she toured the UK for the first time. Who can forget "Mated" which was sensational and received wide critical acclaim around the world.

Graham's single "Set Me Free" was released in early 1986 and reached No. 7 in the UK, also seeing the success repeated throughout Europe. "Breaking Away" was released in August as the and follow up single, reaching No. 14 in the UK charts.

Michael McDonald is quoted as saying "Jaki is one of the best singers Britain has ever produced", and a deep friendship and mutual respect grew between the two artists that remains to this day, with McDonald having written for Graham's albums and featuring her as a special guest on his UK tours.

This is a gig not to be missed!

Tickets // Early Bird £30 + booking fee 

£35

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A MEET UP // Up Close and Personal with This Girl Can Organise

25.04.19

Join us for what will be an amazing evening with 'This Girl Can Organise'. A welcome drink on arrival will set the mood for an up close and personal interview lead by Emma Odell (co founder) of acanteen. TGCO will talk all things organisation, mind over clutter, positivity, parenting, business and the secrets of her business success. You will get a FREE COPY OF 'Mind Over Clutter' Nicolas new book and a chance for her to sign it for you and of course, the opportunity for some selfies with the fabulous Nicola. There will be a Q&A so get your questions emailed over to emma@acanteen.co.uk before the event.

Acanteen kitchen will be open 'till 9pm and the bar will be shaking cocktails until 11pm. We cannot wait to meet you all! Get booking as tickets are limited.

Its going to be a fun night full of laughs, drinks and chatter!

Lets get UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL with TGCO!

£35 PP 

** Includes welcome drink on arrival and A copy of the Mind Over Clutter book and an amazing goodie bag!

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A LOVES COMEDY IS BACK! SUNDAY 7th APRIL!!!

07.04.19

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Sunday 7th April

Sunday 5th May

Sunday 2nd June

Bar open until late.

Ages 16+ only.

Large group bookings of 8 or more secures a table for you. First come first served as tables are limited. 

£10 cash on the door - just entry. Main menu available on the night.

Doors open 6.30 // Laughs start 8pm

It's our next show on Sunday 7th April, and whether we're in, out or shaking it all about by then, we're going to be having a fantastic night of comedy with the following wondrous talents...we've got Josh Baulf, Neil O'Rourke, Hurt & Anderson, Francis Foster and to finish it all off the psychic powers of the one and only Clinton Baptiste! All beautifully managed by our marvellous guest MC for the night, the irrepressible Wes Dalton. As always there will be fabulous food and a healthily stocked bar to enjoy. Doors at 6.00, Show at 8.00 and only a tenner in the door to get in, or for group bookings to reserve a table call Acanteen on 01245 205889. Spread the word everyone as this is not be missed x

A JAZZ NIGHT

16.03.19

 

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Boozy Bingo // Have you got the balls?

22.02.19

It's acanteens Boozy Bingo! Hosted by the hilarious Saffron Slayter. Tickets only £8 (plus booking fee) and include 3 x games, and prizes including bottles of prosecco, shots & bar tabs. Turn up to play baby! Food available 'till 9pm. Bar closes at 11pm.

Eyes down 7pm

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Over 18's only.

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A LUNCH DEAL 2FOR1 STONE BAKED PIZZA MONDAY-FRIDAY

05.02.19

These pizzas were made for sharing and that’s just what they’ll do!!

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MOTHERS DAY!

31.01.19

MOTHERS DAY SUNDAY 31st MARCH

MUM'S AND NANS CAN ENJOY A FREE GLASS OF HOUSE WINE THIS MOTHERS DAY WHEN THEY ORDER ANY ROAST OR LARGE PLATE FROM OUR SUNDAY MENU. THANK YOU MUMS!

Three sittings to choose from. 12.30 // 3.30 // 5.30 

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MOTHERS DAY MENU // SUNDAY 31st MARCH

STARTERS
Pea and water cress soup, toasted garlic focaccia 5.95

Whipped chicken livers, Yorkshire pudding 6.95

Pressed Ham hock terrine, crackling, mustard and pickles 6.95

Atlantic prawn and crab cocktail 7.95

Salt and chilli breaded calamari, saffron aioli 7.50

MAINS
A ROAST (Served with Yorkshire pudding duck fat roast potatoes seasonal vegetables and cauliflower cheese)

Sirloin of beef (served medium rare) 14.95
Lamb rump (served medium rare) 14.95
Chicken breast apricot and sage stuffing 13.95
Nut roast v/vg 13.95

Pan fried hake fillet chorizo dill crushed jersey royal’s,
tomato and thyme sauce samphire 14.95

Chicken Caesar salad cos lettuce garlic sour dough croutons
pancetta lardons parmesan anchovies poached egg 13.95

Smoked salmon watercress and rocket salad, sun blush tomatoes,
avocado beetroot and toasted seeds 13.95

Thai green curry with cauliflower rice, broccoli asparagus edamame beans, pak choi ,crispy tofo (vg) 14.95

KIDS
A Kids roast 8.95
Mac and cheese 5.95
Mini fish and chips 5.95
Aunty margs pizza (cheese, tomato) 5.95

DESSERTS
Classic apple crumble with rolled oats and pumpkin seed crumble with custard 5.95

Jam and coconut sponge with custard/vanilla ice cream 5.95

White chocolate cheese cake, strawberry ice cream 5.95

Warm chocolate brownie, cherry ice cream 4.95

Vegan brownie, fresh fruits and vegan ice cream(V) 5.95

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A SUNDAY ROASTS ARE BACK

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A lovely Acanteen review on The Wanderlist blog. See a little of what they had to say below or link through to the full review.

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See the full review here

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