The Secret Supper Club
About the Show
Wine expert Olly Smith and local food producers throw a secret supper for 10 mystery guests in unforgettable locations
Series 1 Summary
This series catches the spirit of the underground communal dining movement by combining great food and wine with the perfect setting. Suppers in which where you eat is as important as what's on the plate.
Each episode, host and wine expert Olly Smith enlists two challenge-hungry food producers to help him plan, prepare and serve a secret supper for 10 mystery guests in a memorable location. All of this to be completed in just two days.
The series takes Olly all across the country, from Yorkshire to Somerset, and west Wales to Kent.
In the first episode of this brand new series, mischievous food and wine expert Olly Smith invites ten unsuspecting guests to supper inside a 19th-century windmill in Lincolnshire.
Olly Smith heads for the wintry Forest of Dean for a secret supper featuring a pork roast in a ramshackle hut in the middle of the woods.
Olly Smith stages a picnic for 10 guests in a boathouse in North Yorkshire's Malhamdale. He also goes duck hunting and turns some Yorkshire puds into a dessert.
Olly stages an apple harvest banquet in an orchard in Somerset's cider country with a twice-baked cheese soufflé on the menu.
Enthusiastic food and wine writer Olly Smith heads to Cardigan Bay in West Wales in search of the perfect lobster lunch and plans a lavish harbour-side banquet for ten guests.
Olly Smith lays on an Indian banquet inside the lifeboat station at Dungeness in Kent, building a fish smoker and a tandoori oven to make kedgeree and chicken tikka.
Olly commandeers a steam train to serve a nostalgic meal aboard the Brecon Mountain Railway, featuring Welsh rarebit, venison Wellington and a Black Forest gateau laced with Welsh whisky.
Olly Smith visits the Gower Peninsula's dramatic landscape to serve an impromptu banquet inside a ruined castle, featuring the local delicacy of salt marsh lamb.
Olly Smith heads for a brewery in the Peak District, where his experimental menu includes a new twist on pub snacks and a t-bone steak with parsnip ice cream.
Olly Smith has a homecoming in the South Downs for the last show in the series, set in a vineyard and with local speciality banoffee pie on the menu.