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The Coleridge Restaurant shortlisted for Hotel Restaurant of the Year

We’re celebrating as our Coleridge Restaurant was shortlisted in the Hotel Restaurant of the Year category in the Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards for the third year running (September, 2018). We are thrilled that our restaurant has been named as a finalist and it is a testament to all the hard work the whole […]

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10 fun facts about apples

Next month it’s National Apple Day (October 21) and, as we grow our own apples here and love to use them in our kitchen, we’ve been doing some research about the fruit and here are 10 fun facts we’ve found out: 1. Fossilised remains of apples have been found in prehistoric lake settlements in Switzerland. […]

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Best farmers’ and local food markets in area

We’re big on supporting the area’s producers, farmers and growers. We use as many ingredients from Exmoor and Somerset as possible in our kitchen. By shopping nearby we’re saving on the food miles and supporting our community by putting money back into the area and those that farm it and look after it. If you’re […]

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Like a nice beach? There are plenty in Somerset…

Exmoor has the highest coastal cliffs, designated a Heritage Coast, in England, and it also has the longest stretch of naturally wooded coastline in the whole of the British Isles. But if that wasn’t enough, it has some rather lovely beaches to enjoy too and some allow dogs all year round as well. Here’s a […]

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A taste of the Orient

Many oriental vegetables are being brought to the west and are becoming more and more popular, says John, who is not only Head Chef, but also looks after the hotel’s kitchen garden. This is partly because they are easy to grow and also because they are very tasty. These leafy plants are very similar to […]

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