Eating & Drinking
Somerset is still very much an agricultural county, this is reflected in the high quality of the local produce and the many wonderful places to eat around Greyfield Farm Cottages.
Haynes Fish & Chips
0.5 miles – In the village of High Littleton we are lucky to have Haynes Fish & Chip Restaurant (highly thought of locally) which and combines a traditional Fish & Chip Shop with a small Cafe/Restaurant.
3.5 miles – The Farrington Gurney Farm Shop Cafe is child friendly and offers freshly cooked local food at affordable prices. With daily specials and vegetarian options it sometimes gets busy so you may have to share a table.
4.5 miles – Our local town of Midsomer Norton has the No 6 Cafe and Jacarandas Coffee Shop in the High Street and around by the church if you have a special occasion fancy some fine dinning you will find the Moody Goose (booking recommended).
Ston Easton Park
4 miles – In the local village of Ston Easton the restaurant at Ston Easton Park is one of the best fine dining restaurants in the area and is of award-winning stature, its cellars are famed for their fine wines and vintages, whilst for everyday enjoyment there is an extensive range of New World and table wines.
City of Bath
9.5 miles – Like Bristol the City of Bath has many good restaurants, in particular we would recommend the award winning Rajpoot in Bath is located just off Pultney Bridge is one of the best Indian restaurants in the country, the Cafe attached to The Fine Cheese Co in Walcot Street and Sally Lunns Cafe close to Bath Abbey.
City of Bristol
10 miles – The City of Bristol has many fine Cafes and Restaurants. But we would like recommend Bordeaux Quay down by the Harbourside which has its own cookery school and is highly recommended – good green credentials and geared towards local sustainable food.
11.5 miles – In Shepton Mallet you will find Whitstone Fish and Chips which like Haynes in the Village has both Restaurant and Take Away Services and is recommended. Also in Shepton you will find Kilver Court Farm Shop Cafe and the Shepton Brasserie & Cafe (near the tourist information building).
City of Wells
13 miles – The City of Wells has Goodfellows/Sadler Street Cafe which combines award winning fish restaurant and patisserie. a delight, has some of the best food around and a lunchtime deal which includes meal, drink and cake. Also in Wells you have The Good Earth Cafe which offers good wholesome vegetarian food.
13.5 miles – Frome has the Dragon Pearl (the best Chinese Restaurant in the area, Sun-Thu evenings it has a fixed price la carte buffet) along with some excellent independent Coffee Shop/Cafes – La Strada, Cafe Divas, The River House and the Garden Cafe (Vegetarian).
The Holcombe Inn
7.6 miles – Lovely rural setting, this 17th Century Inn has a good reputation for its food. The menu is seasonal and not vast. But if your looking for a rural restaurant with good food it is worth a visit.
The Star Inn
0.6 miles – Our closest pub, used to be a bit rough but has cleaned up its act and is getting a reputation for good pub food. It can get a little crowded at the weekend which is always a good sign. If your looking for a local village pub with food it is probably worth a visit.
The Hunters Rest
1 mile – One of the closest pubs doing food, set in beautiful countryside it was originally built around 1750 as a hunting lodge for The Earl of Warwick and in 1892, when the Earl sold his estate in Somerset, the former lodge became a tavern.
It is now one of the most popular pubs in the area offering good food, real ale wood fires (winter only) and something for all the family with a large beer garden, family room and children’s play area.
The Warwick Arms
2.1 miles – The Mezze Restaurant at the Warwick Arms (1.7 miles if walking) is part of an expanding local restaurant chain (opened Feb 2013), reports have been favourable. It specialises in modern Mediterranean-style dining.
The Carpenters Arms
3.5 miles – Situated in the tiny Hamlet of Stanton Wick The Carpenters Arms has been converted from a row of 17th Century miners’ cottages. For the cooler days an open log fire in the low beamed bar sets an atmosphere only created in an English country Inn; on warmer days the terrace allows the perfect place for that long lazy drink. The restaurant has a good reputation for their food.
The Old Station
1.9 miles – The Old Station in is a quirky pub on the A39 in Haliatrow with frendly hosts, a spacious beer garden and ample parking. The food is good and you can eat it in an old pullman railway carriage (you may have to book the carriage).
The Bear & Swan
6.5 miles – The Bear and Swan is centrally located in the picturesque village of Chew Magna. It has a good reputation for its food and maintains a warm & welcoming atmosphere making it an ideal place to visit whilst exploring the lakes.
It is a large pub with spacious grounds and has always had a good reputation providing good food and real ale for locals and travelers alike.
The Vobster Inn
10.5 miles – A bit further away (towards Frome) The The Vobster Inn (Lower Vobster, Nr Radstock, Somerset BA3 5RJ)
A lovely inn with a slightly Spanish flavour, well known locally for its fresh fish and delicious deserts, this welcoming pub is highly recommended and worth visiting.
Bradford on Avon
14.5 miles – Bradford-On-Avon has the most wonderful The Bridge Tea Rooms – great for a light lunch or even better full afternoon tea (or coffee) – Highly Recommended.
18 miles – Glastonbury has a wonderful range of vegetarian and vegetarian friendly restaurants in particular I would recommend The Rainbows End, Blue Note Cafe and the 100 Monkeys in the High Street.
The George and Pilgrim
18 miles – The George and Pilgrim in Glastonbury, built in the 1400s, is the oldest purpose built public house in the South West of England with impressive panelled stone frontage, mullion windows and old oak beams this is truly a fine and historic building.
Serving traditional ales and snacks in The Pilgrim’s bar and home–cooked meals in its restaurant with an a la carte menu.