Caterers

Sam Le Roux of 20ate Catering, sam@20ate.co.uk, 07549 539613. Sam recently cooked and served a meal for large group we had staying, they were extremely impressed, both with the meal and Sam and his assistant and thought it very good value.

Perry Green Pizza Just down the road in Perry Green! 01278 444746. Makes great home-baked pizza’s but only on a Saturday night as he runs a restaurant on Exmoor most of the week. He can also provide high quality BBQ meats and can provide a variety of different meals and cream tea’s for large groups by prior-arrangement. They can bring their portable pizza oven up to do a cook off for our guests on either a Tuesday or Wednesday evening for an hour or so. If not they can supply all the items you need to do your own pizza’s.

Good Enough to Eat, 23 Woodbury Road, Bridgwater, TA6 7LQ, 01278 429801 – A local caterer who can supply a range of food options. We had several large groups who booked 3 course meals with waitress service for a reasonable price and were very pleased with the food and service. Also do full English breakfasts.

E W J Hill Family Butchers 6 Brook St, Cannington TA5 2HP. 01278 652239. Recently under new management by Croft Farm Family Butchers. They do an excellent selection of prime meats at reasonable prices. They will deliver to Model Farm and do BBQ, steak and breakfast packs, my mum loves their award winning sausages! They can even do a whole hog roast for you.

The Village Bakery 12a Brook St, Cannington, TA5 2HP. 01278 651047. Can supply lunches, picnics etc. to your specification. We had a large group use them and they were very impressed.

Huntstile Organic Farm do a lot of outside catering, specialising in local seasonal food and have a restaurant seating up to 64. Sunday lunches and private dinner party bookings during the week. We have had several groups have them prepare and serve food at Model Farm, all with great recommendations.

Green Olive Meze Restaurant  01278 238565. A Mediterranean style restaurant. Roz and I have been a few times lately and we think it is really excellent, They also do outside catering.

Windsor Catering 01278 427733. A local firm doing a wide range of different options. We have not used them but my mother recommends them.

Jacci Cawte Private Chef. Tel: 07748155491 0r 01278 641531
e-mail: www.countrycateringservices.co.uk

Dineindulge offers a unique private dining experience brought direct to you. Combining a personal chef hire service with restaurant quality food at an affordable price. They offer a 10% discount to Model Farm customers.

Activities

Oatley Vineyard 01278 671340, Cannington. An award winning Vineyard specialising in crisp, dry white wines. Iain and Jane will be delighted to show you around and provide wine tasting, either as a private group by arrangement or on their open days, see the website for details. The Vineyard is a very pleasant walk from Model Farm over footpaths to the other side of Cannington, we can provide a map and directions on request and I’m sure we could arrange for any wine purchased to be brought back to Model Farm for you. For your guests, we are now open by appointment and our “do-it-yourself” tastings might suit your house parties. They can book online, paying for a box of 3 bottles, and booking a table in the vineyard. Wines ready chilled for arrival, with self guide leaflet and tasting notes, and glasses and corkscrew ready to borrow. For up to 15. Picnics welcome -(bring or order in – we don’t provide). It’s a cheap event for a group but we also have had couples, who recork the bottles to take home. We are also open Saturday mornings without appointment for wine sales and wine by the glass, 10.30 – 12.30.

Country House Murder Mysteries  or Murder Mystery Diners. A team of professional actors who provide witty, entertaining and intriguing Murder Mystery parties for groups of all sizes. Join a cast of colourful characters for your own murder evening.

Charlotte Jane Cakes 01823 461466/07817 397070. A bit of fun for a group or hen party making and decorating cupcakes.

Horse Riding at Cannington Equestrian Centre 01278 655023.

Cannington Activity Centre a state-of-the-art high and low ropes course situated in Cannington 01278 655066.

Cannington Park Paintball & Outdoor Laser A family run paintball and outdoor laser enterprise at nearby Cannington Park 01278 653691/07828 423696.

Cannington Golf Centre A 9 hole 18 tee golf course with diving range pro-shop and club house, open to the puplic, 01278 655050.

Musgrove Willows Provides various one or half day courses in different types of willow weaving. They do a half day course for hen parties. Roz and I did a day course in making willow animals, we now have a willow deer and hare in the garden. 01278 691105.

Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre Has a variety of things to do from walks along the river Tone, a basket museum, Guided Tours and a coffee house.

Wall Eden Farm East Huntspill, 01278 786488. Their activities include; Canoeing, Archery, Air rifle target shooting, fishing and cycle hire. They also have luxury Log Cabins to let.

Local Inns and Restaurants

The Friendly Spirit Inn  Brook St. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HP. 01278 652215 – 8 letting rooms, large restaurant, real ale and a large garden. This is about a mile walk on footpaths across the meadows, our dog Dylan forces us to walk over there about once a week!

The Malt Shovel  Blackmore Lane, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2NE. 01278 653432 – 8 letting rooms, large restaurant, good food and real ale. (Currently closed)

The Kings Head Inn  High St. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HE. 01278 651350 – 3 letting rooms, home cooked food and real ale.

The Globe Inn, 4 Church St. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HA. 01278 653999 – No website or accommodation but home cooked food and real ale.

The Rose and Crown, 30 HighSt. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HF. 01278 653190 – No website, accommodation or food but excellent real ale and a lovely garden.

The Cottage Inn 68 Wembdon Hill, Wembdon, Bridgwater, TA6 7PZ. 01278 423259 – 4 letting rooms, real ale. Not open most lunch times.

West India House 101 Durleigh Road, Bridgwater, TA6 7JE. 01278 452533 – No accommodation but home cooked food, real ale and a large family friendly garden with children’s play area. A 40 min walk over foot path.

Green Olive Meze Restaurant 5 west Quay Bridgwater, TA6 3HL. 01278 238565. A Mediterranean style restaurant. Roz and I have been a few times lately and we think it is really excellent. You can even eat outside on the Quay when the weather is good.

Spice Club 10 Eastover, Bridgwater,  TA6 5AB 01278 433334. My favourite Indian restaurant in Bridgwater and very reasonably priced. Their chef won the national curry chef award last year. They do takeaways as well as the restaurant but I don’t think they deliver.

Castle of Comfort Doddington, Neather Stowey, TA5 1LE, 01278 741264. Small but lovely restaurant, nice grounds, children’s play area. Booking advised.

Akropolis 3b New Road, Bridgwater, TA6 5AX, 01278 434551. Small but interesting Greek/Baltic style café/restaurant near the centre of Bridgwater.

Food 4 You

01823 273086.

Provides a gourmet eating experience. We had a group who used them and were very satisfied.

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