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Local Food & Drink

Somerset has a well-deserved and far reaching reputation for the quality of the food and drink it produces whether it is cheese from the cows enjoying the rich pastures, fish from the rivers and sea or fruit from the orchards and fields.

A number of nationally known businesses are based in the County where they are close to their supplies of fresh produce but there are also hundreds of smaller producers who have found their own recipes and markets for the riches the countryside here has to offer.

You can sample jam from the elusive Wortleberry, taste farmhouse cheese matured in underground caves and go on a food safari on Exmoor where, among other things, you can catch, cook and eat your own trout.

Apple orchards are a vital part of the Somerset landscape, producing many varieties of cider and apple juice, with a number of nationally recognised brands based in the county.

Many of the cider farms are now geared up for visitors and you will always be able to sample the produce.

Check out the Somerset Cider & Apple Juice Map and start exploring...

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  1. Puxton Park Farm Shop and Butchers

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    Puxton Park Farm Shop and Butchers

    Type

    Farm Shop

    Hewish, Weston Super Mare

    Open Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm, Sunday 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Hosting a superb range of seasonal fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread, cooking ingredients, off-licence and confectionery,...

  2. The Royal Hotel Weston - Feathers Bar and Wine Bar

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    The Royal Hotel Weston - Feathers Bar and Wine Bar

    Weston Super Mare

    Feathers Bar

    Our Feathers Bar has been elegantly designed and refurbished with comfort in mind. Open daily for morning coffee, drinks, real ales, snacks, afternoon tea and cakes proving a...

  3. Dowding's

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    Dowding's

    Type

    Local Beers & Ciders

    Wincanton

    This is a new and business producing some excellent apple juice and cider from a corner of SE Somerset.

    Oliver Dowding has been farming in Shepton Montague for over 40 years, the last 27...

  4. Sharpham Park

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    Sharpham Park

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Kilver Court, Shepton Mallet

    Our organic farm and mill

    Sharpham Park is a 300 acre estate in the heart of the Somerset Levels near Glastonbury. It’s the home of Roger Saul who founded the luxury leather brand, Mulberry. We...

  5. West Country Parks - The Windmill Club

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    West Country Parks - The Windmill Club

    Type

    Restaurant

    On Junction 22, A38, Edithmead, Nr Burnham On Sea

    The Windmill at Edithmead was possibly the last post mill to work in Somerset.  There was a farmhouse and barns also on the site, shown on the map below from 1809. The early spelling of ‘Edymead’ is...

  6. Miles Tea & Coffee

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    Miles Tea & Coffee

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Porlock, Nr Minehead

    Miles Tea and Coffee is a family run business established in 1888. At the heart of the Miles story is a long standing passion for blending fine quality tea and coffee garnered by 3 family generations...

  7. BRAZZ

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    BRAZZ

    Type

    Restaurant

    Taunton

    Taunton's most chic spot to catch up with friends, enjoy a meal with the family or a romantic dinner. Whether you're looking for healthy or hearty, you'll find it at Brazz.   Start your day off with...

  8. Wookey Hole Cave Aged Cheddar

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    Wookey Hole Cave Aged Cheddar

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Nr Wells

    Wookey Hole Cave Aged cheddar is a deliciously different traditional, PDO West Country Farmhouse Cheddar that has been the subject of countless awards for its unique flavour. And when you look at the...

  9. Castle Bow Restaurant

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    Castle Bow Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurant

    Taunton

    At Castle Bow Restaurant in Taunton, we want you to enjoy a wonderful evening meal. There are no dress codes – just great food, served in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

    Start your evening in the...

  10. Coates English Willow

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    Coates English Willow

    Type

    Arts & Crafts Shop

    Stoke St Gregory, Taunton

    Looking for something genuinely made in Somerset? Here at the Willows & Wetlands Centre at Coates English Willow you will find our unique Willow Basket shop. We stock an enormous range of willow...

  11. Somerset Cider Brandy Company & Burrow Hill Cider

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    Somerset Cider Brandy Company & Burrow Hill Cider

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Kingsbury Episcopi, Martock

    A traditional cider farm and distillery making vintage ciders and cider brandies. At the base of Burrow Hill - a notable Somerset land mark - we sit amongst 150 acres of orchards producing 40...

  12. Orchard Pig

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    Orchard Pig

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    West Bradley, Nr Glastonbury

    In the beginning…

    First spotted in Somerset, Orchard Pig’s charm is now legendary!  What started as a hobby has now exploded into a well known brand.

    It all began in the noughties, just...

  13. Oatley Vineyard

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    Oatley Vineyard

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Cannington, Nr Bridgwater

    Welcome to Oatley, our small family-run, eco-friendly English vineyard, near Cannington in Somerset...

  14. Rich’s Farmhouse Cider

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    Rich’s Farmhouse Cider

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Watchfield, Nr Burnham On Sea

    At Rich’s Cider Farm we have been making Somerset cider since 1954. Gordon and Betty Rich came to...

  15. Torre Cider Farm

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    Torre Cider Farm

    Type

    Tea Room/Coffee Shop

    Watchet

     

    We would be delighted to welcome you to step into our tearoom for an outstanding cream tea,...

  16. Granny Gothards

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    Granny Gothards

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Stoke St Gregory, Taunton

    Located on a farm in the very heart of the Somerset Levels is where you will find Granny Gothards...

  17. Cotleigh Brewery

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    Cotleigh Brewery

    Type

    Local Specialities

    Taunton

    Cotleigh Brewery started trading in 1979, and has been producing award winning beers for the West...

  18. Exmoor Ales

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    Exmoor Ales

    Type

    Food/Drink Producer

    Wiveliscombe

    Founded in 1980, Exmoor Ales Ltd was amongst the first wave of "Micro Breweries". The business has...

  19. Sheppy's Cider

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    Sheppy's Cider

    Type

    Local Produce Served

    Nr Taunton

    With a history spanning six generations, and over 200 years, Sheppy's Cider is one of the longest...

  20. The Cross Keys Inn

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    The Cross Keys Inn

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Somerton

    Visit the Cross Keys Inn and you’ll find a traditional, real ale, Somerset country pub. This...

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