Meet the Chef: Jade Shorney, The Rising Sun

When did you become a chef and why? I started my Journey in kitchens when I was 15/16 during School work experience. I was asked what I wanted to do and my Brother said you can come to work with me so I did and have never looked back. I became a chef because itContinue reading “Meet the Chef: Jade Shorney, The Rising Sun”

Meet the Chef: Ben Routley, Farmers Arms

When did you become a chef & Why? In 2011 I Entered my first kitchen as the quiet little pot wash trying to earn a little bit of pocket money. A couple weeks later I realised what I thought was going to be just a weekend job changed a thought in my head and IContinue reading “Meet the Chef: Ben Routley, Farmers Arms”

Introducing the Mangetout Supper Club

Introducing Mangetout Supper Club,  a new exclusive dining club from award-winning La Petite Bouchée. This is a new project for Chef/Patron Anita-Clare Field.  “This new project gives us an opportunity to showcase our more creative side, without diluting our La Petite Bouchée brand,” explains Anita-Clare. La Petite Bouchée, known for its big bold flavours andContinue reading “Introducing the Mangetout Supper Club”

The Exmoor White Horse Inn in Exford is open for bookings

The award-winning Exmoor White Horse Inn sits at the very heart of Exmoor National Park in the delightful village of Exford. Its 16th century origins are reflected in its chic country interiors. Relax before dinner in oak beamed bars in front of a wonderful log fire. A warm welcome, creative menus & one of theContinue reading “The Exmoor White Horse Inn in Exford is open for bookings”

The Kings Arms in Georgeham is open for bookings

Known for its dramatic cliffs, wild seas and sandy beaches at Woolacombe, Saunton Sands and Croyde Bay, North Devon is where Exmoor meets the Sea. Only a short drive from these stunningly beautiful beaches you will find the picture postcard village of Georgeham, which is home to the Kings Arms. A traditional village family-run pub burstingContinue reading “The Kings Arms in Georgeham is open for bookings”

Welcome to Maiden Arch By Robert Bryant, Barnstaple

Starting as a pop up and moving into a restaurant, Maiden Arch is an intimate dining experience with Chef Robert Bryant, serving the finest of modern British cuisine.  Living in this part of Devon, not only has some of the finest game, meats and fish around but also herbs, flowers and foragables. At Maiden Arch, weContinue reading “Welcome to Maiden Arch By Robert Bryant, Barnstaple”

Welcome to the Old Bank in Lynton

Newly opened in the height of the pandemic, The Old Bank is delighted to be taking part in their first Exmoor Food Fest this year.  Launched in May 2020, The Old Bank brings an exciting new dining experience to the heart of Lynton’s Old Town. Serving lunch between 12:00 – 14:30 and evening meals between 18:00Continue reading “Welcome to the Old Bank in Lynton”

Three Exmoor pubs in the Top25 Gastropubs

Huge congratulations to THREE Exmoor restaurants who made it into the Top25 Gastropubs in the UK at today’s awards in Manchester! The Pyne Arms, where the 2022 Exmoor Food Fest will launch this Wednesday, was awarded Rank 17! The Masons Arms in Knowstone – Rank 22 The Swan, Bampton – Rank 25 We are excitedContinue reading “Three Exmoor pubs in the Top25 Gastropubs”

Meet the Chef: Anita-Clare Field / La Petite Bouchée

When did you become a chef and why? 2014. I’d been in Magazine Publishing for 25 years, and the last recession, in the late 00s, left many of my colleagues at Director level redundant, including me. This happened to coincide with me having a horrific accident and breaking my arm very badly. Three operations later,Continue reading “Meet the Chef: Anita-Clare Field / La Petite Bouchée”

The Farmers Arms in Combe Florey are open for bookings!

Literally risen from the ashes after a fire destroyed the original building dating back to the 15th century in January 2017, the Farmers Arms in Coggins Lane in Combe Florey is now a busy traditional pub with a modern twist where great pride is taken in serving outstanding food. Head Chef Ben Routley and hisContinue reading “The Farmers Arms in Combe Florey are open for bookings!”