food & drink
somerset cider farm
You may prefer to let someone else take the strain when it comes to cooking & eating so here are some recommendations for you to try.
Only a 20min walk up and over the hill from here is our award winning local with Michelin starred chef Alistair Clifford. Lovely and cosy with log burner, comfy sofas and a great selection of ciders and beers. Quote "SHEPHERD" when booking for extra special service!
Another walkable pub with a more traditional range of meal options.
Recently renovated & extended pub with cidery.
Recently refurbed with excellent local food and drink options.
Excellent woodfired pizzas, burgers etc not at crazy prices!
Delicious and excellent quality food in a very smart dining room or outside in their pretty garden.
Award winning gastropub.
Good pizzas and more with interesting interiors.
Recently refurbished with an excellent reputation and listed in The Guardian 10 best Somerset pubs.
Excellent indian and thai restaurant or takeaway with free delivery to the Hut.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's restaurant in Axminster - tasty food, including many veggy options
specialist food shops in ilminster
cafes and light lunch
A very plesant 20 min walk from here on to the Dillngton Estate for great coffee, lunches and tasty foodie treats.
25 min walk from here over the hill for amazing lunch and coffee options as well as all of your essentials!
Excellent coffee & cakes, veggie and healthy options with vintage antiques on sale.
Coffee Barista by day, Cocktail Wine Bar by night.
Great lunch, cake and coffee options with beautiful landscaped grounds to picnic in.
Delicious bakery with very tasty sandwichs, soups, salads, cakes etc in a beautiful setting down by the River Parrett.
Recently refurbed café with farm shop, cider tasting, cider museum and orchards you can walk around.
Good coffee, soups and world renowned cheese scones with local art displays.
Coffee, cakes and simple menu combined with bakery, veg & farm shop,
Veggie and vegan cafe in an old railway carriage and bus.
Excellent cakes, coffee etc.
Cycleable, summer only.
local food and farm shops
Award winning cider and cider brandy endorsed by Joanna Lumley! Trails around orchards, tastings, shop and cider bus.
Award winning cider with cafe, museum and shop. Woodfired pizza and cider bar on Saturdays in summer months.
Award winning cider offering tours around the orchards, tastings and a shop - endorsed by Heston Blumenthal!
Farmshop and cafe with excellent butchery.
Quality local organic produce.