With the festive season almost upon us, here’s a taste of what’s in the shop and café for you.
In the Shop:
Festive Tasting Day– Saturday 30 November, 10.00 am – 4.00pm
Join us to sample food and drink from our wonderful suppliers who will be showcasing their award-winning festive produce. There’ll be Christmas turkey and other meats, as well as seasonal cheeses, wines, gins, Christmas pudding and much more.
The suppliers will be on hand to discuss their products and answer your queries. We will be sampling homemade seasonal fare from our kitchen too.
You’ll also be able to pick up beautiful and practical gifts from the Shop, fresh trees, wreaths, and our own luxury hampers.
Come and join us for what promises to be a delicious start to the Christmas preparations; the event is free, everyone is welcome.
We are taking orders for turkey, goose, beef and other meats, cheeses and pies. To guarantee your order, please place by 15th December.
Please pick up a form from the shop or download one, complete and give to a member of staff. For your ease you can order online paying the deposit via Paypal
Collection of your orders will be on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th December.
If you have any queries, please ask or telephone us
Luxury hampers brimming with festive delights are a perfect solution for many gifts. Jenny is making a wide selection of styles and sizes that are ready to pick up from the shop. If you’d like to create your own, please call or ask a member of staff.
Two varieties of freshly cut trees; the Nordmann Fir – popular for its soft foliage, even shape, strong branches and non-drop glossy dark green needles and traditional Norway Spruce. We will net the trees and carry to your car – we also have tree stands.
As well as fresh wreaths and mistletoe, we have a varied selection of contemporary wreaths and garlands to add a festive touch to your home.
Gourmet Food, Gifts and Homeware
Indulgent food gifts are always received with pleasure and the shop is full of delicious products that we’ve sourced – Italian panattone, nougat, chocolate praline, cantuccini, Turkish delight and Scottish melt-in-the-mouth shortbread.
Explore inspiring gifts of fine bone china mugs and jugs, serving dishes, hand crafted animal ornaments, silk flowers, vases, selection of scented candles and gorgeous soaps, charming house candle holders, scarves, bags, baubles for the tree – we love the zingy vegetable collection – also charity Christmas cards, sparkly ribbon and wrapping paper.
Food for the Festive Table
From parsnips, potatoes, carrots, red cabbage and Brussel sprouts on stalks, boxes of clementine and fresh cranberries, chestnuts, spices, as well as the very best of Christmas puddings (LillyPuds has gluten free and vegan options too). There’s mince pies, mincemeat, jellies, jams, brandy butter and moreish nibbles. The shop is laden with top quality produce to cater for your guests.
Don’t forget the less glamourous items such as matches, pet food, seeds for the birds, kindling and coal for the fire.
To toast the festive season there’s a drink to cater for all, from champagne and local English sparkling wines to fine red and white wines, craft beers and ales, artisan spirits with an exciting choice of local gins, whisky and Moonshine.
Christmas Opening Times
Saturday 21st December 8.30am – 5pm
Sunday 22nd December 7am – 5pm
Monday 23rd December 7am – 6pm
Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24th December 7am – 4pm
Christmas Day, Wednesday 25th December CLOSED
Boxing Day, Thursday 26th December CLOSED
Friday 27th December CLOSED
Saturday 28th December 9am – 4pm
Sunday 29th December 9am – 4pm
Monday 30th December 9am – 5pm
New Year’s Eve, Tuesday 31st December 9am – 4pm
New Year’s Day, Wednesday 1st January CLOSED
Thursday 2nd January Normal hours
Please note when the shop opens at 7am the Café will not start serving until 7.30am
In the Café:
Festive Lunch Menu
Come and join us for our special Christmas set menu. There’s a selection of festive starters, main course with roast turkey and all the traditional trimmings, local sirloin of beef or vegetarian chestnut and celeriac en croute followed by a choice of scrummy desserts.
Available from 30th November – 31st December from 12 – 3pm.
£24.95 two courses, £29.95 three courses.
During December we will still be serving our usual menu with the specials and desserts changing weekly making the most of fresh seasonal ingredients.
If you would like to join us for a meal, please ring and book a table to avoid disappointment Tel: 01920 821246
Winter Afternoon Tea
As the festive season approaches why not catch up with friends and family over a glass of prosecco or mulled wine and enjoy Afternoon Tea – we have a choice:
Festive Afternoon Tea
Enjoy three tiers of festive deliciousness with fresh savoury bites, finger sandwiches and sweet treats as well as warm homemade scone, jam and clotted cream and choice of tea or coffee.
Available from 30th November – 31st December from 12 noon Mondays – Saturdays.
£27.95 per person includes the welcome drink.
We are now taking bookings, £5 deposit per person.
Traditional Afternoon Tea
The moreish selection includes finger sandwiches, tasty savouries, freshly baked cakes, pastries and warm homemade scone with jam and clotted cream and choice of tea or coffee.
£19.95 per person – why not enjoy with a glass of prosecco or mulled wine (£4.25 a glass.)
We are not able to offer alternative dietary Festive Teas. We can though, offer a vegetarian or gluten free Traditional Tea. Please call us to discuss. 01920 821246
We’d like to thank you for your wonderful custom and support this year and wish you and your family a very happy and peaceful Christmas.