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TASTE OF THE WEST AWARDS 2012
We are delighted to have won Silver in this year's Tearoom category of the Taste of the West Awards. The judges noted our use of quality ingredients, deeming our food "delicious and well-cooked" whilst they described the atmosphere as "bright, clean and cheerful; it is excellent value for money".
Congratulations to our suppliers, Clipper Teas and Mendip Moments Ice Cream, who also won various awards in the Products section.
TASTE OF DORSET AWARDS 2012
A new rule preventing last year's winners from entering has stopped our monopolisation of the Best Tearoom / Cafe prize in the Taste of Dorset Awards. Congratulations to the Hive Cafe for taking the title. We will return to win back our crown in 2013!
THE TIMES - 30 BEST PLACES FOR BRUNCH
In February 2012 we appeared at No.3 in The Times' Best Places for Brunch list.
They particularly liked our Full English Breakfast - available every day between 10am and noon.
Click here to read review from Blackmore Vale Magazine December 2011
TASTE OF THE WEST AWARDS 2011
We have won a GOLD Taste of the West Award in the Cafe/Tearoom category for the second year runnin g . Congratulations to our Suppliers who also won awards including Mendip Moments Ice Cream who won Gold for their Chocoholic Chunk as well as a Silver and 2 Bronzes for other flavours. We are unsurprised that Clipper's Everyday Tea won a Gold Award - we have so many positive comments about it from our customers - but four further Clipper Teas won gold as well as various silver and bronze awards.
TASTE OF DORSET AWARDS 2011
We are delighted to have been named Dorset's Best Cafe/Tearoom for the third year in a row . A total of 98 establishments were nominated by you, the public, and an anonymous judge then visited the top three. At the Awards Dinner, the judge declared our scones to be "outstanding" and she particularly liked our Savoury Cream Tea with its homemade cheese scones, chutney and cream cheese.
TASTE OF THE WEST
SOUTH WEST CAFE/TEAROOM OF THE YEAR 2010
Further to winning the Taste of Dorset “Best Tearooms” in September, we gained the accolade of South West Café/Tearoom of the Year at the Taste of the West Awards 2010. The judge described the Tearooms as “almost faultless” adding, “the food was great, and the presentation has professionalism about it with wonderful friendly staff. A fabulous afternoon tea experience.”
Read more about the Taste of the West Awards
Click here to read Western Daily Press article about the Taste of the West Awards
In addition, we were shortlisted for the "Taste" category of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards which aim to "promote and reward the very best in the tourism industry". The other four finalists in this category included some of the region's top restaurants, pubs and hotels.