to Eat and Drink
is not an extensive list of places to eat it will be amended
and improved as I get to know the local pubs and restaurants.
Guest recommendations are always welcome.
There are a number of bars and cafes between Yew Tree House
and the Leisure Park in Brean a number of them close and/or
have limited opening out of season.
Glade. 5 minute walk through the campsite behind Yew Tree
House has a café bar that serves drinks and meals
and has a daily special. I haven't tried the café
yet but guest have had reasonable meals there.
Bar. 15 minutes walk up towards Brean on the left hand side.
Bar and food, tables inside and out. Serves curries, chilli
steak and chips. Quick friendly service.
Tavern, 15 minute walk, part of the Leisure Park complex
serves food and drinks.
Pubs - A Short Drive
The Berrow - 5 minute drive down the coast road towards Burnham
or a long walk along the beach.
Fairly priced meals, has regular curry nights and entertainment.
There is a dining area and a bar with a pool table.
on Sea - 5 minute drive
Burnham on Sea is a five minute drive from here and is full
of restaurants and cafes. There are a variety of places to
eat, cafes and pubs serving fish and chips, steak and chips,
roasts etc. A French restaurant, The Mitre has been recommended
to me by guests, there are three Indian restaurants at this
end of town and I have had good reports from all 3. There
is also a Chinese restaurant at this end of town and a pizza
restarant at the Somerfield end of town. The Hungry Horse
on the outskirts of town, Wetherspoons opposite Somerfield
and Dunstan House have all been recommended to me as good
value food. Just outside Burnham on the A38 is the Lemon Tree
at Sanders Garden World which provides good value tasty lunches.
Brent Knoll - East Brent 5 minute drive
Red Cow, Brent Knoll
01278 760234 10 minute drive down the coast road towards Burnham,
turn left on B3140 towards Bristol, at Brent Knoll (cider
farm) bear right into the village the pub is on the left.
pub food (steak, scampi, lamb cutlets etc), reasonably priced,
home made puddings, local beer, child friendly, helpful friendly
and Goose - Brent Knoll
minutes drive follow the route to the Red Cow carry on to
the A38 and the pub is immediately ahead of you.
Pub food (steak, chilli, fish), reasonably priced, food can
be eaten in the pub or dining room. Has a children's play
House - East Brent
01278 760246 - 15 minutes drive follow the route to the
Red Cow and then onto the A38, turn left onto the A38, Brent
House is on the left and clearly signposted. This restaurant
has been recommended by a number of guests.
Little bit further away .....
Packhorse - Mark
15 minute drive cross the A38 to the Fox and Goose carry straight
on until junction then turn left towards Wedmore. Stay on
this road until you reach Mark wind through the village and
the pub is on your right by the church.
Regular fish specials (£12 to £16, fish is delivered
daily from Devon), also does reasonably priced Sunday lunches
and the Greek owner occasionally add some Greek specialities
to the Menu.
Sexey's Arms - Blackford
01934 712487 30 minute drive carry on from the Packhorse towards
Wedmore it is just after a sharp bend on the left in Blackford.
16th Century Pub ideal for a special meal, expensive at weekends
however it has fixed price menu's during the week (Tuesday
to Thursday). Strong french influence, advisable to book at
weekends in the summer, open for lunch only on Sundays and
closed on Mondays
Cottage Restaurant - West Huntspill 01278 794692 25 minutes
go to Burnham and then south on the A38 just beyond Highbridge
just off the main road. Recommended by a number of guests
you will need to book, closed on Mondays.
01278 785970 15 minutes drive to Burnham then follow signs
to Highbridge then follow signs to the railway station. Park
in the car park behind the Town Hall which is on the left
before you reach the railway station, Salvo's is on the opposite
side of the road. Old fashioned service, serves anything from
pasta to classic Italian dishes specials are good.
has a number of cafes, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants
in the gorge area and down in the town. Wedmore is full of
cafes serving lovely cakes and snacks it also has a restaurant
which is a bit more pricy. Wells has lots of good cafes, pubs
and restaurants (I recommend the French patisserie just off
the market square for a lovely snack and excellent cakes).