Harden's survey result
With its “classical cooking in a traditional and comfortable country-house setting”, Emma & Tim Ford’s “welcoming and elegant” restaurant-with-rooms near Yeovil is “difficult to beat” – and it “always seems even better than last time”. “Emma keeps a very good wine list, full of interesting things at reasonable prices – and there’s always a nice selection of pinot noir from the New World”.
“Our all-time favourite”, say devotees of Emma & Tim Ford’s “elegant” restaurant-with-rooms, which delivers “great ambience, charming service, fantastic, beautifully presented food” (“stellar cheese”) and a particularly “interesting and comprehensive wine list”.
Handy for Barwick Park and its follies, Emma & Tim Ford’s “incomparable” restaurant-with-rooms has a “lovely atmosphere” and “when full, the place sings”. Tim’s British food is “always fabulous” (“the cheeseboard is one of the best”) and “Emma gives amazing wine advice” from an “excellent and varied wine list with prices that aren’t greedy”.
Emma and Tim Ford’s restaurant-with-rooms is a “very relaxing” spot, and “the location is lovely (next to Barwick House, with its park and follies)”. While Tim’s “good, classic British food” is “always on top form”, “Emma really knows her wine”: the “extraordinary” wine list is “full of good choices at reasonable prices” – and, “as well as numerous wines by the glass (thanks to their Verre de Vin apparatus), there are an unusual number of half-bottles, including some from the New World”.
|Wine per bottle||£29.95|
Barwick, BA22 9TD
|Tuesday||7 pm‑9 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm|