A tiny farm-to-table restaurant in rural Somerset, from Merlin Labron-Johnson who previously worked at Portland and Clipstone.
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“Every mouthful is divine” at ex-Portland and Clipston chef Merlin Labron-Johnson’s “tiny restaurant in rural Somerset” that “dares to be different” – serving a set meal with no menu, “so you just sit back and await the surprises (you receive a menu sheet at the end of the meal)”. “I was absolutely stunned by the intensity of flavours, the simple presentation and responsible sourcing of ingredients”. “Some ingredients I had never tasted before, and the flavour pairings were creative and so exciting” – “what an incredible surprise, superb from start to finish”.
“A real piece of gastronomic magic” is delivered by Merlin Labron-Johnson (who previously worked at Portland and Clipstone) at this “cute little space” which he opened in late 2019: a ‘tiny farm-to-table restaurant in rural Somerset’. “You are not given a menu before eating so every dish is a surprise”, and while “not showy the food is brilliantly executed with top-notch ingredients” leading to “exciting” flavours. It feels “super-cool” for somewhere out in the boonies. “Worth the 50-mile trip for lunch!”
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"2nd visit to this gem of a restaurant. Our last visit was June 2021. As everywhere else prices have skyrocketed. Even at lunchtime for 4 of us - with a "surprise" tasting menu at £69, the meal came to £100. The food is exquisite bursting with flavour but with very small portions - maybe a good thing from a health point of view but not something you would want to do every day. Wine was good and reasonably priced. Service very friendly and professional. Ambiance OK but nothing special. "
|Wine per bottle||£31.00|
1 High Street, Bruton, BA10 0AB
|Tuesday||6 pm‑9:30 pm|
|Wednesday||6 pm‑9:30 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm|