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These are without a doubt the best burgers in town. The service is great, the atmosphere of the pub is lovely, and the food quality is amazing. It's not your average pub burger. There is an inventive and exciting menu, of which I have now tried around 4 different options, and am yet to be disappointed. The vegetarian burgers are also excellent.
Very happy that this kitchen has opened up in Bristol :-)
I have visited this bakery about 3 times and I love it. The food is really delicious and also healthy. Gorgeous home made breads and soups, cakes etc. Also it has a lovely gift shop. It has a nice quiet and relaxing atmosphere, so I can eat in peace - a rare occurence usually when out and about! I will likely eat there every time Im in Portree. Well worth a visit.
There are few High Streets in remote rural towns in Scotland that can boast a top end artisan bakery cum patisserie. OK Dunbar is not that remote - a stone's throw from Edinburgh and easy to get to by train.
So if you are on the foodie trail or enjoying bracing walks along the miles and miles of protected coast, it really is worth swinging by.
I recommend you check first that what you are looking for is on the baking list, if travelling from afar. Business is often brisk and the best stuff flies off the shelf, so come by early to avoid disappointment.
Best bakery in Britain finalists, but strangely they narrowly missed the top prize. Surely some mishtake?
Not wholly sure what has happened to this once lovely place. Not shopped there for over 18 months (change of personal circumstances) but travel took me past their door so I couldn't resist. The atmosphere has really changed and it now seems an unhappy place. Grumpy staff and, my goodness, how much the prices have risen. It was so good and I genuinely think it has now become mediocre.
I used Butts Farm Shop as a supplier ofr a while but have since found somewhere else that in my opinion is preferable. I had noticed a distinct reduction in the quality of service and coupled with the steadily increasing prices (also commented on by others) I felt that my custom had become very much taken for granted. Whilst I have praise for their merchandise, for me, customer service and pricing is important particularly as to find independant small scale or artisan suppliers one has to invariably travel to some degree, which incurs both a time and cost factor. When one has made the effort it is disappointing to be greeted almost as if one is an inconvenience. My suggestion is look for yourselves as your experiences may be better than my own. For pricing and often disdainful service I am, (with great sadness) only able to mark Butts Farm shop as "poor".
High quality grass fed meats from the local farmers in the village of Northmoor plus locally shot game all end up in Colin's wonderful pies with a proper home made pastry crust, served up with a wide selection of freshly cooked local vegetables. Colin will also cook you some hare, devilled kidneys and sausage and mash featuring pigs that live the good life in a field behind my cottage. The beer is good and the old pub, warmed by a proper open fire, has escaped the modernisation that has ripped the character out of so many of our locals. An authentic local pub run by a lovely family who are really at the heart of our community.
Range - a bit unusual in that these guys primarily deal with a box scheme so the shop is a bit more like a warehouse in some respects. A good range of veg and some lovely bread too. Prices - I felt the prices were very reasonable for top qulaity organic veg. Ease of finding - A little out of the way but finding it was helped by a large sign at a crucial junction, parking is okay as you draw up at the front of the premises. Service - service with a smile, what lovely people. I am keen on good service so am giving an all round egg-celent :-)
Was not sure what to make of this place, and as this is my first review, and was also my first visit to this local food supplier I will try to be as objective as possible. OK - range of goods I thought was pretty good. Prices - I thought very high, even in comparison to other specialist shops I felt it was on the extremely pricey side. Ease of finding - It's easy enough to find, although has a restricted entranceway (one car at a time) so would not want to be there when it was busy. Service - This is a little awakeard as I clearly caught them at a bad time as a row was going on in the back room, this was embarassing and more than a little awkward. The young guy serving me was clearly also embarassed as he could obviously hear it too - very awkward.
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