Forging relationships with key suppliers
We are delighted to have forged longstanding relationships with many of our suppliers. We recognise the importance of the provenance of our food and drinks and love to support the local market where possible. Over the many years we have developed close links to amazing businesses such as Luscombes (soft drinks), Christopher Piper Wine, Otter Brewery (Ales), Hawkridge (cheeses), Dart’s Farm Butchers (steaks) and Wright Brothers (fish).
The hospitality industry is at the best of times an unpredictable beast but Covid was a particularly difficult time for all. Overnight we were closed down and initially there was no understanding as to how long the lockdown would be for. We were fortunate in some respects, in hindsight, we as a family were all together and for the most part healthy. We were able to use the time to develop further ideas, recipes and reopening plans.