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Tuesday, 31 January 2012
LOVE IS LIKE A GARDEN Love is like a garden It grows in time with care Once the seeds are planted The roots of life are there. Small shoots reach for sunlinght The leaves are green and new Hard frost on a cold night Early morning dew. Smother it with sunshine Shelter it from storms Water in abundance As the flower forms. Always treasure the beauty Tend it with love as it needs Never be sparse with your duty It may become smothered with weeds.
The Fountain Inn and Riverside Restaurant has firmly established itself as one of the premier places to eat in the area. Whether it’s a snack or a bar meal in the café bar or lounge bar, or a meal in the delightful ‘Riverside Restaurant’, you can be assured that it will be homemade from the best quality local ingredients.
The kitchen team have extensive experience of catering for people with special dietary requirements, from dairy free to coeliacs, so dishes can always be tailored to meet your requirements.
The bar contains a fine selection of Westcountry ales and cider. For the wine enthusiast there is a carefully selected list to suit all tastes.
If you like real ale and home cooked food you’ll like the Red Lion Inn at Exbourne. All real ale is brewed in the Westcountry and is served direct from the barrel. The Red Lion has regularly been included in ‘The Good Beer Guide’ in recent years and it continues to receive maximum marks by Cask Marque for the quality of its real ale.
The menu, which changes regularly, uses local produce wherever possible and the focus is on fresh food. Even the chips that come with your steak are homemade. The Sunday roasts are a particular favourite amongst customers.
So if you haven’t visited The Red Lion recently give it a try, we think you might be pleasantly surprised.
The Copper Key North Tawton Tel: 01837 82357 FORTHCOMING EVENTS
February 2012 Saturday 4th Live Music with Secondnature Wednesday 8th Steak Night Rump £10.00 Sirloin £12.00 T-Bone £18.00 Fillet £20.00 Plus all the trimmings We look forward to your company Tuesday 14th Valentine’s Night 3 Course set menu £20.00 pp Saturday 18th Charity Night Live Music with the Banned Tuesday 21st Quiz &?Fish and Chips £5.00 for Food &? Quiz all draught pints £2.00 for participants
March 2012 Saturday 3rd Live Music with Vine and Dandy Wednesday 14th Chinese Night £17.50 pp Be sure to book Sunday 18th Mothering Sunday Tuesday 20th Quiz Night with Pizza &?Pasta £5.00 pp for food and quiz all draught pints £2.00 for quiz participants
Treat your loved one to a romantic dinner in the beautiful setting of Bearslake Inn on the very edge of Dartmoor, a warm welcome awaits. The team at Bearslake Inn are passionate about good food and service and like to cook from fresh using as many local ingredients as possible. Bearslake has four AA stars, highly commended, an AA dinner award as well as being featured by CAMRA in the good beer guide. Booking is recommended, please call 01837 861334.
Betty Cottles has been established circa 1796, and has been extensively extended and improved throughout the years by the present owners, Derek & Trish, who are now celebrating their 20th year at the inn. Betty Cottles offers delicious home cooked food, to suit all budgets. Also offering a variety of both soft and alcoholic drinks. Come in and try some of our most popular dishes, such as Chicken New York, Steak & Ale Pie or our steak meals. We are able to host a number of different functions such as weddings, birthday parties and celebration meals. For any enquiries or to book please telephone us on (01837) 55339. Not forgetting Valentine’s Day, please see our specially prepared menu.
HALFWAY HOUSE INN
At the Halfway House Inn you will find a warm welcome, and a relaxing stop for families and dog lovers. Being passionate about both food and drink, the ales have all passed the Cask Marque inspection with flying colours, the food is locally sourced and freshly cooked not microwaved, and our wines compliment the food perfectly. Our new head chef takes pleasure in exciting the tastebuds, and pleasing the eye. Your wallet doesn’t suffer either with our wines and beers lower than most in the area. If you haven’t yet visited us, give us a try. If you love food and want a romantic meal on Valentine’s evening, visit our website to look at our menu and call us on 01822 612960 to book. We look forward to seeing you.
The London Inn Located in the heart of Horrabridge, the London Inn is passionate about food. Our food mileage is kept to a minimum by using local suppliers and produce. Daily food specials include “silly steak Wednesday” offering an 8oz West country rump steak for £4.95 and “ fish fry-day” consisting of catch of the day, cod or haddock, live Exmouth mussels, soft shell crab and paella all cooked fresh to order; other fish including skate can be forward ordered with 24 hours notice. We believe in Dartmoor beef & Dartmoor pork with Dartmoor flavour. View our website for full details. www.thelondoninnhorrabridge.com
LYDFORD COUNTRY HOUSE
Award-winning Lydford Country House has been welcoming guests since 1880. Totally refurbished, offering a perfect getaway for short breaks, romantic weekends and business travellers. For those who love great food, the newly launched restaurant at Lydford House allows ones palate to be indulged with fine cuisine. Whatever the occasion dining at Lydford Country House is a memorable one. In the intimate restaurant, only the finest, freshest seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible are used to create mouth- watering dishes of modern cuisine. If you want to treat someone to something a little bit special there are vouchers available from a delicious cream tea to a romantic getaway for 2. For your “special big day” or simply after a bracing walk with your dogs, here you’ll find a retreat where you can relax, unwind and enjoy the very best that Dartmoor has to offer.
The Coachouse Hotel ValentinesMenu Saturday 11th and Tuesday 14th £19.95 Book this meal & stay b&b for only £10 pp
Stilton stuffed Tomato on a toasted Mozzarella Egg Benedict with asparagus & Parma Ham Smoked Salmon& Lemon Zest Souffle Cream of Leek Gorganzola & Rosemary Soup ....................... Medallions of Fillet of Beef on toast & duxelle Pan fried Duck Breast with Plum & Port sauce Fillet of Cod with scallops, prawns & avocado sauce Roast Aubergine & sweet peppers ...................... Butterscotch Creme Brulee with toffee ice cream Tarte au Citron with Champagne Sorbet Dark chocolate Truffle Gateaux
Petit fours Coffee & mints
Bookings on Tavistock 617515
WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT IT
The “Who’d Have Thought It” is a 16th Century Inn situated in the picturesque village of Milton Combe, nestled in the hills above the River Tavy and only two miles from the lovely Lopwell Dam, famous for its salmon leap. Steeped in tradition, the inn is reputed to have been the haunt of legendary seafarer Sir Francis Drake whose home, Buckland Abbey, is close by. Old comfortable settles, flagstone floors and a cracking wood fire set the scene. Both the bar and restaurant service delicious meals using seasonal produce from Southwest farms including Dartmoor reared beef and game from local hedgerow and nearby estates. Being a Free-House, the Inn offers popular draught beers along with local red ales and scrumpy cider. Above all, the owners extend a warm welcome to all.
Copyright Tindle Newspapers Ltd Saturday, 25 May 2013
Sir Ray Tindle
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