Garden Café

Garden Cafe, The Newt in Somerset, Bruton, Somerset, United Kingdom, BA77NG
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Estate open 9:30am-4:30pm, last entrance 4pm
Breakfast served from 9:30am - 11:30am
Lunch served from 11:45am - 2:30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's Menu available
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About Garden Café

Our garden eateries serve fresh, seasonal fare, led by what's growing in our gardens - from crisp green leaves to sweet root vegetables and freshly picked berries.

The Garden Cafe offers a perfect vantage point to enjoy the kitchen gardens and orchards below, from which food is sourced. The menu varies with the seasons. Nothing much is wasted; we try to care for the land that feeds us.

Cuisine: British
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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Lovely lunch, excellent service from Noah - he could not have been more helpful.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Staff were a bit slow, one desert was forgotten but quickly rectified. Hot chocolate was luke warm and definitely not hot, both that and the coffees were very small sizes which was disappointing given the cost. Food was good but not outstanding, wine menu could've been more extensive regarding pink wine options. Chairs were lovely to look at but not so comfortable to sit in after twenty minutes. Would definitely come back again but there's certainly room for improvement.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Delicious lunch!

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Visited On Monday, 02 November 2020

We couldn’t have enjoyed it more. Delicious food, sympathetic and safe spacing and charming staff. Clever menu with food for one vegetarian, one happy carnivore and one exhausted housewife. Thank you all.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Luke the maitre'd went above and beyond to make our visit memorable, in spite of the challenging circumstances. The only disappointment was that our chosen dessert had run out!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Stunning views and very atmospheric despite covid restrictions. However I found the food much too salty and the portions much too big (I think the main should be reduced in size if you add meat), also bread before the starters was unnecessary and must cause so much waste so I wish they would re-think the policy of just bringing it to the table, perhaps ask guests instead. Wonderful service though and a lovely setting!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Remarkably good all round.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

From the moment we entered the grounds of The Newt, the entire experience was wonderful. From mooching around the grounds, watching the apple press, warming up by the huge fire pit, to having a mouth tingling lunch washed down with mulled cider. A great day out for my husbands birthday, and our gorgeous children could have played in the pristine gardens endlessly. Thank you, a truly stunning and uniquely designed perfect place to spend some quality family time.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

A glorious setting and a welcome escape from the daily routine in current times. The food was exceptional and the concept of having a valid ticket to the grounds for 12months is great to incentivise returning with others.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Great food and a beautiful location

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Thé menu creative resulting in great food. We enjoyed our meal There tremendously !!

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Wonderful food with a totally original twist. Overall a very enjoyable visit and already looking forward to going back.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

Great food, great view, great service: overall an unforgettable experience and well worth the money.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

This is my second visit to the garden cafe, and our seating was not so good. Three ladies wanted to enjoy lunch and a walk around the beautiful gardens. Sadly there was a delay in the three main meals being served at the same time. Luke noticed that there were only 2 meals set and he quickly apologised and promised to find out what had happened to the third meal. There was probably a 5 minute delay. We all had the same main. As we were sat along the back decking seating we were in line with the automated exit glass doors which gave way to a massive cold breeze/void everytime someone left the restaurant. It seems to take a while to close. I wouldn’t wish to sit in that corner again and feel cold like that. It didn’t spoil our day and we shall be back. As you asked for feedback though I felt you should know. Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

We loved it! Amazing venue delicious food- great staff could not fault it.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

Very good meal in relaxing,comfortable surroundings. Staff were friendly and attentive.

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Visited On Monday, 26 October 2020

Great friendly service, and fabulous atmosphere. Food was delicious. The sun was shining through the windows which did make the restaurant very warm.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

a true gem! worth the drive. the entire experience is wonderful.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Food fresh, tasty and delicious. The ingredients varied slightly from those stated on the menu but that just shows the way they adapt to the produce available on the day. Excellent waiting staff, so friendly, helpful and polite. Could do with a baffle of some sort to divert the freezing draught of air every time someone went through the exit!

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Excellent lunch and service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Truly great food and superb service, but with lovely relaxed atmosphere too

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Lovely greeting on arrival and friendly, professional staff. Food was simple, delicious and the views were great. The atmosphere was calm and relaxed. Really enjoyed my visit. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Hi we had a lovely lunch served by very attentive staff. However ,when I was paying the bill the waitress stood in front of me and asked loudly would I be adding a tip to my bill and when I replied yes she asked how much? I was totally embarrassed by this and felt it was very invasive and ruined my whole lunchtime out for my husbands birthday. For this reason I will not be returning.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Excellent meal. A real first to find a restaurant which puts vegetables at the heart of the meal and meat as a side dish. The fine cider was utterly delicious. A real find of a restaurant.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Felt it was quite pricey for lunch especially as we were charged extra for our teas £5.00 for two which basically comprised of two tea bags and hot water!!! Very flavoursome meal though!

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