Quality Cooking

At Old Orchard House we pride ourselves on the quality of meals we offer guests. Where possible we use locally or home grown ingredients. Special diets can be catered for with advanced warning.

We provide a wide variety of choices for breakfast including:

  • Traditional English breakfast
  • American pancakes
  • Omelettes
  • Swiss muesli
  • Fresh fruit from the garden when in season
  • Yoghurt
  • Kippers
  • Wide variety of cereals and fruit juices
  • Home made jams and preserves

If booked in advance, table d’hote evening meals are also available, made to the same high standards. Meals cost from £15 for two courses or £20 for three. Marion will be delighted to cook a meal tailored to your dietary requirements.

Dishes offered previously include:


  • Carrot, orange and mango soup
  • Somerset smoked chicken Caesar salad
  • Tian of aubergine, avocado and tomato

Main courses

  • Mendip lamb steak in red wine with porcini mushrooms
  • Baked cod with a crispy herb crouton and olive tapenade topping
  • Mushroom pate en croute with a madeira sauce
  • Sea Bass on pasta with black olives and cream sauce
  • All served with seasonal vegetables


  • Hot chocolate soufflé with chilled raspberries
  • Spiced apple charlotte on a blackberry coulis
  • Sticky toffee pudding
  • Followed by coffee or tea and chocolates

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Old Orchard House
Middle Brooks
BA16 0TU

+44(0)1458 442212

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4 Star Bed and Breakfast

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