food and drink



Melissa Hemsley, bestselling author of Eat Happy and Eat Green, brings you Feel Good with 100 easy and uplifting recipes to help you feel your best, whether it's a quick dinner after a long day, cook-ahead lunches to see you through the week or a heart warming tray bake for an evening of comfort and nourishment.

Feel-good cooking is not just what we eat, it’s the mindset around it - a relaxed, flexible approach that encourages you to tune in to what you feel you need – what suits your mood, your time constraints, and what you happen to have in the fridge. Here, Melissa chats about the new book, sustainable, healthy eating and tips on saving money...

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A must-make. Chickpea batter baked into a thin, crispy pancake, perfect for dipping into hummus or to have alongside soups or a hearty veg stew. Click below to view recipe


Melissa Hemsley's 

3-ingredient chocolate pots

So simple and delicious, plus they’re plant-based. Hazelnut milk works particularly well. If you want to make them in advance, they’ll keep for three days in the fridge.. Click below for more...

The origins of Father's Day

Celebrate Father's Day with a meal out, but how did it all begin?

Although there are many potential 'founders' of Father's Day in Western society, one persons efforts stand out above all others. Click to find out more...


Your choice of dishes from around the world, all in one place…

Enjoy everything from authentic Italian pizzas, moreish Indian street food dishes and Spanish small plates to classic French flavours, botanical cocktails and hanging kebabs.

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Gin. Yes Gin! It’s everywhere made by artisan spirit makers, small and large breweries plus huge distillers alike. Stephen Barrett explores the history of Gin. Click below for more...



We opened Peking Restaurant in the heart of Bath in 1985, being fully guided by our passion for the oriental traditional cuisine. Today we are proud to remain a family run independent Restaurant originally from Hong Kong and the number one choice for local authentic Chinese food. Click below for more...

Allington Farm Shop & Café 

Our award winning farm shop has been established since 1981 and is run by our family, alongside our mixed farm which is situated right behind the farm shop.


Perfect for Father’s day, the Farm Shop is packed full of delicious goodies and gifts; including fabulous hampers tailor made to your requirements. There is a range of hamper baskets & boxes ready to be filled to the brim with the goodies of your choice. Choose from the extensive range of locally produced goods on sale (any of which can be included) from local cheese, chutneys and biscuits, fine wines, local ales and ciders, preserves, cakes and chocolates to an entire Roast Dinner! 

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