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Provender - CLOSED

3 Market Square, South Petherton TA13 5BT, England
+44 1460 240681
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“guinness cake” (2 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Deli, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3 Market Square, South Petherton TA13 5BT, England
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31 - 40 of 105 reviews

Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a great place to rest and I try to fit in a visit when out cycling. Great coffee, excellent cakes (fuel !) and very friendly staff. The shop is well stocked with food stuff and the lunch time menu looks very good (...More

Thank Chesilboy
Tony_Bishton, Owner at Provender, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Good morning Thank you for your fabulous review. As you know, we always welcome cyclists and our café is well known as a refuelling stop for cyclists in the area. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards

Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is our local coffee shop and we love it. The coffee is one of the best and it's very relaxing sitting in the bright and airy conservatory. Definitely worth a good look in the shop as they stock some interesting items, plus I always...More

Thank 854pams
Tony_Bishton, Owner at Provender, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Hi Thank you for your comments and recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again Regards

Reviewed May 14, 2016

Shop and cafe combined in the heart of this lovely village. Wonderful cheeses and cakes on sale and 1,001 deli treats too. Cafe serves good coffee and wonderful cakes, especially the superb Guinness cake made locally. Warm friendly atmosphere too.

1  Thank peter h
Tony_Bishton, Owner at Provender, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2016

Hi Thank you for your kind words of recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards

Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice food but overpriced. Acoustics in restaurant awful - very noisy. Friendly though. Good central position, great for meeting friends for a quick drink & chat.More

Thank Yve549
Tony_Bishton, Owner at Provender, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2016

Thanks for your kind words. We are aware that the acoustics can be a little echoey at times and have even engaged with an acoustic engineer to look for realistic remedies. The main cause appears to be the roof lantern which reflects some of the...More

Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice welcoming place , lovely light dining room, interesting menu. A little bit pricy but the food is good quality.More

Thank Julie H
Tony_Bishton, Owner at Provender, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2016

Hi Julie Thank you for your review. As you kindly point out, we do offer an interesting and varied menu of good quality meal choices, that changes on a daily basis. We know that we are not the cheapest in the area - but believe...More

Reviewed March 15, 2016

Daily menus are innovative and enticing; prices very reasonable with staff attentive and courteous. Wide variety of coffees and teas plus wines. Delicatessen counter offers many English and Continental cheeses and foods served by very knowledgable staff.More

Thank Doug P
Tony_Bishton, Owner at Provender, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2016

Hi Doug Thank you for your kind comments. We are a local business focussed on supplying great produce in a welcoming environment, backed up with personal and knowledgable service and as such we are always grateful to get feedback when we have managed to do...More

Reviewed March 3, 2016

not only a very nice deli with a wide range of speciality foods. but also a very nice cafe. prefect for coffee or lunch

Thank malcolmb813
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Looking forward to a treat today ,what a disappointment first time I have ever complained about a meal.Pie hard,veg,mash & gravy tasteless , won't be coming back.

2  Thank Angela G
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

We had read good reviews about provender, so we decided to go for lunch for my wife's birthday. The room at the back was very nice, and the food was incredible! The hot puddings were a particular highlight. To top it off, we looked at...More

1  Thank Lee M
Reviewed November 20, 2015

This is the favourite destination for my 90 year old aunt's regular Saturday breakfast who lives locally. Said aunt broke her leg recently and, out of hospital, is now recuperating but will be house-bound for several weeks. 'Phoning Provender from London to arrange for the...More

1  Thank Ian M
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Restaurant Details

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$20
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Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Market Square, South Petherton TA13 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  South Petherton
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 240681
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Description
NOW CLOSED
Somerset deli and cafe selling a wide range of local produce which includes; Somerset farmhouse cheeses, locally produced smoked meat and Dorset hams, loose and jarred olives, fantastic chocolates, local apple juices, renowned local beers, ciders & fabulous Somerset Cider Brandy along with crusty breads, baked fresh every day.In our bright and airy 30 seat cafe - part of which overlooks the picturesque village square - we serve a wide range of freshly cooked breakfast snacks ; individually prepared lunches [accompanied by our home-made, signature salads]; fantastic coffees (our beans are roasted by Origin in Cornwall); a range of single estate teas and a delicious selection of truly scrumptious cakes (made by the team, on the premises). We pride ourselves on being able to provide tasty alternatives for customers with special diets - including vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.
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