Many businesses across Exmoor are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandamic. The below listing shows those businesses offering takeaway services, delivery services locally and other businesses, which in line with Government guidance, are able to re-open, such as garden centres. Please always follow Government guidance, only going out for essential items and avoiding non-essential travel.
Here is a round up of the restaurants, pubs, producers and shops who are offering services across Exmoor. Take a look at the wonderful offerings available, buy local and support local businesses. Please phone ahead to place your orders for collection or to organise deliveries.
As of the latest Government update, 10th May, Garden Centres are now allowed to to re-open, we will be capturing any details for local garden centres who are opening their doors to customers. Please keep checking back for updates.
Dunkery Beacon Country House
The Coleridge Restaurant at Dunkery Beacon Country House are offering a 'Gourmet to Go' takeaway/delivery service to the local area. The food and drink offerings will be available on Fridays and Saturdays every week. The small menu of freshly made food will change each week and the dishes are available as chilled meals, with the mains designed to be re-heated at home. Orders can be placed from Monday up until midday on Thursday. Take a look here for more information and menus.
Exmoor Distillery are offering FREE shipping to all UK customers whatever the value. All deliveries will be made via Royal Mail and couriers. Click here for their online shop.
The distillery have been busy making hand sanitiser and will be supplying in bulk to the NHS directly. Read more about this and their updates here.
Kitnors Tea Room and Garden
Kitnors travelling tea room are offering home delivery or takeaway. Free delivery to Bossington, Allerford and Porlock (minimum £5 order value). Deliveries are made Friday - Sunday.
The menu includes quiches, soups, whole cakes, slices of cake, cream teas and high teas. Plese see their Facebook page here for the menu and details.
The Royal Oak Exmoor
The Royal Oak Exmoor are offering takeaway menu Monday to Saturday. Collecion times are from 5.30 with the latest collection being at 7.30 p.m. The menu includes steak and onion pie, cod & chips, pork belly and breaded camembert amongst other dishes. Take a look at their menu here.
They are also offering a Sunday Roast which is a pre-order only for timed collections between 4.00 - 5.30 p.m. A pre-order newsletter services is being offer. Find out more on their website.
Stuart Lowen Quality Butchers
Based in Minehead, Stuart Lowen are offering pre-ordered shop collections and home deliveries. The deliveries are available to customers from Billbrook to Porlock and south as far as Wheddon Cross. The shop collections must be pre-ordered by phoning the shop with your order. The opening times are Tuesday-Saturday 9.00 a.m. until 1.00 p.m. They will be answer the phone outside of these times. Please see their website for up to date information and produce available.
The Tanvity Exmoor
The Tanvity Exmoor, based in Dulverton is open from 6.30 a.m. and stocks lots of daily essentials including canned goods, baking ingredients, loo roll and sanitising wipes. The deli range has been extended to include more cured meats, cheeses and local smoked fish. Please take a look at their website for more details and opening times. They are also offering local deliveries.
Croft and Cottage
Croft and Cottage are continuing getting their frozen meals out to the local community. Please see their website for menus and contact information. Another way to order Croft and Cottage meals for delivery is with The Tanvity, when you are stocking up on your groceries you can place an order at the shop. We will deliver within 20 miles of Dulverton, if you are a little outside of this we will always try and help. Free delivery within 5 miles.
Withypool Village Shop
Withypool Village Shop is open Monday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. and Sunday 9.00 a.m. - 12 noon. The shop are stocking bread, milk, meats, fruit and vegetables as well as other grocery items. Only 2 people are allowed in the shop at any one time.
Orders can be placed with them 24 hours in advance by telephone or email. Please see their Facebook page for up to date information and contact details.
Exmoor White Horse Inn
The Exmoor White Horse Inn, Exford, is offering takeaway meals, and operating as Exford Community shop. The shop includes a range of essential items and the option for local home delivery. Open Monday to Saturday 10-12 noon and 4-6pm (closed on Sunday). Takeaway meals are available 5-7pm Monday to Saturday, and Fish and Chips on Monday and Friday evenings. Please call 01643 831229 for full details.
Little Oak Farm Pork
We at Little Oak Farm Pork are providing a FREE local delivery service of our Rare Breed Middle White Pork. Available are pork joints and various flavours of sausages and bacon.
They deliver on a Thursday where they cover: Dulverton, Exford, Withypool, Minehead, Dunster and surrounding areas.
Visit the website to order and enter the voucher code of free2020 and the delivery charge will be removed. You can also email or call, details on the website.
West Ilkerton Farm
West Ilkerton Farm are offering a FREE local delivery of their meat boxes in the Lynton and Lynmouth area. They can often arrange a mutually convenient drop-off point for other places on Exmoor. Customers are welcome to pick up their meat boxes direct form the farm, they will be left in a safe place so no contact. For deliveries further away they use a courier service, who do next day deliveries to most places in the mainland UK. See the website for more details.
Exmoor Magazine has managed, against some considerable odds, to continue publishing its summer issue, and this can be ordered directly. Further news will be added here about the next issue. Visit the Exmoor Magazine website or call Bryan Cath on 0345 224 1203.
RHS Plant Centres
In response to the Government allowing the reopening of Garden Centres as part of its updated plans for Coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be reopening RHS Plant Centres at all four RHS Gardens on Wednesday 13 May, 2020. RHS Plant Centres will open from 10am to 4pm seven days a week. RHS Gardens, Gift Shops and all catering outlets will remain closed until further notice. Safety measures being implemented at all four RHS Plant Centres. For more details please see the website and social media updates.
Cross Lane House
Cross Lane House are offering a fabulous Cream Tea or Afternoon Tea to go as well as a Takeaway menu. Do check out their website for details. You can call 01643 863403 to speak to Billy or Ellen, and they are able to cater for dietaries.