LOCAL SUPPLIERS HIGHER GITCOMBE ★★★★★
Where old fashioned hospitality meets modern day comforts
Home-made all butter scones are supplied to Higher Gitcombe Boutique Bed and Breakfast from our lovely
friend Maureen from Cornworthy WI. They are absolutely delicious. We give all our guests a complimentary
Devonshire Cream Tea on arrival with Maureen's Scones, Strawberry Jam, Clotted Cream and sliced fresh
Strawberries - what a welcome!!
A. W. LUSCOMBE, Totnes High Street
Liam Scales and Paul Vaughan are the owners of A. W. Luscombe family butchers in Totnes High Street. They have been supplying the finest quality meat and meat products since 1788. John Gallagher is on hand to serve in the shop, where we buy our delicious lean back bacon for Higher Gitcombe. They are a lovely small friendly business who aim to satisfy all their customers.
CHRIS MCCABE BUTCHERS, Totnes High Street
Chris McCabe Butchers has been established in our local town of Totnes for over 20 years. They have a commitment to sourcing the majority of their meat locally from traditionally run farms that they have personally visited to reinforce traceability and standards of welfare. We have too as Mike Tozer one of their suppliers is our next door farmer neighbour. We source our delicious sausages from Chris and the lovely Jamie who is always on hand with advice and help.
SEEDS 2 BAKERY, High Street, Totnes
Seeds 2 Bakery is our local independent artisan bakery. They bake daily using local organic stone ground flour and other quality local ingredients producing delicious breads, cakes and savouries. Their core value is to produce vegetarian foods only. They use no artificial ingredients, provers or enhancers and use only the highest quality fresh ingredients. We buy their delicious gluten free bread here, home made, sometimes with olives, we freeze it immediately to ensure freshness and to ensure we always have a supply of gluten free breads for our guests. Seeds 2 Bakery have now opened their cafe across the road, a great place for lunch or snacks at any time of the day.
ANNIES FRUIT SHOP, Ticklemore Street, Totnes
Annies fruit shop is a family run business who provide fresh quality and locally grown produce. Annies strive to bring the best quality organic, local produce to their customers. At the moment they have 7 varieties of locally grown potatoes, lots of locally grown veggies with 15 miles, 8 varieties of apples, awesome selection of european citrus and English shallots and organic carrots. A wonderful place to buy lots of delicious fresh food.
COUNTRY CHEESES, Ticklemore Street, Totnes
Our wonderful Cheese shop is in the wonderfully named Ticklemore Street! Country Cheeses is the home of real cheese, they say "our cheese really rocks" and it certainly does. They have worked for over 25 years at making cheese more accessible, something that will excite the palate and the mind. There are over 130 different kinds of cheese available including our local Sharpham Dairy Brie and Rustic, and Ticklemore Dairy cheeses from Ashprington Village down the lane here. They even provide Cheese Wedding Cakes!
Saveurs is a French Charcuterie and Traiteur, a Boulangerie, Chocolaterie and Patisserie. The
inspiration for Saveurs and the founders are Julien and Guylaine Picamil. Julien is one of Frances most talented young chefs and Guylaine is a trained Sommelier and Restaurant Manager. Saveurs produce the most excellent quality freshly made bread, melt in the mouth chocolates, pastries and cakes all on the premises. A great place for lunch and snacks at any time of the day.
RIVERFORD FARM SHOP, High Street, Totnes
The Watson family has farmed the 350 hectare Riverford Farm for over 60 years. Riverford concentrates on quality, value, additive free, unadulterated and simple food production, from farm to table the Riverford Way! They sell food with provenance, whether it be home produced, local, organic or just plain good. Riverford Farm Shop have taken the very best of organic and local produce from their farm shop together with hot soup, drinks, pies, pastries as well as a great range of fresh cakes from the Riverford Kitchen. Lots of lovely produce for the kitchen at Higher Gitcombe.
GREENLIFE Wholefoods, Birdwood Court, High Street, Totnes
Greenlife Health Food Store first opened in 1990 and has gone from strength to strength. Selling natural and health products, nutritional supplements, organic foods, vegetarian and vegan, abth and beauty items plus much, much more. Here at Higher Gitcombe we source many of our organic breakfast ingredients here including our Organic Spelt Flakes for the Jolly Breakfast Sundaes, Organic Jumbo Porridge Oats, delicious organic breads and yoghurts to name just a few.
Greenlife deal with around 57 local suppliers who provide everything from fresh fruit and veggies, lunchtime snacks, sushi rolls and juices to eggs, milk, tofu the list goes on - all delicious organic goodies.
LIVERTON FARM, Salterton Road, Exmouth
We source our delicious fresh free range farm eggs from the delightful Stephanie at Liverton Farm.
The are absolutely delicious and are available on our Breakfast Menu in a variety of forms, from Mr. Jolly's scrambled eggs and smoked salmon, Lynnies fluffy mature cheddar omelettes, or boiled eggs with soldiers, poached, fried or maybe a summer fritatta with peppers, potato, tomatoes and parmesan cheese.