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    The Olive Tree at The Queensberry Hotel, Bath

    The finest food in Bath – it's official, the restaurant holds the city's only Michelin star – and a stay at the luxe and quirky Georgian townhouse hotel won't break the bank.

  • Twinkle twinkle Michelin stars

    The list of Michelin star winners, that is. The prestigious 2020 awards have just been announced. Take a look at the full line-up for the West Country

  • table set for lunch overlooking tulips and gardens beyond

    Little Barwick House, Barwick

    Michelin-listed country house fine dining restaurant – with gorgeous rooms and gardens – in south Somerset

  • The Beckford Bottle Shop, Bath

    Linger over British charcuterie, cheese and tapas, with good wines from around the world (they stock over 250) at this cool new wine shop with tasting rooms

    • Top 10 Mother’s Day lunches

      From a Michelin star restaurant in the city to a laid back pub and cafe in the sticks; with jazz, with free fizz, free gifts – or just you and your mum

    • 8 festive feasts in Somerset

      Eat, drink and be very merry (and not just because there's no cooking or washing up)

      • The Ivy Bath Brasserie

        Super relaxed all-day dining with a large helping of Art Deco glamour in the middle of Bath – you may want to stay all day

      • 2019’s Michelin stars

        It's the accolade that all chefs want – so who's reached for the stars in Somerset and surrounding counties this year?

        • The Red Lion Inn, Babcary

          The village of Babcary's only got a church and a pub. Can't vouch for the church but oh, what a pub: great atmos and food in the restaurant and some rather swanky rooms...

        • The Seaside Boarding House

          Jurassic coast cliff top restaurant and rooms, with an Alistair Little menu and views across shimmering Lyme Bay

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