On your doorstep: The Pantry

It surprises me that more young people, particularly young mums, do not gather at The Pantry in the Paddocks. In this day and age of ‘Café Culture’, here is a full barista-style coffee bar at a fraction of high street prices, and it really is right on our doorsteps. This is a beautifully appointed and fully equipped restaurant. It might be inside the extra care home that is The Paddocks, but it is open for everyone.

The two ladies who run the restaurant are experienced caterers who produce mouth-watering food plus a good selection of wines and artisan beers. Supper clubs are a regular feature at The Pantry, with canapes and drinks on arrival, a warm and welcoming atmosphere plus a four course meal using recipes from around the world. The Pantry is also the home to specially arranged parties; we recently enjoyed a birthday buffet lunch where we were served with an exceptional array of hot and cold dishes.

Come on people, give it a go!

Heather Blackman

June – July 2018