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At Well House Manor, we provide a healthy breakfast,
and if you're with us on a training
course we provide lunch too. In the evening you'll find
pubs and French, Chinese and Indian restaurants open most
evenings and a wide range of takeaways too - please feel
free to bring your food back and eat in the dining are -
knives and forks and plates are available. If you're just
looking for a quick snack, the Spar shop / garage is open
from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. just 3 doors away.
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|4582||A near-empty plate of pastries - sign of a breakfast enjoyed|
I'm always delighted when a big group tackles a full breakfast buffet and it's almost all gone when they leave - just a little of most things left.
Of course, the better customer picture is the one which shows a nice full plate of freshly cooked pastries, as they were a few minutes earlier - and indeed ...
|4567||Japanese and Malaysian food in Melksham|
I'm delighted that "The Unicorn" in Melksham has re-opened as a Japanese and Malaysian restaurant and Takeaway, lunchtime and evenings, 7 days a week. Lisa and I tried a Malaysian takeaway last week, and we ate in for lunch yesterday with Dad - Japanese starter illustrated. Very tasty - we'll be ...
|4018||Afternoon Teas and Breakfasts at Well House Manor|
The pictures of our cream teas that are used on the screen saver of our public access computer are mouth-watering. Open formally every afternoon from 2 to 5 along with the museum, but if you pop in early or late we're just as happy to serve you.
And can I tempt you with some pictures of breakfast?
|3304||Scones with or without fruit?|
Should the scones served with a cream tea have fruit such as Sultanas in them, or should they be fruit free and rely on the flavour of the clotted cream and the sweetness of the strawberry jam? We're opening from Sunday, 29th May from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Strawberry Cream Teas at Well House Manor in ...
|3977||A variety of continental breakfasts|
What is our breakfast? We don't do a cooked breakfast - we do a continental. But there's continental and there's continental - it can differ widely from one accommodation to another. Here's a comparison:
Our Continental breakfast Regular Continental Short Continental And I have had Porridge Yogurt ...
|3643||Hotel food, Melksham - enjoy the variety of the American way|
I've always been impressed by the variety of food available at some hotels I've stayed in in the USA - from Italian to Japanese, from Mexican to Burgers, and from Pizza to Chicken. And I've rarely had the same variety available to me in Europe - even if a hotel is large and has an excellent restaurant, ...
|3861||Melksham Food Festival - the food fayre - pictures|
Yesterday was the culmination of the Melksham Food Festival 2012, with larger displays in the Market Place, smaller stands in the grounds of Melksham House, and cookery demonstrations in the Assembly Hall. Lots of people there; lots of friends to catch up with, and lots of lovely food. We made some ...
|3719||Strawberry Cream Teas, Well House Manor, Melksham, starting this weekend|
Please drop in any afternoon this summer. Stocks already in and awaiting tomorrow!
48, Spa Road, Melksham, SN12 6QL. Products all local where possible. Scones baked on site. ...
|3708||Strawberry Cream Teas in Melksham - available every day this summer|
On Sunday, 6th May, Well House Manor will again be open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for Strawberry Cream Teas. If the weather's sunny and hot, sit in our garden. Or in any weather sit in the "Whitworth" room, or our lounge or library. And we'll then be open every afternoon throughout the summer - just ...
|3327||Why are chefs miserable?|
I've heard it said that chefs are a miserable bunch. And that it's understandable. After all, the go to a great deal of trouble to create a work of art, and just a few minutes later it's been destroyed. Reflecting on that, though, I'm not sure that I agree.
This week, Rachel's been on holiday and ...
|3308||Behind the scenes - setting up a cafe|
All the pieces of the jigsaw are coming together today and Well House Manor opens for coffees and croissants, and strawberry cream teas, in just over an hour. Everything seems to have come together well - the menu was planned several weeks ago and supplies ordered and everything has been taking shape. ...
|3295||Strawberry Cream Teas, Coffee straight from the Bean and freshly squeezed orange juice - Melksham, every afternoon|
Every day this summer - June to September - Well House Manor on Spa Road, Melksham, will be open for Strawberry Cream Teas - from 11 a.m. right through to 6 p.m. And we're having dress rehearsals over the Bank Holiday weekend - Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May, for the same hours.
On fine ...
|3199||Lunch for Melksham Businesses|
On training courses at Well House Manor we provide lunches ... and when there's an external meeting running with us, we'll cater for that as well. We have a fully inspected "4 star" kitchen and can prepare / cook food - we're allowed to do anything short of running commercial deep fat fryers - but in ...
|3182||What we look for in a lunchtime cafe restaurant in Melksham|
The more often that you use a service, the more often you'll notice little things that aren't perfect. So ... eating out at various cafes and snack bars in Melksham at lunchtime on a regular basis ... I'm bound to notice little things - and there's been the occasional not-so-little thing too - over ...
I have Simon, seated in the back of this picture, to thank for the subject line. We've been doing Linux Basics today - the first day of our four day Deploying LAMP course, and for lunch we took a five minute walk out to "The Tavern". There's a good selection there at lunchtime, service is fairly ...
|2593||Food and drink launch|
The Melksham Food and Drink Festival, 2010, was launched at Well House Manor this morning. The vital stuff:
• Waitrose was announced as the 'lead' sponsor (I hope I have that term right), with Leekes also being a major sponsor of the event ...And other sponsors are sought too; if you have food ...
|2584||Melksham Food and Drink Festival, 2010|
The Melksham Food and Drink Festival, 2010, takes place from 25th June to 4th July at various venues in and around the Melksham area ... and the launch breakfast will be this coming Thursday (21st January) at Well House Manor - we'll be serving our signature healthier option breakfast, including fresh ...
|2239||Cornerstone Cafe, Melksham|
There's a natural concern when a business changes hands. And a deepening concern when virtually all the previous staff disappear. But sometimes, a change is a breath of fresh air and a new bright and different beginning. And so it is with "Kim's Seaside Shack" - or should I say The Cornerstone Cafe ...
|1957||Why are cooks bad tempered?|
I've heard it said that cooks are bad tempered because they spend all of their time creating art in food, just to have it destroyed when it's eaten ...
I served breakfast this morning (hey, the first Monday in *months* I wasn't training, and they say a change is as good ...
|1843||How many cups of coffee?|
It's exactly two years since we opened our doors at Well House Manor for our first residential training course delegate, and moved from being just a training provider to being a provider of overnight accommodation too.
And - goodness me - how much water has flowed under the bridge since then ... or ...
|1359||Little Gems but not Lettuce|
Two little gems that struck me today.
In the Art Café in Melksham, we sat and had our ...
|1332||Melksham Hotel - Five Star Kitchen!|
I'm delighted to be able to report that the catering facilities at our Well House Manor have been awarded five stars by the food hygiene team of the local district council in their "Scores on Doors" campaign. That's top score, and is only achieved by a small proportion of establishments - needless to ...
|1329||Subway Restaurant in Melksham, Wiltshire|
I'm delighted to see that a branch of Subway has opened close to Melksham, and wish the enterprise all the very best. They're on the A350 just north of the Town, and open from 7 a.m. (9 a.m. on Sunday) to 10 p.m. Yes - I am giving them a "plug", even though I'm personally not a Subway fan; Lisa ...
|1226||Melksham Art Cafe|
Melksham Art Cafe opened its doors in the Market Place (attached to the Town Hall) a week or two back, and if providing "coffee shop" style service and a selection of vegetarian lunches (Open 10 to 4:30, Monday to Saturday)
On the week's course just gone, our delegates preferred a light lunch and we ...
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