Restaurant open from the 15th of Feb!

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Our restaurant is open from 15th of February, following it’s refurbishment.

We are currently putting the finishing touches to our extension, but will be serving food in the existing restaurant every day from 8:30am to 5pm.

Any queries or to book a table, please call us on 01278 794 537

Our restaurant is currently closed due to refurbishment and expansion. Please check back or follow us on social media to get an update for when we reopen!

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Our Wassailing for 2020 will be on Saturday 18th of January

Tickets are now available!

Apple: recipes from the orchard by James Rich

Published by Hardie Grant. Available here:

It is a very big month for us here at the farm, Rich’s Cider family member James Rich is launching his debut cook book, appropriately called: Apple: recipes from the orchard.

Apple is full of almost 100 recipes featuring all things apple, from Rich’s cider and apple juice, to cider vinegar and Somerset Cider Brandy too. Inspiration for the book came to James when he worked at our Cider Press restaurant when he was a teenager. Apple combines some old favourite recipes with a host of brand-new ideas.

And the book has even been given the seal of approval by chef Jamie Oliver, who said it was “a beautiful collection of recipes from a real expert – James really knows his stuff.”

Apple is a celebration of the fruit in all its forms. You’ll find Light Bites, whether that’s a nutritious breakfast of Nutty Apple Granola, or tangy Goat’s Cheese, Apple and Honey Tarts for an easy picnic lunch; Feasts soaked in cider, from a wholesome Chicken, Cider and Cheddar Crumble for supper to Braised Pork Knuckles In Cider cooked slow and steady for an added depth and enhanced flavour; Sides and Sauces where sharp and tangy flavours transform flavour combinations; Sweet Things to treat yourself with, whether it’s an Autumn Fruit Pavlova with Apple and Vanilla Cream or a refreshing Cider Sorbet on a hot day. Drinks are also not forgotten, from the summery Orchard Cocktail to the warming Cider Brandy Hot Toddy and Mulled Apple Juice with Rhubarb and Ginger.

Richs Cider had the pleasure of hosting a Somerset legend’s 80th Birthday Party this week…

We were joined by Tommy’s family, friends and band mates from the Wurzels to celebrate his birthday with music, food and plenty of cider…

Happy Birthday Tommy!

Thanks to everyone who attended our Wassail we managed to raise a fantastic £3,000 for St Margaret’s Hospice!

Thank you to St Margaret’s for letting us present you with the cheque and giving us a tour of your facilities. The support that the Hospice provides patients and their families is absolutely amazing.

We look forward to raising more funds for you in the future!

Thank you to everyone who attended our Wassail in January! We had a fantastic night with lots of singing, dancing and cider…

Thank you to the volunteers from Vagabonds Carnival Club and St Margaret’s Hospice for your help on the night

We would love to see your photos of the night so if you have any you would like us to add to our website please send them to

We’ve already arranged for the Skimmity Hitchers to return for next year’s Wassail on Saturday 18th 2020… So keep that date free!

Our Legbender Cider will be included as one of the five ciders in Weatherspoons’ national ale & cider festival.

The festival runs from Wednesday 10 October until Sunday 21 October, so be sure to get down and check it out!

For more information, click here.

Rich’s Cider will be at the annual Cider & Cheese Fayre at the Ring O Bells in Compton Martin!

Come and visit us in the cider tent on Sunday 6th May 2018

For more details about the event please visit

Rich’s Cider will be back at the Royal Bath & West Show this year from 30th May to 2nd June.

You’ll be able to find us in the Food & Drink Area, stand number 501. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information please visit

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