The Lemon Tree is your escape to the ambiance of the willows and wetlands. Your spirit will be lifted.
Whatever time of day you visit us you are assured of a warm welcome! Regionally sourced coffee goes into our Espresso – the basis of all great coffees. Jeff is busy baking every morning to ensure that there is an array of cakes, scones and traybakes. Our Menu offers seasonal light lunches with a great choice of cheeses, fish and locally cured ham and bacon. Specialty local tea Co Birchall supply us with a range of tempting infusions for your afternoon enjoyment. We look forward to welcoming you!
The Willow and Wetlands Visitor Centre is the home of the Coate family and Coates English Willow, which has been grown on the Somerset levels since 1819 so will this year be celebrating their 200th Anniversary for which there are exciting plans afoot. Processing of the Somerset Withies, and then manufacturing a wide range of genuine basket ware is a fascinating and interesting business; why not join one of the twice daily tours of the basket works? The world-renowned Coates Artist charcoal is also produced on site and exported worldwide. Come and see all that the Visitor Centre has to offer including riverside walks, well-stocked basket shop, Courtyard shopping, including /Withies Deli, bespoke Pallker Art Glass, Hatty’s Attic and Edwina’s Flowers.
If you have sat nav, TA3 6HY should locate us without too much difficulty; if you are walking or cycling follow the brown signs from the A358 and A361 to North Curry and onwards in an easterly direction to Meare Green, Stoke st Gregory. From Langport, follow the signs to Burrowbridge, and then turn left at Stathe for Stoke st Gregory.
"Whether you are looking for somewhere different for lunch with a friend, or somewhere to bring a small party of visitors, you are assured a very warm welcome at The Lemon Tree. Larger parties can be catered for in the Conference Room where we have held gatherings for up to 100 people. Contacting us is easy, by Email with an online enquiry or by telephoning Jeff during opening hours. We can tailor a menu to suit you and your requirements, vegetarians and gluten intolerant customers are also catered for………Please just ask and we will do our best to meet your expectations.
Telephone: 01823 490929
Jeff Mobile : 07808 790975