Heritage Beetroot

First introduced by the Romans the baby beets that appear in May are one our our favourite spring treats. The days of pickled red beetroot are long gone, the Veg Men grow us a range of gold, white and candy beets that give our late spring menu a hi… Read More

Broad Beans

If there was ever a marker that the growing season is well underway and that a bounty of produce is about to start flowing from the fields then it’s the arrival of the broad bean. Native to North Africa they are one of the oldest beans with a history d… Read More

New Season Onions

The humble onion, not so humble when they’re as good as the Veg Men’s! Sown in early Autumn and overwintered these beautiful fragrant onions hit the restaurant from mid spring. With a beautiful mild flavour Liam and his team love to wor… Read More


A real marker that the growing season is underway and a hefty bounty is not far off. We love seeing the vibrant colours of the radish, from classic reds to the more unusual pinks, greens and golds they are a delight to behold. These crunchy, tangy m… Read More



The Veg Men grow a small range of cucumbers just for us and they are a delight to behold. They focus on old traditional varieties that you just wont find in the shops, Dragon‘s Egg cucumber and Green Apple cucumber are two of our favourites but t… Read More

Edible flowers

Summer sees a wide range of edible flowers coming from the Veg Men, courgette flowers to pea flowers, chrysanthemum flowers to electric daisies, each week through the summer the range grows and give our chefs a chance to work some some of the most… Read More

Heirloom Tomatoes

A rainbow of colours, a menagerie of names and a host of flavours make up the Veg Mens selection of heirloom tomatoes, from June to October our menus are a-wash with them. Growing over 14 traditional varities using the age old method of feedin… Read More


Some are big, some are small, some are round, some are slim. We’d never seen so many wired are wonderful varieties of aubergine until we started working with the Veg Men. Their desire to search out the best heritage seed varieties really… Read More


Veg Men Salad mix

A mixture of field grown and greenhouse raised salad crops make up the Veg Mens amazing autumn salad mix. The buttery, fresh flavours of summer are replaced with a hit of mustard, earthy beet leaves and bitter chicories. Across the season anywhere… Read More

Main crop carrots

With the change in weather so come the arrival of the beautiful, big, crunchy main crop carrots. Coming in a range of colours their flavour is fantastic and get us in the mood for autumnal cooking. Red and purple varieties are said to be the oldest… Read More

Jerusalem Artichokes

Much maligned and misunderstood but something we wouldn’t be without. The Jeruselum artichoke is said to be the first ever cultivated vegetable and with a heritage like this it just has to be part of this list. The Veg Men wait till after the f… Read More

Kohl Rabi

This unusual look vegetable is a favourite of ours and we love to see it on the menu in autumn. Its sweet crunch ‘root’ is actually the stem of the plant and is widely used in Kashmiri cuisine. The Veg Men grow us both purple and green.



The lean winter months see the arrival of some monstrous squash in to our kitchens, one of the Veg Men’s specialities. Grown over the whole summer the fruit are allowed to ripen and mature on the plant, they are then stored away from the frosts… Read More


Winter leeks are sweeter and richer than those harvested in summer or spring, this is why we get the Veg Men to hold back part of their leek harvest till February. In Rome Leeks were said to be a favourite of Emperor Nero who believed tha… Read More


Oxalis tuberosa, a staple in South America that is making a come back in the UK. First introduced in to England in the mid 1800s this winter tuber is something truely special. Planted in May and harvested in December this slow growing cro… Read More

Cavolo Nero

King of the brassicas according to the Natural Veg Men and we couldn't agree more. This unusual cabbage is available throughout Autumn but at its best during the cold winter months. Sometimes called Tuscan Kale its dark green leaves are… Read More

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