Welcome to Oak house, the home of contemporary style Accommodation in Bruton, Somerset and Taste Catering, our event catering division.
Bringing contemporary accommodation to Bruton has been a dream of ours for many years and after ten months with the builders in residence, we have finally brought this dream to reality.
We now have 6 amazing bedrooms, all with large ensuite walk-in showers, flat screen tv with dvd players, hospitality tray, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and complimentary wifi.
The Oak suite has two double bedrooms with a large open plan sitting room and kitchen and is perfect if you would like more space to relax.
Our Somerset breakfast features all locally sourced and produced products from a variety of artisan producers. Our ethos of both Oak house and Taste catering is to use locally sourced produce, fair-trade where possible and run our business on eco-friendly lines.
We hope that you enjoy your Stay with us.
Denise, Martin and Charlottelucy Bottrill
About the Owners
Both Martin and Denise Bottrill have extensive experience both in the Hotel and hospitality industry.
Denise worked for Intercontinental hotels at Hyde Park Corner for several years both as group and events coordinator and later as reservations manager for this magnificent five star hotel. She later joined Ladbroke Hotels which then became part of the Hilton group and worked in Sales and Marketing for the group.
Martin started his career with Devere Hotels and enjoyed working at both their flagship hotel in Coventry and later at The Mirabelle restaurant in Mayfair. Martin moved north to Glen Eagles in Scotland before returning to London to work at The Reform Club in Pall Mall.
Martin and Denise moved to Bruton in 1986 and opened their first business Truffles Restaurant. This was consistently rated and featured in both the Good Food Guide and the Michelin guide for 18 years before selling it in April 2005. They then took a gap year and travelled around the world looking for inspiration for a new food orientated business. Taste (southwest) Ltd their event catering company was founded in April 2006 and has been successfully catering for Weddings, Balls, corporate events, anniversary and birthday dinners as well as supplying local businesses in Somerset with their hand-made and locally sourced Somerset food.