Our Chef

Meet Ian

When I first came to Soar Mill I swiftly understood what was wanted — good food, family atmosphere and that magic ingredient that raises the bar. Now we’ve a two AA rosette restaurant. It’s driven by menus that are modern and individual but also contain lovely touches of that Soar Mill family magic. And I source locally for richness in flavour for everything from refreshing salads to rib-eye steaks and a fantastic array of seafood.

“ Good local ingredients are the foundation of a great dish. That’s what I’m all about. I love being able to pick fresh herbs outside the door. I simply love what I create, is there any other way a real cook should be?”

Find Norma Makepeace’s famous Pavlova recipe here, enjoyed by a certain Audrey Hepburn who declared it “simply delightful”.

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