Last week for a Friday treat I decided to pay a visit to another of my favourite Forres spots, The Peppermill.
I was on Forres High Street when I decided to nip in for a spot of light lunch. I was seated straight away by the window, which gave me a great view of all the goings on of the High Street.
There were lots of excellent choices on the lunch menu – from soup to battered Buckie haddock. I opted for the Cajun chicken and mayonnaise baguette with a side of lovely home-made chips.
Speedy Service And Perfectly Cooked
The service was speedy and before I knew it I had a beautifully delicious baguette in front of me. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the baguette was much bigger than I expected. The chicken was perfectly cooked, the sauce was deliciously creamy, and the bread was just the right balance between soft in the middle and crisp on the outside.
Although I love my coffee, Friday was a nice warm day and I fancied something refreshing to drink. I asked for an orange Fanta, however this is something they don’t serve at the Peppermill. The lovely waitress offered to make me up some orange juice with lemonade which I gladly accepted. Her kindness and helpfulness made the whole experience that bit better.
Peppermill Cakes, Scones & Tiffins
In a very out of character move I didn’t have any cake to finish off my lunch, but the restaurant does offer delightful home bakes such as caramel slices, scones and tiffin.
The café and restaurant has a great cosy feel and the amount of people coming in and even ordering food to go showed just how popular it is. I would recommend reserving a table at The Peppermill when you decide to pay it a visit as it does get very busy.
Generous Portions, Great Value
The scrumptious generous portions of food also come at great value for money. It cost me just around £8 for my huge baguette, large portion of hand cut chips, salad and large drink.
For more information on The Peppermill, check out their Facebook Page where they post pictures of their delicious food and baked goods.
The Peppermill can be found on Forres High Street, a short 15 minute drive from Carden Cottages.
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