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and support local businesses too...
...to be added at the time of booking or via your Guest Log In ahead of your stay.
Sourdough Bread on arrival
The most brilliant baker has arrived in Stevenage Market! @_leavened_ is a micro bakery offering gut friendly sourdough bread & other amazing baked goods. All created by hand and baked on the spot. The bread is delicious!
You can order per half loaf for just £3.
The gorgeous Iza kindly donated lots of free bread when we were hosting those fleeing Domestic Abuse during Lockdown 3. So, we wanted to support her incredible business in return.
They are located in Stevenage Indoor Market. Open Wednesday - Saturday.
Popcorn Partaay with Will&Mac
Enjoy your unlimited Netflix or catch up marathons with a gourmet pop-your-own popcorn kit, complete with everything you need to make fresh gourmet popcorn during your stay
- 180 grams of popping kernels (enough for 3 massive bowls)
- a dedicated pan will be provided in the retreat
- easy to follow instructions
- your choice of flavourings (caramel crisp x 3 / chill & lemon x 3 / sugar & spice x 3 / variety pack - 1 of each flavour)
(suitable for vegetarians, gluten-free, made with 100% natural ingredients)
Add this to your booking via Guest Log In
We've teamed up with our local Brewer to offer naturally brewed beer, where the customer comes first. Quality and service is and will always be our number 1 priority.
You can now order cask ale awaiting you on arrival, giving you the luxury of an untainted cask fresh pint in the comfort of your retreat. They also offer a selection of cider from Cam Valley Orchard – just a few miles down the road!
Head to their website to find out more.
Hopyard Lane - Floral Designs
Clare from Hopyard Lane is a local wedding and events florist based in Bedfordshire who specialises in bespoke floral designs in a luxe and garden-like feel.
A small and independent business, Clare strives for great personal service and her attention to detail ensures you have a unique experience. Sustainability is very important to Clare and she loves to support local growers when British flowers are in season. The quality of the flowers Clare uses speak for themselves.
Do drop us a message to chat about your event.
The Blind Badger Cocktail Company
We have teamed up with The Blind Badger Cocktail Company to help you to become your own mixologists with their complete cocktail kits!
Premium spirits, quality mixers and tasty, fresh ingredients, presented in a beautiful box. Stir, muddle & shake as you learn insider tips & tricks to make knockout drinks. Each recipe comes with a keepsake card so you can deliver flawless cocktails every time.
When ordering in advance of your stay, please use the ‘Add A Note’ option at checkout to confirm the date of your stay & your retreat to ensure that your box is waiting for you on arrival.
Brigadeiros are Brazil's favourite chocolate treat, handmade fresh using the finest chocolate and hand-rolled in a selection of nuts and various other delights. Each sumptuous bite is a hit of intense chocolate with a soft, smooth texture. They are Brazil's best-kept secret and unlike anything you have ever had before.
CHOCOLINHO Brigadeiros are individually handcrafted-to-order in Hertford by Raquel, who fondly remembers making them with her aunts and Grandmother for every special occasion. She is delighted to now be able to share the chocolate delights from her home country of Brazil with her new home in the UK.
The Cheeseplate Buntingford
The award winning team at The Cheeseplate will select, cut and wrap the perfect cheese board for you.
Original Cheese Box - four cheeses with a pack of biscuits
Cheese and Charcuterie Box - four cheeses; a selection pack of continental charcuterie & a pack of biscuits
Gourmet Cheese Box - four cheeses paired with gourmet mini jellies
You will also be provided with a menu and tasting notes.
Fish at Home
Fish at Home are our local suppliers of fresh seafood that can be delivered to your door. The seafood platters & oysters have always been popular with our guests but feel free to browse their website to see if there is anything else that takes your fancy.
Please order via the link below as far in advance as possible to avoid disappointment. Last minute requests will be accommodated when possible.
Deliveries are available from Friday to Wednesday in the am, or Thursday pm. Please include a preferred date & a note of which retreat you are staying in.
Prices from £25.
Graze Brunch Boxes
Signature Artisan - £40:
Five types of cheeses, four types of meats (which are sourced from a family deli), crackers (GF available), Tiptree onion chutney, falafels or pakoras, a mixture of nuts, olives, cornichons & a homemade Mediterranean mix, plus seasonal fruit & beautiful figs!
Brunch Artisan - £40:
Bagels (filled with either smoked salmon & cream cheese or crispy smoky bacon & homemade avocado smash), croissants (filled with either French ham & cheese or Nutella and strawberries), sweet waffles complete with dipping sauces, pancakes, granola pots with a choice of either lemon, raspberry or plain yoghurt, loaded brownie & seasonal fruit.
(veggie & vegan alternatives available - including the cheese)
Introducing SheSpot...the ultimate sexual wellness box for women. Founders Holly and Kalila started SheSpot to break down residual taboos around women's health and sexuality. Each of their carefully curated boxes contain a premium selection of self love treats for a fraction of their usual price.
This Summer they've teamed up with Zoella to bring you a hand-picked bundle worth £160 - including mood setting treats from their favourite female founded brands.
Grab a box today and enter the code BETHNALBEC at checkout for £5 off! Why not order the box to be waiting for you when you arrive for your stay?
Big Up Balloons
Abbie is a local party decorator/stylist from Buntingford who is very passionate about colour.
She loves to create anything from big personalised floating balloons with tails to wall climbing organic balloon garlands.
Abbie can also offer Insta worthy backdrops and props for your parties.
Toast-D - S'Mores & Dip Kits
Born from a memory of happy times around campfires with loved ones, Toast-D are perfect for a sweet treat - let's toast together!
Proudly 100% plastic free, using only sustainable chocolate with an eco friendly odourless and smokeless gel burner.
The Orginal S'Mores Kit: marshmallows, Belgian chocolate, sweet crispy biscuits, bamboo skewers, marshmallow toaster & instructions.
The Original Toast N Dip Kit: marshmallows, Belgian chocolate, 100s & 1000s sprinkles, bamboo skewers, marshmallow toaster & instructions.
Mix Cake | Sweet Treats
MixCake is a small, independent Hitchin based business making celebration cakes, cupcakes, hand-decorated biscuits, brownies & other yummy stuff. Why not treat yourself during your stay!
Cakes start from £50
Cupcakes start from £15
Other items priced to order
Take a look HERE for more information & get in touch with Louisa to order!
Wellyboot Kitchen is a small independent business run by Frankie, located right here in the village of Cottered. Providing novelty cakes and cupcakes for both humans and dogs with bespoke designs for any occasion (& options available for all dietary requirements).
As passionate about dogs as we are about cake, we donate 10% of all our profits to The Large Breed Dog Rescue.
Get in touch for more information and a quote, and we can ensure your cakes are ready and awaiting your arrival.
Brownies, cupcakes & Incredible Cakes
The other most brilliant baker has arrived in Stevenage!
The Mad Batter is a female owned bakery of the most incredible baked goods...
Sarah Maylin is an independent florist in Hitchin.
Sarah creates expertly curated, hand-tied bouquets and creative floral displays. She can work to your budget and brief, and will ensure your flowers are here for your arrival.
Nylo Pantry - Sweet Treats
Bringing a taste of NYC through sweet treats, including...
Small Treat Boxes - £18
6 Baked Donuts ~ 4 Cakecicles ~ 8 Cake Pops ~ 6 Large Cookies ~ 1 Slab of Brownie/6 Mixed Brownies
Create Your Own Hamper - from £45, including...
Brownies ~ Cake Pops ~ Cookies ~ Cinnamon Rolls ~ Chocolate Covered Pretzels ~ Granola ~ Sweet & Savoury Scones ~ Loaf Cakes ~ Muffins
Bespoke Celebration Cakes - P.O.A
6" to 10", double trier, cupcakes, cheesecakes, American Style Pies
In House Tasting Kits
Expert tastings in the comfort of your own home. We are so happy to be able to offer these amazing tasting kits from In House Tasting, a local business born out of lockdown in 2020.
- Gin Tasting: Copper in the Clouds
- Plantation Rum Tasting
In House Tasting Kits - Rioja Wine
Taste exceptional Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva Riojas from Bodegas Beronia, in a virtual tasting experience hosted by Martin Skelton, Managing Director of González Byass UK, featuring Matías Calleja, Beronia’s head winemaker.
The tasting also features the world-famous Beronia Txoko Club, and includes food pairing suggestions.
Featuring 3 x 750ml bottles presented in a beautiful wooden gift box £60
Dark Imp Board Games
Holidays are the perfect time to play board games... there is more time together, less stress and fewer distractions. We've teamed up with The Dark Imp who provide original games for families and friends.
Dark Imp games are perfect for multi-generational play and come in all sorts of interesting formats.
Head to The Dark Imp to order & it will be waiting for you when you arrive.
Use the code 'bethnalandbec' for 25% off & free shipping.
Box 42 - The Full Date Night Experience
Date nights with a difference! Box 42 have designed & created a fantastic range of boxes containing everything you need for your date including unique interactive activities from pottery, to playing poker or making hot sauce.
Options include; Undercover Agents, Joys of Japan, Tuscan Pottery & Zen Revival
Order via Box42 including a note of your check in date & which retreat you are staying in & your Perfect Date Night will be waiting for you on arrival.
Head to Box 42 to order using the code bethnalbec10 for 10% off!