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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 £2.50. 


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 

Fresh Seafood & Fish incl platters

We sustainably source all of our seafood straight from the sea, quality checking every piece so that you can rest assured that you are only eating the highest grade fresh fish & seafood. 

Delightfully fresh food matters to us, which is why we hold good relationships with a number of local markets and coastal fishermen to provide a true array of fresh fish products across the Country. Supporting local business efforts also allows us to do our best to uphold core community values, whilst ensuring the delivery of authentic foods farmed from traditional knowledge and practices. 

Proud members of The National Federation of Fishmongers.

To order: padge@billingsgatebites.co.uk or call 07770 442 558

Click here to head to the website

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...

For anything you'd like to pre-order and have waiting for you on arrival, head to their Instagram account here or their website: themadbatter.co.uk

To order contact  stacey.madbatter@gmail.com or by phone 07375 022 289

Buntingford Brewery

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!

Click here to find out how to pre-order

Head to their website to find out more.

The Cheeseplate Buntingford - £35

The award winning team at The Cheeseplate will select, cut and wrap the perfect cheese board for you.

Options include:

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. 


IMPORTANT: When ordering, please note Bethnal&Bec as the delivery address which will ensure your box is waiting for you when you arrive.

Graze Brunch Boxes - £40

Signature Artisan:

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:

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)

S'more Please Box - £20

Beautifully designed kits create S'mores for 2!

All packs include Burner; sticks; S'more biscuits; chocolate & marshmallows

S'more set: sweets

Date Night: Love Hearts; sweets; premium chocolate

Movie night: Popcorn; popcorn box and premium chocolate

Made by a small local business.

Contact us to add to your booking.

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.


They have Big Box Games, Travel Games, Coaster Games, Placemat Games, Notepad Games and even Cracker Games! With a new game, you'll always have plenty to do together, even if the weather isn't kind.

Just go to The Dark Imp to order & it will be waiting for you when you arrive.

Use the code 'bethnalandbec' for 25% off & free shipping.


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.

Please contact Sarah directly by email or call 07780 858288


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.

Please contact Abbie directly by email or call 07791 089 459

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.


Choose from...

- Gin Tasting: Copper in the Clouds

- Sherry Tasting

- Plantation Rum Tasting
£35 each


You can add these kits via your Guest Log In or by contacting us.


In House Tasting Kits - Craft Beer

Enjoy a virtual tasting with Paul and Chris from Wylde Sky Brewery in Linton, Cambridgeshire, who produce carefully considered, thoughtfully crafted beer, made with quality seasonal ingredients. These delicious, balanced and highly drinkable brews offer something for casual drinkers and seasoned aficionados alike.

Our tasting pack includes six full-sized cans of craft beer along with the perfect snacks, and can be shared between two people, or enjoyed alone - £30.


You can add these kits via your Guest Log In or by contacting us.


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.


You can add these kits via your Guest Log In or by contacting us.