Regency Purchasing Group
A buying group established for over 20 years, Regency Purchasing Group is a specialist offering bespoke packages to businesses, with agreements in place with suppliers in the sectors covering food, drink, utilities, catering equipment and insurance. With over £50m of purchasing annually, the buying group offers increased buying power with low prices, quality produce and exceptional service. Members who make Regency Purchasing the buying group for their business can enjoy a first class service from carefully selected suppliers. The buying group will undertake a full free assessment of your procurement activity, including specific requirements, and will report back the findings and recommendations with no obligation to buy, no contracts and no restrictions.
Regency Purchasing’s success has brought them to the attention of global suppliers such as GSK (Glaxo Smith Klein), whose brands include products in the Lucozade range, but Regency Purchasing offer both national and local suppliers, and all members, whatever the size of their business, can take advantage of the latest deals in all fields. The members of the buying group come from many areas, and include tourist attractions, sports clubs and a national hotel group. As an ongoing and expanding company, Regency Purchasing are constantly bringing new deals to the table as well as fighting to keep prices consistently low. Regency Purchasing aims to work closely with all potential, new and existing members to deliver cost savings and exceptional service.
Regency Commercial Insurance Brokers
Independent insurance brokers based in Weston-super-Mare, Regency Commercial Insurance Brokers have been supplying comprehensive insurance products to local businesses for over 30 years. They have built up a reputation for great service, professional knowledge and a friendly team, and are one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the southwest. As independent Insurance Brokers they have access to a number of leading insurers in order to be able to deal individually with their clients, ensuring that each gets the correct policy. They give a complete service with a personal Account Manager for each business, have many long term and returning clients, and offer bespoke cover only after in depth consultation. Premiums are competitive, and as an insurance broker they ensure that a client is not paying for cover that is not required.
Regency is now incorporated into Marsh & Company, a similar, independent, family-orientated business. They offer exclusive insurance schemes for all types of entertainment and leisure businesses including Hotels, Amusement Arcades, Caravan Park, Nightclubs and Theme Parks, but also deal with all types of commercial insurance in many sectors and products. They arrange commercial or business insurance for all their clients and can find the right insurance for any business solution.
Regency Commercial Insurance Brokers are regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and are members of both the British Insurance Broker’s Association (BIBA) and Brokerbility.
The Old Thatched Cottage
An Award Winning Restaurant on the seafront at Weston-super-Mare, The Old Thatched Cottage Restaurant could not be better situated, with views over the bay towards the famous Grand Pier. The Old Thatched Cottage has been a family run licensed restaurant in Weston-super-Mare for over 45 years, set in a grade two listed building. Whether you are looking for special occasion dining, Sunday lunch, entertaining clients or an evening meal, you will find that the staff here are attentive and friendly, and offer a wide selection of English and Mediterranean food, with the specials board frequently changing. The extensive menu specialises in Scottish Steak and fresh fish including Sea Bass, Swordfish, Dover and Lemon Sole. The food is well cooked and of excellent quality, using the finest ingredients with flair and simplicity. The kitchen area is open so you can see the chefs preparing and cooking your meal, cooked to your liking. It is a must for great food lovers, more expensive than most but worth it - homemade cheesecake, specialist sauces and an extensive wine list - all need to be tried to be appreciated!
The restaurant can seat up to 100 guests which makes it a favourite venue for weddings, parties and celebrations, but it is also good for a romantic table for two and smaller groups. The seating area inside has a traditional but luxurious ambience, warm and welcoming, and is spotlessly clean, and there is a paved terrace outside with cover for warm summer days. The Old Thatched Cottage is open all year round for lunch and evening meals, and also has a separate bar. The owner and manager has a wealth of experience, relying heavily on attention to detail and to customers whilst providing good old fashioned service ethics.
Preview Buffet Bar
An all-you-can-eat restaurant in Bristol, located in the retail park next to Cribbs Causeway, and convenient for anyone shopping at the Mall, visiting the cinema or going bowling, this inexpensive restaurant offers all you can eat for a set price. It’s easy - you just pay at the bar as you go in, eat what you want, then leave when you are finished - there is no waiting to be served and you can select what you want from the varied menu, including starters and desserts - mix and match, or try something new - there is something for everyone!
The restaurant is large, open and airy, with tables of all shapes and sizes. It is open from 1130am till late, so is good for children in the daytime, or adults in the evening.
Preview Buffet Bar pre-pay and self serve system ensure that there is no waiting for meals to be delivered to the table, or for the bill to arrive at the end. The food includes soup, salad, burgers, pizza, pasta, grills, wok, traditional food and desserts. The menus and prices vary as to time of day, but include a selection of foods, English, American, Chinese, Indian, all regularly replenished. There are vegetarian options, and a Sunday roast carvery. The desserts are great and there are unlimited soft drinks as well as a bar which serves cocktails in the evening.
Whether you are looking for a quick meal in the middle of the day, or a party occasion in the evening, especially if there are children included, but the Preview Buffet Bar could solve all your problems - there is food to suit everyone.
The Carvery Company
The 350 seater Carvery Company Restaurant and Public Bar is ideally situated amongst cinemas, bowling and shops at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, and it has built up a regular clientele both at lunchtime and in the evening, with a reputation for good carvery food at reasonable prices. It is open throughout the week, but at its busiest on Sundays when many regulars find it best value for a Sunday roast. The Carvery Company offers a choice of three roast joints everyday at lunchtime and in the evenings too, with all of the usual trimmings, all freshly cooked and prepared on the premises. The chef uses local suppliers and fresh ingredients, and serves traditional English roasts, but he also offers a varied menu, including starters, jacket potatoes, salads, and dishes such as fish and chips, homemade beef lasagne, homemade cottage pie and many more. It has a children’s menu which offers a mini carvery, but also includes the usual favourites - fish, chicken, pasta, or sausages. There is also a takeaway option - this restaurant is so much more than just a Carvery.
The Carvery Company has a comfortable atmosphere in a clean modern environment, with good service from welcoming staff, and is available for hire, seating up to 400 guests - if required, the Carvery team can do everything for you, from food to magicians to balloons, and is an ideal venue for corporate events or special occasions.
The Carvery Company is enthusiastic about both its food and its customers - they have built up their reputation on recommendations, and are not part of a national chain, but an independent company. They are open 1130am till late, seven days a week, all year round, and are always busy on a Sunday, but reservations at other times are not necessary. Try one of their lunchtime specials at a very modest price - the yorkshire puddings are delicious - but don’t forget to save room for one of the appetising desserts!
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