LOCATION

4 High Street, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset TA4 2JX

There is some parking on the High Street, and two free car parks in North Street and Croft Way, both a couple of minutes walk from the restaurant.

Where to stay locally

The Old Reading Rooms. Wiveliscombe

The ideal place to stay when eating at Duende. The Old Reading Rooms is a Grade II Listed town house that’s been tastefully modernised to provide stylish and spacious accommodation for up to 4 guests. There is one king size bed in the galleried master bedroom, and two single beds in a second bedroom. The accommodation is over three floors with large kitchen / dining area, comfortable lounge, 2 bathrooms - and a courtyard to enjoy an al fresco G&T. Less than 5 minutes walk from Duende, and the local pub, plus interesting independent shops. Great for a short stay close to the Brendon Hills, the Quantocks, Blackdown Hills and Exmoor. Book through secretretreats.co.uk , airbnb or booking.com

Oddwell Cottage, Brompton Ralph, near Wiveliscombe

This Grade II listed character holiday cottage dates back over 300 years. Surrounded by peaceful, unspoilt countryside in at Brompton Ralph, about 4 miles from Wiveliscombe, it nestles in the foothills of the Brendon Hills, on the edge of Exmoor. The large living room has a sit-in inglenook fireplace with original bread oven, a woodburning stove and a host of oak beams. One double, one twin bedroom plus a single bedroom. Further details on cottages.com

Mary & Gabrielle on Abnb

Mary & Gabrielle have a double room with en suite bathroom in their Georgian family home, just around the corner from Duende in Wiveliscombe. Great for a stop over if it's just the two of you. They provide a lovely breakfast with home made conserves and a warm welcome.