Panic, a winner and Sunday BBQ’s

How many people does it take to light a BBQ? Panic reigned briefly when Tally volunteers manned the Sunday BBQ recently as it wouldn’t light – until it was discovered the gas had run out! (Pictured right to left: Kate Rudman, Andrew Mogford, Kendal Tredinnick and James Dunn). Announced that evening was the worthy winner … Continue reading Panic, a winner and Sunday BBQ’s

Praise for Beer Fest Ales

All agreed that the Beer and Cider Festival in mid June was a great success despite the grey weather. Lots of visitors came along to enjoy a wide variety of local ales and ciders – the beer buffs from CAMRA gave a definite thumbs up to the selection of 16 beers and the 6 local … Continue reading Praise for Beer Fest Ales

Tally Rocks despite the Snow

The recent snow brought Littlehempston and the Tally to a halt, but not for long. The pub was cut off all Thursday and manager, Ian, reported seeing nobody for 24 hours – rather relaxing, he confessed. But his peace was soon disturbed, when committee member Anna Ash put out the call: “Let’s keep the pub … Continue reading Tally Rocks despite the Snow

Welcome to Paul, our new chef

We have a new chef! Paul Howard hails from Prescot near Liverpool and has worked as a chef for over 30 years. He started his career in an Italian restaurant up north where he worked for many years before moving to chef at a 3 star hotel in Jersey, where he met and married the … Continue reading Welcome to Paul, our new chef

CAMRA likes the Tally’s food too

There’s a very favourable review in this quarter’s BEER magazine from CAMRA. In an article on community pubs, food writer Susan Nowak praised the selection of ales and range of food. She pointed out that as Littlehempston was so small, the Tally needed to be a “destination pub” drawing in customers from a wide area. … Continue reading CAMRA likes the Tally’s food too

Dartmoor Real Ale Trail

The Tally has been selected by Dartmoor Accommodation for inclusion in their newly launched Dartmoor Real Ale Trail featuring over 35 pubs on and around the moor. Brains behind the trail, Lisa Jenkins, said “We know from people using our website that there is a thirst for information about good beer pubs in the area. Often … Continue reading Dartmoor Real Ale Trail