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Bents receives Covid-secure recognitions as it opens up alfresco dining

Bents Garden & Home has received recognition of its high standards of customer care, having been presented with two Covid secure accreditations which it hopes will further help visitors to feel safe and welcome at the family owned and run centre.


The accreditations include the Visit Britain We’re Good to Go award and the AA’s Covid Safe recognition and both have been secured in time for the opening up of Bents’ alfresco dining destinations; providing further peace of mind for customers looking to take advantage of the next step in the Government’s Road Map.


Whilst Bents has continued to provide customers with takeaway options throughout the latest lockdown, it can now offer a number of alfresco dining destinations throughout the store, all of which offer a delicious choice of homemade, freshly prepared food. 


In addition to the outdoor seating areas located next to Bents’ Alfresco Huts, Pet Café and Jurassic Cove Adventure Golf Course, it has also extended the area around it’s picturesque lake. Alfresco Lakeside Dining includes an extensive decking area and a covered marquee area, which is open sided in compliance with Government guidelines, and offers shelter from the elements.


Whilst prior booking is required for Alfresco Lakeside Dining, which can be made online at or in store on the day, Bents additional outdoor dining options are all open on a take away or walk-in basis. 


Says Matthew Bent, Managing Director at Bents Garden & Home: “We are so pleased to be able to widen our food offering with these alfresco dining options.  Food is one of our huge passions so it is great to be welcoming guests again and hope they enjoy dining with us over the coming weeks. 


“The two accreditations we have received from Visit Britain and the AA mean a great deal to us.  They are two hugely respected organisations so we hope the awards will help provide even more confidence for our customers as we continue to navigate the Covid roadmap.”

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