Nigel Dibb

Hotel General Manager

Nigel has over 25 years of hospitality management and experience gained from working with International and privately run hotels throughout the UK. He has achieved many accolades and awards through his career and decided it was time to do it for himself 

As a family we are really excited and delighted to have taken over the Loftsome Bridge Coaching Inn . After holding our wedding reception in the main restaurant over 21 years ago and visiting every year for our wedding anniversary and Sunday lunches . 

We decided to buy the property as a partnership with my wife Lynda and Ivan my brother in law.

The hotel has been renamed as Loftsome Bridge Hotel.  We look to continue to build on the truly exceptional reputation built up for many years by the previous owners , around the outstanding food and service delivered by dedicated and hardworking team , who are really excited by the future plans for the property, which includes improvements to the overall property . 

We look forward to welcoming all of our loyal and valued customers to Loftsome Bridge.


The Kitchen Team

We’re proud to have a kitchen team at Loftsome Bridge who have worked together over numerous years creating some truly outstanding home made dishes. Some of our favourite dishes include the grilled French goats cheese with cashew nuts and a raspberry vinaigrette to the sautéed fillet of pork tenderloin finished with a creamy honey mustard sauce. Finish your meal with our popular brandy snap basket served with fresh fruit and cream.

Over the years the team have built up a fantastic reputation for the quality of the food this has been recognised throughout the years with numerous customer reviews. Many of our local and valued customers have celebrated and hosted family events at Loftsome Bridge.

All our produce is locally sourced from suppliers who have worked with the hotel for over 20 years, providing us with the best products & quality ingredients.


Our Service Standards

As well as providing exceptional food quality in our restaurant, Loftsome Bridge has maintained it’s reputation for delivering quality service. At the hotel we pride ourselves on going above and beyond and our culture and ethos is very much around going the extra mile for all of our valued guests.

Customers and guests who frequent the hotel and restaurant are always made to feel at home, personally recognised and given a warm welcome by the team. A number of our existing and new customers have commented on the high level of service, which includes recognition for birthdays and celebrations.

The quality of cleanliness throughout the whole hotel is always of a high standard which is credit to the fantastic housekeeping team who have worked together for over 15 years.

We pride ourselves at Loftsome Bridge on team work, we have a strong team who have worked together for years, some key members have worked here for over 20 years and love working at the hotel.