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Food and Drink shops in Somerset

Somerset has some amazing, historic pubs as well as traditional inns. Its country pubs are brimming with history and individuality. Local beers and ales are at the forefront, complimented by food provided by local suppliers and of course delicious menus. Take a stroll into any town or village and you’re guaranteed to have a range of pubs to choose from, offering atmospheres from the traditional to the modern. Perfect for enjoying a cosy pint beside a roaring fire, or refuelling with a hearty lunch after a rural ramble. Cheers.

Listed in alphabetical order

Pubs and Inns in Somerset, England​​

The Boat And Anchor​

Meads Crossing, Huntworth, Bridgwater, TA7 0AQ

This traditional English country inn is located in Somerset and rests on the tranquil banks of the Bridgwater to Taunton canal. Guests can enjoy traditional pub fare in a home from home atmosphere. The menu features a variety of classic dishes and homemade specials. There are 19 comfortable en-suite rooms, some with views of the surrounding countryside and canal.

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The Boathouse​

Newbridge Rd, Bath, BA1 3NB

Situated on the banks of the river Avon with views of picturesque countryside, the Boathouse is a perfect example of the traditional English country pub we all know and love. With a beautiful garden that runs along the riverside and roaring log fires, it’s cosy in the winter and glorious in the summer. Enjoy stunning views over the river and beautiful boutique bedrooms.

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The Bower Inn​

Bower Ln, East Bower, Bridgwater, TA6 4TY

The Bower Inn is a very attractive 18th century building set in a picturesque cottage garden on the edge of the Somerset Levels with easy access to the M5 Motorway Juction 23, offering a quality Country Pub, Hotel and Restaurant. Their theme is warmth and a sense of welcome; throw off your shoes, put your feet up and relax! Dog-friendly, child-friendly and wheelchair-accessible.

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Brunello Lounge​

4-5 Beach Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1AS

Brunello Lounge is in a great spot in Weston, just across Marine Parade from the pier. They're a welcoming sight on the sea front, with loads of lovely outdoor seating and really big windows that open right out, perfect to take in the incredible view. They serve a great range of food and drinks (including full kids, gluten free and vegan menus) in a warm, relaxed environment.

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Fox And Goose​

Bridgwater Rd, Barrow Gurney, BS48 3SL

The Fox & Goose in Barrow Gurney is a pretty country pub and hotel near Bristol Airport. Be charmed by the Georgian-style windows, hanging baskets, and a Victorian-inspired lantern at the front door. In the garden, you’ll find a stylish covered decking area with amazing panoramic views of Bristol and Barrow Reservoir. Head on down for satisfying food, drinks and a heartfelt welcome.

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The George at Donyatt​

Donyatt, Ilminster, TA19 0RW

A Traditional Country Pub with Rooms, The George at Donyatt is situated just outside Ilminster and a short drive from Chard in Somerset. It is conveniently located just off the M5 and within easy reach of Taunton. The George offers a warm welcome, real ales and locally sourced produce in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere.

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The Griffin Inn

Monmouth St, Bath, BA1 2AP

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and visit The Griffin Inn. Located only a few minutes from Bath’s city centre, you will find their welcoming inn with rooms – perfect for a city break! This 300-year old inn has a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and is oozing with charm. From the outdoor award-winning floral displays to cosy cushioned corners inside, it is the ideal place to be day or night.

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The Haymaker Inn

Wadeford, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3AP

A free house specialising in homemade “pub” food, and plenty of it! They serve traditional food and all of their desserts are homemade. While staying at the Haymaker you can enjoy the traditional charm of Somerset life. Savour a pint of Otter ale with your meal or take a stroll around the countryside or the beautiful Blackdown Hills in Somerset.

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Masons Arms

41 Lower Odcombe, Odcombe, Yeovil, BA22 8TX

A picturesque thatched village pub serving great food and brewing special beer! There are 6 luxury en suite guest rooms and a camping & caravanning campsite. The pub has established itself as the heart of the village with NYE parties, Village Fetes and Dog Shows all proving to be a great success. Breakfast, tea and coffee for non residents served each day from 9am until 11.00am.

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The Oakhill Inn

Oakhill Inn, Fosse Road, Oakhill, BA3 5HU

This spacious but cosy Inn offers 5, AA 4 star en-suite rooms and the best award winning food and drink that Somerset and the south west have to offer. The pub is contemporary inside with real fires and real ale to be enjoyed. If the weather is fine the court yard garden has a stunning view over the village church. The pub has its own car park that is situated 20 yards away.

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The Old Colonial

30 Knightstone Road, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 2AW

The Old Colonial in Weston-Super-Mare is a grand seafront pub with fabulous ocean views and a friendly atmosphere. They have nine modern ensuite rooms for overnight guests. All rooms have free WiFi and flatscreen televisions. Serving food each day, from lunchtime ‘til late. Take a stroll along the famous promenade and then pop in for a pint of real ale.

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The Old Pound Inn

High Street, Aller, Langport, Somerset, TA10 0RA

A traditional, friendly village Inn with a reputation for fine food, real ales & genuine hospitality. A selection beers are pulled from the sprung stillage in the cellar of this 16th-century pub. Excellent food served in the bar, snug or restaurant, including a weekly Sunday carvery & there are seven bedrooms if you require accommodation.

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The Old Ship Aground

Quay Street, Minehead, TA24 5UL

A fantastic Edwardian pub and hotel with 12 ensuite letting rooms on the harbour in Minehead. The food is very much ‘River Cottage’ in style, taking inspiration from their own farming experiences. From baked soda breads, home smoked fish and farm raised meats you can rest assured of the very best of quality. Take a seat in front of the picturesque harbour and watch the world go by.

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The Queens Head Inn

Holloway Street, Minehead, TA24 5NR

The Queens Head Inn, is a traditional style country pub which is a favourite of Minehead locals. Located just off The Avenue in Minehead’s town centre, they offer a warm, welcoming atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff who are always happy to help. Why not relax and enjoy a game of pool or darts and still enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the main bar.

The Rock Inn

Waterrow, Nr Taunton, TA4 2AX

The Rock Inn is a 450 year old Gastro pub in an area of outstanding natural beauty, that combines laid back country chic with succulent dining experiences. Awarded 4 Stars for their eight guest rooms, recently redecorated in a cosy yet chic style. The Good Pub Guide 2020 has also, for the fifth year running awarded The Rock Inn a Star for Outstanding Food.

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The Royal Oak Inn

The Royal Oak, Withypool, Somerset, TA24 7QP

For over 300 years, The Royal Oak Inn has been renowned for comfortable rooms and delicious food on Exmoor. Why not treat yourself and your family to a superb lunch or evening meal or perhaps extend your stay in one of their 4* bedrooms in the heart of Exmoor with access directly onto the Moor. The sparkling rivers & fertile valleys all add to the character of Exmoor.

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The Thatched Cottage Inn

63-67 Charlton Rd, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QF

From the moment you walk in to the Thatched Cottage you are welcomed with a friendly smile, where you will be greeted within the elegant open plan bar with oak beams, open fireplace, oak panelling and relaxing sofas and chairs. A place to sit, socialise and relax with a pint of real ale or glass of wine. All rooms are of a high standard and en-suite.

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The Wellington

Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 8UR

The Wellington is a much-loved pub, providing a warm welcome, delicious food and great service. Light and airy, the dining area is spacious with modern and quirky decor. There is also a long bar serving a fantastic selection of real ales and craft beer. Their comfy accommodation provides the perfect, convenient spot for a city break in Bristol.

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The White Horse

Regent St, Bradford-on-tone, Taunton, TA4 1HF

A Beautiful 16th century village Inn, in the heart of Bradford- on-Tone, The White Horse is a free-house which offers the true “Country Pub Experience” - There is a spacious restaurant area with a separate area for large groups along with an atmospheric bar area where you can even bring the dog! There is also a large function room with a skittle alley which can cater for every occasion.

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The Who’d A Thought It Inn

Northload Street, Glastonbury, BA6 9JJ

Situated in the heart of the unique and mystical market town of Glastonbury in one of the prettiest areas of Somerset, England. A truly traditional public house that serves Real Ales, and an excellent selection of wines. A perfect choice for a corporate event, a romantic weekend or a business trip, or simply stay and explore the mystical isle of Avalon.

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