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Shop local in Somerset

From Exmoor National park to the banks of the Avon, Somerset is a beautiful county encompassing many picturesque and historic towns such as Bath, Wells, Yeovil, Taunton, and the seaside towns of Weston-Super-Mare, and Minehead. It is famous for its local produce, warm welcome and offers everything from pub grub to fine dining. You can be sure that no matter where you stay in Somerset, you will find a restaurant, café, or brasserie, to suit your budget, and tastes. Bon appétit!

Listed in alphabetical order

Best places to eat in Somerset, England​​

The Barn @ Pod Shavers
East Lydeard Farm, Pound Ln, Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton, TA4 3DW

 

Experience modern and traditional British cuisine, in "Casual Perfection." Enjoy the beautifully designed Barn Restaurant and Mediterranean courtyard to soak up a truly unique dining experience. Perfectly situated in the foothills of the beautiful Quantocks close to Taunton, The Barn is the perfect location for that special occasion.



Website: thebarn-restaurant.co.uk
Tel: 01823 978269
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Berwick Lodge
Berwick Drive, Bristol, BS10 7TD

 

Enjoy a unique, luxury dining experience at Hattusa Restaurant, Berwick Lodge. Offering a selection of dining options including an à la carte menu, 7-course tasting menu, the ever popular afternoon tea and lunch, as well as a more informal brasserie menu, all created and served by an experienced and welcoming team.
 


Website: berwicklodge.co.uk
Tel: 0117 958 1590
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Bistrot Pierre 
Princess Royal Square, Beach Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1AT

 

Whether it’s for a casual catch up over lunch, a special occasion or a relaxed family meal Bistrot Pierre is the perfect place to eat in Weston-super-Mare. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, and breakfast at weekends, they have something for everyone including gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options.



Website: bistrotpierre.co.uk
Tel: 01934 643 972
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Bocabar 
The Red Brick Building Centre, Morland Road, Glastonbury, BA6 9FT

 

Gold Taste of the West winner 2018, Bocabar provides a friendly atmosphere, diverse food and fine cocktails. The rural relaxed vibe is contrasted with the industrial red brick urban interior. It’s a bustling hub all week serving local and seasonal menus including vegan dishes, local butchers’ fine steaks and fresh fish from Brixham. 



Website: glastonbury.bocabar.co.uk
Tel: 01458 440558
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Brazz
Castle Bow, Taunton, TA1 1NF

 

Taunton's most eclectic, chic restaurant and a great place to catch up with friends, bring the family or enjoy a romantic dinner. Whether you’re looking for healthy or hearty, you’ll find it at Brazz, and you can enjoy it with anyone - (Brazz on The Green, pop up dining experience in a luxury marquee will open on Monday 12th April)



Website: brazz.co.uk
Tel: 01823 252000
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Burger Theory
37-38 St Stephen’s Street, Bristol, BS1 1JX

 

Burger Theory, the creative burger people, believe that everyone deserves a good burger. From their colourful two story restaurant with a large outdoor seating area in the vibrant city centre, they serve burgers inspired by world cuisine for everyone from meat eaters to vegans alike with all ingredients sourced free-range and locally. 
 


Website: burgertheory.co.uk
Tel: 01179 297818
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Candlelight Inn 
Bishopswood, Chard, TA20 3RS

 

The Candlelight Inn, a 17th Century pub is set in the picturesque village of Bishopswood in the heart of the Blackdown hills - some of the most beautiful countryside in Somerset. With its original flint walls, wooden floors, intimate lighting and open fires, it has a very cosy and welcoming atmosphere.



Website: candlelight-inn.co.uk
Tel: 01460 234476
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Cotley Inn
Wambrook, Chard, Somerset, TA20 3EN

 

Nestled in the picturesque Somerset countryside, full of charm and character, Cotley Inn offer the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of normal life, feel yourself relax the moment you walk through the door and enjoy their open fires, excellent home cooked food, real ales and hospitality.
 


Website: cotleyinnwambrook.co.uk
Tel: 01460 62348
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Cricket St Thomas Golf Club
A30 Near Chard, Somerset, TA20 4DG

 

Seating up to 100 guests with a ceiling covered in fairy lights and stunning panoramic views across the golf course – perfect for an intimate dinner or special occasion. Their food is home-cooked by a team of qualified chefs, using high quality local ingredients and offering great value for money.
 


Website: cricketstthomasgolfclub.co.uk
Tel: 01460 30231 (EXT. 2)
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eat the bird 
Coal Orchard, Taunton, TA1 1AE (Riverside, behind the Brewhouse)

 

Your local riverside hangout for delicious fried chicken and the freshest craft beers. Influenced by the American streetfood scene, their menu includes kick ass chicken burgers, the cheesiest mac & cheese ever, dirty fries with banging toppings and lots more delicious surprises to be discovered. Be sure to book your table NOW!!!



Website: eatthebird.co.uk
Tel: 01823 252466
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The Hatch Inn
Village Rd, Hatch Beauchamp, Taunton, TA3 6SN

 

The Hatch Inn offers a warm and friendly welcome, whether you're looking to dine in their restaurant, relax with a coffee and a delicious cake, or stay overnight and spend some time discovering what the surrounding countryside has to offer. Overlooking the Blackdown Hills it is surrounded by rolling fields and beautiful countryside. 
 


Website: thehatchinn.co.uk
Tel: 01823 480245
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Hestercombe Stables Cafe
Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, TA2 8LG

 

After you’ve explored Hestercombe, what better way to wind­-down than with a freshly­-ground coffee or pot of tea, a delicious slice of homemade cake or a tasty hot or cold lunch. Situated in the historic old stables at Hestercombe’s visitor entrance, the Stables Café is the perfect place to put your feet up & enjoy some great food.
 


Website: hestercombe.com
Tel: 01823 413923
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Huntstile Organic Farm
Goathurst, Nr Bridgwater, TA5 2DQ

 

Their menus incorporate food from the farm and the best of wonderful local produce, along with ethical and fair trade foods from further afield. They have recently become the Runner Up in Sawdays Slow Food awards which is wonderful recognition for the delicious food Huntstile Farm grow and eat.
 


Website: huntstileorganicfarm.co.uk
Tel: 01278 662358
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Kazbar 
7 South Western Terrace, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1NB

 

Inspired by cuisines from around the world and based on the simple idea of enjoying delicious food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere, Kazbar is the perfect place to unwind! They use the best fresh ingredients to create delicious Cocktails, Tapas and homemade Desserts. There is always something new to try.



Website: kazbaryeovil.co.uk
Tel: 01935 411388
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Keepers at ibis Bridgwater
Woodlands Court Business Park, Bristol Rd, Bridgwater, TA6 4FJ

 

An all-day dining restaurant and bar offering British, international classics and Keeper's favourite dishes with their signature house honey. Eat drink and unwind, morning, noon and night, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks. Look out for monthly ibis Music nights! Superbly situated just off Junction 23 of the M5. 


Website: keeperskitchenandbar.co.uk
Tel: 07767 656298
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Mambo
Mill Lane, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1LN

 

In the middle of Taunton, this unique and historic lounge and eatery suits all ages and tastes, with extensive outdoor cover and plenty of outdoor heating. They are fully COVID compliant, with state of the art Track and Trace systems, as well as new delicious menus, themed nights and exceptional service from their wonderful team!
 


Website: mambo.uk.com
Tel: 01823 351055
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Mercure Bridgwater Hotel
56-66 Eastover, Bridgwater, TA6 5AR

 

The 4-star Mercure Bridgwater Hotel is conveniently set in the heart of the historic town, making it easy for guests to explore the local area. Complemented by a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, you can enjoy delicious food from a carefully planned and professional menu, which champions the use of seasonal produce. 


Website: accorhotels.com
Tel: 01278 239679
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Pizzarova
2 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5HS

 

Enjoy fresh, made to order pizza with your choice of toppings. Situated on the picturesque Park Street, Pizzarova offers sharing tables with large bi-folding windows, perfect for watching the world go by. The open kitchen creates a busy atmosphere, hashed together with some tunes, its a great atmosphere all year round.



Website: pizzarova.com
Tel: 07476 321 395
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Rainbow's End Cafe
17A High Street, Glastonbury, BA6 9DP

 

Glastonbury’s first and original vegetarian cafe. Established for over 25 years, award winning and internationally recognized family business. Nestled away in the High Street, between Art of Africa and the Goddess and Green Man, their secret garden extends out to St. Johns Square car park.
 


Website: rainbowsendcafe.com
Tel: 01458 833896
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Reeves Restaurant 
20-22 High Street, Dunster, Nr Minehead, Somerset

 

Justin and Claire Reeves opened Reeves Restaurant in June 2005. Justin has over 30 years cooking experience, starting in the early eighties at La Sorbonne in Oxford under master chef Andre Chavagnon. Subsequent positions include Head chef at Painswick House Hotel, winner of country house hotel of the year.



Website: reevesrestaurantdunster.co.uk
Tel: 01643 821414
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Shepton Brasserie 
64 High Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5AX

 

Shepton Brasserie is situated at the top of the historic town of Shepton Mallet. Shepton, once famed for the likes of Babycham and its historic prison, is now a small market town in the heart of the Mendip Hills. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, there is always something unusual to salivate your taste buds.



Website: sheptonbrasserie.co.uk
Tel: 01749 343 579
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Silvers Pantry
Blundells Ln, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton, TA2 8QN

 

Silvers Pantry is a small family run business owned by Myles & Sophie Anderson who have lived in Taunton for 20 years. Their restaurant sits in a converted barn on a farm, surrounded by peace and quiet. All their ingredients are locally sourced and freshly cooked by Myles and his team of hardworking staff.
 


Website: silverspantry.co.uk
Tel: 01823 413 443
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Strangers with coffee
31 St. Cuthbert Street, Wells, BA5 2AW

 

New, independent Cafe opened in Wells serving gourmet Allpress coffee, home baked cakes and deserts, continental breakfasts and Mediterranean style lunches. Fully licensed with an all weather courtyard, friendly welcome and a relaxed atmosphere.
 


Website: facebook.com/StrangersWithCoffee
Tel: 07728 047233 
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The Stragglers Coffee House
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JT

 

Fully licensed venue offering a wide variety of high quality breakfasts, lunches, hot & cold drinks plus cakes & pastries. No need to book a table in advance, simply come in & enjoy! Open Monday to Saturday 8am – 4pm. Also showing major sporting events on the big screen during the year with special food & drink promotions.



Website: stragglerscoffeehouse.co.uk
Tel: 01823 425301
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The Curry Garden
69 Orchard Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1RL

 

Established since 1982, a traditional Indian greeting awaits you at The Curry Garden. "Namaste", which welcomes the divine in you. Experience the finest food, which perfectly combines the ancient traditions and authentic flavours of India. Indian cuisine in an authentic and contemporary setting.
 


Website: thecurrygardenrestaurant.co.uk
Tel: 01934 624660 
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The Hare & Hounds
Lansdown Road, Bath, BA1 5TJ

 

The Hare & Hounds, where you’ll find fabulous food, friendly service and stunning views. Open every day from 8:30am when you can enjoy breakfast or morning coffee. If it’s sunny, you can soak up some rays on the terrace and enjoy unrivalled views over the Bath countryside.
 


Website: hareandhoundsbath.com
Tel: 01225 482682
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The Olive Tree 
Russel Street, Bath, BA1 2QF

 

One of Bath’s longest established independent restaurants, The 3 AA Rosette Olive Tree, nestled in the basement of The Queensberry Hotel continues to receive rapturous praise from guests and locals. This contemporary British restaurant offers informal fine dining under the direction of award winning head chef, Chris Cleghorn.
 


Website: olivetreebath.co.uk
Tel: 01255 447928
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The White Post
Rimpton Hill, Yeovil, BA22 8AR

 

Welcome to The White Post, the only pub in the UK that straddles two county borders. Dine in this award winning restaurant and enjoy the far reaching views across the beautiful Dorset and Somerset countryside, where they source their fantastic ingredients. 


Website: thewhitepost.com
Tel: 01935 851525 
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