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Eagle Tavern

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a 303 | Eagle Cross, Ilminster, England
01460-23-42-92
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this establishment doesn't really retain a traditional pub air, the good we had was very tasty. Personally, I would have preferred smaller portions at slightly cheaper prices - main courses were so large that 2 of us could easily have shared. They have an area at the front where you can take your dog.

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Thank Ellenbys
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The overall feeling of the place seems slightly uptight, nice food but I personally feel it's shadowed by the upright seating plan. Could do with a few more soft seats for people who just fancy a pint and a portion of chips. Saying that the sitting area outside is perfect for just that (as long as the English weather allows)

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Thank billshot
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for a meal with friends and ordered 6oz Rib Eye steak, £14. I asked for it to be well done - what came out looked like a piece of old shoe leather, it was burnt. I didn't complain as wanted a good evening with friends but wont be going back. Well done steak does not mean burnt. Shame as... More 

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Thank chumsky2016
Honiton, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located approx midway between Honiton and Ilminster on the A303, ideally situated for travellers making their way to/from the South West from the smoke. Plenty of parking, and also a play area for the ankle biters if you need them to burn off any surplus energy! Bar/eating area is large and airy, looks like the old building has been knocked... More 

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Thank Dave A
somerset, England
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

There were some good looking dishes on the menu but we all opted for the carvery. Two courses for £12 and that was superb value for money. Three huge slices of meltingly tender and perfectly cooked beef were carved for each of us. Turkey and trimmings were also available. Excellent Yorkshire puds and ok roast pots. The honey glazed parsnips... More 

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Thank Derylanne
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have always had a fantastic meal here, the staff are lovely and nothing ever too much trouble. Plenty of freshly cooked food, the carvery was delicious. We also had our works Xmas dinner here and again the food was faultless. Highly recommended.

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Thank Smiffies123
Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, Good beer & hot food, 2 for 1 fish & chip meal good value, No room for a sweet, Highly recommend,

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Thank Norman F
Ascot, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stop off here often on ones journeys to Cornwall. Cheery staff and piping hot food Good straightforward menu of favourites. Particularly like the Fish Pie - with nice little side salad Wood burner makes it cosy by the sofa area. Tables set out well so as not to crowd. Ample parking at front and side. Outside covered area for eating... More 

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Thank Ascoteer
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had a lovely meal one thing that really put a down side is a dog barking why do people want to bring a dog in a eating pub just leave the smelly thing in the car or leave it home

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Thank G5360UAMary
Chard, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great place, big menu and loads of food! Unless you have a massive appetite l wouldn't have a starter...but if you must!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: a 303 | Eagle Cross, Ilminster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster
  • Phone Number: 01460-23-42-92

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?