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Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
+44 1823 412213
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Valencia, Spain
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Now this is "PUB" grub. Carvery ----well heaps of food if you want and seem hot and well cooked, well some members of the party whoffed it down. As for food from the menu, well presented and hot and enough of it, I shall return

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Thank Adrian B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a meal with my daughters (aged 2 & 4) and was shocked by the attitude of the staff and some of the older generation towards myself and my children. I was asked on 2 occasions by staff to sit my children down and also told by an elderly gentleman to "turn the noise down" I have taken... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love coming here for a carvery. Food is always amazing and so much choice, and desserts are HUGE!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for Sunday lunch.Glad we had pre-booked a table as it was very busy at 1pm.Food was great a choice of beef,lamb and pork,the lamb could of been cooked more but that is just personal choice.Always a great selection of veggies,yorkshires and crackling with the pork.My daughter doesn't like much choice of meats and they provided turkey for her.Puddings... More 

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1 Thank Sally A
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my son here for a carvery midweek. Always love their food, especially the carvery. Value for money, food is delicious and plenty on offer.

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1 Thank Dawn A
street
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always thought of going here and finally did today. So well worth it. 3 choices of meat beef and lamb was perfect. Hubby had pork and beef and said the crackling was the best! Lots of delicious veg and sauces and gravy. Very reasonably priced to. The bonus for us was the young lad who had found husband wallet he... More 

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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in lunchtime for carvery Excellent carvery & Choice of Beers Good value for money Friendly staff in light airy conservatory Large Car Park at Rear Ideal stop on way into Taunton

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england
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent carvery served by friendly staff and a good pub atmosphere.large areas made more intimate by partitioning apart from large dining area. quiz nights on Thursdays and dog friendly.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went for a celebratory anniversary lunch. It was the first time in a long time that we had eaten there and the food was as good, if not better than we remembered. We had a car very with a choice of three meats and a very wide selection of vegetables. My wife found the vegetables a... More 

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2 Thank Alan P
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now I don't usually like carveries, I'm normally the one in the group who orders off the normal menu. However. Everything looked great. There was a big choice, 3 meats, 3 different potatoe dishes, 5 veg. This was a help yourself deal too, not get stuff dumped on your plate by a server. Everything was hot which was a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 412213

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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Cotford St Luke, United Kingdom
Taunton, England
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?