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Hobby Horse

) #44 of 67 Restaurants in Minehead ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
The Esplanade, Minehead, England
+44 1643 702274
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“peas” (2 reviews)
“inviting pub” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Esplanade, Minehead, England
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Reviews (84)
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Signage outside s missing a few letters which is often a warning to visitors. However we received a warm welcome from a handful of friendly locals here. They were curious about our coastal walk and generally friendly. iI was our understanding that the hotel...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited on 2 occasions just for a drink. The choice of Ales/Lager were 'Limited'. it appeared to be a bit of a 'Locals' pub that had not quite got there! The bar seemed a bit 'Cold' with no atmosphere and shut early if no...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Hobby Horse is on the Esplanade in Minehead. It has a relatively small bar area at the front with a couple of large rooms at the rear (one of which looks as if it may have been a ballroom at one time), The bar...More

Thank grum69_11
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We came back to the Hobby Horse for a Sunday carvery after enjoying the food last year. Unfortunately, we found the staff very impolite. We had booked a table, after a very unfriendly phone conversation. On arrival, we were 'pointed' to our seats and told...More

Thank Pucka1
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Only had a quick drink very friendly staff nice attitude appeared clean and looked after food menus varied

Thank twotees2016
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Yes I came here with my parents when my brother was a tiny baby, my mother changed his nappy in the car park. I have been to Minehead many times since, but never returned for some reason. Great welcome, lovely old building, good food and...More

Thank AggiePirate
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

What a welcome, upon arrival lovely people who work there. They all made me feel like a long lost friend. SAMI provided me with a fantastic room to stay overnight at a fantastic rate. Overall a fab place to stay overlooking a magnificent bay with...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Went in with my grandfather and father on our last visit before his passing. He always loved the place for a half pint. Enjoyed a really good bap and a pint in a homey and inviting pub. Service was friendly but not trying too hard...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Located on the sea front this pub is part of a large Victorian building which includes a hotel and apartments. It is a very short distance from the West Somerset Railway terminus station in Minehead and has its own car park. One can eat in...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Family friendly. Fair prices. Welcoming Bar. Great atmospere. Nice function room serving food( plenty of seating ).

Thank Jeff C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do u do Sunday carverys?
23 July 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Minehead, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 702274
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