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Virginia Ash

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Templecombe ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Sherborne Road | Henstridge, Templecombe BA8 0PL, England
+44 1963 363868
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“leek pie” (2 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Sherborne Road | Henstridge, Templecombe BA8 0PL, England
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Reviews (162)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was good and the staff very helpful. My Cottage pie was delicious. If your passing on the A30 its worth a stop off for food.We'll be back soon.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying nearby and this pub was recommended to us. It did not disappoint. Nice food, value for money, and hubby enjoyed the choice of real ales!

Thank fishingCambridge_UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for food with family. Seemed a bit light on the ground staff wise. Se vice average. Mains were again average. Desserts a bit better. All in all ok but wouldn't go out of way to visit.

Thank gaz1234Uk
peachey210675, Owner at Virginia Ash, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I agree there wasnt enough staff working on this Bank Holiday. On Easter Monday it was quiet, which made us read things a little bit wrong, and left ourselves stretched on this one. Kind regards Marion

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nearly 2 pm wife desperate for lunch, so Virginia Ash, looked ok plenty of parking. Staff very friendly, and the ambiance of the place is pleasant, with the theme on horse racing. The place was nearly empty when we arrived. I ordered the old favorite...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Another lush meal, as always great selection on the menu, and good selection of beers ciders and wines. I had the roast pork, came with 5 veg, stuffing and Yorkshire pudding.

Thank Mutleythedog
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This pub has got the balance right. The food was excellent, the range of real ales was good and their prices were very reasonable. My wife said her sausages were the best she'd ever tasted and I haven't had fish 'n' chips this good in...More

Thank john k
peachey210675, Owner at Virginia Ash, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give a review. Especially such a good one. It always means a great deal to all who work at the Virginia Ash. Many Thanks Marion

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had a meal at the Virginia Ash plenty of tables good atmosphere good staff food as you would expect from this sort establishment good honest Pub Grub

Thank sidhols
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We nipped in here for a quick supper one evening as building work in the kitchen meant we couldn't cook. It was like being transported back in time to the 1970s – a strong beery aroma, the most garish carpet I have seen in many...More

Thank Dorsetgardeners
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Another visit to The Virginia Ash, really like this pub, great atmosphere  and very good food. I had the pork roast with 5 veg and Yorkshire pudding. For desert I had the American cheesecake with salted caramel, very nice

1  Thank Mutleythedog
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We come here all the time because the food is so lovely and the building is so nice to be in, the staff are always really lovely. It's great for an afternoon lunch after a spot of shopping

2  Thank Eloise H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sherborne Road | Henstridge, Templecombe BA8 0PL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Templecombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1963 363868
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