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Candlelight Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Bishopswood, Chard TA20 3RS, England
+44 1460 234476
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“truffles” (6 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“game terrine” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bishopswood, Chard TA20 3RS, England
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Reviews (310)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal this evening. Great charcuterie board for 2 followed by venison for me and whole seabass for my partner.Great service.Will def be back.Highly recommended.

Thank Cressida G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating a friends birthday. Menu didn't grab you. Don't recall any white meat on it but could be wrong. Duck, Venison, Steak, Veggi, 2 fish altho one had run out. Food quality and portion size was variable. Camembert starter huge, too much for one person,...More

Thank rifraf91
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having arrived half an hour late we were none the less welcomed by mine host. Sunday roast was superb as was the atmosphere, a really buzzing inn. A lovely find and the home made chocolate truffles served with the coffee were to die for!!

Thank Granny347
Reviewed 1 week ago

So dissapointing . My nephew booked this venue for my 60th birthday as we were staying near by . Two of us had lamb cutlets , my sons were fine, mine were tough, my niece ordered minute steak no mustard, came with mustard.I complained about...More

Thank carpainter2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this restaurant after looking at the reviews on trip advisor. We were delighted with the pub and its interior. The food was fantastic and the staff was very attentative. We couldn't fault anything and would highly recommend this beautiful pub restaurant.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visted The candlelight inn at the end of a busy day on Saturday 9th September. Received a very warm welcome on arrival followed by excellent food and service. Would definitely recommend. Thank you very much.

Thank nigel p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place. Had booked this pub as a stop off for our group of 12 en route to holiday in Devon. Due to hubby's overzealous planning we arrived an hour prior to the pub opening. We were greeted warmly and invited into the lovely pub...More

Thank jenmro
candlelight2011, Manager at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the great feedback on the Candlelight! We really appreciate you taking the time to post your comments and such lovely ones too!! Delighted you enjoyed it here, we enjoyed having you here - you'll have to come back and visit us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and welcoming especially towards the dog.. fast efficient service Helpfully staff Amazing food Would definitely recommend!

Thank Springer16
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Delighted you enjoyed your time at the Candlelight, we look forward to welcoming you both and the dog back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family have lived in the village for the last 30 years: I didn't think it would be possible but Mike and Simon have made a very good pub even better. Great for a pint, even better for a meal. Highest quality produce (especially the...More

Thank Ben E
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Ben, very kind of you to post such high accolades. I have to say on behalf of the entire team here it's always a pleasure looking after your family. Warm Regards, Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in to a great friendly atmosphere, not too busy but certainly not quiet. A lovely warm welcome by Mike who showed us to our table. We also had a chat with Simon behind the bar who was very friendly and jolly. The service was...More

Thank rtclfjan
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great feedback! Delighted you enjoyed your visit and we very much look forward to seeing you again.

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22 August 2017|
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Response from candlelight2011 | Property representative |
Yes we are very happy to cater for vegans - any day of the week!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishopswood, Chard TA20 3RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chard
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 234476
  • E-mail
Beautiful Somerset country pub serving the highest quality food from an ever changing menu of local produce.

An extensive wine list, gin bar with over 40 gins from local to international, local ales and ciders always on tap.

Very easy to find just off the A303 in Bishopswood - TA20 3RS
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