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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Cudworth Road | Dowlish Wake, Ilminster TA19 0NZ, England
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Ranked #9 of 11 Ilminster B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and welcoming staff, comfortable room, great food and ale. Delighted we found this pub in the lovely village of Dowlish Wake. Very accommodating kitchen, preparing gluten free meals when asked, and clearly understood what 'gluten free' really means! The breakfasts are probably the best we've had in a B&B and that's saying something. We'd thoroughly recommend a stay, and... More

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richandnicky, Manager at New Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, it was very nice to meet you both (and the Morgan). Will hopefully see you both again soon. Rich & Nicky More

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 6 good nights at this village pub in a quite village just outside Ilminster. We found all the staff very helpful & friendly willing to make our stay enjoyable as can possible be. The 4 rooms our made up of, 1 family/disable room & 3 doubles in an annex that has been built connected to the pub by... More

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Nice to hear from you , really good review from you - thank you More

Rochford, Essex
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed for 1 night on our way to Devon and wished we could have stayed longer.The inn is close to the A303 and Perry's cider farm. The lovely pub has 4 rooms all with own access from the gardens so you can come and go as you please. The staff were all friendly and helpful and the food was... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

stayed here for 1 night , very welcoming ownwers and staff, spottless clean and very comfortable room, excellent food menu, will deffinatly be booking again to visit this picture postage friendly village.

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Lovely friendly country pub in beautiful surroundings. Staff always very helpful, and food very good and eat here often. Dog friendly too, and lovely beer garden. Would highly recommend. If I had to criticise, I would ask that the main menu might change, as have been going here for a long time and menu is still the same, although there... More

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34 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Called in again as in the area, we had my wife's auntie and dog with us,knowing this is a dog friendly pub. Good service and decent well presented food,we ate from the Specials Board,my pork steak with black pudding was excellent but as mentioned in previous reviews,a few more vegetables would be good.The cod,chips and mushy peas was plenty for... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed here for a night after a friends wedding. The staff were really friendly and helpful and let us check in early at no extra charge. The room was modern and clean. We also had lunch which was reasonably priced and very tasty. Would definitely recommend.

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My wife and I spent 3 nights here, midweek in April. It is a nice pub, serving very good food. The room was fine, and the service was excellent from the moment we arrived, from the landlord, through to the breakfast lady, and the youngsters behind the bar. Very nice breakfast, but could have done with a little more! Our... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Mother's day and my mum's birthday. A special day spoilt by poor service. Set 2 courses £12.99 good menu but when it arrived only given 2 small plates of vegetables between 6 of us. Dished up very small portions leaving 2 people with one small potato and one with a teaspoon of cabbage only. Asked for an appropriate amount of... More

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Food pretty good. Butter, not butter....please put it in a dish then we can choose whether to use or not. Fire would've been nice, hubby kept his coat on all evening because it was cold. Food was very nice.

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Address: Cudworth Road | Dowlish Wake, Ilminster TA19 0NZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — New Inn 4*
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Situated in the beautiful unspoilt village of Dowlish Wake in the heart of picturesque rural Somerset, the New Inn is a 350 year old stone built pub and is situated just 200 yards from the ever popular Perry's Cider Mill and Museum.We have two separate bar areas both with wood burning stoves, a stunning non smoking Restaurant serving lunches and evening meals and a large secluded beer garden which is perfect for those warm summer evenings. ... more   less 
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