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Church Street, Maiden Bradley BA12 7HW, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014
Mike S Ashford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Ashford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Under new management since May Bank Holiday, this pub (close to our B&B) served a good range of drinks and very nice pub food, so we ate there twice during our 4-night stay. The public bar was well-populated and friendly, and the restaurant side has good solid wooden furniture to eat at. Nice old building, friendly young staff, garden outside... More

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Wells, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Goodness, what a fall from grace. What was a lovely country pub has been, quite frankly, ruined by a rude landlord and average food. My advice is to avoid the place (which is what the locals are doing) and visit one of many excellent local pubs.

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Warminster, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

BE AWARE - the pub is under new ownership since the summer of 2013. What used to be a pub with great food, choice and atmosphere (incl live folk band on Sundays) has now disappointed in every respect. When we visited one Sunday the only choice was a selection of roasts. We were a table of 8 - all were... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed at the Somerset Arms for two nights over a wedding. The first night was a lads night with the groom before his big day. We were very warmly welcomed and were soon made to feel at home. The rooms were lovely, we even had a roll top bath in our bedroom. The food was excellent and nothing was... More

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We arrived on 5 August, having booked one overnight a couple of months previously. The landlord and landlady had done a runner a few weeks ago and the brewery had parachuted in a new landlady named Carol. Before running away the previous people took everything with them that was not screwed down. The bar area is super but the accommodation... More

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

after a fantastic day a longleat we arrived after 6pm were made to feel welcome catered for two young children very well, lovely food. fantasic breakfast large garden for the kids to run around in. the room was large and well equiped with to z beds for the children and tea / coffee and tv. ensuite shower no bath

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

For accommodation to hit the spot it must provide a few essentials: - a comfortable bed in a warm room - a hot bath/shower - good, honest fare - a warm welcome I guess in this day and age you could also add WIFI reception to the list. Well the Somerset Arms meets all these criteria in spades. The food... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Our room was large and comfortable even with two children sleeping in the fold-out beds. The room had nice decor and the bathroom was well done with a huge shower! Owners friendly and extremely helpful, and breakfast was great. This is a perfect location for visiting Longleat!

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Bath, UK
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

!We were regulars at this pub when the previous owners with the Great Dane were in it. We visited recently and found it had completely changed. Gone was the gastro pub and its wonderful food, the nice decor now looks tired and the food is very average - dont bother driving a long way to eat here

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South of England
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40 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Really convenient for all the local sights. Lovely rooms, recommend 1 or 3 which have a double ended bath in the room as well as a shower room. Breakfast was great and local products are used. The owner/chef cooked is a fabulous Sunday lunch and they had musicians on St Patricks Day. Would thoroughly recommend and will stay there again.

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Address: Church Street, Maiden Bradley BA12 7HW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Maiden Bradley
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The Somerset Arms is a pub-with-rooms, ideally located four miles from Longleat and Stourhead and only 25 minutes from the World Heritage city of Bath. Offering a relaxed, informal setting serving exceptional food, traditional cask ales, fine wines and expertly-shaken cocktails, as well as luxurious newly refurbished rooms with every creature comfort. Beautiful design, great food, excellent service and a warm welcome await you at The Somerset Arms. ... more   less 
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