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The Helyar Arms

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Moor Lane, East Coker BA22 9JR, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for our Christmas lunch 2014. Upon arrival we were shown to our table and battled at the bar for the poor solitary bartenders attention to get a round of drinks. The starters came followed by the main. We then waited 1 hour and 40 minutes to get our desserts. Needless to say by that time we were... More 

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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How an owner can go on holiday and leave his staff to provide service without the necessary support beggars belief . Waited 70 mins for starters much of the menu was unavailable ,when arrived it was cold and way below an acceptable standard . 45 mins later the mains arrived ..total garbage on a plate . The only saving grade... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had lunch here today..a rather dreary January day . On entering the pub the first impression was of a strong & not very pleasant smell of hot oil. Also the room was very chilly despite the presence of a welcoming log fire burning brightly. Our meal was slow to arrive . There were only 5 other diners. However ,... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Winter lunch date with friends. A real cosy restaurant with roaring fire. Lunch menu was nice and service was good. It was very quiet. There was ample parking. Took a while to find the pub signs in the village would help.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A charming, village restaurant with lots of character. With family coming from abroad and across the UK to the meal, we were hoping the service and food would not let the occasion down - and it certainly didn't. The food was excellent and the chef changed certain dishes to some of our family's requirements. Service was friendly without feeling pushy... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Lunch with a business colleague. There was much about the steak ciabatta so we both had this. It did not disappoint-very tasty, great steak and a good price to boot. The menu looked really appetising going through it, which makes me want to go again soon and try it with the family. Lovely old pub, roaring open fire.....will be back.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was really hoping that this meal was going to be good. Sadly, yet again (we came about 18 months ago) it was not good. Cannot understand why as they were not rushed off their feet as there were only a couple of tables booked. You had to ask for the bar staff's attention as they were permanently chatting and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Lots of atmosphere in this 15th century inn. Spotlessly clean, food excellent and staff friendly and efficient. Award-winning chef provides a varied and interesting menu. Our break was a Wowcher offer but we didn't sense any difference in how we were treated. Nothing was too much trouble. We'll be back, even at full price it's well worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed here earlier this year. The room was fine - not bad, but not great either. But the real memory of the place was how awful the food was. We had to send the lasagne back - it was supposed to be beef, but I thought it tasted like pork, and my partner thought it was actually off. Either... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were told we had to call ahead if arriving in the afternoon so someone would be there to check us in. This was not possible to time so we delayed our arrival to after 6pm which was not ideal especially with a small child. The room was old fashioned and not much space. No bath only shower so unable... More 

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Address: Moor Lane, East Coker BA22 9JR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > East Coker
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Helyar Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Helyar Arms Hotel East Coker
Helyar Arms Yeovil
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