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Stags Head Inn

Certificate of Excellence
10 West Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SN, England
Stags Head Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a pint with friends on our way back from a meal in minehead, and left wondering why I don't visit this pub more often. A proper country pub, with a great atmosphere and good ales. The guy working behind the bar is an asset to the pub. This his name/nickname was Ringo. Also the locals drinking in... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit to this inn in the last 12 months and we were very impressed. As with our last visit the food was first class... the steak and stilton pies are a must, they are brill. The staff work as a team and are friendly and polite a credit to the owners. It is a nice relaxed venue with... More 

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Bude, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely Inn, nice atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff made us feel really welcome. We were visiting Dunster Castle and visited the Stags Head for lunch, it's just outside the castle gate on the way into the village. We had a salad, with yummy onion pickle and a tuna melt, both were very tasty. We sneaked a look at... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't praise this place enough. The accommodation and the food were excellent, both in the restaurant and the breakfast in the mornings, with very friendly people who made everything perfect for our short break. Terry and Denise and their staff will definitely be seeing us again as soon as we can!

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We booked as a party of ten midweek. The table was all set with candles and in a good position. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Four of us were veggie and we chose this place for the good vegetarian menu. Unfortunately lots of choices were off the menu on this evening. We should have let them know in... More 

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Staffordshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have recently read the review titled 'Terrible Service' I feel I have to respond to this reviewers comments as I have been a regular guest of the Stags Head. All comments made by this reviewer are alien to me. Terry and Denise have sunk so much into the stags head, they go the extra mile to ensure that every... More 

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Terry D, Owner at Stags Head Inn, responded to this review

Dear valued customer, We thank you kindly for your time and words written in our defence. It is refreshing to know that our very hard work in making an evening supper or a lunch get together with friends and family a joyous experience is recognised and appreciated. Naturally, we have human failings like all establishments but we do pride ourselves... More 

Minehead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Well I can say we won't be returning to the stags head ever again ! We waited for 90 minutes before we asked if we could have our starters only then did they admit they forgot to put the the order in yes this is unbelievable we had frozen bread offered to us instead don't Waste your money or time... More 

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Terry D, Owner at Stags Head Inn, responded to this review

It is with deepening sadness that I reply to only to this but alas to now 3 reviews from the same table which is really not fair and no doubt they will continue. Firstly please allow me to apologise again unreservedly for your unfortunate dining experience at The Stags Head we, all of us , all staff, chefs, waitresses, even... More 

NEWPORT
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We used The Stag's Head as our local while staying in Dunster. Had some lovely Spring lamb for Sunday lunch. Later on in the week on our last evening we had the Sea bass and cod. My husband tried it for the first time I also pinched some of his, we both thought it was succulent and delicious! Compliments to... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Booked to stay the night and it was fab...Denise & Terry are brilliant hosts and genuinely like people....Rooms were clean and comfortable and the company was just great...Make sure you book ahead for meals..they are very popular with both visitors and locals...

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visit Dunster each year for their Candlelight event and for the last three years we've had a meal in their restaurant. Due to the popularity of the event, you need to book REALLY early, and by that I mean, at least the day after the event. In previous years, they haven't taken bookings on the night of the event,... More 

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