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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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had Sunday lunch there after candle weekend Ringo and pepper and Debbie and Terry were wonderful hosts the pub is a wonderful place to eat and drink and atmosphere is outstanding I would recommend the stags head to anyone who goes to dunster

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Lovely stay at The Stag on a Saturday evening. We arrived at 1pm and did manage to get parked opposite the pub. We initially went to the car park at the end of the village but by the time we had had a drink a couple of spaces became free and we moved our car. The pub closed at 2.30pm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We have meal at the stags head when ever we stay in dunster this time was no different I had the steak it was lovely my wife had meatballs and sauce that was lovely too Addlestone s cider really goes down well and to round the evening off two liqueur coffees and Ringo pepper and danni are outstanding staff

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Really deserves its 5 stars . great food - hubby had delicious steak and ale pie, full of meat and served with nice chunky chips. I had chicken in sauce, again with chips... well we were on hols. Far too full for pud but didn't stop us looking and some yummy choices. Good selection of beers and friendly staff. Definitely... More 

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