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The Rest and Be Thankful Inn

Wheddon Cross, Minehead TA24 7DR , England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Porlock, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at the RBT today to an artic "welcome". We had our 2 well behaved dogs with us - it is totally acceptable to have areas in pubs/inns that are out of bounds to dogs. However, when we asked where we needed to go we were tersely directed to an area with bar stool seating and a high table, and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place, very friendly staff. The enormous breakfasts set you up nicely for the day. Eric the landlord was lovely, as was all the staff. Well priced, clean room and stunning location. We were part of a wedding party and the staff dealt very well with the multiple guests. A nice touch was when we had a table reserved for... More 

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london, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Pleasant stay here in May 2015. Good, well stocked and friendly pub bar. Room clean and well serviced as was the bathroom.Both on smallish side but perfectly adequate for two people sharing. Excellent price and food very good too.

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Cardiff
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had one night in this lovely pub. The room was very spacious with all the amenities you find in a hotel, safe, mini bar a well as the hairdryer etc. The ensuite was small but certainly big enough and spotlessly clean, the shower was excellent and no issues with hot water. We stayed in room 1 which is on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The B&B was very nice. The staff were all friendly and it was a nice touch that they had reserved us a table for dinner on the evening of our arrival. The breakfast and food were excellent and if you stay at the hotel, I would recommend the Carvery on a Sunday. The hotel is ideally located to explore Exmoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Went here a few weeks ago with family for a Sunday carvery. The choice of meats was good and the whole dinner was excellent. And there was a massive list of desserts! Would thoroughly recommend this place if you are visiting Exmoor or staying close by.

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RestandBeThankful, Owner at The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments we do have quite a selection of homemade desserts including the obscure ones like Junket! (old fashioned pudding which is very popular - just dont ask Caroline to describe it!) If you are nearby please do come and see us again! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

We rocked up here on a Sunday for a bite to eat not expecting it to be busy... How wrong we were! It was very busy and after a brief wait we were shown to a table downstairs. We then headed towards the Carvery for our food... A great selection of veg and good portions of meat made for a... More 

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RestandBeThankful, Owner at The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rob thank you for your comments, and great to hear you'll be back! Sundays can be super super busy so it is always a good idea to give us a call to reserve a table, having said this we do always try to look after everyone so if you dont mind a slight wait we will find somewhere for... More 

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed at this old inn on the Saturday of a friend's wedding. The greeting on arrival was very warm and although we arrived outside of the times they normally serve food they happily supplied us with sandwiches of tender, juicy beef, just right to keep us going until the celebrations began. Our room was spacious, clean and well decorated... More 

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RestandBeThankful, Owner at The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do try to make sure we look after our guests. I appreciate 9am is a little early for a sunday but we have a very short time frame in which to turn everything around ready for the Lunchtime shift. (Bacon and Sausages are definitely not... More 

Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Stayed here with partner to explore Exmoor and watch the Red deer a perfect weekend break.Meals were excellent as was the hospitality within a short drive of Dunkery Beacon and its northern combes managed to stalk deer well into range

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RestandBeThankful, Owner at The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, responded to this review

We are very lucky to live in such a beautiful area! we love it when visitors think so too and if we can help by providing good food drink and accommodation then it is very satisfying. Please do come and visit us again there is plenty more to see! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We've just returned home from a long weekend break and can't wait to return. The staff and owners are very welcoming and helpful, the room was comfortable and quiet. We ate at the inn twice and found the food scrumptious. All in all we were very happy with our stay and have no complaints.

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RestandBeThankful, Owner at The Rest and Be Thankful Inn, responded to this review

When we receive comments like yours it makes all the hard work from us and the Staff worth while! We do hope you will return. :) More 

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