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Rectory Lane | Norton Sub Hamdon, Norton Sub Hamdon Ta146sp, England
+44 1935 881473
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful, tasty, delicious homemade food

Yet again another meal that was enjoyed completely, slow cooked shoulder of lamb to share between two. You carve it at the table. Hot, tasty, plenty of vegetables. Satisfying food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Sue0151
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Yate, United Kingdom
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Yate, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Yet again another meal that was enjoyed completely, slow cooked shoulder of lamb to share between two. You carve it at the table. Hot, tasty, plenty of vegetables. Satisfying food.

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Helsbells66, Owner at Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write on trip advisor glad you enjoyed our delicious lamb for 2 Look forward to seeing you again x More 

Somerset
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A lovely pub, but..... Still great food, but the waitresses and bar staff are not what they used to be. Most of them are very young and just plonk the food in front of you, no smile or chat! Such a shame as its still a great pub but I feel service is lacking.

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Helsbells66, Owner at Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this review

Hi I'm sorry your experience at the Nelson was nt an enjoyable one . Generally our waitresses although young are usually very friendly and polite . Rest assured we will ensure this does not happen again . More 

Bagshot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A year on from my last visit, and I wasn't disappointed. My friend and I returned for a "flying" visit. Great food, service, and laughed so much yet again with the locals that my face ached! We'll try not to leave it so long next time!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The staff were all friendly and cheerful, there was a warm welcoming atmosphere and as the evening went on and the pub filled up there was a real hub bub to it all. The food was freshly prepared and cooked, generous portions of fresh, seasonal vegetables and the dishes were beautifluly presented. The homemade pate was superb and I would... More 

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We placed our orders from the menu prior to going on our walk. On our return we did not have to wait long. The menu choice was good, especially the £8 for a choice of two courses. Although the portions were slightly smaller there was plenty. Those who thought they wouldn't have a large lunch and opted for the sandwiches... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

You can count on The Lord Nelson to have lovely daily specials in addition to the excellent menu of standards. The Cod and Chips on the standard menu is everything one would expect! Perfectly cooked cod, yummy and moist inside with a crisp coat, but not too much of it, served with chips cooked to perfection. The portions are generous... More 

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Martock, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Good range of gluten free options but 'gluten free' fish and chips cooked in a fryer with other non gluten free food is no longer gluten free. Coeliacs can have no trace of gluten for food to be classed as gluten free and, despite a conversation about cross contamination with the owners, there was little acknowledgement that anything was wrong.... More 

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Somerset
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

I visited with a friend midweek lunchtime. The pub was very quiet. They were offering a two course lunch for £8.50/£8.95??sorry can't remember exactly. Good pub basics, we both choose cod and chips and Christmas pudding. Excellent fresh cod, with a great batter. Not a huge portion but quite enough. To find Christmas pud was a bonus, served as requested... More 

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Helsbells66, Owner at Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write on trip advisor , we do a two course lunch for £8 and three courses for £12 , as you say the portions are nt huge but just right for lunch . Hope you enjoyed the Christmas pudding , on Christmas Day we were so full off turkey we did... More 

Devon
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were told a well known ex-politician frequented here, (he will remain anonymous as I want to respect his privacy) and funnily enough, he and his wife gave us there table, as the pub was full and he happened to be leaving. So thank you for that! We ordered a few rounds of Chips, and sausage on ciabatta with cheddar... More 

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Helsbells66, Owner at Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this review

Hi thanks for the review , we have a great village pub which opens its doors to everyone Children , dogs , oap s Families and of course the odd politician !!!! ( he is nt odd though .. Well maybe slightly ) ... Many thanks !!!! More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The Lord Nelson is a real treasure. Situated in a very pretty hamstone village close to the A303, it is definitely worth a small detour. Filled with very friendly locals, it has a lovely atmosphere enhanced by candlelight. The food was absolutely delicious. Plump mussels in a creamy white wine sauce, tuna cooked to perfection and a chilli burger that... More 

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Helsbells66, Owner at Lord Nelson Inn, responded to this review

Hello thank you for a great review on trip advisor We love our village pub . With the best locals in the world Thanks again ! More 

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Address: Rectory Lane | Norton Sub Hamdon, Norton Sub Hamdon Ta146sp, England
Phone Number: +44 1935 881473
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Norton Sub Hamdon
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: Rectory Lane | Norton Sub Hamdon, Norton Sub Hamdon Ta146sp, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Norton Sub Hamdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 881473

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  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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