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Half Moon Inn

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Stoke St Mary, Taunton TA3 5BY, England
+44 1823 442271
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Traditional Country pub with restaurant, located in a small rural village...
Traditional Country pub with restaurant, located in a small rural village approximately 2 miles from Taunton centre and M5(J25) motorway.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great dinner

Loved our dinner at the Half Moon - busy, but found a table. Reasonable prices and good food and drinks

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Loved our dinner at the Half Moon - busy, but found a table. Reasonable prices and good food and drinks

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Half Moon is now a decent place to eat out, in my opinion. I ate here on Saturday night and I really enjoyed myself. It was the first time I've been, but I did hear that it was awful a couple of years ago. It seems the new owners have done a good job in turning it around. I... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Just had dinner at the Half Moon Inn in the pretty village of Stoke St Mary. The starter of chicken liver parfait with chutney, rocket and griddled bread was very tasty. Main course we chose the beefburgers. Excellent choice, probably one of the best burgers I've ever had, would certainly give chains like The Gourmet Burger Company and Byrons a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

So good to see this pub turning itself around, under the new management, nothing too much trouble, really understand what a village pub should be, great service, great food .

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Street, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We went here for lunch on Saturday as we were staying with friends in Taunton. Had never been before but would certainly go again. Lovely lunch and lovely bar staff, Very welcoming and helpful.

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barnwood
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went again for a lunch meal following a great evening meal but they only offered the same dinner menu.Not the same staff on and not very obliging. Local pubs need a competitive lunch menu to attract customers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A warm welcome and a lovely atmosphere. It's nice to see this village pub back to its brilliant best! Both my Pigeon (starter) and Cod (main) were delightful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Popped in to the pub for a quick bite. The friendliest and most helpful barman ever and food of the very highest quality. How lucky to live so close to such quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Had a pleasant evening here with my partner, we both had the burger and really enjoyed it, this pub has a lovely atmosphere and the staff were brilliant

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I found this place thanks to TripAdvisor. There aren't many good places this side of Taunton. We got a very warm welcome and a wonderfully short lunch menu. I like short menus because it's much easier to choose! We had superb toasted baguettes which came with delicious chunky chips and a bit of salad. Fairly standard fare, but beautifully executed.... More 

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Address: Stoke St Mary, Taunton TA3 5BY, England
Phone Number: +44 1823 442271
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stoke St Mary, Taunton TA3 5BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 442271

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

Traditional Country pub with restaurant, located in a small rural village approximately 2 miles from Taunton centre and M5(J25) motorway.

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