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The Monkton Inn

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Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton, England
01823-41-24-14
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 264
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food

I have been here on a few occasions and the food and service has always been to a high standard. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Pub has a very warm and cosy feel to it. Will definitely go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
yasmin k
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  • Special occasions
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English first
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I have been here on a few occasions and the food and service has always been to a high standard. Staff are friendly and welcoming. Pub has a very warm and cosy feel to it. Will definitely go back.

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Kent, England
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant has a very interesting menu with a strong african influence and we enjoyed the food very much. The staff were particularly charming and engaging.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We were in Taunton for a week on a cricket tour from Worcestershire and ate out with the other parents most nights. We wanted somewhere a bit more special for our last night of celebrations and could not have chosen anywhere better! Superb!! There were over 30 of us including children and we booked quite late but the owners and... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Very interesting choice of food but delicious, very friendly helpful staff. New to the area and staff provided us with some helpful tips. Quite a rural spot and very pretty. Facilities very clean.

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UK
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My wife and I have been going regularly since Peter & Val took over the Monkton Inn several years ago. Always great food with an innovative menu and Peter always takes care of my wife's dairy allergy with some creative meals, she almost has her own special menu. When relatives come to visit, the Monkton Inn is always the first... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I was with a group of cricket parents that ate at the Monkton Inn on Thursday 13th August. We had a great welcome from the staff especially the landlady who was hilarious, the food was excellent with a wide variety on the menu.Good atmosphere enjoyed by the whole party, we will defiantly go back when we are down that way... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Definitely an unusual pub - it looks normal, but on the menu you might find zebra or crocodile! The chef is South African and that is reflected in the cuisine. Started with the whitebait, which was some of the crispiest I've ever had, and absolutely delicious. Came with a little fresh salad. I have to say, the main courses didn't... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We sort of stumbled across this place but what a find! Lovely food, well priced, nice large beer garden with play facilities for kids. The waitresses were nice and friendly and the chef also made an appearance and we had a good chat with him too. Great.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The place: The Monkton Inn is a country pub ticking all essential boxes; a hello on arrival, efficient and friendly staff, beautiful location (just outside Monkton Heathfield), good range of lager and ale and a fabulous beer garden. Us: 4 adults looking for good food, a relaxed atmosphere and somewhere to chat where we can hear each other but without... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I rang up on Wednesday 12th August to make a booking for 33 people, I spoke with the bar manager who was really friendly and very helpful. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we arrived, the staff couldn't do enough for us. As there were children amongst the party they bought out their food first followed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: 01823-41-24-14

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?