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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 314
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 9
    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
Lovely atmosphere and great food

Visited for a family birthday meal, the food was amazing and plenty of it. The atmosphere was friendly and the landlady was comical. Will certainly visit again. Thank you...

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Deborah P
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Spaxton, United Kingdom
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Spaxton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited for a family birthday meal, the food was amazing and plenty of it. The atmosphere was friendly and the landlady was comical. Will certainly visit again. Thank you...

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Thank Deborah P
Street, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited today for Sunday lunch, very welcoming, excellent service and a great sunday roast. Will definatly be returning soon.

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Thank Jo C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the monkton in for a family lunch. The location and exterior is good. The pub is well decorated and clean. The service is very quick but surly.... We felt pressurised to order with repeated requests to order and then started taking orders when it was clear not all were ready. I think the person who took our order... More 

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1 Thank Brightonandrew
Yeovil, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot fault this place. The food was yum, the service was great, beautiful building in a great location, the landlady was lovely and had a chat with us while she was having her lunch. Very friendly lovely atmosphere. I will be going back a number of times :)

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Thank TarynLouisey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited The Monkton a few times and always had excellent food and service. It's very friendly and welcoming. I love the South African food, it's a real treat in the heart of the Quantocks.

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Thank hhawkins79
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food,good service,good price and most of all people who like what they do which is the explanation behind it all.

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Thank stephen s
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged to meet family here for a spot of lunch after reading trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed as all of our meals were lovely and extremely tasty... We can't wait to return.

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Thank Gooobie
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This friendly pub in West Monkton Somerset has an inviting atmosphere. Friendly hosts and attentive and friendly staff . We had a very good three course meal from a varied Sunday menu ,The pub has a good selection of ales including real ales During the week the menu can include specialist meats like Ostrich , Zebra , Crocodile etc all... More 

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Thank Alan G
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch for the first time at the Monkton Inn, no idea why it's taken me so long to visit but we will be back again very soon for sure. Great menu, and a rare opportunity as a coeliac to enjoy fabulous gluten free bread and fish and chips that were perfect, gorgeous crisp batter with perfectly cooked flaky... More 

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Thank Rachel G
Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service,nice surroundings and food value for money. Probably the best carvery in the Taunton area.

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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: Large groups, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?