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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
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 235
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Wedding Anniv

Really relaxed setting, extensive menu with some really unusual dishes. Food was excellent and well priced for the standard

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
TR1807
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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351 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Never got as far as eating here, as we arrived at 2:05, was met by someone coming out of the kitchen plates in hand demanding to know what we wanted. "Kitchen closed at 2" she said as she sped past. A "sorry" or at least an acknowledgement that we'd be disappointed not to be able to eat there might be... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Really relaxed setting, extensive menu with some really unusual dishes. Food was excellent and well priced for the standard

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Great pub with amazing quality food. Unusual meats often available. The Ostrich was excellent and part of a

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

We were running late for our Sunday lunch table for 8 people, and the kitchen was closing, but they held on for us and could not have been nicer about it! Friendly (and sarcastically funny) staff, beautiful Somerset village location, and comfortable restaurant space. The menu offers the usual Sunday pub fayre but also includes a few South African dishes... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

living nearby we thought we would try the pub not far from home, it was lovely country pub friendly staff and looked gastro, all started well being a vegetarian there was plenty to choose from on the menu, i ordered a vegetable curry, when it arrived i was somewhat surprised all i could see was soggy vegetables laying ontop of... More 

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Hertfordshire, England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were on holiday in the area and as I have coeliac disease we were delighted to find that the Monkton Inn makes gluten free fish and chips, so we ordered some as a takeaway one night. The fish was lovely (if very small) but there were literally 7 chips, I counted them (wish I had taken a photo to... More 

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UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My husband & I live in Somerset and decided to try the Monkton Inn for a rare child-free dinner out! I would thoroughly recommend it and have already recommended it to friends. The menu is a mix of South African such as Zebra fillets (which I couldn't bring myself to try), Croc burgers and the most amazing smelling curries, and... More 

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Somerset
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

This is our second visit in 2 weeks, both times food has been delicious both mains and puddings, staff are friendly, helpful which creates a lovely atmosphere whilst eating! Highly recommended as can't emphasise enough what a great place to eat, can highly recommend chocolate orange cheesecake delicious!!!! Will be returning again v soon thank you 😄

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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I love this place for lots of reasons. The service is great, the food is amazing and the staff are very welcoming. As a family we come here often and I would say this is the best pub I've been to. As a child I would rate this a five out of five.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Really enjoyed our visit to the Monkton Inn where the food was excellent and matched by the service. Thank you.

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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: English, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?