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32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Adventure play scheme with drinks and a meal

Good menu for young children. The children loved the adventure play area. Lots of stairs up to the toilet. You have to take all the children as a long way. Good place with children, you can eat in peace as they play.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Elaine K
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Minehead, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Minehead, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good menu for young children. The children loved the adventure play area. Lots of stairs up to the toilet. You have to take all the children as a long way. Good place with children, you can eat in peace as they play.

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited here after pitching up our tent late on a Friday night. The sun was still out when we arrived so the girls took it upon them self to make the most of the massive play area that they have out back! We ordered a mixed grill and pie and chips for the adults, and for the children your... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Every time we go to butlins we go here for lunch we love it here staff is friendy apart from one girl can be rude and feels like we should be there at times food is stunning well priced on most thing sunday roast carvery is lush we will be bck soon

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Had a great afternoon in this pub whilst on a weekend break at Butlins Minehead A great welcome with good food and ales

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St. Annes-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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137 reviews 137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A great menu vast selection of grub We only needed a small meal between two we selected the mixed combo ,chicken wings in hottest sauce I have ever had nearly blow my head off but very tasty,chicken nuggets,potato skins onion rings prawns and corn on the cob , which was very cold ,so I told a young waiter and he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Great hospitality and great food once again. Both Roberto and Hannah are a credit to this pub. Thank you for always making us feel welcome. Would recommend this pub to all families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I go to the hairy dog every time me and my family go to minehead on holiday in the summer the play area is great for the kids the drinks am reasonable prices and the meals spot on can't fault the prices and you get alot.overall fantastic family pub

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The place itself was fine and suitable for our family meal I order the spag Bol and my grandad ordered the garlic mushrooms from the slightly small and limited menu,was seeing a few plates pass and food looking appetising so very excited for ours to arrive My spag Bol was full of starch and the bol just tasted like sour... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

For a family meal to please everyone this pub is great well priced food with good childrens menu and a playground built in to give the adults a chance to talk! Extensive menu and lasagne was best ive had not home cooked, Burgers are good too.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Full of drunken males using foul language. Football on screens. Never again will I visit here. I had to stand on the front terrace just to get away from it all

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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