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32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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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
Okay but not great

We weren't welcomed by anyone and had to ask where to sit, where the high chairs where etc. table was sticky and food was average. I had the burger and I was very disappointed, no flavour at all. Just tasted like a lump of mince meat! The place itself looked like it needed a good clean, the floor... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Wiltshire
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Wiltshire
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We weren't welcomed by anyone and had to ask where to sit, where the high chairs where etc. table was sticky and food was average. I had the burger and I was very disappointed, no flavour at all. Just tasted like a lump of mince meat! The place itself looked like it needed a good clean, the floor was filthy... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely, homely pub with great outdoor playground for children. The food is delicious especially the lasagne. We first visited Christmas time & it was amazing all decorated with lights so it was our first choice to visit again this time for food & the staff are so friendly.

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uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Went on a Saturday night. The food was lovely and the portions were very generous. The prices were slightly more than the Witherspoons but only by a few pounds. The waitresses and waiters work very hard. As there are families in there it wasn't brilliantly clean but adequate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great food, friendly staff excellent for families with little ones would highly recommend. Thank you for a lovely meal

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A great place to keep the kids occupied. Garden is fantastic and its only a few yards up the road from the stones hotel, so location is spot on.

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Shropshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Ate here for two nights during our weeks holiday in Somerset and both nights food was very good and good sized portions, staff were also good. The only thing that let it down was the disgusting toilets, both ladies and gents were filthy and looked as if they had not been cleaned at all that day. If we had used... More 

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christopher c, Owner at The Hairy Dog, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Hairy Dog, the team are glad you enjoyed your food and service. We are sorry that we let you down on the apparent cleanliness of the toilets.. the toilets are cleaned on a regular basis and obviously they had been overlooked at the time of your visit.. but I do think to use the term... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We visited for lunch whilst on holiday and spent a good 2hrs there with four adults and two children. The food was very tasty, although my sons quarter pounder had to be returned because the middle was raw but had no problems changing it for another meal. The prices were reasonable and the service was good. My daughter aged 11... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Came here on two occasions as wanted something different away from the butlin resort. Me the other half and our three year old daughter saw lots of signs advertising there garden play area so thought we would give it a go for the little one. We walked through and was completely in shock the play area is absoutley amazing !... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Food was very good, had to wait a little bit but worth the wait. They have an excellent play area at the back for the kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I can see why some may criticise the place if your after a gastro pub for couples. this is not that sort of place. But it is a large (you can get a table in peak times) spacious, (it can cater for large groups- 13 of us), with a big outside play area (great for kids from 5 to 15... More 

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

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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