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Sherborne Rd, Yeovil, England
+44 1935 423081
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Ranked #38 of 142 Restaurants in Yeovil
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Pen Mill Hotel is a well established business in the area that for the past 10 years under the same family ownership has been fast gaining a reputation for quality food and drink. Using local, independent suppliers wherever possible. In February 2014 we undertook an almost £200,000 refurbishment of the hotel bedrooms. This has now bought us above the local and indeed national average for quality in hotel rooms. Combine this with our ever popular bar and restaurant and you have a quality establishment that unlike many others has a personality with a family atmosphere!
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English first
South East England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Last week I stopped here to see if they could cater for my coeliac son, to be told yes he could have sausages which are his favourite amongst other things. I then booked a table for tonight as a treat for his 6th birthday, luckily before ordering I double checked he could have the sausages only to be told he... More 

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yetminster
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The owners are welcoming and friendly and the food and rooms are excellent, The bar and restaurant are open from 10.00 am till late. Large car park means no walking and Penn Mill railway station nearby allows a trip from Dorchester or Bristol and means no driving after a good night out

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

And friend and I popped in for lunch on a week day. We were plea entry surprised by the menu choices and the option of a lunch menu at a reduced cost. We had 2 courses and left feeling comfortably full. The pen mill had a nice relaxed atmosphere, and a lovely Christmas tree outside! Definitely will pop back when... More 

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on the Pen Mill. I'm so please that you enjoyed your lunchtime visit. Judging by your comments I'm assuming you had our Two Course Lunch for £10.95? This is extraordinarily popular menu. Sadly the Christmas tree has now gone as it was a great talking point however, the daffodils and... More 

somerset
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Party of dozen paid £25 per head. Flash menu advertising 3 courses and coffee and mince pie along with disco . Bit alarmed upon booking had to pay £20 each deposit. Remainder of balance paid prior to the evening. Disco was in bar obviously a regular small bash for the regulars certainly not put on for the Xmas party goers.... More 

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

I'm saddened you feel you did not receive value for money, good service and didn't feel the usually vibrant atmosphere that most people do enjoy. I am glad to see that the food you received enjoyed having rated it a 4/5. So, I'd better start by going through your long list of complaints one at a time. Point one. '3... More 

Ash Vale, Surrey
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I did a review for this fabulous place about six months ago and really rated it then. Been lucky enough to stay again several times since and I don't know how but it's actually even better! The food is still absolutely superb both evening and breakfast. The lovely lady who owns the hotel cooks the best full English that you'll... More 

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

Well....... I normally like starting a response to a review that is so fantastic with 'stop it, I'm starting to blush' or 'you're the kindest person, ever' but for such a wonderful review I have to say that today I saw the biggest smile ever on......... Sally's face! Astonishingly this is her first mention on TripAdvisor but I'm sure it... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

fantastic price just under £20 for 3 courses, carvery was fresh and plenty off :)) service was good friendly staff :)) would recommend this restaurant/pub to anyone brilliant night :))

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

I think if you'd have paid us any more compliments I'd have started to blush! :) It really pleases me when we get a great review but even more so when it's a glowing Christmas one. This is by far our busiest month of the year (and this year was no exception, our busiest ever!), and when you are serving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Friendly and helpful service. Great quality carvery - all fresh and served with a smile. Good value kids meals too. We will be back soon!

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so glad you thoroughly enjoyed your carvery with us back in December. I think I can quite safely say we are Yeovil's favourite venue for Sunday carvery and, like you say....... 'Served with a smile!' I look forward to welcoming you back to us soon. Kindest regards Jon Palmer Owner More 

Hailsham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

What an excellent hotel , stayed one night recently on business, the room was modern and cosy with free wifi and on suite , the breakfast was great and the pub and restaurant served great home cooked food, well worth the value, would recommend to anyone.

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

In just a few sentences you have almost given us as much praise as is possible, thank you. We do try and always give that extra little bit more and it is greatly appreciate, not only when these things are noticed but, when a guest takes the time and trouble to review and mention it. This certainly makes our job... More 

Appleton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visiting family in the area we phoned on the off chance we could get a booking on the same day for Sunday lunch. Sure enough a table was free so long as we were done by a certain time, which was fair enough. John was very friendly and helpful, and a friendly face on arrival. I'm not normally a massive... More 

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a detailed and appreciative review. Sunday lunch is certainly one of our busiest times of the week and I think I'd probably be correct in saying that we are probably Yeovil's most popular carvery establishment. Freshness is always an issue for some carveries but...... because we are so busy (doing in excess of 225... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were a family party, eight adults and a toddler. None of us had difficulty choosing from the lunch-time menu, the A La Carte menu, or the specials boards, and the food was enjoyed by all. The toddler sat in a high chair, and asked for 'chips, fish and beans'. He ate all his gigantic fish finger, and much of... More 

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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. I'm so glad you all enjoyed lunch with us last week. We pride ourselves on our customer service and it is nice when this is noticed and appreciated. Once again, many thanks. Kindest regards Jon Palmer Owner More 

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Address: Sherborne Rd, Yeovil, England
Phone Number: +44 1935 423081
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil

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