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Sherborne Rd, Yeovil, England
+44 1935 423081
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Pen Mill Hotel is a well established business in the area that for the...
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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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
lovely Hotel

2nd visit Warm welcome rooms superb and decorated to high standard very clean and comfortable The bar and restaurant good home cooked food served by very attentive staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
fatbob13
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Hertford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great Carvery with a good Portion of meat and great choice of veg. It was one of the best roasts we have had! Staff and owner friendly

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Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I have recently been diagnosed with Coeliac disease and was so happy to see the extensive choice I could have at The Pen Mill. I had the burger which was lovely and the roll tasted fantastic I even questioned in my head if it really could be gluten free and taste this good! I enquired at the bar and was... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I stayed for one night for bed and breakfast and I didn't get the chance to sample the evening meal at the hotel. However, the breakfast, service and the quality of rooms were excellent. The manager and his staff were extremely welcoming. I had a few pints in the bar and the beer quality was excellent.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

2nd visit Warm welcome rooms superb and decorated to high standard very clean and comfortable The bar and restaurant good home cooked food served by very attentive staff

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited for lunch on February 3rd. We always pop in for lunch when we are in the area and are never disappointed. All our meals have been very very nice - thank you! We missed the dogs - hope they enjoyed their holiday!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I popped into the Pen Mill pub in order to have a roast , & , as usual, I was met with a very warm welcome today. I hadn't pre booked , as before, & yet I was accommodated easily, even though this was a solo visit. The atmosphere & service from the well organised & very hardworking staff behind... More 

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South East England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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

I'm sorry that you were not satisfied with your visit to us last week. I was, amongst others, one of the people who dealt with this matter (talking with your mother). As I'm sure you're finding out fast with your young son who sadly suffers from coeliac disease, changes in the food industry are a daily occurrence! We actually offer... More 

yetminster
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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penmillhotel07, Owner at Pen Mill Hotel, responded to this review

A short review, yet, precise and to the point apart from......... we're open from 9am Monday to Saturday (we don't serve alcohol until 10am)! Many thanks for a wonderful review of my business, being a local person I sincerely hope to see you again very soon. Kindest regards Jon Palmer Owner More 

Sherborne, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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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