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The Forester's Arms

Holywell | East Coker, Yeovil BA229NF, England
+44 1935 863118
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Ranked #10 of 141 Restaurants in Yeovil
Price range: $6 - $37
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Bakery, English, French, Brasserie
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Head Chef and his experienced team are passionate about seasonally inspired, inventive cooking. All our dishes are skillfully prepared using only the finest local seasonal produce. We pledge to source everything we possibly can from within a 30 mile radius of East Coker.- The Music Bar - Serving a delicious range of "pub classics", burgers, steaks and hand-strectched, stone-baked pizza.- The Restaurant - Serving a fantastic array of modern British cuisine designed to tantalise and delight.- The Function Room - With independant bar and banquet seating, its suitable for all manner of private functions and corporate events. Our Chef's are happy to design bespoke menus, tailored to your function's needs and budget; from finger buffets to à la carte tasting menus with canapés on arrival.
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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We are going to go here far more often. So unusual to get such beautiful food, the chips are brown and crisp outside and fluffy inside, just like they should be. Well done Dave. The service is excellent Charlotte is helpful happy and smiles a lot, also so unusual these days. Nothing is to much trouble. They are happy to... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We had a mixed experience at this pub. We were eating with friends and had been pre-warned that there was a live band playing so when it started with its heavy drum beat and electric guitar we weren't too shocked, but it was quite intrusive on our conversation. The food was lovely and well presented but sadly not much of... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I have rated very good for the food. We ate at the Forester's Arms early September on a Saturday evening, haven't been for years and thought we'd give it a try. We booked a table for 4 people, even though on arrival there wasn't many people eating. We announced to the young man at the bar we had booked a... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Large area for parking with outside seating area. Local food with good provenance, prepared and cooked with care to a high standard. We've visited several times and will be returning again as the welcome and food have always been very good. Sunday roasts are worth a detour to enjoy, but go for lunch in the week and it is quieter... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

It all seems like a work in progress - eating area a bit basic and staff a bit pre-occupied. Food well above your normal pub-grub standard, but very little choice for vegetarians on the night we visited - pizza or calzone, which is basically the same! and no offer to produce anything else when asked. Menu reads better than the... More 

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2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Quite simply amazing food, very fresh and cooked to perfection with brilliant service. If you wanted any suggestions at all, baby changing facilities would have been appreciated, oh and would be good if you put pricing on your website. Your food is such good value for money but the lack of pricing on your website is sending the incorrect message... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Visited this pub in early August 2013. The food was excellent, the prices were very reasonable and the presentation was first class. I have eaten at the nearby Helyar Arms where the food is not as good and much more expensive.

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1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Had a lovely meal that would rival top quality restaurants charging twice the price. But there was a loud band warming up from 8pm and playing at top volume from 9, along with their noisy fans, which spoiled our evening. The band were pretty talented, but too loud and intrusive for a restaurant.

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Haddenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

We had a fantastic evening at The Foresters Arms. The recent refurbishment has made the pub and restaurant very light and modern, and the staff were all very welcoming. The very reasonably priced food was exceptional, excellent pizzas and steak that rivals the big steakhouses. We will definitely be back very soon!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Went here for the first time last Sunday on a beautiful day, greeted my a friend which was lovely the food was amazing served lovely and looked so appealing , the colour was so nice and couldn't believe how cheap it was my partner wanted to pay more as he thinks 8.96 does not give this food credit so tipped... More 

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Additional Information about The Forester's Arms

Address: Holywell | East Coker, Yeovil BA229NF, England
Phone Number: +44 1935 863118
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 37
Cuisine: Bakery, English, French, Brasserie

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