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The Ilchester Arms Restaurant

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The Square | Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
+44 (0) 1935 840220
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Description: The Ilchester Arms offers lunch every day with evening meal served Monday -...
The Ilchester Arms offers lunch every day with evening meal served Monday - Saturday. We offer a bistro setting as well as boasting a sheltered garden area. A child friendly establishment we have a play area outside and offer toys inside to keep the little ones entertained while you enjoy your meals, we also offer a children's menu. For those looking to host a function our private function area overlooking the garden is available, here we can provide a full 3 course meal or a buffet to suit your needs. If you have any special dietary requirements please contact us as our kitchen are more than happy to cater to your needs.Our website has our current menu to wet your appetite. We are also proud to offer our bar snug area for those looking for a relaxing drink.The Ilchester Arms also offers 10 en-suite bedrooms.
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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

My husband and I popped in and had lunch for the first time. Lovely staff, good food at a reasonable cost. Think we might be popping in again!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
jenniegaljaard
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in and had lunch for the first time. Lovely staff, good food at a reasonable cost. Think we might be popping in again!!!

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Thank jenniegaljaard
Reading, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stopped in Ilchester on the way home for lunch and were delighted to find the Ilchester Arms. There was a good choice of food on the menu and the servings were enormous! The meals were well presented and very tasty. We would certainly recommend a lunch here and will stop the next time we are in the area.

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Thank DJF710
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Extensive menu- something for everyone; very generous portions, dishes beautifully presented and cooked to perfection. Definitely recommend and wouldn't hesitate to dine here again.

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Thank V S
hampshire
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Stopped here for lunch on the way down to the coast. Really friendly staff in a really interesting old building. Starting off for coffee in comfy settees at the front of the building carrying on to really good food in another part of the restaurant. I had an excellent bowl of Soup and my husband had a Cheese Ploughman's that... More 

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Thank lindypindydbwoods
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We were driving back from Cornwall and just stumbled on this Pub/Restaurant. We just wanted a cup of tea and were pleasantly surprised when we were served tea in a pot and were tempted with the Chocolate Guinness Cake - don't knock it - its delicious. The landlady had made it herself and she did a marvellous job. Very friendly... More 

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Thank JillyFY
Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have been here often whether for a drink, lunch or evening meal.. Great choices on the menu... lovely setting and very friendly staff.. and the price not too bad!

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Thank 9lynn777
Somerset
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

A warm friendly welcome, good food and good wine with a clean comfortable bed at the end of the night - perfect!

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Thank KJKJClarke
Wareham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

As visiting family in new home, with a friend, chanced upon The Ilchester Arms and decided to have lunch there. The staff were friendly and accommodating and the food good. Would visit again.

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Thank jeanniejam
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Had another excellent meal at the Ilchester Arms last weekend. food always fantastic, choice is excellent with options for all, but with quality never compromised. The bistro is a great place to eat with good atmosphere and friendly staff. Always a pleasure!

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Thank Chris W
Somerton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We have eaten here a couple of times and have really enjoyed it each time. Lovely food, really pleasant staff, well worth a visit !

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Thank TheSomersetGang

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Square | Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil
  • Phone Number: +44 (0) 1935 840220

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 23
  • Cuisine: British, French, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

The Ilchester Arms offers lunch every day with evening meal served Monday - Saturday. We offer a bistro setting as well as boasting a sheltered garden area. A child friendly establishment we have a play area outside and offer toys inside to keep the little ones entertained while you enjoy your meals, we also offer a children's menu. For those looking to host a function our private function area overlooking the garden is available, here we can provide a full 3 course meal or a buffet to suit your needs. If you have any special dietary requirements please contact us as our kitchen are more than happy to cater to your needs.Our website has our current menu to wet your appetite. We are also proud to offer our bar snug area for those looking for a relaxing drink.The Ilchester Arms also offers 10 en-suite bedrooms.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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