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The Rock Inn

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| Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
+44 1984 623293
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Country pub. All our food is homemade using local produce where ever...
Country pub. All our food is homemade using local produce where ever possible. We have a childrens menu and welcome dogs in the bar area on a lead. Some of our rooms are dog friendly as well. Lunch and dinner reservations are recomended although not always necessary.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rock Inn is a great local pub, better than it has ever been in the fifteen years I have been living in this area. Lovely location and friendly service with a chef who understands the importance of good fresh ingredients and the wrecking ball effect of the microwave oven on anything worth eating. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Rock Inn is a great local pub, better than it has ever been in the fifteen years I have been living in this area. Lovely location and friendly service with a chef who understands the importance of good fresh ingredients and the wrecking ball effect of the microwave oven on anything worth eating. It should be busier than it is.

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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I have to say I never normally go and write reviews but I just felt I had to regarding the Rock Inn, we have just got back from staying there for three nights and I cannot praise them enough. the room we had was excellent with everything that you need, the shower particularly superb, the food, well that was excellent... More 

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west sussex
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This pub is simply one of the best pubs I have eaten in. I had the fish soup which was better than fish soup I have had including in expensive French restaurants. I am really fussy about provenance and was delighted I could choose anything from the menu as it is all free range meat. My husband had the guineafowl... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My partner and I visited today (May 31st) for a casual pub lunch with family members. The parking is slightly limited but given the location most people are walking so still space to park. On opening the door you are greeted by a clean and stylish bar and eating area catering for all ages, dogs and children welcome but quiet... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Had dinner here and absolutely loved it. The fish soup was delicious and the monkfish gougons also. The main courses of short rib of beef and hake were excellent. The upside down cheesecake was sublime. This reall was 'top end' food, presented beautifully.

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WOKING
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We took the family there for a meal. When we arrived we were told to 'wait a minute'.....no smile no pleasant welcome just sheer rudeness by an angry looking blond lady. To summarise, the service was poor and the attitude extraordinary (as if they were hard done by). We had to wait an unacceptable time for our meal and although... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Following a recommendation to visit The Rock Inn we arrived for our booking and had a drink in the bar with the owners who were extremely friendly and welcoming. After having a drink in the bar whilst chatting with Darren and Ruth and hearing about the recent refurbishment (which looks great) we discussed the menu and what specials were on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had guinea fowl and rib of beef for mains, and we both had the white fondant choc. dessert. Excellent food, perfectly cooked and well presented. The Rock, like many pubs in the area, is both a local pub and a restaurant. I would have preferred not to have heard the loud pop music playing on the radio in the... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is an establishment purely established to make money.. Visited on Saturday 4th April. They were extremely busy, good for them, coining it in obviously which is why they couldn't be bothered to acknowledge my husband and me.. We stood there like lemons, without so much as a smile greeting or 'be with you in a minute'. So we walked... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

After 3 visits we cannot fault the Rock Inn. The restaurant is in a lovely location with a relaxed country atmosphere. Service is always welcoming and friendly. The chefs sauces are to die for, order anything with a sauce or gravy and you will not be disappointed. We thought our melt in the mouth main courses were fantastic and our... More 

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Address: | Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
Phone Number: +44 1984 623293
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Waterrow
Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: | Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Waterrow
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 623293

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

Country pub. All our food is homemade using local produce where ever possible. We have a childrens menu and welcome dogs in the bar area on a lead. Some of our rooms are dog friendly as well. Lunch and dinner reservations are recomended although not always necessary.

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