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The Three Horseshoes Inn

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Sandwiches, International, British, Delicatessen, Pub, Gastropub
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Batcombe, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HE, England
+44 (0)1749 850359
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Description: The Three Horseshoes is a 400 year old country pub nestled in the...
The Three Horseshoes is a 400 year old country pub nestled in the beautiful Somerset village of Batcombe, with easy access to Bruton, Frome, Shepton Mallet, The Royal Bath and West Showground and only forty minutes from Bath and Bristol.We have a spacious bar with an inglenook fireplace and beamed ceiling, a stunning dining room with a vaulted ceiling and a wonderful, lush lawned garden overlooked by the Church tower.Open to all we welcome drinkers, foodies, walkers, children and dogs. With children of our own we aim to make The Three Horseshoes Inn family friendly with colouring books and games, to keep them entertained, whilst you have a relaxing time sampling the many delights that the pub has to offer. Whether it be a quick pint and a pork pie in the bar, three course dinner in our stunning dining room, or even stay the night in one of our en-suite letting rooms you can be sure of a friendly welcome.
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great seasonal menus and high quality food

Good selection of ales and ciders too. Good service and accommodating to dietary requirements. Felt like a great part of the village.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely old inn with a friendly welcome and a short, but tempting menu. Also a good range of choices for kids. Ate in the garden overlooking the 17th church. Fab.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We visit this pub every year on our trip to Somerset from New Zealand..this year my 94 yr old Mother asked to come here to lunch..all I can say is Shambollic ...this must be under new management?? Straight away we saw that everyone was doing everything...there should be a zappy bar maid..a zappy waitress..and a zappy "in charge" luckily we... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We visaited on a weekday lunchtime and sat in the garden with the only two other customers. Nobody else came in while we were there. What a shame. This is a loveley pub in a wonderful setting, but I have to say that the food, although good, is not cheap. A burger and chips, gnocchi, one ice cream, a pint... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We turned up on a weekday lunchtime and had a very pleasant meal in this idyllic setting, but this is a Somerset country pub and not cheap. Cured beef burger and chips, Gnochi, one ice cream, an orange juice and a pint of cider - £35.00. Judge for yourselves. I'm not really surprised that there were only two other customers... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great food, great service and friendly staff. Dog was very welcomed by all with a brilliant beer garden for those long sunny beer garden days. Reasonably price for the quality and the portions are very generous. Would defiantly recommend a visit, we will defiantly be returning

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Good selection of ales and ciders too. Good service and accommodating to dietary requirements. Felt like a great part of the village.

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Croscombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Heard very good reports from friends about this pub and thought we would try it. We only wanted a snack at lunchtime & pork pies displayed on the bar looked appetising so my partner had one with a "messy salad" and I had a BLT. She said the pie was quite disappointing with little taste and completely lacking in seasoning.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We called in for a meal to break up a long drive to Devon. We chose the Three Horseshoes after searching for a nice pub that was dog and child friendly. We could not have chosen better. The staff were friendly, location and garden are lovely, very nice beers and best of all was the fresh, well put together and... More 

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Callington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Two of us stopped here for lunch as we had to take a compulsory rest break during a navigational rally we were competing in. It just happened to be the nearest convenient place to eat; we didn't need, or want, anything special or "posh", just routine pub lunches. Between us we had soup and a BLT sandwich. I have to... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My fiancé and I visited the pub this evening on our way back from Bruton, and had a great time. We arrived at 1730 and with it being a Sunday, we knew food wasn't being served until 1800. The lady behind the bar seemed a bit flustered, but was perfectly polite. We were told the menu was being printed which... More 

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Additional Information about The Three Horseshoes Inn

Address: Batcombe, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HE, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1749 850359
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet  >  Batcombe
Average Prices: USD 28
Cuisine: Sandwiches, International, British, Delicatessen, Pub, Gastropub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Batcombe, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet  >  Batcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1749 850359

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, International, British, Delicatessen, Pub, Gastropub

Description

The Three Horseshoes is a 400 year old country pub nestled in the beautiful Somerset village of Batcombe, with easy access to Bruton, Frome, Shepton Mallet, The Royal Bath and West Showground and only forty minutes from Bath and Bristol.We have a spacious bar with an inglenook fireplace and beamed ceiling, a stunning dining room with a vaulted ceiling and a wonderful, lush lawned garden overlooked by the Church tower.Open to all we welcome drinkers, foodies, walkers, children and dogs. With children of our own we aim to make The Three Horseshoes Inn family friendly with colouring books and games, to keep them entertained, whilst you have a relaxing time sampling the many delights that the pub has to offer. Whether it be a quick pint and a pork pie in the bar, three course dinner in our stunning dining room, or even stay the night in one of our en-suite letting rooms you can be sure of a friendly welcome.

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