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All 36 Shepton Mallet Restaurants

Bowlish House

Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
(01749) 34202
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Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I live local to Bowlish house and the current owners are fantastic. The food is imaginative, finely presented, really tasty and a decent size for fine dining - really fills you up, especially their homemade bread which is different each time I visit. Their homemade terrines and pates are delicious, never plain- accompanied by homemade chutneys or piccalilli , parsnip... More

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somerset uk
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a lovely meal today at Bowlish House. It was oldee Worldee, in a good way. Nice and comfortable and cosy, small and very well run, with very good food and service. I had the salmon and prawn starter and they provided me with gluten free bread (which is all a bit of a bonus) and my husband had... More

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Newquay Cornwall
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Staying 100 yards from Bowlish House, meant we had to visit this elegant house, it was calling us in so a table was phone booked, on arriving we where met by the owners then shown into a lovely room where we took drinks, then the menu, when we where ready to our table, the food was excellent, we had ample... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I am somewhat confused about other customers comments on 28th and 29th of April as I was at `the same party on 26th April 2013 and thought the food was delicious, it was served hot and efficiently, especially considering there was more than 32 of us attending the party. There was a good selection of chilled wine and I had... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Delicious food - beautifully presented. A real treat. The Chef is American. Helpful and pleasant hosts. Bowlish House was recently featured in the series Broadchurch. Lovely old house, we had the room with a 4 poster bed, and beautiful view over garden. Quiet.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

A group of us visited Bowlish House for Afternoon Tea during the half term break. We had excellent friendly service and the staff made us feel very welcome. We had ample food for six of us and we were amazed at the value. A hidden gem in Shepton Mallet. We look forward to visiting again.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Went to this hotel with a group and my overwhelming thought was that it was a nerve to serve up such awful food. One of the worst meals I have ever had. As experienced by the previous reviewer, the white wine was warm - that was the only drink I managed to get hold of all night as during the... More

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Somerset UK
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

A party of us went to Bowlish House on 26/4/2013 the food was awful it was not home cooked food it had been brought in and just warmed up the portions of veg was a joke it was just two mouthfuls the dessert was the same as for the cheese it was so hard and crumpled up at the edges,... More

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Kingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We stayed at this small hotel for the night and had dinner and breakfast during out stay. We were the only customers in the restaurant throughout both meals and would give much better marks for the breakfast. Our evening meal was passable but the vegetables were somewhat limited as "Chef had to trow a lot of items out because of... More

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Wells, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Driven past hundreds of times, but first visit and it was for sunday lunch. On arrival, not sure if we were making a mistake, front doors closed, garden a bit untidy and a prominant,apparently abandoned, green wheely bin on the drive! However as we approached the front door it was opened for us with a welcoming smile and that was... More

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Additional Information about Bowlish House

Address: Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
Phone Number: (01749) 34202
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: British

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