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Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
(01749) 342022
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Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Having heard what a good time friends had had on New Years Eve I thought we would go and celebrate my husband's birthday with friends. The waitress was friendly and looked after us well but we were the only people there, it just would have made a difference if we had had a more friendly welcome from the senior management.... More 

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somerset,england
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had our office Christmas lunch here yesterday. The table was rather small for the number of people sat at it and we felt a bit like sardines in a tin which wasn't the best beginning. The price of drinks was also over the top at £5.00 for a pint of lager. The food was good - tasty and well... More 

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Bristol
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We recently enjoyed a Saturday Evening with Bowlish House for Dinner four of us and it was warm very intimate and rather nice and the food was very good. The Service we had was excellent indeed faultless but simply not enough of it and pouring your own wine at this location seems out of place. One cannot doubt that if... More 

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Street, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We booked a table for 4 on a Sunday just expecting a nice sunday lunch, and what we got was a superb meal with Excellent surroundings and staff. The food was the best i have had in a long time and great value for money. The house it self is so relaxing we all enjoyed the atmosphere, and we will... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We held the funeral reception here for my fathers funeral. Everything was perfect. On arrival everything was set up beautifully with candles on the tables and the rooms looking welcoming and comfortable.The food was beautiful and plentiful, the tea and coffee free flowing. Nothing was too much trouble and we did not have to worry about anything. The owner really... More 

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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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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Kirkcudbright
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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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Address: Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
Phone Number: (01749) 342022
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: British

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