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Hornsbury mill Restaurant

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Organic, British, Gastropub
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Eleighwater, Chard TA20 3AQ, England
+44 1460 63317
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Dine by candlelight as the waterwheel turns The Wheelroom Restaurant is...
Dine by candlelight as the waterwheel turns The Wheelroom Restaurant is small but beautifully appointed with ample space for 40 people. A light and airy room by day, the Wheelroom with its flickering candles is transformed into a romantic evening setting with soft music by night and the constant turn of the waterwheel behind the glass partition enhances your experience whenever you dine. Tables can be arranged to suit your needs, so whether eating alone, as a couple or with a party of family or friends the Wheelroom can accommodate you. Your welcome at the bar is second to none, choose your dishes from the a la carte menu or specials board, then wander down to the Wheelroom where our fully trained, attentive but unobtrusive waitresses will look after you from starters to coffee and liqueurs
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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A lovely venue and good food

My husband took me here for my birthday and we had a lovely evening. The staff were pleasant and attentive and the food was really good. Would definately recommend for a romantic couples night out but also great for big events especially as they have a gorgeous newly built orangery

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Amy S
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Hayle, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Hayle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My husband took me here for my birthday and we had a lovely evening. The staff were pleasant and attentive and the food was really good. Would definately recommend for a romantic couples night out but also great for big events especially as they have a gorgeous newly built orangery

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Chard, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Lovely ambience and lovely food. I am a regular diner here as they offer fantastic value for Two course meal at lunchtime from Monday to Friday for £12.95. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Give it a try.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at hornsbury mill every year for our anniversary for a night since we got married there four years ago. The staff are so friendly and for the staff that have been there for a few years we are welcomed almost as family. The food is amazing and the chefs do a wonderful job especially the desserts. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and l had a champagne afternoon tea at the new orangery for his 40th and it was fantastic. Definitely will recommend it if you want something different to do at your leisure. Thankyou for being so accommodating xxxxx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Staff were great. Food was absolutely delightful. Delightful surroundings whilst waiting. Staff ensured that we were happy

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

Came here last Christmas after being let down by a well known restaurant not too far away. Had a very enjoyable meal and have been coming here for dinner every fortnight since. Having a very disabled wife and a friend using crutches, we were very welcome and have a regular table near a door where I can stop and let... More 

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Chard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

At City Plumbing we took a group of 32 customers and staff on a night out to Hornsbury Mill. We pre ordered from a two course set menu chosen by myself with some excellent guidance from Philip the head chef. Our customers loved the choices and on the night were blown away with the food. Even when we were a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Called in for lunch on a Friday. Couldn't have asked for more. Greeted by the very friendly Amy and Rachel. Had the handmade burger, delicious. Could hear customers around us saying the same about their food. A very reasonable price for a two course lunch. Will be making our way back in the near future.

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have eaten here before and decided to bring friends to this restaurant, as we have in the past always had an excellent dining experience. Sadly, I felt that this time round, it fell short. We were greeted on arrival, by a smiley and welcoming young woman, who invited us to take a drink in the lounge area whilst looking... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were married here in September this year and many of our guests commented to us that the food was the best they had ever had at a wedding. We chose a full restaurant meal for all the guests and the food and service were both excellent. Some of our guests stayed the night, although, as the hotel is only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eleighwater, Chard TA20 3AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chard
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 63317

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: Organic, British, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Dine by candlelight as the waterwheel turns The Wheelroom Restaurant is small but beautifully appointed with ample space for 40 people. A light and airy room by day, the Wheelroom with its flickering candles is transformed into a romantic evening setting with soft music by night and the constant turn of the waterwheel behind the glass partition enhances your experience whenever you dine. Tables can be arranged to suit your needs, so whether eating alone, as a couple or with a party of family or friends the Wheelroom can accommodate you. Your welcome at the bar is second to none, choose your dishes from the a la carte menu or specials board, then wander down to the Wheelroom where our fully trained, attentive but unobtrusive waitresses will look after you from starters to coffee and liqueurs

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