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Candlelight Inn

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Bishopswood | Bishopswood, Chard, England
01460234476
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A very fine country pub

I've just had two meals here. The staff were friendly..... the food was good. Nice to have a cheese a board where the cheese has been allowed to get to warm temperature.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Pete D
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Essex
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Essex
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I've just had two meals here. The staff were friendly..... the food was good. Nice to have a cheese a board where the cheese has been allowed to get to warm temperature.

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Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This was my second visit and definitely on my 'must do ' list on my trip to Somerset! It did not disappoint. The menu is inventive, food well presented, absolutely delicious and the staff so friendly. It's definitely worth a visit. Can't wait for next time.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Recently had lunch here after finding the pub via Tripadvisor. It proved to be a wonderful find. Inside a beautifully maintained stone cottage when you walk through the door you are immediately struck by the beautiful interior. Lovely wooden floors, furniture and bar. Inviting lighting and equally inviting array of drinks on tap including some very good local ciders. From... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Cottage Style Pub Restaurant with charming interiors. Lively cosy bar area with open fires. Friendly professional staff. Tasty Menu and Specials. Would recommend booking as very popular.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Cottage Style Pub Restaurant ,charming interiors and cosy bar with fires. Lively and inviting atmosphere,with a warm welcome and friendly staff. Tasty Menu and Specials would recommend booking as it is very popular.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Went with a bunch of friends. The place was quite busy but the staff easily accommodated us and found us somewhere to sit. Nice atmosphere. Quiet and relaxing.

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We have dined here many times in past few years but on this occasion we were shocked and disappointed. First, the attitude of the female front of house was unfriendly and even somewhat arrogant.......as if we were doing her a favour. We have never seen her before. She was so long returning to take our food orders we had to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Expensive and small portions, been several times, staff friendly enough, however quite alot I drinkers I there sitting round the bar making it quite difficult to get around especially to the toilets.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Today we went to the candlelight inn for Sunday lunch after being told how good the food was I MUST SAY THE FOOD WAS GREAT NO COMPLANTS THERE BUT I was a little upset by the dogs that were on leads with owners under & next to tables in the restaurant area !! I am a dog owner myself but... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The fixed price menu was limited in choice but excellent value and very tasty. The décor is traditional but clean and very well kept. The staff are friendly. The beer is good. If the food had been hotter it would have got an "excellent" overall.

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Additional Information about Candlelight Inn

Address: Bishopswood | Bishopswood, Chard, England
Phone Number: 01460234476
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chard
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $9 to $28
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bishopswood | Bishopswood, Chard, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chard
  • Phone Number: 01460234476

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $9 to $28
  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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