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Candlelight Inn

Bishopswood | Bishopswood, Chard, England
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Ranked #6 of 35 restaurants in Chard
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We went here with friends for an evening meal. Despite our taxi drivers not knowing where it was we had a great evening and the food was lovely. It's out of the way so a taxi is a must (would help if they knew it of course!) but it was well worth the trip. All the food was presented really... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. The service and ambience were very good. Although it was busy, there were enough staff to cope. The menu is not too extensive, which I like, as I feel that those things will all be fresh. We all had different choices, and all were beautifully presented and delicious. It is extremely popular, so it... More

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London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The pub has a lovely warm atmosphere, the beers are good, the management are polite and keen to help. We only eat of the cheaper end of the menu - burger (fantastic), steak, hot beef sandwich, chicken in ciabatta etc. All are excellent - you can tell the chef cares. Can't comment on the a la carte menu as have... More

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Birthday treat by my friends-great food -well treated by all the staff. Owner and wife very friendly looked after us well. Will visit again and tell friends hoe good it is.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Our third visit to this wonderful pub in 2014 and each time it has been an excellent meal. Service is great without being intrusive and the food is simply delicious.

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Winsham, Somerset
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My mum, husband and myself visited the Candlelight Inn for Sunday lunch recently. The restaurant was really nicely decorated with lots of natural stone. Everyone friendly. Sunday lunch was fantastic. We have tried many pubs/restaurants over the years we have lived in the local area and this was by far the best. Everything hot and tasty. Thank you. We will... More

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Winchester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The Inn's lovely stone facade leads to an open but cosy bar. On the hottest day of the year, we chose to sit in the pretty garden in mix of sun and shade. The set lunch menu food was delicious and the service discreet but very attentive despite our distance from the bar. Excellent.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We came here for a large group meal, and we were all very pleased with the quality of food and service. Lovely looking place, very clean and allows dogs. Menu catered for a wide range of diets and tastes (we had a few vegetarians) and the desserts were really nice. We were given a more private table for our group... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A very cheerful welcome was a good start as was the well kept beer. My steak and the trimmings was served very quickly preceded by some nice bread and butter. A really nice touch was the huge linen napkin that so much better than the miserable paper serviettes so many places use. My steak was cooked as requested and was... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We revisited this pub/restaurant this week on our way down to Kingswear,for a quick bar lunch.We were last here two years ago.Glad to find the food was still excellent,along with its friendly service. Bravo!

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