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The Stonemasons

The Stonemasons Harts Close, Ilminster TA19 9DJ, England
+44 1460 57816
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It’s good

We were cream crackered after a day exploring caravan sites for our soon to arrive... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
jonesyboy27
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Looking tired !!

i have been a customer in the Stonemasons since it opened...... but feel it needs a refurbish... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
Joyce J
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“pudding” (4 reviews)
“tasted lovely” (2 reviews)
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The Stonemasons Harts Close, Ilminster TA19 9DJ, England
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We were cream crackered after a day exploring caravan sites for our soon to arrive caravan. Stumbled upon the stonemasons 2-1 pub Good choice of food good prices we had 2 sirloins port and Stilton sauce started with usual bits and pieces and a couple...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

jonesyboy27, Thank you for your honest review! I hope you found some great caravan sites around us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

i have been a customer in the Stonemasons since it opened...... but feel it needs a refurbish looking tired and sad..... There is always a good menu with always about 3 items i cant decide which to have..... last week i had a burger meal...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Joyce J, Thank you for your honest review. Its always nice to hear from our regular custom. I can assure you the scampi is from Whitby as stated on the menu. We are looking at a refurbishment in the near future. Cheers

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to The Stonemasons at Ilminster on about 5 occasions in the past year whilst passing through, it’s a Marstons pub and always has the 2-4-1 deal so it helps on the wallet. Nothing to shout about until last evening......What a difference!! Excellent table...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

rocket3dude, Thank you for your review, I am happy to see you are a regular customer. There has been no change in management in recent months, we must just be improving. We look forward to seeing you again soon

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Was at a loose end a few days ago so thought we would nip to the Stonemasons for Lunch, nice bug car park. Went to the bar and was served EVENTUALLY.. I ordered 2 cokes(NOT LARGE) and a Blackcurrant and soda came to just over...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

whithjas, Thank you for your review, I feel our drinks prices are very competitive in the area as well as the industry, three alcoholic drinks would come to over £10. We are currently looking to improve our service and always have a minimum of 2...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

We went with some friends, large pub which is well decorated and plenty of parking. Service is not brilliant and food service is extremely slow - don’t go here if you are in a hurry! Food was okay, very basic but filled the gap. Wouldn’t...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

TNel123, Thank you for your review. We are continually looking at improving our service, this will act, as always as a training tool for our team.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

On a quiet Thursday night we waited over 1 hour for our food. When the food arrived we had no apology for the wait the waiter himself was very curt and clearly did not want to be there. The food itself was very poor. The...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Matt M Thank you for your review we will talk to the meat suppliers about the meat quality. Dan

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Having visited your pub on Sunday afternoon we were shown to our seats which was a table for two. The pub was quite quiet less than 20 people in the pub we waited for just over 20 minutes and no one came to take our...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

10987654321AB, Thank you for your review, I am sorry you had to wait so long for service and will look into this Many thanks

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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

We regularly eat here and 9 times out of 10 the food is generally good. The atmosphere is lovely and the staff are helpful and friendly. Our last visit however wasn’t quite so great! I chose a meal that I hadn’t had before and asked...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your review

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

I met with my best mate for a post-Birthday lunch (for me) at The Stonemasons last weekend. It's easy to get to, easy to park, level to enter and the staff were immediately friendly and helpful. I asked for a table for two and said...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

rt456gt, Thank you fro your review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon, happy belated birthday. Dan

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We have seen a decline in this place since our first visit 7 years ago. On our last visit there was lots of food not available and service was so slow we were there for hours. This visit we had a trainee which I'm aware...More

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Dan C, Manager at The Stonemasons, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Anon A, Thank you for your review, 7 years is a very long time, The Stonemasons has seen a lot of change in this time, There is only so much training you can do with a team member away from customers. If you would like...More

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