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The Helyar Arms

Moor Lane, East Coker BA22 9JR, England
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Monopoli, Italy
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were very clean and comfy, and the ensuite bathroom was spotless. Not a sound all night to disturb our sleep. The room we stayed in had nowhere to hang clothes so more than one night may have been difficult, but otherwise very comfortable. The vegetarian meal in the restaurant in the evening... More 

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Thank Julie D
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Dear Julie. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Helyar Arms. We also have lovely coat hooks and hangers being made as we speak. Today we did a lovely mushroom and tomato omelet for one of our guests breakfast. You only have to ask. Thanks again, hope to see you soon. Patrick & Claire. More 

Tavistock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in here for bed and breakfast and evening meal For one night en route Our meal was really tasty, started with cream of mushroom soup, which was lovely, hubby had the lamb chops, myself the posh sausage mash and caramelised onion, the gravy was to die for!! Our room was spotless with quality toiletries, it had a very... More 

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Thank nigelhazell1
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you. We really appreciate you taking the time to give The Helyar Arms such a glowing review. Although we have not been open long since the extensive refit, the team here have really pulled together to ensure our guests experience is enjoyable. We will pass on your feedback on the gravy to the Chef! Thanks... More 

somerset
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this pub has had some ups and downs so we were only going to pop in for a drink and check it out, had a warm welcome at the bar and was served promptly, all very clean and fresh. the staff were all very courteous and actually smiling quite a lot which I like. we were offered a menu to... More 

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Thank sparkybloke99
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind 5* review. We have just had some amazing photo's, all related to East Coker from years gone by, back from the printers, now they are off to the framers and will be up on the walls very soon. We were talking to Sevenoaks Sound and Vision in Yeovil today about adding a music system. Jolly... More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great meal, reasonably priced and friendly service. Locally sourced produce making up a good part of the dishes available on the menu. Highly recommended. Lovely place for a weekend stay. Keep up the good work and hopefully there will be pictures on the walls next visit!!

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Thank Bakkies53
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Pictures and photos will be going up as soon as we can get them framed. Please come and see us again soon. Patrick and Claire. More 

Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here after complete refurbishment in May 16 food was disappointing. Went with friends, lamb chops was overlooked (crispy) and kitchens had run out of chunky chips and salad but supplemented with other concoction without informing us first. Food overpriced for quality, will not be visiting again for food until improved. Waitress service was very good and friendly..

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Thank jon582
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Dear Jon. I am really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit. We have shown the kitchen your comments and can assure you that we will do our upmost to make sure that this doesn't happen again. Please forgive us and come back to see us soon. Patrick and Claire. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Helyer hosted our wedding reception and they were fantastic. It was the perfect size for our needs and they were accommodating to all of our needs. The rooms were lovely and clean and all of our friends enjoyed staying above the pub and said that the breakfast was amazing. Patrick was beyond welcoming and it really made our big... More 

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TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Dear Emily, I can honestly say that the Tickle/Tucker wedding was enjoyed as much by Claire, myself and the rest of the staff as it obviously was by your guests. We had a wonderful time looking after you. It was a great party and we would do it again in a flash. Thank you so much for choosing us for... More 

East Coker, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at the Helyar on Friday night, the first time since the new owners and Chef took charge. The food is clever, fresh and wholesome. I had chicken livers to start then the duck, my Wife had gravlax followed by chicken, the dishes are well thought out with great presentation. A must visit destination pub with great beer and... More 

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Thank John S
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

John, what a lovely thing to say. We all, at The Helyar Arms, are trying our very best to make this pub the best country pub we can. It is really lovely to hear from people when it appears we have. Thank you so much for your kind words, Patrick and Claire. More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

New team are amazing, Patrick and Claire have made a brilliant start, the food is excellent and the relaxed atmosphere is welcoming. Advise booking if you want to eat in the evening as the word is spreading.. We live in the village and now invite friends to our local, which hasn't happened for a few years...

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Thank Hollyhel
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you are enjoying the pub again. It's been hard work but it is lovely to see the village coming in to support us. Thank you. Patrick and Claire. More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic two night break at The Helyar Arms. Food was fantastic especially breakfast which was beautifully cooked and presented using local produce. Pub was kid and dog friendly and Patrick and Claire were great hosts, opening their Somerset skittle alley for our 7 year old to play. We will definitely return and had a great. Would certainly recommend... More 

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Thank j9pkr
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

We remember you well and your lovely young son. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we will be thrilled if you ever came back to visit us again. Patrick and Claire. More 

Somerset
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We live in the village and have visited the pub for several years, and are really pleased with what Patrick and Claire are trying to do since they took the business over (all reviews prior to Nov 2015 need to be ignored as they related to the previous owner). Since reopening we have eaten 3/4 times, sampling Sunday lunch and... More 

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Thank HodgeySomerset
TheHelyarArms, Owner at The Helyar Arms, responded to this review

Dear Hodgey, we are so pleased that you are enjoying your local pub again. It really is a pleasure to look after all of you. Thank you, see you soon. Patrick and Claire. More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An historic 15th century inn at the heart of an idyllic conservation village only three miles from Yeovil. Award-winning food, real ales and over 40 wines by the glass. Large garden, car park and traditional skittle alley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Helyar Arms

Address: Moor Lane, East Coker BA22 9JR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > East Coker
Price Range: $94 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Helyar Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Helyar Arms Hotel East Coker
Helyar Arms Yeovil
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