We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
East Street, Ilminster TA19 0AW, England
+44 1460 53183
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

188 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 187: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been coming here for years and always thoroughly enjoyed the scrumptious healthy meals..especially the puy lentils with roasted veg.and egg.Plenty of choice and generous portions.Lovely ambience..such friendly staff.Go early (12.00)to avoid disappointment!Highly recommended.

Helpful?
Thank Jane G
Chard
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was very tasty with good portion sizes. Very good value for money. I'm a coeliac and the lady was very helpful in letting me know what was safe for me on the menu, including showing me ingredients on the products used. The peanut butter slice I had for dessert was particularly good. Would go there again!

Helpful?
Thank Emsywemsy26
Ilminster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Greeted with a warm and friendly smile and made to feel welcome, all staff attentive and the food was amazing. Delicious if you are a vegetarian or not (and I am not).Definitely a place to visit if you are in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Kags39
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't even heard of this place until a week before I visited, and it was once of those chance happenings. One day it featured in my local newspaper, and my friend alerted it to me, the next day I found myself booked into a conference at the other side of town (bearing in mind I'd not been to Ilminster... More 

Helpful?
Thank Johnny_vegan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

We had a joint 50th & 17th birthday lunch here and it was really excellent. Love the building, decor, staff, menu, food quality and value. Short menu of interesting and well made dishes in a relaxed, slightly quirky environment. We had no vegetarians in group but everyone really enjoyed their meals. Anyone who who can't appreciate this place should just... More 

Helpful?
Thank Streamcombe
Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I am not a vegetarian but this is my third visit to this place and no visit has disappointed. The food is well presented and tastes delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful and the building though old, somehow just fit right.

Helpful?
1 Thank mrlynpres
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Not been for a while and had forgotten how delicious the food is. Mmmmmm!! Totally veggie, 3 courses plus soft local drink (Somerset apple juice) and then coffee for just over £20 - excellent value. They are now open every Friday evening as well but suggest booking!

Helpful?
1 Thank jenb1951
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

I went there today for lunch and it was a bit strange. The salad was completely coated in a very strong mustard dressing, so were the potatoes.also Balsamic vinegar.it really was a taste overload.I had to leave mine and I live on salad.the cafe is in an old house which was quaint but cold, the heating wasn't on and there... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jo P
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Have wanted to try this place for ages but always seem to get the timings wrong for their opening times. Today got it right. Fantastic celeriac and apple soup with home made cheese scone. Best scone I've ever eaten. My friend had the soup with a vegetable scone, she said the same. I absolutely love to cook and it's my... More 

Helpful?
Thank sjsherred
Devon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is lovely place with lovely staff and atmosphere. It is original and experimental and deserves success. But our latest visit was disappointing. My pan fried vegetables with poached egg on a bed of salad and lentils was a nice idea totally obliterated by a dominant, sharp and taste destroying dressing. The piling up of components looked impressive but reduced... More 

Helpful?
Thank JonPratt

Travelers who viewed F.east also viewed

Ilminster, Somerset
Horton, Ilminster
 
Ilminster, Somerset
 
Ilminster, Somerset
 

Been to F.east? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $11
Cuisine
British, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Cash Only, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Street, Ilminster TA19 0AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 53183

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of F.east and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Langport, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from F.east staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?