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Psalter’s Restaurant

32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
+44 1643 821555
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

The psalters is a wonderful restaurant. The room is looking very noble as is the food. It was one of the best things I ever ate there and the price was moderate and i think it was very cheap for such good food. I can...More

Thank jjhaas
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Situated in the Luttrell Arms this Restaurant boasts good service, a more than decent aperatives and wine choice as well as an interesting menu which includes a carrot based dessert.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for four nights in July in one of the feature bedrooms. The rooms are really well furnished, spacious, clean and comfortable. The food is very good both in the bar area and the Psalters restaurant. (The latter is excellent) The staff are friendly...More

Thank ARW1963
Reviewed July 4, 2017

After a lovely visit to the castle, this looked inviting. Whoops! Bad choice. I ordered the ravioli or A piece of ravioli as it turned out. I said that I didn't order it as a starter only to be told it was the main meal!...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

The decor and ambiance of the psalter is restrained opulence and the lights on each table with tartan shades and feathers attached were inspired. The service was excellent in particular the head waiter Richie who was personsble and witty as well as very efficient. The...More

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Fabulous food, fresh and beautifully presented in a warm, friendly and comfortable setting. I have special dietary needs - Yeast, Sugar and Dairy free which were catered for to perfection

Thank Carol M
Reviewed April 20, 2017

It has been a long time since we had an evening meal here as we had a very disappointing meal here a few years ago. It has all changed here since then with new owners and the restaurant looking very smart. When we booked, we...More

Thank Keith H
Becca W, Manager at Psalter’s Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor, it is lovely read you comments. Dan will also be especially pleased with this review! Please do come back again and sample our a la carte menu, we also do other special...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017

The dining room is lovely, but can be a bit chilly at times, so make sure you bring a cardigan or similar. The bar is lovely for pre-drinks and after dinner. With the food in the restaurant, we have had mixed experiences. Either it was...More

Thank Nicole H
Becca W, Manager at Psalter’s Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback. We have taken your comments on board, you are quite right and it is possible to over complicate dishes which isn't necessary when we are so fortunate to have great raw ingredients. I hope that you will return...More

Reviewed April 3, 2017

We had lunch here on the way to Dunster Castle. It's a great really old pub. Food good (nothing fancy, good food, well cooked and presented) and served quickly. Staff friendly and helpful. Couldn't fault it!

Thank Gill O
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A dinner party here with friends was rather disappointing as the service was unexpectedly sluggish and erratic, with wine late served. Several side dishes were initially missing, for which were not then charged. The courses varied; some, as one hoped, were indeed pretty good but...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$35 - $59
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32-36 High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England (Formerly Luttrell Arms)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Dunster
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 821555
  • E-mail
Description
Psalter's Restaurant is named after the famous Luttrell Psalter, one of the best preserved medieval books now held in the British museum. Commissioned by Sir Geoffrey Luttrell in the early 1300s, whose family owned Dunster Castle, much of the village of Dunster and two of the buildings that make up The Luttrell Arms, we felt it appropriate to mark our connection in this way. We hope that our restaurant will combine the historic legacy and character reflected in the ancient architecture so authentically preserved in the buildings of Dunster and the Luttrell Arms with the very best of today's British hospitality and cuisine. We believe in using local produce that is 100% traceable, involving as few food miles as possible. We pride ourselves on simple preparation and beautiful presentation. We also support the local economy wherever possible.
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