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The Mendip Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
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Guerney Slade | A37, Oakhill, Shepton Mallet BA3 4UU, England
+44 1749 841703
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Mendip Inn as a family group of 19 people, we were sat at an annexe to the main restaurant area this was good as we had a number of young children. The menu was good and had a good selection. I chose the Whitebait for starters and these were nice and tasty, my main course was slow... More 

Thank Chris I
Shepton Mallet, England, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here for a post Christmas family get together with 15 adults and 4 children. We had been reserved a side room at the back of the pub which was ideal since the children can be pretty lively, and our hosts were extremely accommodating with their food options. The menu had a good range with 2 vegetarian options,... More 

Thank Sarahrt2
Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us are here between Christmas and New Year, we did not have starters of puddings but both looked nice and there was a nice choice of both starters and puddings. The lamb in puff pastry was very nice as was the sizzling fillet steak, also the plain steak and chicken and ribs were also nice. The portion sizes... More 

Thank blossom219
Bath Somerset
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the Mendip Inn as a treat for Christmas Day...just me and my partner. We weren't disappointed. The food was delicious over the 5 courses and all cooked to perfection. The staff worked so well together and you could see that it was all managed perfectly from serving drinks to serving the food. Nothing was rushed and adequate time... More 

Thank Chive1
Radstock, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this Inn for a ninetieth birthday family gathering (22) of us,and booked the set Xmas Menu at £19-75 for three courses. A choice of five starters,five main courses,and same for sweets,with coffee after. Service was excellent,with just the right amount of time between courses,all the food served was plentiful,as ordered,and most importantly together. We were put in an annex... More 

Thank David T
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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125 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family for late Saturday lunch so pub was not busy. Had white bait, pulled lamb in puff pastry and treacle tart. Order taken quickly and drinks arrived. Food was delicious and plenty of it. I think this us one of the best places to eat in this part of Somerset. I will certainly return.

Thank Middlemiss
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

I have lost count of the number of times we have visited here as a family on a sunday. The roast is exceptional - I always go the for trio! & it never fails to disappoint. The kids are well fed too with the pork & sizing is on the large side. Its not super cheap but ultimately you get... More 

Thank James A
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

We went here for a family meal to start the weekend. We all ordered a burger and unfortunately couldn't eat them as they were too spicy - no mention of spice in the menu. The manager, whilst accepted that we were not happy, was not apologetic or in the least concerned.

Thank Liz S
Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We had to wait 3/4 hr for food but when it arrived it was very good. But we had to wait ages for our table to be cleared then they just took two of the four plates we then had to wait another five minutes for the other to be cleared. We waited to be asked if we wanted a... More 

Thank kmsbaker1
Province of Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The food was very nice. The atmosphere is quiet cold as the rooms are so big. Service was very good with pleasant staff.

Thank PJB2901

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guerney Slade | A37, Oakhill, Shepton Mallet BA3 4UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet  >  Oakhill
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 841703

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?