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The Smugglers Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Blue Anchor Road | Blue Anchor Bay, Minehead TA24 6JS, England
+44 1984 640385
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Blue Anchor Road | Blue Anchor Bay, Minehead TA24 6JS, England
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Went for Sunday lunch with a large group of people last weekend (Feb 4th). Even though there were 20 plus in our party, the service was quick and the carvery well stocked. Overall a very nice meal and great, friendly service.

1  Thank JohnnyBoyLaner
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Visited blue harbour this year on our annual trip to minehead, stopped here for lunch and found the place very good, nice selection of draught ales and ciders and the lunchtime menu was very good, The small bar area was cosy and warm with mostly...More

2  Thank simon m
Reviewed January 30, 2018

staying for the 4th time,tried other hotels in Minehead but keep going back to smugglers,great location outside Minehead on the waterfront cosy suite with great view great food (meat pie) personal service hopefully see you again this year.Thanks Keith and Keith (yes there are two)and...More

1  Thank martynseale
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We stayed over the Christmas period .Excellent location and spacious accommodation. We were made very welcome by Keith and all the staff. Nice cosy bar to relax or wait to be seated in a spacious dinning area. All things considered we made a good choice...More

1  Thank birdyboy47
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We went to the Smugglers on New Year's Eve. We arrived to a very warm welcome. Dinner was wonderful. The food was hot and portions were large! We were entertained by a singer. He was great, not too loud and his music suited the audience....More

2  Thank Beverley L
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, lovely, friendly staff. Nice local ales, and a picturesque setting. Good size portions, no going hungry! Loved our first visit, will definitely visit again and again!

2  Thank U5380NAmarkt
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

We all really enjoyed ourselves and would recommend coming for Xmas or any other day. Lovely food and hospitality.

1  Thank Neil M
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Me my family was walking around the sea front on Blue Anchore and we discuss to go and have a look this place. Was very nice and different looks good inside,Stuff very friendly and looking after you :) We will be back

1  Thank Vladislav M
Reviewed December 22, 2017

If walking and talking, thinking and drinking is your bag then the Smugglers is the place to visit. Great food with generous portions, excellent selection of beers - try the Cornish Stout off the pump. Dogs welcome and a very convivial bar. They have a...More

2  Thank Cliff160814
Reviewed November 27, 2017

One of the best B&B's we have stayed in, only one night but wish it were longer, huge suite, well appointed , the two Kieth's made certain all was well, exceeded our expectations in all ways. Many Thanks

1  Thank tonybrush
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Julie D
October 27, 2017|
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Response from AlanandSylvia258 | Reviewed this property |
Yes They are open all year round
Peter M
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Darren C | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed Treats on bar too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blue Anchor Road | Blue Anchor Bay, Minehead TA24 6JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 640385
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The Smugglers Inn offers a cosy bar, a delightful restaurant and accommodation by the sea at Blue Anchor Bay in Somerset. We are on the edge of Exmoor and the Quantock hills and make a perfect base for walking holidays. The West Somerset steam railway runs through Blue Anchor and the station is just along the road at the end of the bay. Blue Anchor beach is a long sandy beach and is just across the road from the Inn.
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