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The Wheelhouse Restaurant

27 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AY, England
+44 1643 818245
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant. The dishes are cooked to order by their excellent chief. A refreshing change to the fast food restaurants which are becoming the norm

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JohnBA777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to this restaurant and I have a feeling it won't be the last! The food was delicious (try the sumptious West Country crab cakes!), the staff friendly and the bill very reasonable for what we had. If you are heading...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christine Diane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 2 on a Friday night and when we arrived we were shown to a lovely table in the window next to the Christmas tree. Drink orders taken quickly followed by the food. I had the Camembert and my wife the soup...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Oscarwildetime
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This small family run restaurant has a really friendly, homely atmosphere. The meals are excellent, well presented and good value for money.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely and friendly staff. Food and service excellent. Good value for money. Lovely home made puddings. Will return very soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marie D
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We very often visit this restaurant,and each time have enjoyed good food and service. A lovely choice of food offered on the menu, well worth a visit if you are in minehead.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank westcottsue175
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal in this restaurant. The food was very tasty and hot and the service was excellent. The staff were very friendly with plenty of smiles. It was spotless inside and we couldn't think of anything we could complain about. There are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian S
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We visited the restaurant with a group of friends and it was just fabulous, we preordered our starters and mains to help them. The waitress checked who was having what, where we were sitting and after that it it ran like clockwork. The food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Annette B
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Discovered the Wheelhouse a few years ago; now every time I go down to West Somerset I try to have a lunch in there. Comfortable, nice atmosphere, good service, and never disappointed with the food!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve_Vince
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is not a cheap and cheerful eatery but is worth the extra has a very good choice of menu and all the food we had was great nice atmosphere just a restaurant and bar no loud music thank god

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joy C
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Kerry F
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Extraordinary762814 | Reviewed this property |
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August 28, 2017|
Response from donna t | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Thursday night and didn't book for 3 of us but it was very busy and we took the last table All other tables were booked and many got turned away so I would recommend booking It was fantastic and I would have... More
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Jeanettetheresa | Reviewed this property |
They open Tuesday - Saturday lunchtimes : 10.00-2.30 Tuesday -Saturday evenings: 6.30 Sunday lunchtime 11.30 They recommend that you book as it does get busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 818245
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