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The Ilchester Arms Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
British, Bar
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The Square | Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LH, England
+44 (0) 1935 840220
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Oleggio Castello, Italy
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a dinner during a business trip, we had good food and service in a nice and confortable enviroment. Cheesecake cake superior. Ok

Thank Ilaria E
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Friendly staff and a reasonable price. Will definitely go again. Great atmosphere and good parking.

Thank Richard F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for a few days, and one of the many highlights was the quality of the food. Couldn't find fault even if we tried. Staff amazingly friendly and helpful. They made us feel totally at home and spared no expense in making us feel relaxed and catered for. Great beer and cider on tap. Closed on Sunday... More 

Thank Alexfoodie73
Halifax, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Called in for dinner here with friends when visiting Somerset. The food was excellent and there was a good menu with plenty of choice. The ambience was lovely in this charming old place and the service excellent. Would highly recommend.

Thank Lorri855
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Had Sunday with the family.great choice of roast available as well as main menu if required.all meals were accompanied with a great choice of vegetables

Thank KeithandJean
Taunton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Four of us ended up here having intended to use the local pub (which was closed). Nice atmosphere, good food (Fish and chips was excellent) and not too pricey. If you're in the area, or want a stopping point just off the A303 then this is well worth the short time it takes to scoot down to the village of... More 

Thank Jag500
Pleasanton tx
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Great variety and excellent food We ate dinner there several times and everything was fresh and delicious

Thank Ann B
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117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Cosy bars, good choice of reasonably priced food. Real ales, this village is lucky to have this venue.

Thank topdog32
Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

Ordered a basic burger. It was under cooked and cold What a surprise!! When the woman came to clear the table she asked if everything was ok and I stated the obvious she said that I should have mentioned it when the girl came round and enquired if everything was ok with our meal because you could have actually enjoyed... More 

Thank carolQ1824RA
ilchesterarms, Owner at The Ilchester Arms Restaurant, responded to this review

Cant understand what happened on this evening as you had two burgers on this order both cooked and served at the same time, the gentleman ate all of his. I wish you had drawn it to our attention before we cleared your plates so we could of rectified this problem . we did not charge for your meal . More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a Saturday lunchtime meal. The pub doesnt look much from outside but inside is very welcoming. We ordered drinks and food for 4 people, duck, a ploughmans, sausage and mash and ham and chips. Remarks from the table "best sausage and chips ever" "the duck was awsome". The service was fantastic, the staff were friendly and chatty.... More 

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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
$7 - $20
British, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil
  • Phone Number: +44 (0) 1935 840220
The Ilchester Arms offers lunch every day with evening meal served Monday - Saturday. We offer a bistro setting as well as boasting a sheltered garden area. A child friendly establishment we have a play area outside and offer toys inside to keep the little ones entertained while you enjoy your meals, we also offer a children's menu. For those looking to host a function our private function area overlooking the garden is available, here we can provide a full 3 course meal or a buffet to suit your needs. If you have any special dietary requirements please contact us as our kitchen are more than happy to cater to your needs.Our website has our current menu to wet your appetite. We are also proud to offer our bar snug area for those looking for a relaxing drink.The Ilchester Arms also offers 10 en-suite bedrooms.

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