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The Ilchester Arms Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
The Square | Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LH, England
+44 1935 840220
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
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Pub, British, Bar
$$ - $$$
The Square | Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8LH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent lunch and lovely staff. We stopped for lunch on our way to Devon. The Ilchester Arms is just off the A303. We have stopped there twice this year. On both visits we had great meals and enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and very friendly staff....More

Thank 0Jenny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place, great service and friendly staff, plenty off space the best food I have tasted in a long time , pavola to die for

Thank paulineevans1960
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We called in for a drink and finished up having lunch. the atmosphere was nice and relaxed and the service from all three members of staff was excellent,very professional but friendly. The food was freshly cooked and top quality and at the end of the...More

Thank Pennwolf
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This was a spur of the moment lunch we had when we drove through the town. It reminded me of a really nice old fashion inn. There was a really nice atmosphere and we loved looking around and seeing all the nicnaks and ornaments that...More

Thank WarrenSparrow
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Booked for 6 of us to have Sunday lunch. Prompt service and lovely choice of drinks. Food arrived quickly and was delicious. Beef just a bit too fatty for my taste. Excellent value! Tasty desserts and great ice cream selection.

Thank Sophie J
Reviewed January 30, 2018

We have very much enjoyed eating at the Ilchester Arms as a couple and as part of a large group on several occasions in the past few years and were looking forward to Sunday lunch with friends. Well the food was fine when we got...More

Thank Ajane3
ilchesterarms, Manager at The Ilchester Arms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Ajane3, Sounds like we didn’t provide you with the same customer service that many have come to know us for. I’m sincerely sorry. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service. We guarantee that next time you visit your experience will be much better! Thank you

Reviewed December 21, 2017

Was here for lunch a couple of weeks ago to catch up with a friend that we hadn't seen for a while. Warm and friendly welcome, shown to table, advised on any specials straight away, which is always useful. Order taken in good time and...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed November 18, 2017

As a family, we probably eat out here every month & are always made to feel very welcome. The food is excellent value for the standard of what is served up. All in all I challenge anyone to find a better restaurant within the Yeovil...More

Thank Davidwestparkbc
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We keep findiing ways to call in here, it is so lovely. Lovely pheasant, lovely dauphins, accompanied by other beautifully cooked veg. Good ale. Immaculate facilities as always. It was a busy Friday lunchtime, but we popped in at just the right time. Thanks as...More

4  Thank WoWomack
Reviewed October 10, 2017

First time in this restaurant and ate here twice during my stay. They do a very nice steak and the rump of lamb was excellent. a Comfortable restaurant and well patronised.The bar shuts fairly promptly at 2300.

Thank Kenneth M
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June 9, 2015|
Response from ilchesterarms | Property representative |
we can cater for special dietary requirements with notice we have vegetarian and gluten free dishes on menu and for further advice please contact the chefs 01935 840220 thank you Lucy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $33
Pub, 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, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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 1935 840220
  • E-mail
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 16 en-suite bedrooms.
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