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The Rock Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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| Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
+44 1984 623293
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a really excellent evening and dinner at the Rock Inn. There was an immediate and friendly greeting from the person behind the bar, and then from Ruth. It was a busy evening, but pre dinner drinks were promptly served and we were shown to a table in the dining room. The menu had a varied... More 

3 Thank Preverenges
Ridgmont, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

We had a superb meal here, the food was top quality. We immediately booked to go back, the second meal we had was fabulous too.

2 Thank F0xR0x
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We have now eaten here half a dozen times. The standard of food is high. French cuisine, for example duck breast, ox cheek, lots of fish dishes and wonderful local beef. I would not hesitate to reccommend it!

2 Thank victoria c
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

Walked from the local campsite to this Inn and didn't know what to expect. All was fine, I was met with a warm welcome and a very nice pint of Otter. Had an excellent meal, not always the case for a vegetarian. Highly recommended for the weary traveller.

3 Thank badger491
Fleet, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We live locally (5 miles away), having moved in a year ago. We're trying all the restaurants nearby. So far, this was the best. A country village location, the car parking being on the opposite side of the road makes for a slightly muddy experience in rain, but not a big problem. The food was truly excellent, the service good... More 

4 Thank chris_butler_uk
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Been here 3 times and each time has been outstanding. The place is warm and welcoming with the most amazing wood burner. We had our Christmas lunch here, every course was cooked to perfection, for such as busy day. The reasons I'm writing this review is because I eat here last night and it was so faultless, that I needed... More 

5 Thank Emma S
West Bagborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

A friend and I came here and had a lovely warm welcome, and some Great food! :) The duck was cooked perfectly and the after eight ice cream was amazing! Thank you so much and happy new year

4 Thank chelseabluex
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We went for a meal at the Rock on our weekend away, although the food was excellent the customer service was awful, we were not made to feel atal welcome and sarcastic comments were made by the lady owner because we hadn't order all 3 courses The pub comes across as very snobby and unwelcoming( a big shame because the... More 

4 Thank SueA6
Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

First time at The Rock and I hope it won't be our last, as it turned out to be a very special treat for our New Year's Eve celebration. The restaurant was busy on such a special evening, but it did not seem to phase the staff, as they were polite, attentive and pleasant from the moment we arrived till... More 

1 Thank Linda G
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

They accommodated 13 of us last Saturday evening. The food was sumptuously prepared and served - all three courses. The staff were attentive and joined in with the humour of the evening. If their accommodation is as good it would be an ideal base for a weekend break.

2 Thank Andy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Waterrow
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 623293
Country pub. All our food is homemade using local produce where ever possible. We have a childrens menu and welcome dogs in the bar area on a lead. Some of our rooms are dog friendly as well. Lunch and dinner reservations are recomended although not always necessary.

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