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Exmoor Forest Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Simonsbath $$ - $$$ , British,
Simonsbath, Exmoor National Park TA24 7SH, England
+44 1643 831341
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Mar 5, 2017
“Good food, not open every day in Winter.”
Oct 21, 2016
“Generous portions”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Simonsbath, Exmoor National Park TA24 7SH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a shame this inn isn't open all day. We stopped by after a long hot drive and wanted a drink late afternoon - however It had shut at 2.30 and wasn't open again till 6. For passing ad hoc traffic in the middle of...More

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed March 27, 2017

What I thought was going to be a wonderful family/Mother's Day lunch turned out to be a disaster. First of all we were waiting for over an hour before we even got our starter, which was disgusting, then after our main course my kids and...More

1  Thank vickyjulian82
nickexmoor, General Manager at Exmoor Forest Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

1) There is absolutely no way you were kept waiting 1 hour for your starters, a total lie 2) We totally refute any allegation of abuse to any of your badly behaved children, who were running riot all over the dining and our lounge area...More

Reviewed March 5, 2017

We had one meal here whilst staying, and would have like more, but because its a quiet time of year it didn't open on Sun and Mon evenings and some lunchtimes. The meal we had was very good, and the bar warm and cosy, but...More

1  Thank Badcat110
Reviewed February 22, 2017

First of all - we did not even get to consume anything here, even if we wanted to. One August evening we went into the inn, easily in time for dinner at around 7:30 PM. The sign on the door said "dinner served till 8:30...More

1  Thank Xanra
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

After a 10 mile hike, taking in the gorgeous local wildlife and scenery , we were in need of a refreshing drink and some good food. We arrived at 2.45pm at this Trip Advisor recommended, charming looking pub and ordered our drinks at the bar....More

1  Thank ExplorerSarahJane
Reviewed December 9, 2016

There is a choice of good bar and restaurant menus. The food is freshly cooked using local produce. We were there in December so sat in front of nice warming wood burner.

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing stay our room was big and so cosy the bed was amazing. The owners were lovely and made us feel very welcome x had an excellent meal in the bar and breakfast was superb x will be going back definately x

Thank Youngnatalie35
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We have been coming to this pub for years,probably half a dozen times each year for Sunday lunch and have always recommended it to others. Unfortunately today's lunch was so disappointing......I don't know what's happened.....but the lunch was very poor. We waited a very long...More

1  Thank 690klang
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Nothing pretentious, just good honest food. Steak and ale pie just about defeated us but served with delicious chips and a jug full of extra gravy, always a bonus!

Thank Helen S
Reviewed September 18, 2016

After having a fantastic meal there a few years ago returned and was bitterly disapponted. No coleslaw, no pickle - with my sandwich - despite being advertised as such - the salad - that was ONE cherry tomato and a couple of green leaves. Not...More

1  Thank jaquijonesjj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $22
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simonsbath, Exmoor National Park TA24 7SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Simonsbath
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 831341
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