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Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
+44 1749 342022
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely small hotel, friendly staff and good food. Beautifully decorated for Christmas. Makes a nice change from a chain hotel.

Thank KarrieAnne03
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night only and would not return. Very noisy during the night, every floorboard and door creaked, toilet flushes and pipework etc very noisy and bed really hard, but the piece de resistance was the time it took to serve breakfast. Orders were taken at 9am, toast served but not enough to go round all the people at... More 

Thank unabletocope
Coventry, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

A very good choice for excellent food, especially if you are staying at this hotel. The wines were also good but expensive.

Thank Britrunner
Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

When arriving you made to sit it what can only be described as a old persons front room now this may be to others taste but not mine! You have a bar let people use it! After waiting 20min with out a drink we where shown to our table we both ordered steak when this was brought to the table... More 

Thank simon m
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean nice rooms what more do you want! I'd totally recommend and would happily stay there again. The bathroom was spotless clean. The bed was comfortable. Breakfast was yummy and still served us even though I was a little late.

Thank sezzaboo
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Full of character b&b, the family room was quite warm and I think could be unbearable in a hot day, a small window and fan might help a little. Beds were good quality and the breakfast very nice, we missed the warm welcome that we typically get at most b&bs.

Thank alank421
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240 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Stayed for an overnight stop after visiting Longleat in Wiltshire. Booked for evening dinner and B&B. The hotel is quaint and charming. It took a while to get hold of someone to check us in but after that, it all went smoothly. Room was a four poster and nicely appointed. View of the garden from the large sash window. Bed... More 

Thank sandra999
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We had time to spare in Shepton Mallet and called in to this hotel in the hope we could have coffee. Although we were obviously not going to be around for long, we were given a very hospitable welcome and excellent coffee. A perfect break in the relaxing Georgian drawing room. We are interested in historic houses and the owner... More 

Thank Carol H
Somerset, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

A group of 8 of us recently had Sunday lunch here. A very enjoyable well cooked meal offering good value for two or three courses. The staff were friendly without being overwhelming and all needs were catered for. The place was very busy on the day of our visit which was great as makes for a good atmosphere. We had... More 

Thank Emma C
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238 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Having not been here before I was a little nervous that I had booked a table for Sunday lunch to celebrate my birthday. I stepped through the door and my doubts disappeared. A warming greeting and we were seated in the very comfortable Georgian Room for drinks and to look at the menu. A choice of two meats, a fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet
  • Phone Number: +44 1749 342022

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?