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Coombe Lane, Shepton Mallet BA4 5JD, England
+44 1749 342022
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Somerset
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

There is something immediately elevating and yet relaxing when you step across that Georgian threshold into Bowlish House - it is both chic and comfortable at the same time. New Year's Eve last night was a joy! Greeted by polished and friendly staff with champagne (not Prosecco!) and canapes, we eased our way from bar to dining room with the... More 

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Baltonsborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Our company recently booked Bowlish House for our staff Christmas party. We had a really lovely day which began with welcome drinks upon arrival, where we were shown through to a stylishly decorated and comfortable bar area. Christmas decoration was tastefully done throughout the house. The dining room was also comfortable and easily accommodated everyone whilst maintaining a warm and... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

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

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

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 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
21 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.

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Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 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 

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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.

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Thank sezzaboo
Ferndown
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

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uk
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252 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 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 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?