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“GOOD HALF WAY STOP”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Eagle Tavern

Eagle Tavern
Ranked #9 of 32 Restaurants in Ilminster
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“GOOD HALF WAY STOP”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2013

On a recent trip to Cornwall with family on recommendation we stopped at the Eagle Tavern for lunch ..Decor modern,clean and young staff as the place was empty we had a choose of tables ..Menu was average but decided on the "days special" Fish and Chips. two dinners for £10 great value and came as large portions very satisfied ...On our return journey we decided to stop again for lunch this time was busier but able to get a table for 6 plus a high chair .On this occasion chose the "specials" Burgers ,Large but tasteless but filling .I must add that the staff without question heated the baby's food with a smile..Would I go again Yes especially a Friday as that is the "Fish Specials day" Children's highlight the play area whilst waiting for their lunch.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank dws1950
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The eagle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013

Josh is class! By far the best member of staff. Friendly, funny and very handsome. He puts all the other staff to shame. The eagle tavern is worth a visit just to see him

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Classfromme
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good in parts and disappointing in others”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2013

Having telephoned to make a reservation, it was disappointing that none had been recorded when we arrived. My wife and I were told to sit at any table for two, which reduced the choice to one table in front of the door (draughty) as the other available table had a very wet chair - no attempt to clean it!
Very extensive menu (too extensive?) and we both settled on steaks advising the waiter that my wife is allergic to onion and the onion family. Her steak came with onion rings and the mushrooms had been cooked with the onion rings!.To give credit they were replaced without any fuss whatsoever. The pepper sauce was horrendous - completely 'off' no flavour of pepper and the texture of curdled milk!

The steaks had great flavour and were superbly cooked - one medium and one medium rare - as were the chips (dry) and the vegetables

We ordered a glass of wine each and a small bottle of water. The three glasses were VERY dirty - traces of lipstick on one and two just dirty and greasy. The replacements were much improved

Generally it was not clean - attempts had been made to clean pictures with a greasy cloth and were smeared with 'grease', as was the mirror over the fireplace and the windows. There was a dead fly stuck to the wall

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank David S
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Big portions, great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

My work colleagues and I, visited on Tuesday 22nd Oct, we had a game of skittles follow by a meal. It had been a few years since we had last visited, but thankfully nothing had changed. The quality of service was good, attentive but not in your face.
There were 9 of us and none of us could fault the food. We were there on pie night, so a few of took advantage of the two pies for a tenner. The pie was brought out it the size of a plate then followed by another plate with the chis and salad!
Another colleague had a jacket potato with chilli, (7.75) but really should have been called chilli with a jacket potato.
Fish and chips (9.95) were also ordered the piece of fish was massive and I was told the batter was excellent.
The decor is modern and the leather sofas are nice to sit at whist choosing what food to order.
I would recommend the Eagle Tavern without hesitating

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Helen P
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food, great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

Table for two, tasty food, buzzing atmosphere, squeezed us in last minute, quick service, would recommend!

Visited September 2013
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