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New Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had an amazing tea this evening, both gammons were very tasty, not to salty and the eggs were lovley and runny. Service was very good, happy and friendly. Can't fault a think, the restaurant itself was very clean and tidy, will definitely come and soon ☺

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Thank Brydee H
Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a good old-fashioned local pub. Nothing special, reasonable menu. Full of locals out for an evening drink. Food was fine, cooked freshly to order. Staff friendly and helpful. But plenty of seating and a good sized car park opposite. Can't comment on the hotel as we didn't stay there - this review refers only to the pub.

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Thank Gill O
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Good food served by friendly helpful staff. A beautiful old country pub with a lot of character. Nice homely atmosphere. All food is reasonably priced. Although near to home we will be returning regularly.

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Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Today we experienced a beautiful lunch in this quaint and quiet pub, this was recommended to us by some friends who go here on a regular basis. We went at lunchtime on a Saturday, we were one of very few guests but don't let this scare you. The food is beautiful, very homey and came out fresh from the kitchen,...

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Thank Leah H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Visited the New Inn today for lunch before visiting Perry's Cider farm in Dowlish Wake. We were the first there so there wasn't much of an atmosphere and even when others arrived there was not much of a buzz. However, there was plenty of choice on the menu which was much better than 'standard' pub food (burger, scampi,and so on)...

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Thank Meister-musican
Tunis, Tunisia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have fond memories of this pub. I went back for dinner for the first time in years. It was good to go back. This is is a delightful little country pub in a beautiful village. I have eaten in a number of the village pubs in this area - this is one of the better ones. The food is...

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Thank Geoff C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I had a meal here with family members who live in the area. The Village is very pretty and the pub is quaint and very cosy....a good place to go for a drink. However, the food was very average, pub fare. Good sized portions but, in my opinion, overcooked and the dishes that I had, in my opinion, were not...

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Thank Diand11
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good food. Friendly staff. The room was nice and was situated in the gardens. The prices were very reasonable. The pub itself had a good range of drinks. The pub is well situated in a quiet area but close to places of interest. Be sure you know where you are going if you are not familiar with the country lanes...

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Chesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We've eaten at this lovely old pub several times now and it's always been excellent. The steak night on Monday evenings (two steak dinners and a bottle of wine for £23) is a bargain and very good quality. Staff are great too.

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1Thank Helen G
Crewkerne
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Ok the meal was OK' On the the menu it said Gammon with a double egg,I got one which was fried ,hard not runny, Me and the wife read the menu ,it states,why not add a sauce,to your meal.wish we never did,it was not a Stilton sauce. It was powdery mix,with no taste and no Stilton cheese at all, so...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the beautiful unspoilt village of Dowlish Wake in the heart of picturesque rural Somerset, the New Inn is a 350 year old stone built pub and is situated just 200 yards from the ever popular Perry's Cider Mill and Museum.We have two separate bar areas both with wood burning stoves, a stunning non smoking Restaurant serving lunches and evening meals and a large secluded beer garden which is perfect for those warm summer evenings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Inn

Address: Cudworth Road | Dowlish Wake, Ilminster TA19 0NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Ilminster
Price Range: $108 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — New Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Only attended for lunch”
MalcolmH646, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry we did not stay there, just went for lunch.”
Meister-musican, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay there only visited for mid day meal”
chardex, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are in a single ground floor annex attached to the rear of the Pub. The free wifi works in the pub but not in the annex”
johnbO1483BL, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try to choose another room than number 1”
Knocker874, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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