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The Sheppey

Lower Godney, Lower Godney BA5 1RZ, England
+44 1458 831594
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (65 reviews)
“octopus” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Grill, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Godney, Lower Godney BA5 1RZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous, quirky, great food, great staff. Great service. Wonderful setting. What more could you want?

1  Thank nikkimascall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been meaning to visit the Sheppey for ages and had just not got round to it. My daughter in particular wanted to go so i booked a table as a 22nd birthday treat for 6 of us. I know it was December, and...More

1  Thank Kirst_9
hare, Owner at The Sheppey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really sorry about that their our signatures that people rave about. I don’t know what went wrong as it’s a bit down the line now but we would always replace/exchange anything you weren’t happy with. Please come in again and I promise it will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always very good here and we save it for special occasions. My wife is Vegi and they always have a fine selection, not just the norm. I recently had the smoked poussin which was very nice indeed. They also have a very...More

1  Thank rachnbob
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and myself attended a Sunday lunch to celebrate my friends birthday on the 28th January. The roast beef was very rare which whilst we enjoy our beef red this was almost uncooked. We asked for it to be cooked more and when it...More

2  Thank Topcat91
hare, Owner at The Sheppey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm really sorry we did try and correct the problem as quickly as possible and even replaced your meals when your meat wasn't right for you. on check-back we were told all was ok. when the two gentleman paid the adjusted bill(we took some items...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had an amazing Sunday lunch, the food and kids meals were fabulous, my meringue, pineapple and coconut cream dessert was beautiful and my wife’s cheeseboard was the best I have seen with great tasting cheeses and oodles of chutney. The service...More

Thank stueyboy9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was outstanding when we finally received it! Our starters never actually turned up, but the disappointment was lessened when the excellent main course arrived. Such a shame service wasn't better as this would be a five star review. The staff were all very...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here for a night as I was working in the area and prefer to keep out of the high street chain hotels. The Sheppey was ace in all ways. I had a balcony room which was brilliantly unique in it's decor and I'm...More

1  Thank BigAndy1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a whole Saturday afternoon here with friends. Hidden gem out in the countryside near some nature reserves, perfect for a pre or post lunch walk. Very unspectacular form the outside but truly unique and interesting inside. Superb range of beers and a great atmosphere....More

1  Thank Holdenbrock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mark had the magic touch when it comes to pubs and restaurants. All his establishments have been quirky, on trend and always, always serving high-quality food in warm, boho-esque surroundings. The Sheppey is a really magical place. Mark has put his creative stamp on it...More

Thank Dollyberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a pub, not a restaurant - a whole entertainment experience. A quirky entrance, a warm welcome, light-hearted and hard working staff, a feeling that this place knows how to make you feel better - all must be experienced, not read about in a review....More

1  Thank Busmantoo
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from hare | Property representative |
Hi. We do in the pub on a lead .. but not in the letting rooms. Thanks
28 July 2016|
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Response from donnat61 | Reviewed this property |
yes, always been children there
5 May 2015|
Response from hare | Property representative |
Yes if their well behaved and on a lead. You can even buy them a dog beer! So pint for me and one for the dog!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Godney, Lower Godney BA5 1RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Lower Godney
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 831594
  • E-mail
Great pub with gastropub credentials, charcoal cooker from spain, very assured cooking with a twist, real ales, craft beers, local ciders, belgium beers, cocktails, great decor , artwork and drinks, it can also seat 100 people next to the river. sawday winner, good food guide, camra, and tweeted by Britney Spears(true) x3 lovely rooms and two cottages to let
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