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Hestercombe Gardens Stable Cafe

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Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
+44 1823 413923
10:00 - 18:00
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a decent coffee before visiting the gardens, this time inside the stables, though on a warmer day it is nice to sit outside.

Thank k r
Wellington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was little on the menu which was gluten free so my daughter left a little hungry. The restaurant is very prettily decorated and there is a charming gift shop to one corner. The restaurant is charming and old-fashioned and would perhaps benefit from table service rather than queuing to be served. The menu seems quite expensive due to the... More 

Thank Victoria O
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting Hestercombe for many years and alway visit the Stable Cafe before or after our walk...or sometimes both. Good range of food and drinks, the paninis and baguettes are very good and a reasonable price. Plenty of seating, although the indoor seating area is fairly small and does get busy, although the outdoor seating area is undercover.

Thank Dan R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK, well on the expensive side, but what a wonderful location. A large café/resturant with inside and outside imbibing. Great staff and a good wide choice of drinks and food. A very nice shop within the café area too.

Thank Andrew C
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch after a walk through the beautiful gardens (nice even in winter). Dog friendly cafe which is great. We both had soup and a panini- both very tasty. Recommend a visit!

Thank Chiara G
Taunton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food and drinks are always very good and reasonably priced. Can recommend the soups. Plenty of room inside, but nice to sit outside on a fine day. Ideal place for parents to take youngsters of all ages. Have visited on many occasions and never been disappointed.

Thank Mjcmw
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Yummy food, great friendly service, clean and tidy, lovely atmosphere. Dogs allowed on leads - under control, there is a courtyard area and an indoor area - the old stables. Great choice on menu and able to adapt if they have the ingredients - happy to help. Crisps a bit pricey but meals priced well in comparison. Very family friendly.... More 

Thank Anthea B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Firstly it is called the Stables Cafe and not to be confused with the restaurant inside. We went for lunch, invited by a friend, I checked the menu online first, just to make sure. Here it is: Every Sunday enjoy a selection of meats and a vegetarian option, with all the trimmings, including our famously oversized Yorkshire puddings! Perfect for... More 

Thank 123AlexBee
Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had the mozzarella and tomato panini which came with a salad and, unfortunately, stale crisps. We shared a bottle of cider which was nice and it was an interesting place to eat in, being the old stables (a bit like in Tyntesfield). Panini at £6.95...

Thank Renate P
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The menu is limited but it's all home made and delicious. I had the chicken bourguignon which after eating it i couldn't believe it only cost £9.95. My mum had quiche which she said was the best quiche she had ever had. Large courtyard to sit in fine weather but also plenty of seating inside. My dog was allowed inside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 413923
After you've explored the house and gardens at Hestercombe, what better way to wind--down and relax than with a freshly--ground coffee or hot pot of tea, a delicious slice of homemade cake or a tasty hot or cold lunch. Situated in the historic old stables at Hestercombe's visitor entrance, the Stables Cafe is the perfect place to put your feet up and indulge with some great food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?