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The Merry Monk

) #45 of 211 Restaurants in Taunton $$ - $$$ , British,
Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
+44 1823 412213
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“beef” (43 reviews)
“potatoes” (22 reviews)
“gammon” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
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1 - 10 of 442 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very spacious place staff are friendly and efficient . food is very nice . cavary is amazing. Love it

Thank bambles81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a couple with a family member for a carvery a couple of weeks ago. It came highly recommended and the carvery didn't disappoint - there was a good choice of meats and loads of veg too - the gravy was out of this...More

Thank Dee1Cardiff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Special offer carvery only 13.95 for 2 people, what more do you need. The choice of chicken, ham or beef.. Great roast veg and gravy that I could marry... The pub is quiet early in the week but the restaurant is busier, which is a...More

Thank aky h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish n Chips are ok 😂 but Thai chicken and prawn curry had very little prawn chicken was dry and reminded me of a chicken tikka masala microwave meal Service wasn't great ended going up to the bar to order our meal

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slow service 20 mins before drinks brought to table and food order taken, pub not busy so surprised at the slow speed. The Sea Bass meal was very nice, but the carvery roast was only warm. Very quiet for a Saturday night.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this pub for Sunday carvery. It seems very popular. Only major thing that let's the dinner down is the Yorkshire puddings. Definitely NOT home made :( which was such a shame as the beef gravy is lovely. Another slice of meat would...More

Thank WestMidsFlowers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious! My family all had roast and said it's the best they've ever had and they'd definitely come again. I on the other hand am a very fussy eater, but the chef went out of his way to do me a...More

Thank Lindy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited mid week for a carvery dinner while visiting friends. We asked to try the "vegetarian roast" and were pleased that we had it as a side rather than as a main as it was a little disappointing. Otherwise, the food was of an...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited here previously and really enjoyed it and then someone recommending it we thought we would call in. We booked as it was bank holiday Monday but it was very quiet so probably did not need to bother. We arrived earlier than thought and...More

Thank MrandMrsG2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After dancing by the small church in Cheddon we arrived at this large inn with a good crowd that turned out to watch us dance. The landlord provided some jugs of beer which helped a few tunes and songs to appear.

Thank tauntondeanemorris
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Connor G
Your food is fantastic 10/10 please
10 February 2017|
Response from Connor G |
Hi guys
Cathy G
Is the carvery available at lunchtimes or just evenings during the week?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Pauline C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely available lunchtimes as that is when we went. Hope you enjoy the carvery as much as we did.
What is the Merry Monk policy on ecigarettes?
13 February 2015|
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Response from ubpositive | Reviewed this property |
there is cover outside for smokers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 412213
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