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The Hairy Dog

$$ - $$$, British,
32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
+44 1643 706317
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited in Sept 17 with my Daughter, grand-daughter & the dog. Food was excellent, staff were very friendly and they welcomed the dog. Pub & garden very nice. Differently visit there again.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

stayed at butlins and everyday used the hairy dog for breky and dinner.. good prices good food and nice park for the kids

Thank skyline111
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service lovely hot food highly recommend its a warm friendly pub with great staff and they have a childs play area

Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the pub for lunch, for the second time, this summer. There is a great choice of tasty food on offer and the staff are friendly and welcoming. Lots of outdoor seating, which is ideal in the summer months, while the children are playing...More

Thank Dee F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed for drinks whilst on a Butlins 80’s weekend. Quite full most of the weekend. Beer was a lot dearer than the Bar 21 over the road. Upstairs toilets, however did find a small gents downstairs with urinals only. Staff were polite. Lots of seating...More

Thank Main57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here on a sunday night, the food is nice, portions large (maybe too large my jacket potato was lost under the chilli) the staff are nice and friendly, its got a large play area out the back for kids not to badly priced when...More

Thank lucilou123Portsmouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to the pub about 4pm and the football has obviously been lively as the bar was full of "lively" personalities. We sat by the garden which was large and seemed to have a lot for children to do. Food was good and plentiful, prices...More

Thank Mark B
christopher c, Owner at The Hairy Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you fro visiting the Hairy Dog, the team are happy that you found the food good, plentiful and value for money. The Hairy Dog is a pub that has many areas, on a Saturday, yes we have those in the front bar that enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here first time, as we were stayig in butlins, but their sunday carvery is not the best..so we tried hairy dog, absolutely fab it was the best carvery ive had in a while, choice of 3 meats every veg/ sauce choice of gravy.......More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Hairy Dog both Saturday and Sunday. The atmosphere was fantastic, busy with the adult weekend being on at Butlins. Special thanks must go to the wee cheery Scottish man who squints at the till. His customer service is exemplary. His enthusiasm to ensure...More

Thank stuartaanderson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a speedy lunch with kids. Play area is very good (best for over fives). Food is nothing special, but arrives quickly and is reasonably priced. 😉More

Thank aph83
christopher c, Owner at The Hairy Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Hairy Dog. It is good to hear that you enjoyed the play area. We always prepare our food with the finest of fresh ingredients, Some meals are sold at reduced prices at this time of the year to encourage customers...More

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31 August 2017|
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Response from justin w | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I only know this as we had a conversation about this whilst we were eating our lunch there.
andrea m
16 September 2015|
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Response from Gordon C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Visit their website, there are pictures and if you click on "restaurant" you can then click on "see menu" and download it if you want in pdf format. I tried to copy the link for you but Tripadvisor won't allow links... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 706317
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