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4 Holloway Street, Minehead TA24 5NP, England (Formerly Zest)
+44 1643 706372
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful, quaint restaurant. The duck I ordered from the specials board was so full of flavour, slightly over cooked than I like it, but I could easily overlook that detail, given that everything else about it was lovely. My partners carbonara had just the right amount of creaminess and richness! We shall definitely be returning! Thank you very... More 

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Thank Melissa L
Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a table in the extension as we were told the restaurant was full. It was a very small room with a sad and neglected air, which was made all the more unpleasant by the gas fire burning. The whole room felt reminiscent of sadder, poorer days and smelled unpleasant. Two families who arrived later than us were... More 

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Thank cahale2017
Kyrenia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant all round, popped in for lunch on our sons birth a day, great very reasonably priced lunch menu, but same excellent food & service, the best restaurant in Minehead.

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Thank MickyMouse63
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not easy to find a restaurant open on a Monday evening in Minehead and to find a good one is virtually impossible. Down from London and meeting up with old friends. All the food is freshly prepared so not instantaneous and all the better for it. We had scallops, pasta, pizza and salads plus copious wine. Excellent value and... More 

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Thank Valerie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat as i had a spare half hour or so. Was getting to the end of lunch time but you wouldn't have known it. The staff where so attentive and polite. The young chief knew a thing or too about Italian cooking I can tell you that... it was beautiful. Recommend highly to every... More 

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Thank Terry588
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had lunch here a couple of times, both of which have been lovely. Good food that came out hot & in a timely manner, pleasant staff & great prices.

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Thank Tilly V
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a short break looking for a place to eat, saw this restaurant on trip advisor didn't have a reservation we were accommodated what a fantastic time we had service excellent food was excellent bill fantastic tried to get in the next evening but alas no room Would recommend this small charming Italian to everyone in know

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and a lovely family atmosphere with excellent food and service, would go back again and again.

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Thank Dave W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nice find, as looking at the main street in Minehead the selection is rather dire! Friendly, quick service, has a nice bistro/wine-bar feel to it, log fire in corner when we were there. We both had (different) rissottos (rissotti?). Both excellent, mine perhaps a little under cooked (intentionally so?) but so hot that after I had worked through the top... More 

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Watchet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a lovely evening at this family run restaurant,with the added bonus of choosing an evening when gentle live music was being played by Mickie of Bossa Beleza.The starters of Scallops and Black pudding were amazing and really fresh. My fellow diner ordered a fillet steak which was cooked to perfection,whilst I chose a Pasta Carbonara which was creamy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Holloway Street, Minehead TA24 5NP, England (Formerly Zest)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 706372
Description
Restaurant taken over from Zest, with new management. Serving Italian and European Cusine, using local ingredients where possible. Now also serving fresh fish and seafood, and beautiful steaks from a local producer. Our specials board is updated frequently. We cater for small to medium size parties, and our restaurant is ideal for birthdays, anniversaries and other special ocassions. Our restaurant has recently been redecorated and offers a cosy feel, with friendly service and freshly prepared food.

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