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Poachers Pocket

Chelynch, Shepton Mallet BA4 4PY, England
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (19 reviews)
“cottage pie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chelynch, Shepton Mallet BA4 4PY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this pub twice while we were on holiday in Somerset, always book as every time we went there it was packed and they only just squezzed us in. Food plentiful and a varied menu, fair prices for the quality of the food.

Thank crunchie3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and great food, I would definitely recommend a visit for a quick bite to eat or an evening meal. If you like pub grub this will not disappoint.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to The Poachers Pocket around 4-5 times with my grandparents over the past couple of years and the food has always been very tasty and consistently good! The staff are all very pleasant and the pub has a lovely atmosphere. My favourite...More

Thank Monica G
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I have visited this pub three times fairly recently and on every occasion we have been greeted by friendly smiling staff and a lovely atmosphere of people enjoying themselves. There’s often a function going on in the back room, the bar has plenty of locals...More

Thank 737jackiek
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We found this place quite by accident, having got lost and taken a wrong turning! As it was lunch-time, we decided to give it a try. Nice place, friendly staff, quite extensive and varied menu. Food was good and tasty but, as others have said,...More

Thank Janus2000
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice pub lunch, done well. Good and friendly staff, serving generous quality food. It’s a bit off the beaten track. Gathering by the number of customers, that’s not something that is putting people.

Thank ClockWatcher16
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant flag stone old world pub out of town. Nice garden with plenty of seating and space. Child friendly. Service good. We had various meals all very good and well presented. Our dessert of Eton mess was very pretty but was heavy on cream...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed July 20, 2018

We met family here for lunch on the day before a wedding, Food was good, very large portions, we all enjoyed our choices

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We haven't been here for years because the rump steak I had on our last visit was lousy. But under the new management, the food was cooked to a T. I do think that over £4 for a pint of Stowford Press cider is a...More

Thank Nigel M
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at The Old Stables for a couple of nights and really glad that we tried The Poacher’s Pocket for an evening meal. It was fully booked but they still squeezed us in...we both had Steak & Stilton pie which was amazing, followed by...More

Thank LeeTalker
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Janet T
August 25, 2017|
Response from suitcase19 | Reviewed this property |
Hello ,if you go through the front door it is level and wide enough for a wheelchair
May 9, 2017|
Response from suitcase19 | Reviewed this property |
hello have you tried ringing the poachers pocket and asking about ivor , i have heard his name before but not sure where he worked
January 9, 2016|
Response from suitcase19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do allow we behaved dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chelynch, Shepton Mallet BA4 4PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Shepton Mallet
  • Phone Number: 01749-88-02-20
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