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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
European, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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All reviews fresh bread and butter pudding fish cakes pastry ox cheek sunday roast potatoes fries front of house family run restaurant small restaurant fish of the day delightful service short notice cooked beautifully set lunch menu full english
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Just had a wonderful lunch. Lovely bream for fish of the day. Interesting and reasonable wines and good service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julia H
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A fantastic experience, excellent choice on the menu, perfect as I'm quite fussy but they couldn't more to help. Would highly recommend! Great for sunday lunch also!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank healthysteph1991
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Situated in the very picturesque and historic town of Ilminster this little gem is a family run restaurant offering really well considered, interesting and delicious dishes, including standards like a full English breakfast in all its glory. We’re not ‘passing’ trade or local..we found via...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gymstress
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I went for a pre birthday family lunch today, nine of us, we had the roast pork, although there were plenty of other choices, I started with homemade vegetable soup, with fresh bread and butter, I mean proper butter, Roast pork was next with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sue N
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We dined here the week following a disappointing visit to a much-vaunted Michelin-starred restaurant. Imagine our surprise that the meal at Celandines was streets ahead in terms of presentation, food quality and taste; a real find! The only detractor was that though the food arrived...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bijoutartette
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We are lucky enough to live very close to this wonderful little restaurant. The menu changes fortnightly and it's creative and delicious every time. We've been a lot of times and it's always amazing. Breakfast is also fantastic. The service is a little haphazard but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Great service, fantastic atmosphere, all in all a lovely place to eat. The gentleman who runs it is friendly, bubbly and puts a smile on your face. Highly recommended for dinner and I’ve heard that the breakfasts are great too. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cherie M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The food was awful Mushroom Bourguignonne, and the flies buzzing around were a right put off. Pudding was basic

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank David K
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We stopped in our way to Cornwall and also on our way back! The food is so delicious - amazing flavours! The place is not so big, 5-6 tables and the service is very attentive. They also have a set lunch menu. Highly recommended this...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank larryg2u
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We visited as a large group. The restaurant was accommodating of all our needs, endlessly friendly and the food was top notch. We could not recommend any improvements. Our waiter was one of the friendliest people, probably on the planet at this point in time.

Date of visit: July 2018
4  Thank Tristan P
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3 August 2017|
Response from Lee P |
Hi there is no dress code. Yes it is advisable to call us on 01460259343 to book a table. Thanks for your enquiry.
9 August 2015|
Response from Lee P | Property representative |
Yes we more than welcome children to the restaurant. We don't have an actual kids menu but due to the fact that all our meals are prepare in house using fresh ingredients I'm sure we could create a meal that would be... More
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