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The Sheppey

££ - £££, , British
Lower Godney, Godney BA5 1RZ, England
+44 1458 831594
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (71 reviews)
“burger” (75 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Grill, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lower Godney, Godney BA5 1RZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place but food is not the best, the pepper corn source was missing the pepper corn but what a great lively place so the venue makes up for it.

Thank lee b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having cycled past this pub we decided to visit with some friends. It was really busy for a Sunday night. Good range of beers and ciders with helpful bar staff giving advice on each. The menu choices are very different from what you might get...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have already reviewed this on the Hotel site, just to say will be back with more friends. Superb food, staff and quirkiness.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a wonderful evening! A Friday night family meal for four. Excellent service from the welcome. One of the best pork belly I’ve ever had. We enjoyed our three courses and wine. At 9pm the unexpected disco began and we danced and danced. Brilliant...More

Thank MissCNW4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can thoroughly recommend the roast Sunday lunch- really tender meat and the veg had a real twist - fantastic flavours. Interesting amount of if water coming in through the bar area ceiling!! Lovely service too.

Thank jowrightSomersetUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pub, hard to find, hard to get to, but all the better for it. Great service, great knowledgeable and helpful bar staff. An overwhelming range of local cider, many good local craft / microbrewery ales and Budvar lager on draught, quite a sight. Lovely...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew when we booked this place it was going to be something special. If you love quirky, beautiful places in the middle of nowhere then this is the place for you. We stayed for 1 night on Tuesday 21st Aug and had booked the...More

1  Thank wombatrom100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place the Sheppey is. A great English pub with an awesome restaurant and a traditional English pub bar! Selling real Somerset cider (to be tried!) We were visiting from Australia and staying at Double-gate farm next door (check this place out people...More

Thank Kim M
hare, Owner at The Sheppey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks for the nice review the veggie burger with sweet potato seems to have become a bit of a divisive marmite really love or hate dish. we will have a look at it and either change it or offer an alternative ‘plant based burger ©️’

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Little hidden gem just outside Glastonbury, lovely staff and food was excellent! Highly recommend 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

Thank Wanderer340469
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We must have been unlucky with the menu choice... we ordered vegetarian burgers and what came inside the bun was a disc of sweet potato mash... the mushy consistency meant that every bite the "thing" was getting squeezed out of the bun like a paste......More

Thank ugosantalucia
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from hare | Property representative |
Hi. We do in the pub on a lead .. but not in the letting rooms. Thanks
29 July 2016|
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Response from Donna P | Reviewed this property |
yes, always been children there
5 May 2015|
Response from hare | Property representative |
Yes if their well behaved and on a lead. You can even buy them a dog beer! So pint for me and one for the dog!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Godney, Godney BA5 1RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Godney
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 831594
  • E-mail
Great pub with gastropub credentials, charcoal cooker from spain, very assured cooking with a twist, real ales, craft beers, local ciders, belgium beers, cocktails, great decor , artwork and drinks, it can also seat 100 people next to the river. sawday winner, good food guide, camra, and tweeted by Britney Spears(true) x3 lovely rooms and two cottages to let
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