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The Monkton Inn

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Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton, England
+44 1823 412414
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Earth
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are nights, though they seem to become rarer with each passing year, that the Lady Wife's tastes veer away from the more exotic and she is satisfied with a simple meat and two veg. Luckily this was the case when we visited the Monkton Inn. Arriving early evening we were advised that the restaurant was fully booked but we... More 

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Thank Frank_Incensed
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very very nice food. Had trialed the restaurant the month before and kept its standards. Lovely place as was nice and quiet. Carol singers turned up and pestered us whilst having our meal which ruined the atmosphere a bit, but this was nothing to do with the restaurant and therefore should not put anyone off (just being truthful). If you... More 

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Thank HStandards
Limerick, Ireland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely lunch today at The Monkton Inn. We turned up at 12 and ordered two sandwiches which had very generous fillings. The service was good and we even got a visit from the resident cat, Shadow. The only thing that could be improved was having butter in the sandwiches (a bit dry). All in all, a lovely visit.... More 

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Thank Emma P
Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely steak, trolley with the meat was brought to the table for you to choose your cut and then size of steak. Variety of veg was good, beans, red cabbage and butternut squash. Chips were very good. Puddings - chocolate brownie with clotted cream and syrup puddings excellent. For coffee we sat in the comfy sofa and armchair, shame the... More 

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Thank Denise M
North Curry
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Monkton Inn is very good! Food is very good, service is very good, management/owners very good. I just feel that I am struggling to give the Monkton Inn an excellent review, I'd really like to but it's really very good, it just needs something extra to be excellent. The Monkton Inn is in the top ten in Taunton for... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good bar with friendly owner and locals. Looking forward to eating there next time we're in the area.

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Thank safordyce
Taunton
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Monkton Inn was recommended by friends and I can see why. Superb steak, great venue and a lovely welcome form the Hosts. Often disappointed by steaks in this country but not in this case, cooked to perfection. Next time I shall try the Ostrich or maybe the zebra.

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Thank Annabelle35
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled to the Monkton Inn to celebrate a birthday with relatives...really impressed with the menu (especially the South African specials) and service, and have since returned with friends. Will be returning again....well worth travelling to

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Thank miniminx56
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended The Monkton Inn by our hotel and we weren't disappointed. The food was really good, service friendly and relaxed, not to mention exceptional value. I especially enjoyed being able to select my own steak from the trolley and have it cut to my preference! Will definitely be returning.

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Thank Sally3911
Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice pub in a quiet location. Were greated nicely and seated and looked after well, the staff were very pleasant and the food I thought was really nice, slightly over priced in comparison to the other venues of similar quality. On a bad note i dont agree with the cat walking across the bar and restaurant while people were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 412414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?