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The Monkton Inn

££ - £££, British,
Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton TA2 8NP, England
+44 1823 412414
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“bobotie” (15 reviews)
“beef curry” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton TA2 8NP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I need food to maintain my sugar levels. Leaving Williton hospital after visiting, I needed to get to the Monkton before the kitchen closed at 9.00pm. Thinking I might be late I phoned at 8.30pm and asked if I could have a ploughmans made up...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good service and lovely food from South Africa, Really nice atsmosphere and just a great place to have family meal in really nice surroundings

Thank Westoner1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

,,after reading reviews , I thought I would take my two friends here for a special meal ! We were so disappointed..... we decided to have a main and dessert ..... two of us had pork chops which were really tough , one had sea...More

Thank Con O
monktoninn, Owner at The Monkton Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very surprised to receive this review as i looked after you most of the evening, you were the 3 ladies from the NHS. You were all checked on and said everything was lovely, so lovely in fact that one of you took one of her...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying nearby at a B&B we were recommended to eat at this pub. A wonderful experience. Owned by a South African and with a menu full of SA specialities including Zebra steak which I enjoyed very much! Highly recommended but suggest you book

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely village pub with a sunny bear garden, great menu with a South African theme, food was great with prompt service

Thank wilco813
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We ate here whilst staying locally at a bed and breakfast. What a gem it is. Fantastic gin menu and an extensive food men, we enjoyed everything we ate. It has a lovely atmosphere here and would definitely recommend.

Thank debbiefuggle1
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We came here for Sunday lunch a few weeks ago,the weather was glorious so we sat in the garden area. I’d rung up previously to see if dogs were allowed on the premises & I was delighted that they were very much welcomed. Even had...More

Thank travelbunny666
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Four of us visited here on 4 May, all choosing different meals. The food was good, lovely atmosphere and all tables appeared wee not too close together, which I particularly liked. Interesting menu, good choices to be had, staff were attentive, but didn't over do...More

Thank Wilbry17
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We popped out for dinner tonight and went to The Monkton Inn as it’s less than ten minutes drive from us. I cannot believe Peter and Val have been here over 6 years yet we have not been here once. We were warmly welcomed, ordered...More

Thank Jax_Lea
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A family group of us visited the Monkton Inn today a bank holiday Monday which we never normally would. I prebooked a table for six. We all had different meals and cleared our plates. The food was good, service was prompt even though they were...More

Thank Karen S
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Questions & Answers
Ann-marie F
25 October 2016|
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Response from Sheepieju | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - certainly in the garden - why not give them a ring?
Susan S
19 January 2015|
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Response from Kate D | Reviewed this property |
I too have had bad experiences at this pub so understand what Susan is saying, and it appears I am not the only one! Bad service, over priced with food that was nothing to write home about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blundells Lane | West Monkton, Taunton TA2 8NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 412414
  • E-mail
We are a traditional english pub and restaurant with a South African twist, offering dishes such as Crocodile, Zebra, Bobotie etc. We cater for all dietary requirements. We have a beautiful garden with children's play area. We are dog and horse friendly.
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