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The Farmers Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

We are a traditional public house with 5 luxury bed and breakfast rooms. We serve fresh food using local produce.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
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All reviews steak pie triple cooked chips pudding pork hake ham sunday roast salad the pub huge bathroom sat nav new chef warm welcome excellent lunch fantastic food lovely atmosphere
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this pub on many occasions and always had a good experience. This is a family run pub with some nice leather sofas in front of the fire and barstools at the bar as well as 2 areas for dining, it’s well...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank angelhine
AlisonTA3l, Owner at The Farmers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your evening and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Came here after dropping my mum back to Watchet they were very dog friendly and we could take our dog through to the dining area We only wanted a snack so ordered the ham ciabatta seemed expensive but when it a.rrived it came with chips...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James0368
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We went for lunch here in December and having booked a table earlier in the month arrived to see lots of dogs in the bar and people eating. Great. As the website clearly states how ‘dog friendly’ they are. However, unfortunately our booking had been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Caroline2357
AlisonTA3l, Owner at The Farmers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I don't always respond to reviews but on this occasion I felt there was a need to as a one star is very damaging to small businesses. The first issue for me was the table was booked for 8 people as you did not tell...More

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to this and were disappointed. The food was average and one of the starters had a piece of plastic in it. And the restaurant was full of dogs. I'm not against dogs we have one. But when we go out for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank tracey l
AlisonTA3l, Owner at The Farmers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do not recognise this as a genuine review. Firstly, not one member of staff have had a report of plastic in a meal. If there had of been at the time and you had informed us we would certainly have investigated! All senior members...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped off for lunch here on our way from Wales to Devon .. I had a cold at the time and wanted some tasty homemade food on the way down south. Me and my husband were impressed the food was amazing with great portions...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

The best Sunday roast!! Tasty tender pork, scrumptious stuffing and crackling to die for.... 😍 Out of the way but so worth the journey.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoShep63
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Another good burger eaten at this friendly pub. We did know there was music at 9 . We were not that close to the sadly rather mediocre band but we couldn’t hold any conversation over our food. Note to ourselves to avoid band nights. Staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pennyh57
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Circumstances dictated we needed a room & dinner 'on the hoof' after attending Exeter Chiefs v Gloucester and our expected accommodation fell through at the last minute! We had to pick up the M5 at Taunton the following morning and 'Google' threw up this delightful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChrisP4536
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for a night this week. The food was superb. I went for a Beef and Paprika pie which was on the special Tuesday night deal. Absolutely delicious. One of the best pies I’ve had in a long time. Accommodation was lovely and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IanPLancashire
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Very friendly and efficient staff. Set in the countryside but not far from main roads. Good parking. Excellent lunch on a Monday. Good beers and cider. Picked at random off a website. Loved the fact there was no echo in the dining room. That puts...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Belinda W
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14 November 2018|
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Response from AlisonTA3l | Property representative |
There is easy access to the restaurant and bar area with no steps but there are no cloakroom facilities as there is a step.
3 August 2017|
Response from AlisonTA3l | Property representative |
Yes we do have a children's menu
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