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The Carpenters Arms

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Vagg Lane | Intersection of Vagg Lane and Tintinhull Road, Chilthorne Domer BA21 3PX, England
+44 1935 840770
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Vagg Lane | Intersection of Vagg Lane and Tintinhull Road, Chilthorne Domer BA21 3PX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food served from welcoming and friendly staff. Love the Sunday roast as well! Nice and spacious

Thank Aimee-Jade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for a mid week lunch without having pre-booked. The restaurant is modern, clean and well presented. Meals were well cooked and tasty and were served within an acceptable timscale. Friendly helpful staff.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and now my husband had our first date at the restaurant, and now we go back every year on our anniversary for the last 6 years. The service and staff is 5* amazing, food is always perfect and fresh. both me and my husband...More

Thank TaliaMaeTyler
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stayed in the area overnight and were recommended this pub restaurant. The staff were very welcoming, the decor welcoming and contemporary, and the food came quickly. Really tasty, filling traditional good quality pub food.

Thank Greenhillsfan
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch ,we hadn't booked in advance but that was not a problem. The very pleasant young man behind the bar just warned that we might have a bit of a wait as they were very busy. We ordered our drinks from a good...More

Thank clara c
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Just paid a visit to the Carpenters, having booked a table at 11am this morning for 20:15 I expected the place to be rammed !? It wasn't,.The welcome was non existant, almost inconvenient because we arrived 20 mins early! Fair enough we thought , sit...More

Thank Neil3333
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This pub has new management and after a long time the menu has been updated. The food is well cooked and has generous portions and is well worth a visit. Last time I went the pub was fairly quiet and the venue deserves more custom...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our son and daughter-in-law booked a table for Fathers Day. The food was serviced hot and was a good size portion. All the staff were friendly and they were accommodating with our 9 month-old grandson. Would recommend this restaurant for lunch or dinner. In fact...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lady behind bar ? Landlady certainly not the most welcoming on such a lovely sunny evening , not so much as a simple acknowledgement !! The Thatchers was terrible , complained of which they exchanged it after tasting and agreeing it was flat to give...More

1  Thank Helena A
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous food. The portions are huge! Was a bit of a shame that it was so hot inside that it made it unbearable to eat the meal. Reasonably priced and a good selection!

Thank Bella R
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Debbie P | Reviewed this property |
Can't see this being a problem as long as you give them warning. We had a party of 16 and were able to preorder so that helped them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vagg Lane | Intersection of Vagg Lane and Tintinhull Road, Chilthorne Domer BA21 3PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chilthorne Domer
  • Phone Number: +44 1935 840770
Newly opened pub with great value British food.
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