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Monks Yard

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Horton Cross, Horton Cross, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
+44 1460 200020
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (60 reviews)
“cakes” (24 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Horton Cross, Horton Cross, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had afternoon tea here and although the food was lovely, we felt there wasn't a lot of it for 5 of us. We had 12 quarters of sandwiches (equates to 3 sandwiches), 3 slices of cake, a scone each and half a pastry each....More

Thank Jess H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful, relaxing atmospheric place with happy welcoming staff. Food delicious and freshly made and well priced from breakfasts, paninis, quiches, pies, ploughmans, soups, daily specials not forgetting triple cooked chips and the fresh made cakes! Great place to meet for coffee, take the children,...More

Thank Kidney1937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting family always make an effort to go to monks yard for coffee. Always made to feel welcome. Great coffee and Cheese scones.

Thank Fodenbk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe dosent disappoint. The new location is even better than before. The parking is great and plenty for everyone. The cafe was very busy but once we had ordered we found a table and our food arrived quickly. There are some outside tables which...More

Thank Sydview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So close to us and yet not known until our recent visit. Great food , service and amenities! Large car park, light and airy with a freshly cooked menu.

Thank Corbelmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gret hot chocolate Great breakfasts Lovely homemade cakes Friendly staff And just a short detour off the A303.

Thank Ronny Tony Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch last Saturday. It was chaotic , all tables full. Usually love the home made tarts but this lunch time we got two small frozen tartlets that looked like they’d been left from a buffet. We had potatoes but some were black...More

1  Thank HuntlyHampshire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First visit and I can thoroughly recommend Sunday Lunch at Monks Yard. From starter to dessert I cannot fault the food or the service. We had beef and pork. The beef was perfectly cooked and melted in the mouth. The pork just fell apart and...More

Thank j0chick
Reviewed 20 March 2018

lovely atmosphere . friendly staff coffee was lush will be back.for lunch. aqwsedrtgyhuko;p['[;okihygfdxfcgvhjnkm,./

Thank 65flossie7
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Have been here several times before and have always been very impressed, but Sunday's visit was a disappointment. The starters were apparently good and arrived without a problem but when it came to the main course, only 4 plates came out instead of 5. The...More

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5 February 2018|
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Response from Suzie E | Reviewed this property |
dogs allowed outside tables and theres a marquee for rainy weather. no obvioys walk for dog at venue. a pleasant place, nice food. i would go back for sure.
Jill T
23 June 2017|
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Response from Ann G | Reviewed this property |
I would take my grandchildren here as everyone is very friendly. I have seen small children enjoying themselves.
Carol H
28 February 2017|
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Response from DeanHolling | Property representative |
Hi Carol, We can certainly cater for a group lunch, although we do close at 5pm. However we are always open to your ideas and we do have other rooms that we have hosted private dining in the evening should you need private... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horton Cross, Horton Cross, Ilminster TA19 9PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster  >  Horton Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 200020
  • E-mail
Welcome to Monks Yard, your friendly local cafe, business and party venue. Let us help you plan your perfect event, be it a large conference or intimate wedding. Come and see why we are different, we'd love to meet you!With a lovely cafe serving fresh, locally sourced food and plenty of outside space we offer something for everyone. Need a conference room? studio? workspace? We are here to help.Flexibility and a personal approach are two things that make Monks Yard different from the rest. We're very close to the A303 and near the M5, with lovely outside spaces, FREE PARKING and super fast broadband/wifi.
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