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Candlelight Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Beautiful Somerset country pub serving the highest quality food from an ever changing menu of local produce. An extensive wine list, gin bar with over 40 gins from local to international, local ales and ciders always on tap. Very easy to find just off the A303 in Bishopswood - TA20 3RS
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two great experiences at the Candlelight. Our first meal was Sunday Roast which was great, beautifully cooked and tasty and great service too! We then went back just before Christmas when we all had wonderful meals, I had Sea Bass which was beautifully presented and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 939valeriew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

He came for Sunday lunch as recommended by friends. The Candlelight did not disappoint we shared one of there sharing platters. Perfect rare roast beef, super tender lamb, and melt in your mouth tender chicken. Crispy roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy that we could...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank whitewhite101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food, delicious wine and Gin! Service outstanding and lovely atmosphere, dog and child friendly, made to feel very welcome by friendly staff. We highly recommend and shall be returning 😁

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Tbirdtallulah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious Sunday lunch, I had the vegetarian option which was mushroom strudel served with a well cooked selection of seasonal veg. My husband had beef which was beautifully presented and cooked to perfection! Great choice of puddings which were light and homemade,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 326carylt
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Main thing is the food, and it was lovely. A couple of points that brought it down to a 4 star rating. Firstly, Service Charge. No mention of this untill the bill turns up. Other respectable restaurants have done away with this so it's was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Traveler744551
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Many thanks for your review and positive rating, it’s greatly appreciated. With regards to the comments raised, I would like to stress that on all our menus and your receipt it does say that we apply a “discretionary service charge” on tables of 8 or...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Both my husband and myself opted to not to bother with materialistic Christmas presents, but to dine out and enjoy a meal in a traditional hostelry. This fabulous public house will not disappoint. The food is delicious, the service attentive and friendly, all in lovely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thank you for your review, delighted you enjoyed your evening with us. Looking forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 18 December 2018

Went for lunch with my brother service and food excellent. The terrine was delicious and the apple crumble was amazing. Service excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank treeza221965
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thank you for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us. Hope to see you both again.

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

My wife and I booked in for our staff Christmas outing (both self employed) at the Candlelight. All of the courses were excellent, but absolutely outstanding was the Dexter beef fillet, rolled ox cheek & truffle mash. Beef fillet can be a bit lacking in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Philiponamission
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thank you so much for your great review, delighted you enjoyed your staff Christmas party with us. We hope to see both soon.

Reviewed 14 December 2018

I recently celebrated a Milestone Birthday at the Candlelight Inn with 65 friends and family, it was a triumph, we held the party in the newly refurbished Function Suite, the feedback from my guests has been amazing, everyone enjoyed the atmosphere service and food, we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank alkieseltzer
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

It was such a fabulous party to host! We were thrilled to read just how much you all enjoyed it. Your band and guests made it so special. Looking forward to the next big one!

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

After an amazing Sunday lunch in October I decided to visit again with a friend for some nice food and a catch up! On arrival the pub was beautifully decorated for Christmas and the smell of a real fire drifting through the air, it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nikki738
candlelight2011, Owner at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Thank you for such a great review, delighted you enjoyed your Christmas lunch with us. Look forward to seeing you both again.

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