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“Not open” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Downside Inn - CLOSED

Downside Inn
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub
Dining options: Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not open”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Pub is shut down until further notice just thought I would let everyone know not to travel a long way to get to this pub so it's not a wasted journey

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Somerset
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Quaint old fashioned country pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

We stopped off for much needed refreshment when out walking the dog, the gardens are large with a play area for the kids and a resident sheep. Fantastic views out towards Glastonbury tor. The Sunday lunch was good and not expensive.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Buffiepratt
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Little Gem in Shepton Mallet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

On a recent working visit to Shepton Mallet, we needed to have some lunch. We spotted a notice board stating ' freshly caught fish' at the Downside Inn. We were greeted by the friendly owner Gordon. We decided to order Fish & Chips, which to our delight were the best fish & chips we have eaten in years. Our meal was served piping hot with ample to eat on our plate. If you are a lover of fish & chips we recommend this Pub 100% without hesitation. Our compliments to the Chef Katie, well done! Katie for a beautiful meal. We shall definitely be paying you a visit next time we are in the locality of Shepton Mallet.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jillian G
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Radstock, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Very limited menu, and place obviously needs a bit of a spruce up! we had been highly recommended the food here so were a lttle disappointed with the small range of menu mostly served with chips. we chose the fresh fish and chips of which the fish was very nice and piping hot but overall just standard cheap cheerful pub food. Also no real ale on draught but did have some bottles at least!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank HungryB77
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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A nice suprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Although local to shepton mallet the downside inn would not be an immediate choice for food. However after going for some food after a friends recommendation my mind is now changed. The food and menu is simple but very well done. I had the cod and chips which was preferable to the local whitstones. The beer garden is set on a lovely picturesque location albeit next to a busy road so quite noisy. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Thomski
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