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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have stayed here on many occasions and it never lets you down . The location is lovely - surrounded by countryside and good views - the rooms are spacious and comfortable with their own personality. The food is superb especially the steak and venison and pie night is worth a visit on its own Don't bother with the big...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We planned a day out on the Somerset Levels and, as it was our Wedding Anniversary too,decided to make it more of a treat by finding somewhere close to stay for the night. We were so pleased to have chosen ` The Farmers Arms`- it was absolutely magical and the perfect place to spend a night for a special occasion....

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I was really impressed with this venue and plan to return. The Room (one of only 5?) was enormous and a lot of effort has been gone to plus the Beer and food very very good. The overall standard, and value, was much better than practically all other b&bs Ive been to. The only things stopping it from getting five...

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Uplyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This pub is set in a beautiful location off the A358 from Taunton to Chard. We visited early on Sunday evening and were enchanted by a lovely garden with rural views and a well maintained pub with restful decor. A number of customers were enjoying a drink the garden. We had some 'pie of the day' which was game in...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Blackdown Room. It was so spacious and comfortable and spotlessly clean. The staff were attentive and friendly. We enjoyed a three course dinner with delicious wine followed by a great nights sleep. Breakfast was very tasty and set us up for the following day. Would highly recommend.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I went here for the first time with a group of six chaps following a meeting to decide on the logistics for a major outdoor event. We were tired and hungry! The welcome was warm and the ambience was terrific. We ordered five different main courses and they all arrived together, very well presented and cooked which resulted in five...

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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Farmers Arms was a great place to stay for the night. The location was great and such a beautiful setting and quiet. The staff were so polite and friendly, the young man who served our table in the evening was a delight, so considerate. Checking in and out was quick and easy and again very friendly staff. The room...

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Thank elizw304
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Great pub, hidden away. Really excellent service, food and welcome. Lovely atmosphere. Stayed as attending a conference at Taunton Racecourse, was delighted I did. Room astonishingly spacious for the price. Will visit again. 10/10.

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Thank Sally W
Langport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Six of us went out for dinner on a Saturday evening. A warm welcome from the bar staff. Food was delicious, from the vegetarian strudel to the ham/egg/chips. All food was beautifully presented with hot food on hot plates. A good menu with lots to choose from. A good range of desserts. Nice staff.

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Glad we stayed, The staff were very friendly and nothing was to much trouble. The food was great and the room and bed were very comfortable, We would stay again when in the area visiting and the locals were friendly, We could have talked all night.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
16th century Inn set in glorious Somerset countryside. 5 en-suite bedrooms, all unique, have just been awarded Alistair Sawday's Pub & Inn of the Year 2009. Restaurant, serving traditional British food, with real log fires and polished wooden floorboards. Perfect for that getaway from it all break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Farmers Arms

Address: Higher West Hatch, Taunton TA3 5RS, England (Formerly The Farmers Inn)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Taunton
Price Range: $132 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose Number 4”
 of 5 bubbles 798rexk, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is near the Kitchen so tends to be a little noisy until around 11pm.”
 of 5 bubbles Tommydeharlow, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Find out if you have a shower unit.”
 of 5 bubbles donnella63, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for room 3”
 of 5 bubbles gisomac, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely - 5 is the biggest”
 of 5 bubbles chrisandgeoff2014, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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