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Eagle Tavern

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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a 303 | Eagle Cross, Ilminster, England
01460-23-42-92
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Honiton, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located approx midway between Honiton and Ilminster on the A303, ideally situated for travellers making their way to/from the South West from the smoke. Plenty of parking, and also a play area for the ankle biters if you need them to burn off any surplus energy! Bar/eating area is large and airy, looks like the old building has been knocked... More 

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Thank Dave A
somerset, England
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were some good looking dishes on the menu but we all opted for the carvery. Two courses for £12 and that was superb value for money. Three huge slices of meltingly tender and perfectly cooked beef were carved for each of us. Turkey and trimmings were also available. Excellent Yorkshire puds and ok roast pots. The honey glazed parsnips... More 

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Thank Derylanne
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have always had a fantastic meal here, the staff are lovely and nothing ever too much trouble. Plenty of freshly cooked food, the carvery was delicious. We also had our works Xmas dinner here and again the food was faultless. Highly recommended.

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Thank Smiffies123
Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, Good beer & hot food, 2 for 1 fish & chip meal good value, No room for a sweet, Highly recommend,

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Thank Norman F
Ascot, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stop off here often on ones journeys to Cornwall. Cheery staff and piping hot food Good straightforward menu of favourites. Particularly like the Fish Pie - with nice little side salad Wood burner makes it cosy by the sofa area. Tables set out well so as not to crowd. Ample parking at front and side. Outside covered area for eating... More 

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Thank Ascoteer
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had a lovely meal one thing that really put a down side is a dog barking why do people want to bring a dog in a eating pub just leave the smelly thing in the car or leave it home

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Thank G5360UAMary
Chard, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great place, big menu and loads of food! Unless you have a massive appetite l wouldn't have a starter...but if you must!

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Thank sylv b
Crewkerne, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to come here for a nice meal with my friend as I'd been before and really enjoyed it, we started off with nachos and onion rings to share which were lovely, decided to order jalapeño's to go with it but they didn't turn up but still got charged for them! The garlic mayo was congealed and looked like it... More 

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Thank Lola S
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very much what it is. good value a great place to stop off on long trip. Carvery twice a week tasty alway hot and fresh. Not chosen from menu

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Thank Pinkyppurple
Ruislip, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We often travel from London to Cornwall and this is the ideal place to stop eat and refresh. The pub is clean and staff are friendly, the menu has a good mixture of tasty food for all and reasonable prices. Good parking facilities and you can stretch your legs I recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: a 303 | Eagle Cross, Ilminster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster
  • Phone Number: 01460-23-42-92

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?