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Square & Compass

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Bar, British, Pub
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Windmill Hill | Ashill, Ilminster TA19 9NX, England
+44 1823 480467
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had our evening meal here as we were staying in the stables the night on our way to cornwall . Good home cooked food nice friendly staff dogs welcome , very busy considering your in the middle of nowhere .

Thank wayne k
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice sized and clean room, very friendly staff and proper home made pub food. Very good value for money

Thank mike4312017
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Delicious pies, grills and roasts are always provided at this friendly, characterful pub. We ate appetising roast pork one night with all the trimmings, and a delicious chicken ham and mushroom pie another. Service is welcoming, and portions are huge. Food is cooked to order, so a little wait is sometimes necessary rather than place that simply warm up fast... More 

Thank 135Rosemary
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to this pub / restaurant lots this year and find there food outstanding and drinks choice very good

Thank Glen C
Taunton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is not a gastro pub but offers good size portions of well cooked food. For me the highlight was the classic Eton Mess. As good as I have had anywhere. Note that they are closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes.

Thank Polemicist
Bath, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We booked a meal on a Saturday lunchtime to celebrate an 80th birthday our group consisted of 12 adults & 4 children.The menu is quite extensive giving plenty of choice,I had a Fillet steak,it was cooked to perfection & exactly as I had requested,4 others had steak,those who had the Rump steak did say they found it to be tough,but... More 

Thank Pete C
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

14 people birthday meal,food was good ,my steak and ale pie was nice but salty?portion size was good,but need to put everything like veg on one plate,it came separately and had to wait quite a while but all in all was good

Thank spillers50
Taunton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

What is on offer here is good quality pub food served in generous portions. My tip is to just have a main course otherwise there will be no room for a pudding. The sample menu is a good guide but not all the items are available all the time. Nevertheless an excellent cauliflower cheese was found for me as it... More 

1 Thank Polemicist
Phuket, Thailand
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

stayed 2 nights and found the rooms clean and comfortable, had a shower and a bath and water hot! complimentary tea coffee biscuits etc. Pub has a conservatory where you can enjoy a drink and also a meal. keep off the locally brewed Blackmoor cider,,, its very strong and was £3 a pint when I was there.

Thank Les S
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Meals are excellent huge portions really tasty. we had a wedding here in June and it was a fantastic day/night!

Thank 307Lane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Windmill Hill | Ashill, Ilminster TA19 9NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Ilminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 480467

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