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The Merry Monk

$$ - $$$, British,
Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
+44 1823 412213
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (43 reviews)
“gammon” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
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1 - 10 of 472 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have only had one other carvery in the 32 years one has been alive and this one beat the last one from a different restaurant The staff were very helpful from the moment we walked in, and promptly sat us at our table. Never felt...More

Thank Antony G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today for a family get together.the carvery was really lovely and tasty lovely veg and 3 choices of meat.my only tiny complaint was lamb was really fatty but the beef was lovely.ive Been to many carveries in my time but this one was up...More

Thank soulgirl69
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on holiday with friends. Passed this on a day out and we went there for lunch. We had not booked but a table was found. The amount of meat you got was better than others I have been to. Lovely fresh veg and...More

Thank Beenie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our carvery meal very much. Food well cooked and hot and staff polite and efficient. Pleasant ambience. Will visit again if in the area.

Thank Alwena1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Merry Monk several times - and will keep returning. Our latest visit was with another couple, who agree it's a really good place to eat out. We highly recommend it.

Thank Lyn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked with friends to celebrate GCSE results. It was a Thursday night, quiz night, so it was very busy. We were shown to our table in the conservatory. The food was good, but the service was poor.The child's meal that was ordered was fish...More

Thank Debbie Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly go to this pub and I've never had a bad meal or poor service! The food is exceptional. The level of customer service is also exceptional. I just love going there!

Thank Kirsten J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is nicely laid out pub with a large car park. Good range of drinks with friendly welcoming and attentive staff. They have a good range of food on the menu plus a few specials and do a very good Carvery especially if there's two...More

Thank digipicsuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was lovely & clean and tidy. Waiters/waitresses friendly. Food was good, portion sizes good. One thing that really had me miffed was that my 13 year old daughter was with me. She wanted a child's portion of dinner as she's not a massive...More

3  Thank Hayley F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and value for money, lovely inside too, with friendly staff! I have visited here a few times now, and have never been disappointed. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Happychick1975
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Connor G
10 February 2017|
Response from Connor G |
Hi guys
Cathy G
5 September 2016|
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Response from Pauline C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely available lunchtimes as that is when we went. Hope you enjoy the carvery as much as we did.
14 February 2015|
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Response from ubpositive | Reviewed this property |
there is cover outside for smokers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 412213
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