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Courtyard Cafe

West Street | Behind the Gifted Company, Somerton TA11 6NB, England
+44 1458 273101
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (32 reviews)
“cakes” (41 reviews)
“frittata” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
West Street | Behind the Gifted Company, Somerton TA11 6NB, England
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Reviews (134)
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visit this lovely cafe on a regular basis. We always receive a very warm welcome and the choice of home made cakes and scones is amazing and never disappoints.This really is a little gem and we love it. Thank you Catherine and all the...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant cafe in Somerton with gift shop spoilt this time by a sign on the back door warning about uneven flagstones. Hate that they know the flagstones are uneven and therefore dangerous, but would rather pass the blame for injury or accident onto their customers....More

Thank Muckers270
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes thank you !! I have had had a price for the job however its not straight forward as most things in life rarely are.. The uneven surface is caused by bamboo not planted by me, i inherited it we have to Close the Courtyard...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is a quintessentially English coffee shop. At the back of a gift shop there is charming sunny courtyard in which to relax and enjoy the really good coffee. At the counter inside there is a wonderful array of cakes to tempt you as well...More

Thank Veggrower1
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We do believe in buying good coffee and I believe Martin Carwardine to be one of the best They pick mix and roast their beans in Avonmouth Bristol. I first came across them...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

10 of us booked a lunch here last Thurs. and we all had a different meal. Each one of us thoroughly enjoyed the food ,tasty and beautifully presented. I would have missed the cafe as I was so engrossed with the exciting little novelty shop...More

1  Thank Janet P
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

It was our pleasure to welcome your group to the Courtyard Cafe. You were such a nice group of ladies that we enjoyed your company. We did our best to serve you quickly and everyone seemed to be happy with us. Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Busy cafe with very friendly, helpful staff. Happy to welcome all ages. Generous portionsfrom a wide cafe menu. Smoked salmon and avocado salad was delicious.

1  Thank delia c
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am so happy you enjoyed your Avocado & salmon salad and found us friendly and helpful we really do try hard to please. kind regards Catherine.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Although it's a little bit pricier than nearby competitors this is a hidden little gem in the historic town of Somerton. They have a fantastic menu with daily specials, wonderful cakes, which you can also order in advance to take away, and I believe they...More

1  Thank salsal0u
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for you're lovely review. I am so lucky to have a business in such a historic village as Somerton with its mellow stone buildings, interesting architecture and a beautiful Medieval church. So glad you enjoyed your lunch sadly we do only have 10...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this cafe in Somerton last week whilst out with my children. Fantastic selection of home cooked food and cakes including some gluten free for me. Lovely staff and reasonable prices. Hope to go back again soon.

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We are so pleased you found us, and gave a lovely review. Yes i am very lucky to have such great staff, i am always telling them that. Thank you. Catherine

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very surprised by Charlotte T's remarks about the staff. Lovely lunch as usual. I go here as I am gluten free and the cooks are always happy to amend the menu for me, a salad garnish with soup for example instead of bread (I react...More

Thank levelslass
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are Happy to accommodate gluten free customers as much as we can We will always try to amend the dishes for our customers. The frittata is fast becoming one of our most...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Was very disappointed on a recent visit after hearing good reviews. Cake and sandwiches that we brought was delicious. However this was ruined by very rude and moody members of staff. We went into the toilets and were followed by a women rudely bursting into...More

Thank Charlotte T
brightoncaroline, Owner at Courtyard Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Dear Charlotte I am very sorry that you felt my staff were rude to you, this comes as such a surprise as I have so many comments about how friendly and helpful they /we are. I am pleased your group enjoyed your sandwiches and cake...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say the food was excellent, great friendly service I think a few pubs could learn a lesson from these people! I had goats cheese & beetroot salad, my husband had the bacon & mushroom salad, followed by carrot and fruit cake....More

Thank Claire O
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DavidLucytito
does the cafe have disabled access and toilets
23 April 2016|
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Response from Nicky H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has a ramp and the toilets are available on the lower level
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Thursday
09:30 - 17:00
Friday
09:30 - 17:00
Saturday
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Street | Behind the Gifted Company, Somerton TA11 6NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Somerton
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 273101
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