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Summary

A “splendid country inn” near Glasto’ – split between a restaurant and casual brasserie – a “perfectly managed” spot and “a real joy to visit”.

£46
Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Summary

TV chef James Martin’s home-town venture is the “relaxed” dining room of a grand old inn; the food inspires rather mixed reports, but it’s almost invariably rated at least “sound”, and supporters say that it’s “innovative” and “sensibly-priced” too.

£44
Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Don’t let the fact that it’s associated with a TV chef (James Martin) put you off – the “beautiful” dining room of this grand old inn offers a “wonderful” culinary experience comprised of “memorable” food and “impeccable” service.

£46
Very Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

The Talbot Inn is a traditional yet stylish coaching inn located in the heart of the historic village of Mells, 5 minutes from Frome  in some of Somerset’s most stunning countryside. Two hours from London by car or train and 20 minutes from Bath, The Talbot offers great food in a classic pub environment.


There is a main bar, snug, courtyard and map room, which are all open every day for classic pub food and drink.  Separated by a cobbled courtyard is the 500 year old Sitting Room, Coach House Grill Room and a pretty garden. In the Coach House Grill Room, which is open Friday to Sunday, food is simply grilled over a charcoal and wood fire in the way country inns cooked hundreds of years ago.


 

Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions,
Yes
9.30 pm

The Talbot Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Talbot Inn Restaurant in BA11, Mells by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Talbot Inn restaurant.
Clay H
Excellent roast lunch, wonderful puds, grea...
Reviewed 4 months, 8 days ago

"Excellent roast lunch, wonderful puds, great service."

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Alan P
Lovely location but unexceptional food. Ple...
Reviewed 11 months, 14 days ago

"Lovely location but unexceptional food. Pleasant enough with good service."

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Selwood St, Mells, BA11 3PN
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Last orders: 9.30 pm

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