RestaurantsSomersetBatcombeBA4

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Margot Henderson of Rochelle Canteen in Shoreditch has taken over this restored 17th-Century Somerset inn with rooms, which reopened after refurbishment in early 2023.

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Summary

“Tom Parker Bowles was dining near us and William Sitwell apparently was in earlier in the week so we will be reading about it the the press!” – and indeed we have, regarding this bucolically located inn (with five bedrooms), which has been lovingly and stylishly restored. It has proved one of the most hotly anticipated openings of the year, due to owner Max Wigram’s long-trailed invitation to the stoves to star chef Margot Henderson OBE (of East London’s Rochelle Canteen) who he has known since her teens. It opened in the middle of our survey and generated too little feedback for a firm rating, although what we do have mentions of “admirable” service and some “very good lemon sole with exotic homemade tartare sauce and excellent tossed chicken”. Meanwhile the aforementioned press critics have fallen over themselves to swoon… although given Margot’s impeccable in-crowd credentials this was always likely.

Summary

Owner Max Wigram has known Margot Henderson of Rochelle Canteen in Shoreditch since he was a teen and asked her to take over the stoves at this restored 17th-century Somerset inn with rooms, which is scheduled to reopen after refurbishment in November 2022. According to a September 2022 interview in Wallpaper, he asked her because he “wanted it to be really good, with no poncey rubbish” and it will open all day from breakfast onwards. There’s a walled garden which will come into its own in the summer months.

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Reviews of The Three Horseshoes Restaurant in BA4, Batcombe by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Three Horseshoes restaurant.
Katie J
Such an idealic, picture postcard country p...
Reviewed 1 months, 28 days ago

"Such an idealic, picture postcard country pub and with delicious retro style cooking that really packs a punch. The menu is so good it makes it hard to choose and everything we had was just top notch. Amazing oytsers to start followed by a gutsy flavoursome fish soup and the most fabulous dressing on a kohlrabi salad. A whole grilled plaice on the bone for two was a real treat and perfectly cooked, it came with chips and the most amazing tartare sauce which popped with tarragon. Nice house wines and friendly service. Only downside is it does feel a bit cramped, but hey it's a country pub and everything else more than makes up fot it."

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Katie J
Great new pub opening in Batcombe is a food...
Reviewed 8 months, 22 days ago

"Great new pub opening in Batcombe is a foody heaven. Never mind the beautiful decor, location right next to the picturesque village church and charming garden. It's all about the food which is excellent. The fish soup truley delicious with deep flavours and the treacle tart taken to almost burnt but not quite , is the best I've ever tasted, if it's on the menu have it!"

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Batcombe, BA4 6HE
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑11 pm

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