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The Rusty Axe

€€ - €€€, British,
Stembridge | TA12 6BL, Martock, Yeovil TA12 6BL, England
+44 1460 249614
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“the pub” (8 reviews)
“new owners” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Stembridge | TA12 6BL, Martock, Yeovil TA12 6BL, England
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had delicious family lunch on Saturday. Menu not massive but still offered a reasonable variety to please most. All meals freshly prepared and presented very attractively. The quality of the ingredients was excellent and portion sizes generous. Very impressed that the steak was genuinely cooked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SomersetFamilyUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit after the kitchen re-opened. The first was ten days before Christmas when we enjoyed a light lunch. Poached eggs (properly done free-form) on nicely toasted bread with watercress and three rashers of decent back bacon. The other dish was a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank montyt262
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

It’s really good to see that the new owners of the Rusty are concentrating on the fundamentals! Being a free house, the beer is great and always something different to try. The new decor has lifted the pub to a more modern style and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mjturner
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

After our dreadful experience of drug use in the Wyndham we had a warm welcome. Great food great atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank missebonyharrison
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

At last; a proper carvery with fresh veg and perfectly cooked meats. A hand made vegetarian wellington to boot!! Lovely to find the spuds hand peeled and roasted to perfection. All veg prepped by hand and freshly cooked. Hot plates too! Happy smiling staff, even...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Rachael A
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Had lunch here with my wife and two friends on New Years Day. It's a proper country pub serving a good selection of real ales and an extensive menu of good value meals. Prompt friendly service and good size plates of food. Bit disappointing that...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank WanderingOAP
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Tasty food, and friendly service. Good price too. Didn't go home hungry as portions where generous. Will go again.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank rheakeane
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We hired the function room for my husbands 60th birthday and they provided the food at a very good price!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited with friends last week. The food and drinks were excellent, spoilt only by cold plates. We will visit again.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank H W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very tasty and well presented Sunday lunch just as you want it to be. Locals coming and going so very well patronised which is always a good sign.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank fmcintyre
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Gillian P
27 October 2017|
Response from Chloe L |
Evening meals are served 6-9 except Sunday's, where food is just 12-3 (an excellent carvery I must add!)
30 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
Yes Between 12 and 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stembridge | TA12 6BL, Martock, Yeovil TA12 6BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Yeovil  >  Martock
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 249614
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A family friendly Pub serving locally sourced, freshly prepared fare. A local friendly bar and large restaurant available for functions or private dining.
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