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The Merry Monk

€€ - €€€, British,
Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
+44 1823 412213
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“beef” (51 reviews)
“potatoes” (30 reviews)
“pot roast” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Monkton Heathfield, Taunton TA2 8NE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a relaxing Sunday lunch dont go to this place.Very noisy,the carvery ok plenty of choice,last time for us i'm afraid,pub a bit tacky.

1  Thank maggie l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frendily staff but waited 35min for a mix grill what was over cooked dry and tasted like cardboard won’t be going there again

Thank Bertie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Taunton for weekend and ate there for Sunday Carvery. Great value food and Drinks, lots of options at Carvery and as it was busy it was constantly being replenished so very fresh too. Added bonus for us that it is dog friendly...More

Thank Schumacher1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 6 of us booked up here for the carvery. You have to wait for your table to be called which is a bit annoying when you see the carvery empty. Having said that it did not take too long. The food was...More

Thank barnwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shame about this place as I used to love it here. Found the steak quite fatty and it did take a long time to get to the table. Service was slow as the young ladies were very busy chatting. Such a shame

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a carvery which was good, the only things which need improving on, In my opinion were frozen parsnips which were deep fried and the Cauliflower cheese was quite watery where again was from frozen and not fresh, the gravy had far to...More

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited 24/03/18. Service was friendly and efficient. The food from both the menu and carvery was lovely. This was one of many visits. I shall definately continue to eat here.

Thank collywobbles2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and her boyfriend were visiting from Shrewsbury we decided to go out for lunch and managed at late notice to get a table we have eaten here before and was glad to see that the carvery that we so enjoyed was as good...More

Thank davefc38
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

A lovely tasty home prepared lunch Roast port roast lamb with all the trimmings. Great service friendly staff quality at a great price

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had the carvery which was really good,the vegetables were all fresh and the roast beef was delicious, everything was piping hot,the desserts were to die for,the staff were friendly and nothing was to much trouble.i highly recommend the Merry Monk.great value for money.

Thank glastonbury24
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10 February 2018|
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Response from NEILHAN | Reviewed this property |
We have found the same on the odd occasion (it always seems when they are busy),, but the food is always good
Heather B
7 December 2017|
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Response from Pingue1982 | Reviewed this property |
yes there is. a nut roast but you have to order before if ur eating with meat eaters then they will make sure its done at tje same time so u can all eat together. im not a vergiatarian but my friend let me try her nut roast... More
Connor G
10 February 2017|
Response from Connor G |
Hi guys
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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