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The Rock Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
| Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
+44 1984 623293
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (14 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
| Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. The menu offers a great choice of tasty dishes. This Saturday I was delighted to find Devilled kidneys on the menu. Spot on! Two of us had these and my husband had the omelette 'Arnold...More

2  Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great gastro pub with rooms this is. Not a place to stop at just for a drink but a place to savour the ambiance, service, quality and food, and dog friendly to boot. Not cheap but you pays your money and you takes...More

4  Thank stanthegreekfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited The Rock for dinner with friends. We all chose something different from the menu and everyone raved about their choice. The food, using excellent local ingredients, is cooked well, beautifully presented and served by friendly, attentive staff. Having moved to the area recently, we...More

5  Thank cadsofdevon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 4 with children aged 3 and 8. We were welcomed so warmly and the children were given colouring. The food was outstanding. The fish soup and wood pigeon were our starters followed by Devon steak and fallow deer. The meat...More

3  Thank Faye287
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend took me here last minute and I was awestruck by the food, the friendly atmosphere and staff. I was pleasantly surprised by the delicious food, I had scallops to start, for the main the duck it was all cooked to perfection. Afterwards I...More

3  Thank Eva R
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Dropped in here for a quick bite to eat on the way to see family who live locally. The bar lady was very friendly and welcoming. There's an a la carte menu, a specials board and also a lunchtime sandwich menu. We both went for...More

2  Thank Francesca H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely unbelievable What a great time 11 of us descended on Saturday evening to celebrate my 65 birthday Although pre ordered our canoes , champagne in the snug was to make for the most delicious meal in a long time. Nothing was too much trouble...More

4  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had a really nice evening at the Rock Inn, the food was excellent and the staff were really friendly and helpful. We were a little sceptical at first because of some of the reviews we had read but had no regrets what so ever

3  Thank Derek B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Had Sunday lunch two days ago in The Rock which is set in a lovely location close to a river and handy for those using the local well maintained caravan park. Our meals were very enjoyable and not your usual run of the mill which...More

4  Thank cyon17
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A great little country gastro pub, serving fantastic food with a variety of specials and a lovely friendly atmosphere. Well worth the visit if you're in the area.

2  Thank Vicki K
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5 May 2015|
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Response from daytripper474 |
They say that dogs are allowed but when the wrong type come in, too big too this too that, they will either make you sit outside or just be rude about it. Come to think of it they are just rude as a normal thing no matter if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nr Taunton, Waterrow TA4 2AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Waterrow
  • Phone Number: +44 1984 623293
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Country pub. All our food is homemade using local produce where ever possible. We have a childrens menu and welcome dogs in the bar area on a lead. Some of our rooms are dog friendly as well. Lunch and dinner reservations are recomended although not always necessary.
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