The Lord Poulett Arms

The Lord Poulett Arms,Somerset

When you imagine a gourmet getaway at a stylish rural pub in Somerset, chances are you’ll picture something very similar to this gorgeous thatched inn.

The Rising Sun Knapp

The Rising Sun, Knapp

This new addition to the Somerset dining scene is one to visit before word gets out, as it’s a notable find for anyone looking for quality cooking in the countryside.

The Holcombe

The Holcombe, Somerset

This 17th-century inn is one of the greenest restaurants with rooms in Somerset and has a no-compromise approach to sustainable dining.

The Barrington Boar

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‘Refined comfort food’ is how Alasdair Clifford describes his style of cooking at this contemporary country pub near Ilminster.

The Cotley Inn

Cotley-Inn-ice-cream

At The Cotley Inn you get the pleasure of dining on seasonal fare while also drinking in the views of the fields in which it was grown and reared.

The Castle at Taunton

Castle-Taunton-bedroom

This smart hotel has retained its reputation as a stalwart of style in Taunton for decades.

Augustus

Augustus-food

Taunton’s favourite bistro has been burnishing a solid reputation since it opened 11 years ago.

Candlelight Inn

Candlelight Inn, Somerset

The concept of candle-lit dinners may feel a bit old-school, conjuring images of formal dining à deux, so be prepared to have your preconceptions snuffed out at Candlelight Inn.

Puro

Puro, Clevedon dessert

This Clevedon restaurant delivers bold flavours, flawless presentation and slick service.