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The Somerset Inn, Taunton Central, Taunton

Pub added by Jon B
46 Alfred Street
Taunton
TA1 3HY
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E TA left this review about The Somerset Inn

Surprisingly, this back street boozer has been here since 1859. The surprise is that it looks like a modern conversion of an Edwardian terrace, with its cheap double glazing at the front. But once through the door you find yourself in a large single bar that again feels modern with its carpet tiled floor. There is a TV showing live sports, a pool table and a dartboard, plus plenty of room for socialising, all of which make it feel like a proper local, almost more like a social club than a pub. The welcome is sincere, from both staff and locals. There was only one ale on, Tribute, which was in good condition. This is a new innovation – until recently there was no real ale, so this is a good news story. OK if you’re in the area, certainly more pleasant than some other places, but it only opens evenings from 7pm, and not at all at lunchtimes.

On 17th October 2019 - rating: 5
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Taunton, 1.3 miles, 25 min walk (show)
Bishop's Lydeard, 5.95 miles, 1 hr 54 min walk (show)
Bridgwater, 11.1 miles, 3 hr 34 min walk (show)
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17th Oct 2019, 07:47
Review submitted by E TA
 
5th Oct 2019, 15:55
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