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Travellers Rest, Bridgwater

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Merridge Hill
Merridge
Postal town: Bridgwater
TA5 1BA
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A rural roadside pub with impressive views of the base of the Quantox. The building has 16th Century origins. There is a small car park at the side and a tidy garden with nice views down the valley. Inside, there is a carpeted main bar formed from four original cottage rooms, the fireplaces still visible, the largest one occupied by a piano, one behind the bar and one with a very pleasant open fire. There is a separate dining room at the side in a newer part of the house. Food is basic pub grub, freshly cooked. The welcome wasn’t great – the bearded barman was a miserable git who seemed reluctant to get off his backside and serve us, although the landlord arrived later and was much more sociable. Ales on were Otter Bitter and Amber, plus Butcombe Bitter and an empty pump. A boxed cider was also available. The beer wasn’t in great condition, but it was drinkable. Depsite its location I don’t see my returning too often, given that the beer and welcome were below par and dogs are not allowed in. It’s on the 2019 Somerset Ale Trail.

On 3rd May 2019 - rating: 6
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3rd May 2019, 07:31
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28th Apr 2019, 14:28
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
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  • Car Park : Yes last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Function Room : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Jukebox : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
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  • Live Music : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Micropub : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Pinball : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Pool Table : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
  • WiFi : No last updated 03 May 2019 by E TA
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