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Local Places to Eat

Places to eat within an easy drive
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At the Chapel, High Street, Bruton BA10 0AE (5.5 miles)
01749 814070 www.atthechapel.co.uk

Open all day every day . Breakfast 8am-11am; Lunch midday -3pm; Sunday lunch midday to 8pm; Afternoon tea always available; Dinner 6pm-9.30pm; pizzas from the wood-fired oven served all day.

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A371 main road. Turn left onto Station Rd/A371 for 1.6 miles; Turn right, signposted to Wyke and follow this road for 3 miles and turn left into the one way system into the high street. At the Chapel is towards the end of the high street on the right. Park either on the high street before you get to the restaurant, or bear right past it and follow the road left opposite the church to a free car park.

George Hotel & Restaurant, Market Place, Castle Cary BA7 7AH (1.8 miles)
01963 350761 The George Hotel, Castle Cary

Open: Monday to Friday 12 till 3 and 6.30 till 9pm; Saturday 12 till 3 and 6 till 9.30; Sunday 12 till 3 and 6 till 8.30

Greene King pub. Easy to find in the centre of Castle Cary.

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A371 main road. Turn right, then right at the fork ½ mile along A371 onto B3152. Follow into Castle Cary and into the one-way system. The George is opposite the T-junction and parking is on the road.

Levant Catering, Brookfield, Station Road, Castle Cary BA7 7BX  (1,6 miles)
01963 350248/07779 093020 www.levantcatering.com

Middle Eastern ‘Pop-up’ restaurant. Open every Friday lunchtime, Friday and Saturday evening. Booking essential.

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate); follow the road for .75 mile; turn right onto A371  for 0.2 mile; Turn right onto Station Rd/B3152 for 0.6 mile.

Jamil Khan Indian Restaurant & Take away, Woodcock Street, Castle Cary BA7 7BL (1.7 miles)
01963 351888/350425 www.jamilkhan.co.uk/

Open: 12-2.30pm & 5.30 to 11pm 7 days a week.

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A371 main road. Turn right, then right at the fork ½ mile along A371 onto B3152. Follow into Castle Cary and into the one-way system. Situated on the left before the T-junction.

Manor House Inn, Ditcheat, BA4 6RB (3.2 miles)
01749 860276 www.manorhouseinn.co.uk

Open every day for meals: 12pm-2.30pm; 7pm-9.30pm. Closed: 3pm-5.30pm. Open all day Fri-Sun from 11.30am. Situated in Ditcheat just down the road from Paul Nicholls’ racing stables-very popular on race days!

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A 371 main road. Turn left and take the THIRD left turning to Ditcheat for about ¾ mile. The pub is on the right and the car park is on the corner just before the pub.

Montague Inn, Shepton Montague, nr Wincanton, BA9 8JW (6 miles)
01749 813213 www.themontagueinn.co.uk

Open Mon-Sat 12-3pm (Food served 12-2pm) 6-11pm (Food served 7-9pm) Sunday & Bank Holidays 12-2.30pm only (Food served)
Popular village pub with large restaurant at the back.

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate), follow the road for ¾ mile to the A371 main road. Turn right, and follow this road for about 2 miles to the + roads with the A359. Turn left and follow for about a mile to the second turning right to Shepton Montague. Follow this lane for about ½ mile and the Montague Inn will be found on the right ahead of you at the T junction.

Natterjack, Evercreech Junction, Evercreech Junction BA4 6NA (3.1 miles)
01749 860253 www.thenatterjackinn.co.uk

Open: Monday – Saturday: 11.30am – 3.00pm, 6.00pm – 11.00pm;  Food is available to order: 12.00pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 9.30pm;
Sunday: 12.00am – 3.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm; Food is available to order: 12.00pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A 371 main road. Turn left and the pub is about 3 miles past the station on the left.

Old Bakehouse Restaurant and Coffee shop, Castle Cary BA7 7AW (1.8 miles)
01963 350067 www.castlecarybakehouse.co.uk

Open:  Daytime: Tues-Sat 0930 – 1600 (Coffees and Thai and English lunches); Evenings: Fri-Sat 1900 – late (Thai Dinners-booking essential)

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A371 main road. Turn right, then right at the fork ½ mile along A371 onto B3152. Follow into Castle Cary and into the one-way system. Turn left at the T junction in town and the Old Bakehouse is on the left towards the top of the town, just past Nat West Bank. Parking on the road.

Pilgrim’s Restaurant, Lovington BA7 7PT (2.2 miles)
01963 240600 http://pilgrimsrestaurant.co.uk

Evenings: Tuesday to Saturday 7 to 11… Lunchtimes: Friday & Saturday 12 to 3… Last Sunday of every month 12.30 to 3…
Bank Holiday Sundays 12.30 to 3… Last food orders at 2 and 9. Reservation advised.
Suggest that you book early sitting if you are in a hurry, as all food cooked from fresh so you may have a wait if at a later sitting.

Turn right out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate then left under the railway bridge) and follow the road for 2 miles to Lovington. Pub on the left just past the first set of traffic lights.

The Red Lion, Babcary, Somerton, TA11 7ED (6 miles)
01458 223230 www.redlionbabcary.co.uk

Pub Opening Times: Mon to Thurs – 11am to 3pm and 6pm to 11pm; Fri to Sun – 11am to midnight
Food Opening Times: Mon to Fri – 12pm to 2:30pm and 6:30pm to 9:30pm; Sat & Sun – 12pm to 3pm and 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Turn right out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate then left under the railway bridge) and follow the road for 4 miles to Lydford crossroads with the A37; turn left and follow the A37 for approx. 1.5 miles, turn left and follow the road and signs to Babcary. You will see the Red Lion ahead of you in the middle of the village; the car park is left of the pub.

Truffles Restaurant & Bistro 95 High Street Bruton BA10 0AR (5.2 miles)
01749 812180 www.trufflesbistro.co.uk

Open:  Tuesday – Saturday   9am – 2pm &  7pm – 9pm;  Sunday  & Monday  Closed
French cuisine. Private dining available on request in upstairs dining room. Speak to Barbara or Richard Sorapure

Turn left out of Clanville Manor gate (right out of Lone Oak gate) and follow the road for ¾ mile to the A371 main road. Turn right, and follow this road for about 2 miles to the + roads with the A359. Turn left and follow for about 5 miles to Bruton. As you get to the town of Bruton, turn left into the one way system and park as soon as you can. Truffles is on the left.