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Hestercombe Gardens Stable Cafe

Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
+44 1823 413923
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (22 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hestercombe gardens are just wonderful but the Stable Cafe sets off the visit. Not many Gardens of such importance are dog friendly and even less the number of cafes. Here dogs are fully welcomed inside and outside. The food is good with some gluten free...More

Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful - super food, no problem with dairy free dietary needs. Thanks - followed by a nice long walk in the grounds! Looking forward to our next visit!

Thank jonathanconibere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slow service. Food ok but uninspiring. The courtyard was a pleasant environment and it was dog friendly

Thank Ann E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a lovely place to come after the wonderbar gardens, with a good and busy feel to it. Our cappucino had average lacklustre and bland (cheap Arabica) coffee, typical of so many coffee shops who can't taste quality themselves. I had a low blood...More

Thank esmondgoodlife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arranged to take my family and a few friends to the Stable Café at Hestercombe for Sunday lunch at the beginning of June to celebrate my 70th birthday. I did this full of confidence that the meal would be very good as it always...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We called into the café on our way back home to Stoke after a visit to the Isles of Scilly. Hestercombe House and Gardens aren't too far off the M5 motorway although it's not that easy to follow directions even though there are brown signs...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We visited with family and were very pleasantly surprised at the range and quality of the food in offer! Kids meals were great and plenty of choice - reasonable too! I had the chicken supreme in a cream, white wine and tarragon sauce on a...More

Thank glewis47
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had beef in red wine, which was delicious and my husband had duck rissoles with courgette ribbons, which were done in some very interesting and again delicious dressing. Very good chef!

Thank SueJ2756TJ
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Very busy but relaxed atmosphere and lots of places to sit. Service is quick and the food delicious. Recommend a walk in the grounds before chilling out in the outside facilities

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very nice homemade soup and coffee in open covered courtyard nice surroundings and friendly staff. Well wprth it after exploring the gardens

Thank eigbob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 413923
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After you've explored the house and gardens at Hestercombe, what better way to wind--down and relax than with a freshly--ground coffee or hot pot of tea, a delicious slice of homemade cake or a tasty hot or cold lunch. Situated in the historic old stables at Hestercombe's visitor entrance, the Stables Cafe is the perfect place to put your feet up and indulge with some great food.
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