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 Selected Comments in Yeovil

Nice cheese an toast with marmite and a slice of onion
Monday, September 24, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 Turn the music down
nice enough place but couldnt talk to my cousin as we had to shout above the music.
Friday, July 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

c seymour
 Don't visit
We visited on a Friday night, there were a party of 4 in front of us. Took 1/2 hrs to serve drinks, no draught beer, bottle of wine not chilled. 2 ladies behind bar, although one disappeared with screaming child upstairs, alot of noise. Took 1 hr 5 mins to get starter. Choices on board not available, not updated. Too late in evening to go elsewhere.
Pub looked in need of furnishings and decoration, extremely sparse.
Chef long haired, smoker and unkempt. Avoid like the plague.
Only 8 people in total in pub all evening.
Friday, July 30, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Peter Arnold.
April 2010. Four of us visited. Pub was clean & smart, only two ladies to serve at bar and meals, so were rushed off their feet, but remained charming. No cider available to drink ! First diners of the evening, some meals were sold out ? Paid at bar for drinks but then they were added to our bill (Very Naughty !). Charged for original meals ordered which were sold out, had to point this out to have bill amended. They were unable to take credit cards, luckily we had cash with us ! Meals were very average, understand they have a new chef, he needs to rethink his portions and the menu choice. Will NOT be going back again, or recommending it to others.
Monday, April 26, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Red House Yeovil - new owners
The Red House Dorchester Rd in Yeovil has now got new owners April 2009, we have totally refurbished the pub and totally changed it around.
Saturday, November 28, 2009Rating: rosettes

happy drinker
 very friendly
the staff and customers are very friendly and there always seems to be loads going on. they have skittles, darts and crib teams plus next season they will have pool teams as well as they now have a pool table. also they have regular entertainment that gets everyone involved and dancing
Thursday, February 19, 2009Rating: rosettes

Charlotte and Roy Howells
 A real Somerset gem
Have been twice and will go back - food and service excellent. The menu is innovative whilst honouring the quality of the ingredients and the ethical sourcing makes the experience all the more pleasurable as you know you are supporting local farmers and fishermen. They fully deserve the Taste of the West Gold Award.
Thursday, January 22, 2009Rating: rosettes

Marilyn Barnes (Bridport)
Stunning. The meal was sensational and the food has gone up a gear. This place is a secret gem. I wish them all the best.
Saturday, November 29, 2008Rating: rosettes

Mags (West Chinnock)
Great pub. Food is absolutely awesome and they have just won a gold at Taste of the West. Not surprising, such a lovely place with really nice staff. We had my fathers' 80th there and they couldn't have made us feel more special.
Thursday, November 13, 2008Rating: rosettes

Dave Snook, Taunton
The place is great. Food is amazing and Graeme is a real laugh... We've been 4x now and will be definitely going back.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008Rating: rosettes

G S Pointer
 Ohh change!
Yes there are new owners there, change can be quite refreshing. It is now a traditional pub which serves an ethical and organic menu. Move with the times and open your mind!
Saturday, July 5, 2008Rating: rosettes

Chris Phillips
Since the Mandeville Arms has been taken over by 'The Lion' at Babcary, it has florished. The pub is now a smart and luxurious place to eat and drink with very competitive prices. The food is amazing, with four chefs now employed. The perfect place for a special occasion, i can't wait to go back.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Kelly and Richard
 Really special
We went for a romantic meal and it was great cos they lit candles for us and when we said it was our second anniversary someone brought us out a card from the pub. Real nice touch.
Monday, August 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sally Robins
 kids loved it
Stopped by 4 a drink on friday nite on the way into town. Dint get 2 town tho cos we ended up stayin for dinner there. Food was wicked! Booked a table 4 next friday. Cheers guys
Monday, July 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Kayleigh Harris
 Try it out!
This pub has recently been taken over. They have new staff and a new chef and a new menu. They are all really friendly and willing to help. The food was fantastic and service was great. They have a beer garden and a kids area. I really enjoyed myself
Tuesday, July 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

janis skeemer
 Fab food fab price fab landlord & staff
Great food every time
Monday, July 10, 2006Rating: rosettes

Wednesday, June 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ann Sherwin
 Pub with en suite accom
Lovely Pub very firendly. Excellent real ales part of CAMERA homemade traditional food. En suite accommodation to a high standard
Wednesday, May 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

Andy Kenning
 At last ... a real pub the way it should be !
What a fantastic find. Remember when pubs served traditional pub food without the fancy 'twist' - bangers & mash, liver & onions, cod & chips, good quality food at a good price. A great welcome, a real log fire, a good pint, people who really cared about my visit not just my wallet. Go there - you will NOT be disappointed.
Monday, February 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

 porter blacks
well, when i was in yeovil this week 31 - 1 - 2006 i had a purprise, the pub was closed and boarded-up, it was a great pub, so why has it closed
Thursday, February 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Great Friendly Pub
Great Staff, Fantastic food and a friendly and fun atmosphere.
Thursday, November 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

 this pub is now derlelict!!! Has been for 6 yrs
Tuesday, May 24, 2005Rating: No rosettes

The food is Excellent there and plenty of it, the hospitality is excellent i eat there at least once a week
Sunday, May 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

p jevons
 am right behind u!
Saturday, April 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

ryan p
An1 that loved gettin bolloxed and dancing in the windows fight to keep the greyhound
Saturday, April 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

sam hopkins
 Save our pub
A great pub was the best in yeovil please reopen !!!!!!
Saturday, April 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

A Brown
 Was a fantastic pub!
I completley agree a truly great pub we musnt loose it to yet more flats!
Saturday, April 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

N mitchell
 Keep The Greyhound!!
This great historic and fun pub has planning permission for flats please support my fight to keep THE GREYHOUND as a pub and to reopen by writing or emailing the ssdc to protest
Saturday, April 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Tim Smith
 A great place to eat, drink or both!
This pub is in a league of its own, it can be whatever you want it to be. There are many different drinks to choose from and the menu offers an outstanding selection of mainly local produce. Friday and Saturday nights are the best times to come in, however Sunday lunch is the best i have had in any pub.
In all the pub holds a great atmosphere which is thanks to the new landlord Mike Collins and his wife Karen. I would recommend it for a special night out or just a quiet drink.
Thursday, April 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Chris Jenner
 A fantastic find !
Found the pub by accident, looking for accommodation for the night. Great to find a really traditional village pub. REAL pub food and home cooked too! The landlord made us feel so welcome. Best nights rest I have had in years ! Go there - it's great !
Monday, April 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Phil McKerracher
 Contact details
Contact name is Ian McKerracher, other details on web page www.helyar-arms.co.uk.
Saturday, January 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Porter Blacks
I have been to Porter Blacks a few times when visiting friends in Yeovil and it never fails to disapoint. Porter Blacks is a brilliant night out. On Fridays and Saturday nights the place is buzzin, the bands are varied but enjoyed by all on Fridays and there is an up for it atmosphere on Saturday. The bar staff are friendly and very easy on the eye, an enjoyable pub to go to.
Saturday, August 14, 2004Rating: rosettes

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