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Address: Maunsel Lock Alongside THE QUANTOCK HILLS, Bridgwater TA7 0DH, England
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Stopped here after a bike ride along the canal.had to wait quite a while for refreshments after ordering. Lovely homemade cake, very welcoming staff.

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stopped here after a bike ride along the canal.had to wait quite a while for refreshments after ordering. Lovely homemade cake, very welcoming staff.

1 Thank jessfarthing2016
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

I stopped here half way along my walk from Taunton to Bridgwater. After lunch at the adjacent cafe I spent a little while looking around the lock area. If you like industrial archaelogy there are interesting things to see all along the length of the canal which took me a little under five hours of actual walking.

Thank k r
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This has become a favourite spot for meeting business colleagues. It is quiet and easily accessible. The food is limited but of high quality. Their hot chocolate is really good according to my daughter.

Thank aytch
Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

I often come here for a long walk or a bike ride along the canal path, I treat myself to a coffee and a piece of cake and in the summer I have an ice cream,, I would love to be able to see the canal as I enjoy my drink.

Thank Clairerickson
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

We had coffee and cake all was very nice but the cups were a little on the small side. The view to the canal is obscured by the tall hedge. A nice stop at the end of a walk.

Thank old_romantics_2000
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

My wife and I plus Lilah the Pug walk this stretch of the Taunton-Bridgwater Canal and it is always enjoyable whatever tome of year. Easy parking, great scenery, lots going on and a very nice tea room to finish off the day. Highly recommended.

Thank Bingley462
Uffculme, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We have visited this cafe now on several occasions. The staff have always been polite, efficient and the snacks and teas provided always welcome after a walk. The location is perfect and if your'e lucky you will see the adjoining lock in operation.. The only downside in this modern age - take cash, cards not accepted.

Thank MMeikle
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Visited last week while cycling the canal. Nice outside area and friendly staff. Very handy if cycling/walking the towpath. Recommend the Flapjacks.

Thank colin a
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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely place to stop if you are cycling along the canal. You can see the local barges and even have a trip if you would like. You need cash to use the tea room which is a very slight downside. Lovely outside eating area and sheltered area. Beautiful place to relax. Great place to stop with children and check out... More 

Thank MrMrsBobbett
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

I went along to this beautiful spot one sunny after afternoon this week...and therein lay my mistake ! When we arrived we went into the little cafe that sits right on the side of the canal and enquired about the Boat trips only to be told that they were only running at weekends !! We were extremely disappointed as we... More 

Thank Clive R

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