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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Plush lounge , friendly service lovely turkey with freshly roasted potatoes. Sometimes choice is limited in the evening if lunch was busy on a Sunday but well worth a visit. Will definitely be returning.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We called in for lunch just before Christmas. Despite the holiday season the service and food could not have been surpassed. A beautiful tastefully decorated dining room. No over-intrusive seasonal decorations. Peaceful and tranquil. Cheryl (I think) the wairess and serving at the bar could not have been more helpful and charming. The food was flawless for both courses and...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome is assured at the Walnut Tree Hotel in North Petherton, Somerset. The staff are extremely friendly and the food is excellent (although portions are a little on the small side if you have a large appetite!). It is great to find somewhere where one is guaranteed to enjoy good quality food in a relaxed but casual/smart environment.

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somerset
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff.. whom from the booking to the arrival, where always polite and professional. The staff couldn't have been anymore helpful, friendly and genuinely concerned. I have been here on previous events and I must say it has been better previously. The food this time was just ok. It wasn't anything spectacular, the veg was under cooked, and several...

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed here recently whilst on business in the area...it's not all good, however it's not all bad! The Good... The steak I had for dinner was soooooo tender, it was fantastic..the Arancini was also good...you clearly have a talented chef. The Bad The internet is a tad intermittent, the ventilation in the bathroom goes on for around 25 minutes, so...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was a package, two nights to cover the Bridgewater/Petherton carnival, November 2016. This was our third visit to see the carnival. The hotel offered a complete package to accommodate seeing the carnival, which takes approx. 2hrs plus to pass the front of the hotel. Super food, excellent friendly staff. Hotel standard maintained over the past three years we have...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back for 2017 Carnival Weekend.

Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in this hotel about 10 times and I must say that It needs upgrading big time everything is dated for the £80 per night they charge I do think that they will get away with it all day long Because of the Hinkley power station being built near there. The internet is a struggle the baths are...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it goes without saying that we hope to make everyone's stay with us enjoyable, it is true that some of our bathrooms are in need of upgrading, and we are in the process of doing this, along with upgrading the decoration in the rooms, soft furnishings and new beds. As for the temperature of the...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

My friend and I needed a hotel room late in the day, but every hotel we came to was already booked! Somehow, we got off the M5, and found this gem of a hotel. We went in hoping for a room, but sadly, they didn't have one. That could have been it for my story, but I wanted to put...

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walnuttree87, General Manager at The Walnut Tree Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, your comments have been past on to the Reception Staff, and we look forward to welcoming you to The Walnut Tree Hotel when you are next in the area.

Tavistock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed overnight for the Carnival which proceeded along the road fronting the Hotel. We found the Walnut Tree Hotel to be very clean and comfortable with spacious rooms with a nicely appointed Restaurant. In the main,the Staff were very welcoming attentive and polite,however when checking out,the Receptionist ( long blonde hair,wearing spectacles) was extremely rude to a customer which...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stayed for one night as a base for the Carnival. Check in was quick and efficient. We booked an executive room which was large and very clean. A little dated but all the furnishings were of the highest quality. We went to the bar for a drink before going into Bridgewater for the Carnival. The barman had a great sense...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Walnut Tree Hotel Somerset, a lovingly restored 18th-century coaching Inn. Tastefully modernised to meet the needs and expectations of the 21st Century. Our bar, Lemon Tree Restaurant and The Bistro are delightfully warm and welcoming, serving mouth watering food for all occasions. A professional environment for conferences and business meetings. We have vast experience arranging functions from small meetings to large corporate events. We have six individual rooms and groups of 2-100 are welcome. From Sunday lunch to hosting your Wedding, The Walnut Tree Hotel in Somerset can cater for all. The Walnut Tree Hotel near Bridgwater and Taunton in Somerset is the ideal venue for your break. Whether you intend touring the area and visiting Exmoor or The Quantocks, it makes the ideal base. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Walnut Tree Hotel

Address: 87 Fore Street, North Petherton TA6 6QA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > North Petherton
Price Range: $130 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Walnut Tree Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Rooms on the ground floor have easier access but all are of good quality, It just depends on what size you want.”
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“Rear of the Hotel towards the back of the car park”
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“Rooms to side and back are very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles hansrudolfh412, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 19 not refurbished yet, but very spacious. Looks out on small garden area. Quiet and comfortable beds.”
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