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Hestercombe Gardens Stable Cafe

Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
+44 1823 413923
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here quite a few times and have always been very happy. The meals are a decent size, they do a great sandwich, soup, salad or roast. The cakes are good too.

Thank Jojo000001
Reviewed 7 November 2017

After a fascinating visit to the gardens this is a lovely way to recover. Great choice of snacks but also some really delicious main courses all using local produce. If you just want to drop in for a coffee and a visit to the garden...More

Thank paulbaird
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We enjoyed some lovely moist caramel cake here before we started our tour of the garden. The café is very hygienic, tidy and provides excellent menu choices . The staff are very pleasant and helpful.

Thank dragonara2
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Used the Stables tearooom during our visit to the gardens today. The choice of food is far better than most and lunch was served from 12-3. We went in quite late about two and inspite of this the food was excellent.

Thank AnnePO1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We met here for afternoon tea. The food served was of good quality-one scone is more than ample if you order a cream tea. The only negatives about our visit were that the manning of the till seemed somewhat erratic even though there were a...More

Thank bramble2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Delicious food in indoor or outdoor restaurant. Comfortable pleasant surroundings. Amazing cakes. Service good with very pleasant staff

Thank teresaglew
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I came here for a light lunch, we had cheese scones, with cream cheese and homemade onion chutney, such a lovely combination and the fact that the chutney is home made and is sold in the little shop makes it all the more special. ive...More

Thank chicken010
Reviewed 22 August 2017

After a walk around the gardens you can stop in here for a coffee and cake or something bigger for lunch. They have sandwiches , ploughmans lunch, chilli squid , soup of the day or other specials. They also have a ice cream area for...More

Thank zitaaussiemum
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

1  Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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!

1  Thank jonathanconibere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
Lunch, Brunch
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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Taunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 413923
  • E-mail
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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