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Bower Inn

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Bower Lane | East Bower, Bridgwater TA6 4TY, England
+44 1278 422926
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london
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed her with our children. We had an interconnecting room. The staff could not have been more accommodating dealing with my very complex dietary requirements. Rooms are done up to a high standard. Very convenient for the M5

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Thank nicinlondon
Sussex
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Bower Inn for a meal with friends. I cannot fault the service or the food. The staff are excellent, friendly and attentive. Our only complaint and it is quite an important one, is the seating for drinks. I don't think the owners can ever have sat on the sofas and chairs in the bar area, they should... More 

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Thank K N
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners, Peter and Candy knew what they wanted to achieve when they took over the rather tired premises some years ago and the subsequent high level of room occupancy and full restaurant are a testimony to their continued success. Good food comes from fresh ingredients well prepared and cooked to a high standard and the owners ensure that standards... More 

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Thank Kevinthecoach
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the bower inn with the family on a Sunday for a birthday celebration and had a lovely roast with great service from the waitress and bartender staff

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Thank _stevecuv
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our Golden Wedding Anniversary 'event' on the Saturday, we had a family lunch at the Bower Inn on the Sunday. My son and daughter-in law and their two sons, and my daughter and son-in-law had all been staying at the Bower for the previous couple of days, and they were very happy with their accommodation, so the excellent lunch... More 

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Thank DonJohnson24
TeamBower, Owner at Bower Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review - Mothering Sunday's always a bit crazy - but to be expected. Many thanks and hope to see you all again soon. Peter More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited The Bower Inn with my wife and my parents for lunch and we were not disappointed. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, the décor inside the pub is light and inviting with a large dining area. Service was quick and hassle free and the food was truly fantastic, tasty and well presented. I can highly recommend the... More 

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Thank cf0210
TeamBower, Owner at Bower Inn, responded to this review

The Bower Burger has been a long term favourite over the years. Long may it continue. Thanks for the review. Peter More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the Bower Inn on and off for some time. The food is good, interesting and well presented but last night was let down by indifferent staff. Part way through our starters unordered coffee arrived. We politely said it was not for us, there was no apology and we were given the impression that WE had... More 

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Thank Chris N
TeamBower, Owner at Bower Inn, responded to this review

On the rare occasion I deal with negative reviews it is frustrating to realise that a heart felt apology (or maybe 2 in this example) is all that was needed to improve the experience and prevent our guest having a negative view of us. That said, constructive feed back such as this is a great tool for us to use... More 

Portishead, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us for a meal at the Bower Inn for the wife turning 41. We always book the same table..But I am not telling which number... Food was great drinks flowed and the atmosphere was pleasant. Staff as usual, great to be served by and Candy was at hand as usual for anything else. Always nice...never had a bad... More 

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Thank swimsltd
TeamBower, Owner at Bower Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - yes best you keep your favourite table number a secret. Peter More 

Tickhill, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Sunday lunch. The Restaurant wasn't full but there was a good atmosphere and in the past I have found it noisy when it has been full. Good service throughout the meal. We all had three courses and could find no faults. Flo had the fish cakes and she said they were really good but very different to... More 

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Thank Alan B
TeamBower, Owner at Bower Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Our homemade fish cakes come with cheese in them, on a bed creamed leeks and tomato dressing, pesto, toasted almonds and new potatoes. Not "the run of the mill", but a tasty and light dish. Hope to see you again. Peter More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Food excellent ,service spot on ,price reasonable,nice atmosphere would recommend the mackerel for starters mmmmm.

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Thank Neil E
TeamBower, Owner at Bower Inn, responded to this review

Thanks fro the review -so glad you enjoyed the mackerel - one of Tom's signature dishes. Peter More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bower Lane | East Bower, Bridgwater TA6 4TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bridgwater
  • Phone Number: +44 1278 422926

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?