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Kelways Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Somerton Road, Langport TA10 9SJ, England
+44 1458 252144
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:30 - 22:30
Mon 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Somerton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and I had a mid-day meal here, my wife had fish, chip & peas I had Ham, egg & chips. I should have read the menu properly as the chips were those awful "chunky" things, which I guess you either love or hate, I hate, and not cheap. The menu said they were "Thrice" cooked, what on earth... More 

Thank Jon L
Justin W, Manager at Kelways Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the review, sorry to here about your lunch. Your right the building was cold and we have simply tweaked the radiators to bring the temperature up. Thrice cooked chips as in cooked 3 times. We use Maris Piper potatoes in the winter for our chips. For us to get chips that are Gluten Free (GF) you have... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. It's never easy to cater to such a large group, especially when everyone is so different, what with vegetarians, vegans and carnivores. Kelways did an outstanding job at catering to everyone at our works Christmas party. The food was well presented, and delicious. The waiting staff went above and beyond to ensure that everyone had a great night,... More 

Thank Vickie W
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, lovely building but the pool table has been inexplicably moved from the lifeless back room into the formerly lovely lounge area, completely changing the dynamic and atmosphere (for the worse) Shame.

Thank 2Hooters
Justin W, Manager at Kelways Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review. Juggling the pubs feel and subsidently the atmosphere appears to be a minefield which we are trying to tip toe through. Should we be more "eaty" as it were or more pub, or a bit of both?? It does mean that we now have a separate dinning area where the pool table used to be... More 

Somerton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very friendly staff, ensuring a warm welcome. Nice old bar, flag floors stone pillars and lots of natural wood, the tables are nicely spaced out so you don't feel crowded or that you are sharing other tables conversation. Nice big woodburner gives a cozy feel. Anyway down to the important thing, the menu is varied with a good vegetarian section... More 

1 Thank Nic G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

As a group of friends we try to go out once a month to different places and went to the kelways inn. Got our drinks and were seated promptly orders taken and the food was amazing much better than the last place we went to everyone had something different and there was so much I couldn't finish mine. Deserts were... More 

1 Thank Laura-jane86som
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We visited Kelways Inn this week for lunch and had superb tasty and tender steak, cooked to perfection with chips and peas.Varied menu. All staff very friendly and couldn't do enough to please. Lovely old bulding and pretty garden too.

Thank Beth L
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went to eat on a Thursday evening with a friend having had two previous excellent experiences (one a Sunday lunch which was lovely). The meal didn't disappoint, sardines in a tempura batter followed by scallops which were 'to die for'. As on previous occasions Justin's welcome made us feel really relaxed and nothing was too much trouble. Can't recommend this... More 

1 Thank clairepI14IK
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked a table for 7.30. We had to wait for an hour for our order to be taken. The food was good but we waited a long time to have our plates cleared and we had to chase 3 times for the dessert menu. One of my friends had left her bank card behind the bar which staff... More 

1 Thank nickilovesbooks
Justin W, General Manager at Kelways Inn, responded to this review

Hi Nicki Firstly thank you for the feed back it is essential for us to keep moving forward, You visited us on the 2nd of Aug, Since that date we have reviewed staff and processes. Subsequently our service has improved. Bar staff have new strict guidelines regarding drinks, but they are allowed a drink behind the bar. I understand about... More 

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you like a quiet( ish) pub with good local beer, excellent food and friendly welcoming staff then this place is worth a visit.

Thank James J
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We're on holiday not far from Langport and were looking for somewhere for an early evening meal after our day out. So pleased we came across the Kelways Inn. The staff were friendly and went out of their way to make our little boy something he loved that wasn't on the menu. My husband enjoyed fish and chips and commented... More 

Thank Jo W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 17
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerton Road, Langport TA10 9SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Langport
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 252144
Kelways Inn is a traditional English pub located in the small market town of Langport. The pub features ample indoors and outdoors sitting, a wood burning stove and ample garden space. Pets are allowed and cyclists and groups of walkers can be accommodated. The bar serves a variety of local real ales and ciders. Food is freshly prepared using largely local ingredients and the pub has a warm and friendly atmosphere. A separate room is available for small functions and live music performances are aregular feature at Kelways.

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