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Howley Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
Howley | Nr Chard, Chard, England
+44 1460 62157
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Howley | Nr Chard, Chard, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The Howley Tavern, Has great home cooked meals on the menu,friendly and helpful staff,and probably one of the best views in the west country,will definitely be back

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we are visiting friends in the area we always ensure we have at least one meal at The Howley Tavern. The staff are very friendly and courteous and the food is always delicious. Only complaint is that the menu never seems to change! Yes...More

Thank oldbiddySurrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good quality and plentiful homemade food. Heavenly and definitely home produced chicken liver pate starter (meal on it's own) and steak & ale pie to fight over. Plenty of vegetables, nothing frozen here, Good deserts. Friendly staff, not rushed at all either, leisurely paced to...More

Thank CN550TW
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The Howley Tavern offers good, wholesome pub food - not haute cuisine, but very reasonable, appetizingly presented 'home cooking'. The menu offers a wide choice and the warm dishes are certainly 'piping hot, which is where some establishments fall down. The staff is exceptionally friendly...More

Thank Hugh_Christina_S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I went for Sunday lunch today, which is the second time we've ever been to the Howley Tavern, despite living 'down the road' in Chard. We had a 'trial' meal there a few weeks ago as we were looking for a venue...More

Thank Vannie58
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We had beef and chicken roasts , very good. 6 veggies, great roasties n proper yorkshires. This was our second visit and looking forward to the next one!

Thank teepee1958
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Really friendly pub, hasn't been for a couple of years but the landlord remembered me. Food was excellent will be going again very soon!

Thank sylv b
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We slipped off the A303 in search of a decent lunch and found the Howley Tavern, a proper old pub with an outside area with fantastic veiws, it was nearly 3 and we had the dog with us too, so were grateful that the Landlord...More

1  Thank lollypops50
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We ate there twice and each time the staff couldn't be more attentive or more helpful. The food was excellent and served with a smile (plenty of it too!)

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A really good local pub with great atmosphere and great home cooked food. So good we went back the following night. Dogs allowed in bar area.

Thank Peter H
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Questions & Answers
24 October 2017|
Response from Suzisue1973 | Property representative |
Yes, we allow dogs in the lounge & public bar. Please note we are closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howley | Nr Chard, Chard, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chard
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 62157
  • E-mail
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