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The Hood Arms

Enjoyable food and beer betwixt the sea and the hills

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Kids play area
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Just an ammonite’s throw from Kilve’s fossil-rich beach, the Quantock Hills rise up behind this family-run 17th-century coaching inn. Real ales to enjoy in the beamed bar or in the garden include Exmoor Gold and Otter Head, plus local ciders, any of which will happily accompany a ciabatta roll or something from the main menu, such as roast chump of lamb with dauphinoise potatoes, wilted greens and port jus; seafood linguine in tomato and white wine sauce; butternut squash, spinach, pine nut and parmesan risotto; or pork cutlet with fondant potato, Savoy cabbage and apple cider sauce. Specials are chalked up daily.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11-11
  • Lunch: Monday to Saturday 12-2, Sunday 12-3
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6-9, Sunday 6-8

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Otter Head, Exmoor Gold, Fuller's London Pride, Guinness, guest ales
  • Real ciders: Thatchers Gold, Rich's

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available
  • Play area available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From M5 junction 23/24 follow A39 to Kilve. Village between Bridgwater and Minehead

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