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The Three Horseshoes Inn

Local produce drives the enjoyable menu here

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Garden
Dog friendly

Squirrelled away in the rural Batcombe Vale, this honey-coloured stone inn enjoys a peaceful position with a lovely rear garden overlooking the old parish church. The long and low-ceilinged main bar has exposed stripped beams, a huge stone inglenook with log fire, and is tastefully decorated, with pale blue walls hung with old paintings. From gleaming handpumps on the bar come pints of local brews including Plain Ales Innocence. Menus draw on the wealth of fresh seasonal produce available, including surplus vegetables from local allotments. Lunches take in sandwiches, simply grilled south coast sardines; and ‘bunny’ (that's locally shot) biryani’. Choice at dinner extends to cottage pie with Westcombe Cheddar mash; slow-roasted Somerset pork belly; and home-smoked braised brisket. Desserts include local rhubarb crumble cake; or a board of local cheeses.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Opening times: Monday to Friday 11-3 6-11 (Saturday 11-11 Sunday 12-10.30)
  • Lunch: all week 12-2.30
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6-9.30, Sunday 6-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Butcombe Bitter, Plain Ales Innocence, Wild Beer
  • Real ciders: Rich's Farmhouse, Ashton Press, Worley's, guest ciders

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Beer festival, Easter, Summer bank holiday
  • Cider festival, Easter, Summer bank holiday

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

Take A359 from Frome to Bruton. Batcombe signed on right. Pub by church

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