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The Wheatsheaf Combe Hay

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Garden
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Settled on a hillside brushing the verdant valley where the cinema classic The Titfield Thunderbolt was filmed, this long, whitewashed pub has served the village for over 250 years. Its rustic charm is enhanced by country-chic furnishings and decor; massive wooden tables, sporting prints and open log fires offer a timeless scene whilst the valley view terraced garden makes an ideal spot for outdoor drinking and dining. The wet side of the business offers ciders matured just down the lane and beers from Butcombe brewery. The chef and his team put West Country produce at the heart of the menus, so expect starters such as rabbit pasty, rabbit liver parfait and carrot ketchup, and confident mains like slow-roast belly of Somerset pork, ham hock hash, pig’s cheek, black pudding and spring onions. Equally zesty bar snacks are available, whilst a set market menu is very popular.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25-26 Dec & 1st wk Jan
  • Days closed: Sun eve, Mon (ex BHs)
  • Opening times: 10.30-3 6-11 (Sun 11-5.30)
  • Lunch opening: Tue-Sat 12-2
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Sat 6.30-9

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Butcombe Bitter, Otter, guest ale
  • Real ciders: Thatchers, Honey's Midford Cider Honey & Daughter, Ashton Press

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Bath take A369 (Exeter road) to Odd Down, left at Park & Ride & immediately right towards Combe Hay. 2m to thatched cottage, turn left

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