The Monkton Inn

The Monkton Inn

01823 412414

Blundells Lane, West Monkton, Taunton
Somerset TA2 8NP ​


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The family run Monkton Inn is located in the picturesque village of West Monkton close to the popular Somerset town of Taunton. The attractive building has an abundance of flower baskets, cosy bar and restaurant, ample parking and a large leafy garden with play area, the perfect spot to dine al fresco in the warmer months. The family friendly inn provides baby changing facilities and children under five eat free. Dogs, horses, walkers and wheelchair users are also most welcome.

Owners Peter and Val Mustoe worked in the hospitality industry in South Africa for many years and at Monkton have introduced cuisine with a difference. The menus offer an intriguing mixture of home cooked traditional British food and South African speciality dishes. Fresh locally sourced produce is used whenever possible to create delicious meals which are both familiar and extraordinary!

There are a variety of menus throughout the day (lunch, dinner, mid-week specials, South African specialities, themed evenings, Sunday Lunch, Children’s menu) offering an extensive range of tasty starters, snacks and rolls, sharing platters, light bites, mains (poultry, meat, fish, vegetarian), Gourmet burgers, Chef’s Specialities, side dishes and irresistible desserts. Dietary requirements are extremely well catered for and gluten free (GF), vegetarian (V) and vegan (VE) meals are clearly denoted throughout the menus. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are more than happy to answer any questions regarding food preparation and ingredients and will do their best to accommodate other intolerances and allergies on request.

In addition there is an extensive range of wines, local ales, ciders and spirits to accompany your exciting dining experience at The Monkton.

“A lovely venue with a fantastic menu offering traditional pub classics and South African specialities. Great choice of gluten free, vegetarian and vegan meals. Very helpful and accommodating staff regarding intolerances and allergies.” …Gluten Free Dining

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Opening Hours


Kitchen Opening Times

Monday  12:00 – 14:00  18:00 – 20:00
Tue – Sat  12:00 – 14:00  18:00 – 21:00
Sunday  12:00 – 14:00  18:00 – 20:00


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