Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Station Road, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9AR, England
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Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Best Western Shrubbery Hotel.

Take a break in Taunton.
Best Western Shrubbery Hotel sits quietly in Ilminster, near Taunton in the heart of Somerset. With private terrace, the hotel overlooks Herne Hill nature reserve, so the only thing you can't escape here is peace and qui
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Limited dog rooms available
Bars, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
£10 per dog per night, max 2 dogs, on request
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out12:00 | 10:30

Restaurants & Bars

Our Head Chef has been with us for over 30 years and has a passion for picking locally sourced ingredients!

Chef Henry Lester
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Lounge Bar

Hotel Restaurant

From our traditional English menu, you'll have your pick of regional dishes together with a specials board all sourced from local produce. In a semi-formal setting we also serve bar snacks in the newly refurbished bar and Sun Lounge.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:15
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

In cosy Victorian surroundings, we serve locally brewed real ales and cider. Cheers!

Opening hours
11:00-01:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

The Best Western Shrubbery Hotel is the perfect match when it comes to wedding venues!

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Simon Mcbride on 01460 52108

Wedding service and reception venue

We can accommodate civil weddings and civil partnerships in various sized rooms followed by the wedding breakfast. Every wedding is bespoke and we will go out of our way to make sure it's unforgettable too! The hotel has links with a local entertainment agency who can offer discos, bands, quartets and the like - or you can provide your own entertainment.

Catering

The hotel can offer anything from a fork buffet type menu to a sit down silver service meal. If you are having an evening functon for additional guests we can provide a finger buffet, barbeque and in some cases arrange for a hog roast.

Registrar

Registry office:
Somerset Registration Service
County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
01823 282251

Golf

Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

  • Cricket St Thomas Golf Club
  • Long Sutton Golf Club

Cricket St Thomas Golf Club

4.00 miles away in A30 Chard

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

18 hole

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

70

Distance

5969 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £17.50
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £2.50

Long Sutton Golf Club

Long Sutton Golf course is privately owned and a gently undulating parkland golf course on the edge of the Somerset Levels.

15.00 miles away in Long Load, Long Sutton

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

18 hole

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6352 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes £15.00
18 holes £21.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £12.00
Buggy hire £10.00
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £1.50

Meetings & Events

Our largest room, the Ballroom, can host large conferences for up to 200 guests and literary lunches. In the evenings, the room is used for a variety of events such as Masonic dinners and dances and o...

  • Somerset Suite
  • Ile Room
  • Mynster

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Our largest room, the Ballroom, can host large conferences for up to 200 guests and literary lunches. In the evenings, the room is used for a variety of events such as Masonic dinners and dances and other private functions. So whatever you're looking to book, we can meet your requirements!

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Somerset Suite

The whole suite (27x9x4M) can hold upto 200 delegates theatre style and can be divided into Somerset 1 (18x9x4M) and Somerset 2 (9x9x4M). Somerset 1 can hold 140 theatre style and Somerset 2 can hold 60 theatre style. The room has disabled access and natural daylight. There are stages either end of the room.

Ile Room

This room is on the first floor and is set up boardroom style for 20 but can hold upto 40 theatre style. It has air conditioning and natural daylight through light tubes. Dimensions 9x5x4M.

Mynster

The Mynster room is on the ground floor and has disabled access. It can hold upto 50 theatre style and also has an interconnecting door to the Heron room (dimensions 7x4x5M) which is located five steps up and is set up boardroom style for 12 but can hold upto 30 theatre style. Dimensions 9x5x5M. Both rooms have natural daylight.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Somerset Suite 200 85 60 80 200
Ile Room 40 20 20 20 0
Mynster 40 20 20 20 30
Heron 20 12 15 15 16
Somerset 1 150 60 60 55 130
Somerset 2 60 40 30 30 40

Reviews of Best Western Shrubbery Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 350 reviews
Excellent 43%
Very Good 34%
Average 16%
Poor 4%
Terrible 1%
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mrsbucketBexhill, wrote review 31/12/2019

Lovely stay

Couldn’t fault it. Room was huge, nice and warm too. Very clean. Tea and coffee making facilities, nice biscuits too! Staff were all very helpful, great breakfast and evening dinner. What more can yo... more

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billyboy404, wrote review 15/12/2019

Christmas party with overnight stay

Good greeting and guide at reception. We were given room 8 Room standard was quite good and well equipped. Bathroom was small but adequate. there were a couple of floor tiles projecting up from the f... more

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colinenglish55, wrote review 25/10/2019

Shrubbery Hotel

Excellent value Accommodating staff Great food Brilliant wine Overall an interesting location very convenient for a stop off en route to Newquay. Staff friendly and accommodating Would recommend t... more

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George P, wrote review 18/10/2019

Two excellent visits

200 of us from the Men of Cornwall Choir and their supporters in four. Coaches stopped at the Shrubbery for a ‘ pit stop - coffee and bits’on the way to their first tour concert, and then returned for... more

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victormcdade, wrote review 29/09/2019

The Shrubbery Hotel,credit to best western.

As a couple, we recently stayed at the Shrubbery Hotel,in Ilminster, which is part of the Best Western Hotel chain. On first impression, of the road side of the hotel, I thought it looked a bit tired... more