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 quiet it show more

Some rooms are pet friendly, check prior to booking and arrival.
Bars, Free WIFI, 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 out14:00 | 10:30
Station Road, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9AR, England
What 3 Words: ///wobbling.brambles.rebounds

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Henry Lester

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

  • 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 Off Site

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

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

From Podimore take the A303 towards Langport and Long Sutton is on the left

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

Hosting a meeting, conference or event? Join us at the Best Western Shrubbery Hotel. 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

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name 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: 385 reviews
Excellent 44%
Very Good 34%
Average 15%
Poor 4%
Terrible 1%
Rating

Sarah Q, wrote review 02/01/2022

IF YOU ARE GLUTEN FREE

Went for New Years Eve and had let them know in advanced that I was GLUTEN FREE and they let another couple who hadn't booked but were gluten free had what I was supposed to have and there was nothing... more

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Lynne F, wrote review 20/12/2021

3 course meal with family

I never write reviews. But this waitress is worth writing about! Her names was Barbra (Barb) and she was our waitress for our big family 3 course meal yesterday. She was very kind and welcoming and ex... more

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Rstockerdrew, wrote review 19/12/2021

1st year anniversary

We were due to have our wedding at the shrubbery in May 2019, but like everything else in the world this ended up being cancelled due to COVID.........instead we just had an amazing family meal (for 2... more

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mischief47, wrote review 06/12/2021

Not worthy to be a best Western hotel

We were given Room 6 which was awful, paint peeling of the wall, awful cheap flat pack furniture and the tiniest ensuite. The toilet was right next to the bed (although there was a wall in between) bu... more

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garysH7414TK, wrote review 03/12/2021

Warm welcome but cold room

Arrived and the receptionist and the bar maid were welcoming and very polite and a good laugh. Good hotel Very polite staff My room (9) on the other hand the bathroom was dated and very cold. For s... more