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

Delicious food in a gorgeous restaurant

Good food, great service and friendly conversation are all on the menu here at the Best Western Shrubbery Hotel in our newly refurbished and renamed "Revival" restaurant.

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
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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
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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: 395 reviews
Excellent 44%
Very Good 34%
Average 15%
Poor 4%
Terrible 1%
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contact156, wrote review 20/06/2022

A wonderful Stay

Fantastic. We arrived to a warm friendly reception. The staff are wonderful and made our stay really pleasant. We ate at the hotel and the evening meal was lovely. 4 of us ate and all enjoyed our meal... more

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BridgetE97, wrote review 12/06/2022

Lovely Stay

We were looking for a quiet night away and what a lucky find The Shrubbery was. We stayed in a ground floor level access room with parking right outside. A fabulous wet room. We booked room only as we... more

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Voyage828283, wrote review 07/06/2022

Nice hotel

Nice clean rooms, no good if you have mobility issues, clean comfy bed, rooms not serviced daily, not even tea and coffee refreshed, nice breakfast on pre order. Attended for a family wedding which w... more

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bee1985, wrote review 05/06/2022

Incredible Staff, ideal location, very poor food.

What gives this place some stars is the staff, they were polite, friendly, knowledgeable and more than happy to help. What let’s this place down is the food. We were there for a wedding event, On ... more

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362quentinl, wrote review 19/05/2022

Thank You

We had an overnight stay on our way to Cornwall. Hotel is quiet, large reception area and caters for large functions. Room was clean, interesting as in length rather than width. We had an issue with ... more

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