The Babbling Brook Inn

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16th Century independently owned and run Freehold Inn, in the beautiful Hamlett of Shurton, on the edge of the Quantock Hills, between Minehead and Bridgwater and close to Taunton. With a diverse menu, the team are dedicated to bringing restaurant quality meals to the table using only the best local and seasonal produce, whilst winning awards along the way including Somerset Life's “Best Sunday Roast 2015” and Highly Commended 2016. We offer something for everyone, from our Classic Encased Short Crust Pastry Pie of the day to one of the more interesting specials fit for a top class restaurant, you will be spoilt for choice. We boast no TV, jukebox or pool table, just a relaxed atmosphere with oak beams and open fires and a beautiful beer garden for you to relax and unwind in whilst visiting us in the warmer months.

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Closed Times: Monday and Tuesday lunch
Open Times: mon - Sun evening from 6.30 & weds - sat lunch 12 - 2pm and Sunday 11.45am - 4pm then again at 6.30pm
Vendor Accreditation: Taste of the West 2016, Somerset Life Best Sunday Roast 2015 and runner up 2016, Tripadvisor certificate of Excellence 15&16, guest awards 15 & 16.

Arrival information & directions

Address: Shurton Lane, Shurton, Bridgwater, Somerset, BridgwaterTA5 1QE, United Kingdom

Directions – If you follow Sat Nav you may end up down very narrow scenic route roads…which are very beautiful and lovely but one vehicle width in places. From M5 Junction 23 South Bound Travellers Follow signs for Bridgwater. Take 3rd Exit signposted Bridgwater from motorway roundabout, at the next roundabout take the 1st exit sign posted Bridgwater A39. At the following roundabout take the second exit (straight on) onto Bristol Road (A38). Continue over the next roundabout on the (A38) until you right the traffic lights and then turn right into The Drove. Continue until next set of traffic lights and continue straight across onto Western Way. Western Way becomes Homberg Way and continue on this road until another roundabout, then follow signs for A39 Quantock Road. ******(See below) Continue on this road which becomes New Road until you come to a roundabout at Cannington then take the second turning off the roundabout (straight on). Continue on this road through Cannington until you see a War Memorial in the Centre, take the right hand turn directly infront. Continue on this road for approximately 7 miles and you will pass Combwich, Stogursey and Stolford turn offs. As you approach you will see a signpost left saying Shurton, Burton & Stogursey, take this left. Follow the road through and in approximately 500 yards you will find us on the right. From Junction 24 M5 North Bound Travellers and from Taunton. Take the 1st exit from the motorway roundabout then filter into the right hand lane and take the 3rd exit A38 Taunton Road signposted Bridgwater. Continue on A38 straight across the roundabout, continue on Taunton road until you meet traffic lights. Take the left hand lane and turn left into Broadway. Continue on Broadway straight across traffic lights until the road becomes Quantock Road (A39). Continue with directions above from ******this point!


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