The Somerset Wagon

3.7
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Colin, Jess & their Team welcome you to The Somerset Wagon. A beautiful pub based in the glorious village of Chilcompton.

For the summer we have a fantastic beer garden and for the winter we have a real log fire burner adding to the homely feel! Serving fresh home cooked food daily from 12-9pm. Breakfast is served Monday-Saturday 8am-11am. All food is sourced locally as we believe in supporting local trade.

We have a wide range of lager, ale, wines & spirits as well as soft drinks to suit all. We’re family friendly, dog friendly and even have dog beer, bowls & treats so please do bring your furry friends along.

We can also cater for various functions, such as weddings, wakes and birthdays.

We look forward to meeting you!
What 23 People Are Saying
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3.7based on recent ratings
3.7
food
4.0
service
3.6
ambience
3.7
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71% of people would recommend it to a friend
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J
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We booked a last minute table and I honestly cannot fault. The people serving were both lovely and the food was prompt and hot. Would recommend and will return.

I
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Myself and my daughter had a pleasant early evening meal, everything went well and was served by Julie who looked after us very well.

J
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience3

When we arrived we walked in everything seemed okay and the first thing we are told is they have no roast dinners left, it’s a Sunday and they have no Sunday roasts left, so we sat down and had a look through the menu and found something waited a good half hour for our food and when it came out the portions were a good size but the food it’s self was soggy and practically inedible caused both me and my partner to be sick, and when the bill came we saw the prices of our drinks, keep in mind that I am a diabetic and pregnant so I only had a Diet Coke and it was £2.50 for a poxy glass of coke would not go back here in a hurry

M
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Dirty plate given for sharing platter, cutlery we were initially given back from staters (used) to use for main course, steaks ordered medium rare, overcooked, we were not offered sweets just left to order drinks at the bar and settle the bill - Although they were busy with Xmas meals and we were told there would be half hour delay this did not excuse the above, would prevent us returning for sure

OT
Bath
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

All I can is okay!!

P
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Decent enough menu. Great choice for the kids. Lovely burger. The sausages on the kids menu were kind of expected but not for the regular menu. A better quality, not deep fried sausage would been better. Great choice of draft cider, beer and lager. Toilets were nice and clean too. Lovely service, especially from what seemed to be the manager. (Blonde haired lady)

H
London
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Unfortunately the charm of this pub has been well and truly lost.... felt we had out stayed our welcome (which was minimal at best) as soon as our meals arrived. Waitresses although attentive with check backs, the approach was not genuine and rather abrupt at times. Having to ask for mayonnaise 3 times because they had ran out of soured cream despite taking an order for beef chilli con carne. It felt as though they couldnt wait to finish their shift and it was an inconvenience that we were there. I am not one to complain usually, however this is the first time in a long time I couldn't wait to leave somewhere because the atmosphere was so terrible. Disappointing and a real shame..

S
Bath
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Would only recommend if you wanted just a bar meal.
Staff friendly and helpful.
Food extremely slow having placed the order, even though there was only 6 other customers already eating their meals, on a Saturday evening at 7pm, but the weather was terrible, no atmosphere as to lack of customers probably due to the weather.
Steaks cooked as we requested, very nice good value for money. Plastic multi coloured menu could be improved.
Would happily eat here again.

g
Bath
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

We tried the Somerset Wagon after not having visited for 3 years for food. The only off putting thing was the strong smell of dog when entering and a dog behind the bar! I love dogs but this did put us off I’m affraid.
Food was ok and service very friendly though.

p
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a meal whilst on holiday absolutely spot on pub food nice and hot which is not always what you get.Puddings were smaller than some other places but we're lovely.

MH
Bath
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, good choice, good service at a good price.

The Somerset Wagon
Responded on 12 August 2019

Hi Martin H, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Jess.

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D
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice location and a lovely atmosphere, my table of 6 were all served promptly and staff were courteous, everyone enjoyed their food, one of the best burgers I have ever had, and I have eaten at a lot of burger places over the years.
keep it up.

The Somerset Wagon
Responded on 12 August 2019

Hi Darren, Thank you for your lovely review. We do have a great team. We're glad you enjoyed the burger, we use a local butchers and they're fantastic. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jess.

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KD
Bath
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly greeting excellent food and service lovely old world charm will definitely go back again

The Somerset Wagon
Responded on 12 August 2019

Hi Kay, Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Jess.

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SW
London
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Traditional pub food. Friendly and helpful staff. Would recommend if your on your hols or on a weekend break.

The Somerset Wagon
Responded on 12 August 2019

Hi Serge, Thank you for your review. We do have a brilliant team. We hope to welcome you back soon. Jess.

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R
Bath
2 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great local pub with an excellent choice of food (including an extensive vegetarian and vegan range)! Food is great and fantastic prices too! Would definitely recommend.

RP
London
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

No frills pub food at a reasonable price level. quiet on a Monday evening so speed of service was quick and efficient.

PW
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and the service,if anything, was too quick!
Certainly recommend.

T
Bath
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Food (pies) straight out of a packet. Peas only veg. Not what the place used to be, sorry.

LL
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was lovely and there was plenty of it! I had the lasagne, which was still hot by the time I finished it and the chocolate sundae which was just lush. My friend had the smothered chicken which looked like it was really good and she really enjoyed it. We both had 2 courses and a drink and it came to just under £40, really good value - especially as I didn’t need to eat for the rest of the day. The pub was quiet when we visited (a sunny day) but welcoming nonetheless, the staff were friendly and attentive. Will be returning. Highly recommended

GD
Bath
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience1

A lot of noisy drinkers at the bar, over priced menu and my Cajun Chicken was completely bland.

OT
Bath
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff beautiful food

RG
Bath
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Very quiet for lunchtime, and my main was wrong, which was a surprise, as only two couples in the pub, and the place lacked ambience, as it was empty, so that's why I've scored it a 3 overall. Haven't been to the pub in along time, and don't think I'll be returning any time soon, which is a shame.

LC
Bath
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Had pie and mash. The pie was very good however the portion of mash was so small that it was only half the size of the pie itself! For £10.95 I would expect a half decent scoop of potato. My wife had the same meal and her portion was identical so this must be just how it is. My daughter had chicken and mash- guess what- same tiny amount of mash. She is only 8 years old but even she felt short changed!
Over all a bit dissappointed