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US$11 - US$38
British, International, Contemporary
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Reviewed 4 June 2021 via mobile

Really disappointed with my experience here firstly ordered a bottle of wine which was warm was offered by staff to put back into fridge to chill. Ordered the prawn and crab claw starter came with no crab claws when mentioned to staff they put 4...hardly defrosted crab claws on a plate. Ordered the rib eye steak with king prawns it was cooked in so much garlic I couldn't eat it and was swimming in a garlic liquid also had no mention of garlic on the menu. The staff were friendly and addressed the issue and was not charged for my main meal but still charged for the king prawns with my steak although the meal was sent back. Its a nice atmosphere but the food needs to be improved to charge premium prices.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 February 2020

Went here for lunch.Lovely location within Minehead....Staff all very friendly & helpful. Food of a good quality...Premises exceptionally clean with a modern fresh look....Ideal place to meet friends for lunch or a cream tea....Would strongly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 30 September 2019

excellent food real honest and full of flavour we sat in the window i had the fish pie just right not to big bags of flavour my husband had scallops best he has had since london followed by the lamb with garlic beans wow simple...but executed with a soft touch these boys have turned a corner best food around in a beautiful setting in the window candles this place will be rammed bravo on nearly forgot the brownie with salted chocolate how can a girl forget that the mascarpone topping is just a masterstroke not over sweet !!!! we will be backMore

Date of visit: September 2019
JackieRelay, Owner at The Galley Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2020

Dear Edward Delighted you enjoyed your meal with us and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Hope you are able to comeback again soon and sample the new menu. Kind regards Jackie General Manager

Reviewed 29 September 2019

Excellent food and the Menu had just enough choice. The taste was great and the presentation and service was fantastic.

Date of visit: September 2019
JackieRelay, Owner at The Galley Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2020

Dear Clive Thank you for your wonderful review. We look forward to you coming back to try our new menu. Kind regards Jackie General Manager

Reviewed 26 August 2019

A lovely modern interior, nice and airy and we were easily accommodated for lunch during August - and they were dog friendly! We were just after a light lunch. There were a few gluten free options - including gluten free bread. I went for a...gluten free ham and cheese panini (I was told this would be gluten free bread and would be toasted on a separate toaster). It was meant to come with with celeriac coleslaw, spiralised salad and tamari sunflower seeds. I queried as to whether this would be gluten free and was told the chef would know which is fair enough. The sandwich came and it tasted fine. However it was a disappointing experience as it was the usual very tiny gluten free bread - and there was no accompaniment (not even a bit of plain salad). I'm assuming what it was meant to come with wasn't gluten free. For £6.45 for what was equivalent to half a panini and resulted in leaving hungry it wasn't good value. The service was friendly but extremely slow (although it is a large hotel with lots of nooks and crannies so could have been busier than it seemed).More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

Had booked a table prior to visiting Minehead as liked the thought of young people being trained up for future careers. We arrived at 8.00 for our table at 8.15 and were met by welcoming staff. Should have realised what was coming when waitress was...moaning about how hard she had been working and couldn’t wait to finish at 9.00. We ordered a bottle of house red wine only to be told they had no full bottles left. We ordered an alternative which wasn’t an issue. We ordered our starters and main and was recommended to have the hanger steak. So starters came promptly, very good. Our mains then came too quickly without any break. By the time we had finished our main meal it was around 8.45 when the waitress came to clear the table and asked if have we wanted dessert and or the bill. I suggested she was in a rush to get home. We declined dessert but with still half a bottle of wine to drink the staff started to clear the table of everything inc the bottle and glasses of water. I have never been so rudely dealt with by any restaurant who so obviously couldn’t give a dam about the £60+ we had just spent to help their training etc. Very disappointing with no apology from any staff.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 19 August 2019

We enjoyed our meal so much we went back again a few days later. The menu is not extensive but there was a good variety and the food is cooked fresh (you can see in to the kitchen area to see it being prepared if...you want to). Service was excellent. Not the cheapest but not over-expensive either. Very good value for money.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, attentive staff and delicious food. The menu is a la carte so it is quite expensive, but definitely worth it.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend this place!!! Was welcomed by a lovely lady as we came in as a family and the waitress at are table was superb and very friendly. Hats off the the chef in the place my starter was bang on and my steak cooked...to perfection!!! Didn't know what dessert I wanted so we had the chocolate brownie and the cheesecake both brilliant. All in all a fantastic place to eat will definitely be coming back!!!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 16 June 2019

We were staying at the hotel so thought that we would give it a go even though the menu was a bit limited. They were able to offer my coeliac wife most things on the menu with alterations so she was quite happy. She had...the chicken dish but commented that the skin was soggy. Overall she was happy. I had the cod dish but it was served with skin on and it was soggy. If they can’t get the skin crispy they should remove it. If I made this for myself at home I would have been disappointed. It also came with mashed potatoes but they were heavy and stodgy. The lobster sauce had a bit of taste and I always like a bit of salty samphire. Overall I was unimpressed. The restaurant itself had a nice feel to it and the staff attentive and helpful. We were more impressed by the hotel itself. Despite its Victorian heritage the restaurant is bright, airy and modern. With a rating of 18 out of 61 restaurants in Minehead we wouldn’t normally have entered the door but for the fact we were staying here. How good the higher ranked ones are we will have to wait and see. I wouldn’t go out of my way to eat here.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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