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The Hairy Dog

RR - RRR, British,
32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
+44 1643 706317
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We needed a break from our Butlin’s trip at Minehead and had a stroll into town....finding this lovely pub. It’s like a tardis it’s massive!! And I’ve never been in such a clean pub.....! The food is well presented, uses good ingredients and there is...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice staff here who were welcoming and friendly. It’s a large venue serving big numbers of customers but it still felt personal and attentive. We had the nachos and chicken fajitas. They were great and plenty of both.

Thank misscowley
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came to Minehead for a couple of days. After going on the steam train we decided to call here for a snack while shopping. My husband had soup which was pea. Looked like a tin of mushy peas had been heated up and thrown...More

Thank Sian D
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and myself have regular holidays close to Minehead and have visited once or twice previously. This is definitely a family venue in every respect. Provision for all ages means that this will always be a busy and somewhat noisy place to dine. There...More

Thank redleader632
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our annual holiday to Dunster we always pay a visit to the Hairy Dog. Every time we visit we have brilliant service and food; this visit however was particularly impressive! We rang early to book a table as there was 14 of us in...More

Thank katyflynn90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and beer great . Staff friendly. Brilliant play area for kids. Everyone said about all that can be . But no complaints from us

Thank s g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff.excellent disabled access and a friendly service.Good selection of local ciders and beers.

Thank tabitha71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday at butlins from Scotland so came into Minehead for dinner to the Hairy dog and we're not disappointed. Portions we're huge and food was good, kids enjoyed there meals aswell. There's a huge outdoor kids play area to keep kids happy between courses....More

Thank andrewrae08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went yesterday evening, Sunday 1st July. Ordered one beer & one Lemonade plus a "All day Brunch" & "Potato with Cheese" Drinks were OK, food was very average but the eating area was felt to be very basic. But worse to come on getting the...More

Thank EastofEngland
christopher c, Owner at The Hairy Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Hairy Dog, sorry there was a bill error, it is a very unusual occurrence. From the website, the hairy dog pub, you will see that we have a number of eating areas, the patio at the front, conservatory, the main...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would give no star but no possible. Service was so poor that we nearly walked out. They older gentlemen serving was so rude. Everything was to much trouble for him. Only stopped for quick drink as we had been walking up the high street. Will...More

Thank Tom D
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pamela h
9 January 2018|
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Response from jayp1971 | Reviewed this property |
I have never had a bad visit there Alison and Wayne and her team offered a great service to us
31 August 2017|
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Response from justin w | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I only know this as we had a conversation about this whilst we were eating our lunch there.
andrea m
16 September 2015|
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Response from Gordon C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Visit their website, there are pictures and if you click on "restaurant" you can then click on "see menu" and download it if you want in pdf format. I tried to copy the link for you but Tripadvisor won't allow links... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 706317
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