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The Mill - Rode

Rode, Frome, BA11 6AG

((((* British
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 21:00.

Great fish dishes.

Jacqueline 18 February 2017
from Frome

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In an historic building right on the banks of the river Frome, The Mill in Rode is a stunning rural bar, restaurant and piece of local heritage. Hearty international dishes and real ales are served, with a large outdoor deck overlooking the water.

The Mill menu boasts a fantastic selection of dishes, ranging from British pub classics like local sausages, creamed mash and onion gravy, to speciality Carolina dry-rub pork ribs. The restaurant uses a chargrill to prepare a range of skewers, steaks and burgers, which come with wine suggestions.

Desserts at The Mill Rode include favourites like warm double chocolate brownie with Marshfield Farm ice cream, and Granny Smith apple and butterscotch crumble. A fine selection of ales comes courtesy of the Butcombe Brewery.

Offering an idyllic setting which is also available for riverside weddings, The Mill Somerset is just 17 minutes' drive from Avoncliff Rail Station.

The Mill - Rode

Rode, Frome, BA11 6AG

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Customer reviews for The Mill - Rode

4.1 ((((* (based on 115 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (78)
  • dinner (77)
  • views (45)
  • al fresco (38)
  • child friendly (29)
  • large parties (29)
  • value (27)
  • private dining (26)
  • trendy (22)
  • romantic (19)
  • business (15)
  • afternoon tea (12)
  • luxury (7)
  • entertainment (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • ((((* 19 February 2017 by David Marchant from Cambridge

    Excellent meal - will come back again

  • ((((* 18 February 2017 by Peter Jones from Dilton Marsh

    Easy to book. Greeted on arrival. Good choice of wine. Easy menu, something for everyone. Clean and well run.

  • ((((( 18 February 2017 by Jacqueline from Frome

    Great fish dishes.

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Nigel Clarke from Bath

    Great welcome and good food. Steaks tender and good flavour. My wife was not so keen on a chicken dish with polenta but that's a matter of taste. Rhubarb panna cotta and lemon sorbet good too but waiter forgot spoons. Seemed to be a trend as the same waiter forgot to bring spooons for the people on the next table. Price-wise a bit on the high side (starter average £6, mains £16 with veg side dishes extra) so two courses about £22 and three about £28 without side dishes. Worth noting that sides would stretch for two to share. In previous visits the service was dreadfully slow and put us off going but we decided to give it another try. This visit was great, with quick and cheerful service despite it being a very busy evening.

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Stephen Dite from Bath

    Great night and the steak's were awesome :-)

  • ((((( 14 February 2017 by James Perry from Melksham

    Very friendly food was excellent great dinning experience would highly recomend a visit.

  • (((** 11 February 2017 by David Young from Bath

    Good venue good food good ambience - however, the fish pie was tasty shame about the kale which was a small portion. On asking for more I was basically told I could not have any - I took a dim view of this and was told it was because it was a fixed price 2 course lunch

  • ((((( 10 February 2017 by Sarah Rees from Westbury

    Staff were welcoming and attentive. Restaurant had a good buzz, even on a Thursday evening. Menu is not extensive, but enough choice for the 4 of us. A little bit pricey but good quality of food and ingredients. Would like to have seen a couple of daily specials to add a little more variety (there were some interesting dishes on the lunch time menu board but they were not on offer in the evening).

  • ((((( 10 February 2017 by Steve Randall from South Wraxall, Bradford on Avon

    Overall the service was great, food was well presented, warm plates , tasty food.
    We sat near the wood burning stove, very nice.
    Great wine list .
    Will be back.

  • ((((( 10 February 2017 by Geoff Gregor from Frome

    Booking on line was simple and quick - an improvement on an experience a few months ago. The restaurant has had a serious makeover, homely decour, subtle stylish lighting and we got a really warm welcome from the two male staff we met urging the evening. The food was fantastic and we used our Butcombe card receiving a good discount on my wife's birthday. Well done you guys. We will see you soon.

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