The Lime Kiln Inn

(23 Reviews)
Knole, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9JH 
British

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 20:00.

Restaurant description

An historic 17th-century pub boasting awe-inspiring views over the Somerset Levels, The Lime Kiln Inn is a rustic, cosy nook to enjoy celebrated rural British hospitality. The interior is full of original features like exposed wooden beams, while outside is a tranquil seating area to enjoy drinks in the sun and admire the greenery covering the front of the pub.

The Lime Kiln Inn menu showcases a tremendous selection of traditional British recipes, sumptuous dishes cooked in the on-site smoker and classic pub fare made with gourmet seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. True tastes of the countryside can be found with dishes like deerstalker pie, filled with braised venison in a red wine sauce, topped with cheesy mash, while woodland pork tenderloin is served with a wild mushroom and brandy sauce. Fish dishes include the classic beer battered fish and chips, and a popular selection of grill delicacies like succulent steaks and burgers, while there are also vegetarian dishes like asparagus tortellini pasta.

On Sundays at The Lime Kiln Inn in Somerset, there are popular roast dinners served with all the trimmings, designed to be shared. Up at the snug bar, cask ales are on tap and craft beers are poured, as well as fine wines from around the world. The family-friendly country inn offers children their own special menus, and also prepares gluten-free meals on request, from several of the dishes on the main menu.

Pairing classic rural tradition with modern dining versatility, The Lime Kiln Inn is found between Podimore and Langport, and is a 9-minute drive on the A372 from central Somerton.

Customer reviews for The Lime Kiln Inn
4.5
(based on 23 reviews)

100%
of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • al fresco (1)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • dinner (15)
  • large parties (5)
  • lunch (15)
  • private dining (3)
  • romantic (2)
  • trendy (1)
  • value (10)
  • views (5)
  • By Lucy W from Yeovil
    14 February 2020

    Excellent food, drinks and staff. I cannot fault it. Will definitely be returning.

  • By Maureen L from Knole
    2 February 2020

    Excellent roast beef on Sunday.

  • By Margaret W from Somerton
    26 January 2020

    E xcellent meal with very good service - will definately book again.

  • By Debbie K from Kingsbury Episcopi
    22 December 2019

    We had a lovely meal at the Lime Kiln. The staff were friendly and it was a very pleasant experience.

  • By John H from Bath
    4 December 2019

    The meals atmosphere and staff were good. We will be back

  • By Paul S from Sherborne
    16 November 2019

    Not a place for people with small appetites!! Very generous portions and excellent food. to boot in a warm friendly atmosphere. Great staff

  • By Steven R from Somerton
    4 September 2019

    Recently refurbished restaurant area which gives it a much better feel. The prices have gone up a little but the meals are still value for money as the quality has also improved. The portion sizes are about right. The beef rib and trout dishes were the favourite in our group but all the dishes were very good as where the desserts. We will certainly be going back with friends and family when they come to stay.

  • By Helen H from Langport
    26 August 2019

    Love the recently refurbished dining area, such an improvement it compliments the food. We eaten here twice in the last few weeks and will be back again. Food great, very friendly staff and good prices.

  • By Helen N from Langport
    7 August 2019

    The Lime Kiln is vey local for us and staff and menus were always very good and varied, especially for vegetarians. However it is now a full Butcombe pub menu and very bad for vegetarians, no pie options, no burger option and just one salad option! Staff luckily are still very nice.

  • By Brian A P from Yeovil Somerset
    25 July 2019

    i booked for a party of 3 for an evening meal. The food , the service, the staff, very very good. we will be going there again, no question .

Restaurant Location Map
The Lime Kiln Inn
Knole, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9JH 

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