The Sheppey Inn

(534 Reviews)
Lower Godney Glastonbury, Somerset, South West England, BA5 1RZ
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Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:30 & 18:00 - 21:00.

Restaurant description

Housed within a quirky restored barn, The Sheppey Inn is a contemporary country pub near Wells. Just 5 minutes from Glastonbury, The Sheppey pulls in a diverse crowd with live music from a range of eclectic artists.

The Sheppey Inn menu features modern European offerings such as Somerset lamb carpaccio with beetroot and minted Greek yoghurt dressing, while a Spanish charcoal oven produces tender smoky barbecue chicken and roasted Somerset pork belly. Far eastern influences run through the ‘Asian fish and chips’ with chilli-battered haddock, triple-cooked chips, wasabi peas and Asian slaw, and a duo of duck with pak choi, chilli, chorizo and baby new potatoes.

High-vaulted barn ceilings in the The Sheppey Inn in Somerset are peppered with skylights, and a latticed outdoor terrace area looks down the tranquil River Sheppey. Craft beer nights feature alongside live music, which ranges from blues to an innovative chilled dub folk.

In a tranquil spot in Lower Godney, The Sheppey Inn is 6 miles from the centre of Wells.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Sheppey Inn
(based on 534 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (31)
  • al fresco (152)
  • breakfast (13)
  • business (30)
  • child friendly (163)
  • dinner (449)
  • entertainment (196)
  • large parties (228)
  • lunch (359)
  • luxury (21)
  • private dining (74)
  • romantic (112)
  • trendy (313)
  • value (133)
  • views (190)
  • By Susan E from Glastonbury
    12 March 2020

    First visit to the Sheppey, very nice, friendly staff, food was lovely. Finally used a voucher given to us 2 years ago for our anniversary, and today was another anniversary

  • By Jessica P from Shepton Mallet
    7 March 2020

    The Sheppey the Sheppey. Oh the Sheppey! We all love it. I am grateful for the vegan options and the fabulous craft beers on tap. Warm, friendly staff. Even when busy they are top on the game. Thank you and sorry.

  • By Matthew B from Bristol
    29 February 2020

    Great service in a lovely country pub. I had the ox cheek with truffle mash which was amazing. Great selection of ciders and a great location. Will definitely go back.

  • By Peter W from Congresbury
    20 February 2020

    Great experience my second visit for dinner. I like the menus being rather different to normal pub food and drink. The quality of the food is good. As you ask for every detail on this occasion I had the dahl, for me it could be more spicy bordering on bland, however, I appreciate there is no pleasing people over food and others will probably say it was perfect. I enjoyed the selection of different drinks and wines and on may next visit will probably go for a selection of tasters. Staff are really friendly and relaxed which I enjoy. Young lady explained about the wine dispenser which was interesting to us. We felt there was something strange about the taste of the draft Budvar since our last visit. Young lady was helpful making us feel comfortable about indicating our concern and in the end we just had an alternative drink. This always worries me a little as sometimes you just don't know if it is your own taste. I am looking forward to coming back again at some time probably for lunch to see the place in day light, also probably when you have live music. While people keep coming don't change it, I like what is to me the Glastonbury atmosphere, I wish it was my local pub!

  • By Lucy Y from Taunton
    20 February 2020

    Great service, charming environmental and good food. We will definitely be coming back

  • By Jacqueline N from Rangeworthy
    15 February 2020

    10/10 staff and food when we are in that ne k of the words we always love to eat there

  • By Jo M from Weston super mare
    10 February 2020

    Delicious, relaxed birthday lunch....thank you

  • By Graham T from Wells
    28 January 2020

    Another really lovely meal at the Sheppey, excellent friendly service and great food really enjoyed the muscles, veggie tagine and the Lemon pudding. Thank you a great birthday treat for my wife

  • By Rhys M from Somerset
    27 January 2020

    Great country pub with a lot of character. Food was amazing and a good choice of beers and ales

  • By Helen F from Radstock
    26 January 2020

    Loved our Sunday lunch here. The staff are welcoming, friendly and helpful. The food is absolutely fantastic I had pork loin and it was cooked to perfection with crackling. The pudding was a masterpiece I had the lemon dish which was gurt lush. Loved the quirky decor and atmosphere.

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The Sheppey Inn
Lower Godney Glastonbury, Somerset, South West England, BA5 1RZ

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