The Sheppey Inn

(524 Reviews)
Lower Godney Glastonbury, Somerset, Avon, 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 524 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (30)
  • al fresco (149)
  • breakfast (13)
  • business (30)
  • child friendly (161)
  • dinner (439)
  • entertainment (192)
  • large parties (222)
  • lunch (351)
  • luxury (21)
  • private dining (73)
  • romantic (108)
  • trendy (306)
  • value (130)
  • views (184)
  • By Dea V from Bruton
    18 January 2020

    All amazing and great with my severe allergy. Fish soup was wonderful and the non-alcoholic cocktails were super for a driver

  • By Joanne T from Barford St Michael
    17 January 2020

    Wonderful food, friendly service and 80’s music to entertain us! The cider and own made gin was delicious! We ate and danced the night away! I do believe we were the last to leave in the early hours of the morning! Unexpected and great fun! Thank you!

  • By Rosie S from Wells
    10 January 2020

    Wonderful fish stew!

  • By Nicola A from Taunton
    10 January 2020

    Food excellent as was the service. The Sheppey Inn is unique, quirky and relaxed. Not my first visit and definitely won't be my last.

  • By Blake L from Wells
    2 January 2020

    Good food, good atmosphere

  • By Deborah E from Shapwick, Somerset
    28 December 2019

    Wonderful atmosphere, friendly and efficient staff and almost all of the food was superb! The exception was the chick pea burger, which tasted a bit beige, and lacked contrasting textures. The rest was wow! Highly recommend! The Sheppey is our favourite place to go, either for special occasions or just because we fancy eating out.

  • By Paula D from The Sheppey
    26 December 2019

    Booked for Boxing Day , it’s one of my favourite local pubs, as always amazing food, my steak was cooked to perfection, dessert heavenly.... and lovely wine selection. Service was outstanding Toby and the team were brilliant, great atmosphere and relaxed dining for Boxing Day... can’t wait to return.

  • By Peter D from White Cross Cury, Helston
    24 December 2019

    Brilliant food service and atmosphere

  • By Allan C from Bridgend
    21 December 2019

    It was my 5th visit over the last couple of years and never fails to deliver ! Service was first class

  • By Shirley T from Wells
    27 November 2019

    Booking really easy. Very friendly greeting from all staff, warm greeting happy to be flexible to ensure we made the evening the way we wanted it by giving us options to have pre dinner drinks relaxing in the bar or going to our table. Made to feel relaxed and welcome. There were 3 people in our group we all had different choices from the starter and main menu. All food was excellently presented and tasted fantastic. Service was very efficient again friendly and unobtrusive. This was my 4th visit to this venue and I am already looking forward to the next. Great food, great people, great place thank you Shirley.

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The Sheppey Inn
Lower Godney Glastonbury, Somerset, Avon, BA5 1RZ

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