Wine and dine

For more details of local cafes, tea-rooms, pubs and restaurants visit their web sites linked below, or see Tripadvisor. Remember to submit your own reviews if you visit any restaurants in the area to help future visitors. Know somewhere that should be listed but isn’t? Let them know about this page. Also, some business listings are now expiring if they aren’t kept up-to-date. Ask them to list their business on the directory page.

Restaurants, tea-rooms and cafes

Most of Cheddar’s eating places are in the Lower Gorge with a few around the village centre by the Market Cross.

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Takeaway food only

There are a number of takeaway-only food outlets mainly in The Cliffs and Cliff Street area.

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Public houses

Cheddar has several pubs, the Bath Arms, Riverside Inn, Gardeners Arms, Kings Head, White Hart, Galleries, Black Dog and also the Early Doors ale and cider barn, offering varied environments and dining options.

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The historic Cox’s Mill pub/hotel in the Gorge has been closed for some years and is now somewhat derelict. If you are as concerned about the state of it as everyone else around here, please let its owners, Longleat Estates, know of your concerns.

To get the latest information on Cheddar pubs, see the CAMRA Whatpub guide or Good Beer Guide, and also for reviews from the Good Pub Guide click here. Currently none of our pubs feature on the Cask Marque map. If you visit a pub in the area please add your comments to these reviews to help future visitors. You can also leave reviews at Tripadvisor.

Find out more about good local pubs in the wider area through the local CAMRA branch. CAMRA-listed pubs near Cheddar include the Swan at Rowberrow, the Lamb in Axbridge, the Crown in Churchill, the Queen Victoria in Priddy, and the Castle of Comfort near East Harptree. CAMRA is a non-profit independent organisation promoting real ale, cider and perry, and also tackling issues such as taxation on small breweries, and the effect of the “PubCo” system on licensees.