We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Talbot Inn

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, British,
Selwood Street, Mells, Frome BA11 3PN, England
+44 1373 812254
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (43 reviews)
“hake” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Selwood Street, Mells, Frome BA11 3PN, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (367)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 363 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Disappointing. We booked a table for a large group in the grill room of this pub our local family has been visiting through all its changes for about 40 years, looking forward to woodfire cooked chicken/fish. By the time our order was taken, the fire...More

Thank ann c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an evening meal here, very friendly staff and lovely presented food. We were able to enjoy the sunshine for once with pre diner drinks outside. You are best to book well in advance as it gets very busy. Recommended

Thank Alan k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub in the beautiful village of Mells . The pub has a lovely courtyard a small bar area and a largest restaurant spread out over several rooms . The food was good and service good . I had the vegetarian main which had great...More

Thank 593billgirl
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Huge portions, wide menu choice and excellent service. Very cosy small restaurant. There was snow on the ground when we visited and it was the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy a tasty dinner and also a game of cards...More

Thank CAN1298
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A group of us went here for a birthday lunch. We had been recommended to try the Talbot by a number of friends and family. The arrival was rather odd (it wasn't clear how to access the restaurant and we were - bizarrely - asked...More

1  Thank ChapLondon2
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We were visiting relatives in Coleford for a long weekend and booked this for the Saturday evening. The first thing to state is that the car park is not particularly large bearing in mind the amount of tables it has and that it is also...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We loved the food, the service and the building. On this occasion we chose from the "pub" menu - fish and chips, burger etc. but, although pretty standard menu items, they were tasty and well presented. The staff were really friendly and efficient. We ate...More

Thank nickcDorset
Reviewed 1 March 2018

What an amazing place this is. Steeped in history and really interesting buildings and set up and will definitely return. We just dropped in for lunch on the way to visiting friends and would have no hesitation in recommending to others. The pint of Butcombe...More

Thank john33hines
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I took my dad here for his birthday. Although it was pricey it was well worth the money. The service was brilliant and our waiter was very friendly and quick to help by recommending dishes. The food was flavoursome and well portioned. A lovely atmosphere...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went here while on holiday near by. A lovely cosy pub, friendly staff and good food. Would visit again if in the area.

Thank BbbacOn
Nearby HotelsSee all Mells Hotels
Babington House
539 reviews
2.99 km away
The George at Nunney
523 reviews
3.67 km away
Best Western Plus Centurion Hotel
533 reviews
6.82 km away
Radstock Hotel
199 reviews
7.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Vobster Inn
81 reviews
2.29 km away
Ola Barbeque
196 reviews
4.64 km away
Mells Cafe
99 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Walled Garden at Mells
171 reviews
.04 km away
Nunney Castle
305 reviews
3.59 km away
St Andrew's Church, Mells
35 reviews
.06 km away
Catherine Hill
213 reviews
4.94 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Pauline L
21 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jaydubsWiltshire | Reviewed this property |
We ate at lunchtime last November. The food was appropriate for the season, also it was in the middle of the week. I can't remember how much choice, but it was delicious food.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selwood Street, Mells, Frome BA11 3PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome  >  Mells
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 812254
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing