The Talbot Inn is a traditional yet stylish coaching inn located in the heart of the historic village of Mells, 5 minutes from Frome in some of Somerset’s most stunning countryside. Two hours from London by car or train and 20 minutes from Bath, The Talbot offers great food in a classic pub environment with all the comforts of a smart hotel, but at great prices from £95* per room b&b.
There is a main bar, snug, courtyard and map rooms which are all open every day for classic pub food and drink. Upstairs there are 8 bedrooms, two with adjoining children's rooms. Separated by a cobbled courtyard is the 500 year old Sitting Room, Coach House Grill Room and a pretty garden.
In the Coach House Grill Room, which is open Friday to Sunday, food is simply grilled over a charcoal and wood fire in the way country inns cooked hundreds of years ago.
*Please be aware of the small rate increase for any bookings made from 1 st Jan 2016.
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The Good Hotel Guide - Winner Cesar Award "Best Pub With Rooms"
The Financial Times - Five of the best Somerset gastropubs...
Michelin Guide - Talbot awarded a 'Bib Gourmand'
Giles Coren - "the cooking is first class... " Jan 2014
The Sunday Times - "The Winner" Ultimate British Hotel
The Telegraph - "Seven places for a romantic stay"
Conde Nast Traveller " Hotel quality at pub prices"
Metro - "Mick Jagger likes it"
Fork - our favourite foodie mag
Country Calling -"worth moving to Mells for"
Harpers Bazaar - "oozes charm"
Flavour - "a taste of traditional village life
Sunday Telegraph - Hotel Guru "9/10"
The Times - Cool Hotels "9.5/10"
The Guardian - "A new generation inn"
The List -"A great pub serving great pub food"
Have a look at the revamped Mells Village website for a real insider's view
Not always accurate but a pretty good guide! Click here for the latest local weather forecast from the BBC.
We are open for breakfast at 8am.
|Mon – Sat||8am to 11.00pm|
|Sunday||8am to 10.30pm|
In September and the first half of October £1 will be added to food bills of £30 or more. All proceeds, and more, will go to this fantastic charity.
Kitchen Table Cookery
Clare and Joanna's fabulous cookery day classes. Get signed up quick, as there are limited places and these will sell out fast. Also try their 'Seasonal Club' drop-ins.
One hour, one day or longer - local fly fishing tuition and tours.