Established in 1480, The Talbot Inn is a traditional yet stylish coaching inn located in the historic village of Mells in the beautiful Somerset countryside, two hours from London and just twenty minutes from Bath.
Wine & Dine
Traditional local tipples & comforting British dishes
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Traditional local ales, world-class wine and classic cocktails. Our menus change as frequently as the surrounding landscape. Meat and game from local farms, fish from the Cornwall coast and fresh leaves picked just a few steps away in The Talbot Kitchen Garden. We also have a wood-fired grill, which is open on weekends, serving some of the finest produce the county has to offer.
Stay & UNWIND
Eight simple yet stylish bedrooms in the beautiful Somerset countryside
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Eight simple yet stylish bedrooms sit comfortably around the pub's cobbled courtyard. Rooms at The Talbot Inn feature crisp cotton sheets, baths with our own natural products, interiors inspired by the British countryside and views of the ever-changing surroundings in one of the most remote areas of Somerset.
What’s coming up in the wonderful world of Beckford
Christmas at The Talbot Inn
Join us at The Talbot Inn to celebrate Christmas this December. Dine around the fire in our cosy restaurant, relax with a glass of mulled wine in the bar or stay the night in one of our simple yet stylish bedrooms.
Beckford Bottle Shop, Bath
Head across to BBS for an evening hosted by Antonio Tiberio, one of Italy's most lauded Montepulciano d'Abruzzo producers. Antonio will lead you through a relaxed evening, tasting award-winning wines, accompanied by food from the Beckford Bottle Shop kitchen.
Visit our bottle shop
Give the gift of Beckford with our gift vouchers and give them the freedom to choose their own experience. Vouchers can be redeemed across our pubs on lunch, supper, tipples or an overnight stay.
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