The Merry Monk is an independent bar and carvery restaurant situated at the heart of the growing village of Monkton Heathfield on the outskirts of Taunton; the county town of Somerset.

Angie and Mike have been managing the restaurant for 10 years and have over 39 years of experience in the trade. The main attraction here at The Merry Monk is our famous carvery. Made using only the freshest ingredients and serving a variety of seasonal vegetables and locally sourced meats. We also offer an extensive menu with daily specials. You’ll be spoiled for choice!

Not in the mood for food? We have a large dog friendly bar area and beer garden where you can sample our selection of fine wines served by the glass or bottle, quality cask ales, premium lagers, local ciders and a selection of spirits. Also available are a range of soft drinks and low or non-alcoholic beverages.

We pride ourselves on our friendly staff, great service and welcoming atmosphere. Whether it be a quiet table for two or a large event for a special occasion please let us know how we can make your experience with us extra special.