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We specialise in the special, offering a welcoming dining experience for couples, families and foodies.

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About The Howley Tavern

Originally dating from 1661, this freehouse & restaurant is situtated in the unspoilt Somerset village of Howley, right in the heart of the Blackdown Hills.

The Howley Tavern is a warm and friendly family run freehouse & restaurant offering traditional real ales, fine wines, great traditional home cooked food and a friendly atmosphere for all to enjoy. Outside we have plenty of car parking and from our gardens and patio you will experience some of the most fantastic views across the Yarty Valley, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We also have a large garden area overlooked by our outdoor patio seating, so you can enjoy a quiet drink yet still keep an eye on the kids playing.

Weddings and events

If you have a wedding, event or function you would like hold at the Howley Tavern, we can cater for large parties. If you would like to learn more please get in touch

We are also a popular venue of choice for people staying at the Turnpike Holiday park and Five acres holiday park just down the road, so if you're staying there why not pop in for some hot food and a beer?

We are also very proud to say that our Fantastic 5 Star Food Hygiene Award has just been presented to The Howley Tavern for another year.

Hope to see you soon!

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