Food and Drink

Cafe Square
Cafe Square

Cafe Square is a small and friendly cafe in the heart of Ilminster. We can offer everything from breakfasts to lunches to coffee, tea and cake. We are also available for private functions.

7 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DH

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday – 9am to 2pm
Sunday – Closed

01460 391552
Ilminster Arts Centre Café

Relax and enjoy a homemade meal in our award-winning licensed cafe. Tuck into one of our delicious daily specials, or choose from our regular menu of hearty sandwiches, panini and baked potatoes. Ingredients are sourced from local suppliers wherever possible, and our teas and coffees are FairTrade. Our dog friendly Cafe Garden is a lovely place to sit and enjoy a cuppa or light lunch in the open air, and is popular with walkers and cyclists.

We have been voted ‘Best Coffee Stop of the Year’ by Cycle Somerset!

Ilminster Arts Centre, The Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AN

Mon-Fri 9.30am-3pm (lunch served 12-2pm), Sat 9.30am-2pm (no lunches)

01460 54973

Antiques and vintage, and a great little cafe! with 9 rooms of antique and vintage items, books and art!

57 East Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AW

Wednesday – Saturday – 10am to 4pm

01460 54856
Sweet Surprise
Sweet Surprise

Sweet Surprise is a work-based Day Service for adults with Learning Disabilities. We provide support and training through tutor led sessions and work placements. Our Sweet Surprise Trainees make all sorts of crafts, these are sold in our shop.

We are also a Traditional Sweet Shop and Café. We serve drinks, hot and cold food, homemade cakes and the best scones in Somerset!

23 Silver Street, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0DH

Support & Shop Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Café Hours: 9.30am – 3.30pm

01460 54225
The George at Donyatt
The George at Donyatt

The George at Donyatt is situated just outside Ilminster and a short drive from Chard in Somerset. It is conveniently located just off the M5 and within easy reach of Taunton.

The George offers a warm welcome, real ales and locally sourced produce in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere.

Comfortable accommodation is available at The George at Donyatt which is ideal for visiting the counties attractions such as Ilminster Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Chard Museum. Rooms are available from just £53 or a single room, including breakfast.

Donyatt, Ilminster, TA19 0RW

Summer hours (1st April – 31st Oct) Monday to Saturday 12-2 6-9 for food Sunday all day
Winter hours (31st Oct to 30th March) Tuesday to Saturday 12-2 6-9 Sunday all day

01460 57518