Places to go out & eat & drink in Glastonbury
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Glastonbury

Places to eat & drink in Glastonbury.

Lying on the banks of the River Brue, glorious Glastonbury is a curious amalgam of Christianity and paganism, the reputed burial place of King Arthur and the hiding place of the Holy Grail. During the medieval period, the Benedictine Abbey of St Mary was one of England’s richest monasteries. According to legend it was founded by Joseph of Arimathea who brought a sacred chalice containing the blood of Jesus from the Middle East. The ‘grail’ chalice is, supposedly, secreted in the Chalice Well at the foot of Glastonbury Tor, a 500ft hill. The Tor dominates the town and is topped by St Michael’s Tower.

The abbey was largely destroyed on the orders of Henry V111 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. It is said to contain the tomb of St Patrick, not to mention the re-interred bones of both King Arthur and his queen, Guinevere.

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Glastonbury or surrounding areas.

Glastonbury Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Food Outlets, etc

8 Northload Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9JJ
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Located in the town centre, just a 15-minute walk from the Chalice Well and the Tor, The Hawthorns provides comfortable double, twin or single room accommodation with Flatscreen TV's and Freeview. Winner of the prestigious Sharwood's Curry Pub of the Year Award, Simon Sturt welcomes you to the Hawthorns, the restaurant caters for individual tastes using local produce where possible. Authentic curries and ethnic food every lunchtime and evening, including renowned curry buffet on Thursday evenings together with a friendly ambience if you wish to come in for a relaxing drink. Tuesday open mike night and Sunday afternoon Blues Jam. The owners assure a warm and friendly welcome. Pets by prior arrangement.
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Knights Licensed Fish & Chip Restaurant

5 Northload Street, Glastonbury
Tel: 01458 831882

We are probably the oldest established fish and chip restaurant in the UK that has remained in the same family throughout its existence. Apart from our take-away section we have a maximum seating capacity of 92, including 12 in our courtyard area. As far as raw materials are concerned we have the finest quality cod, haddock and plaice available, delivered daily from British ports, not to mention tons of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire potatoes prepared on our site throughout the year. We are also noted for our home-made fish cakes and fish soup, both of which are prepared on the premises every day. For the carnivore we make our own steak and kidney pie. Pork faggots are made especially for us by a local butcher. We have sausages and a selection of pasties and pies by a renowned producer, and a selection of chicken choices. For the vegetarian we offer a popular vegetable burger and vegetable pasty.

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Abbey Tea Rooms & Licensed Restaurant

16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EH
Tel: 01458 832852

OPEN DAILY FOR: Morning Coffees, Home Cooked Lunches including Sunday Roast Lunches, Traditional Afternoon Teas especially Cream Teas, Large Selection of Homemade Cakes, Children's Menu.

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Cafe Galatea

5a High St, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9DP
Tel: 01458 834284

Vegetarian meals of the highest home cooked quality. Organic Wines and Beers... good house Wines. Cyber Cafe... Internet access and E-mail facility. Sculptures, Paintings, Jewellery and Cards for sale. Live Music at weekends. Great ambience in lovely Gallery setting.

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The Willows

Shapwick Road, Westhay, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9TT
Tel: 01458 860060

Tea Rooms and Garden Centre at the heart of the Somerset Levels. Home cooked food:- As local as possible!, As fresh as possible!, As organic as possible!. For Sunday lunches in the Tea Rooms and for special evening events call 01458 860060, we'll be happy to help. The Willows is open 7 days a week, has ample parking and all of the centre is wheelchair friendly.

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