The Bird in Hand -
One of the best village pubs in Taunton

A country pub in North Curry, Taunton, in the heart of Somerset!

Great Food | Great Wine

Pubs in Taunton don't get much better! The Bird in Hand provides a wide selection of drinks including local ales, great food and a relaxing atmosphere.

Enjoy an authentic country pub experience in the beautiful village of North Curry, Somerset. The Bird in Hand is close to the Willow and Wetlands visitor centre and boasts easy access to many of Somerset's main tourist attractions - not a feature many of the pubs in Taunton have!

Lunch hours

Monday & Tuesdays: Closed except Bank Holidays from 12 noon to 2.00 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday: 12 noon to 2.00 p.m.

Dinner hours

Monday & Tuesday: Closed. Wednesday to Saturday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Food served 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday: Currently closed.

A dog friendly pub that offers seating for drinks and food at the front and bar area. There is also a restaurant to the back with more tables for big or small parties. The bar area tables can be found next to a large, beautiful fireplace. In the winter, dining next to the fireplace is the perfect, warming escape from the conditions outside, and the atmosphere of the country pub as a whole adds to a great experience. 

The bar area is large, with another space to the right of the pub where snacks can be ordered if you wanted something light and not off of the main menu. We have local ales on tap as well as well as some of the commercial favourites. We also provide an extensive wine list, that compliments our dishes. 

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Our Menu

Quality Ingredients, Tasty Meals

We provide locally sourced ingredients that provides high quality taste. Our peppercorn sauce is legendary, so come and try it for yourself! We cater for all preferences and allergies.

Happy Customers!
Nigel Bendon
Nigel Bendon
10/05/2022
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Been to bird in hand a few times now. Great food, very nice staff nothing is to much trouble, very reasonable prices.Will be going a lot more in the future
Derek Davies
Derek Davies
06/05/2022
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Fantastic Sunday lunch but make sure you book. Great friendly service.
Christopher J McAuley
Christopher J McAuley
05/05/2022
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Excellent stop off on a cycle ride. Tasty ploughman's & the beer is excellent.
Matt Francis
Matt Francis
04/05/2022
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Lovely lunch, great pint of Otter and well looked after by the friendly staff. We'll be back !
Steve Scam
Steve Scam
01/05/2022
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Perfect Sunday Roast. Hot, well cooked & tasty.
Lyndy Graham
Lyndy Graham
08/04/2022
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Nice chips!
Charlie Vaux
Charlie Vaux
06/04/2022
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Excellent food, wounderful staff in a lovley village pub
Mike Chevalier
Mike Chevalier
30/03/2022
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Nice pub ,good food at a reasonable price very good beer nice atmosphere but be aware due to ? Covid or staffing issues its not presently open every day of the week suggest you check first
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Tripadvisor

We thank you to our guests for their feedback and awarding us 4 stars from over 150 reviews!

Food Hygiene 5 stars Bird in Hand Taunton

We have maintained and will continue to maintain the highest standard of food hygiene.

If you are looking for authentic village pubs in Taunton, the heart of Somerset, then the Bird in Hand North Curry will not disappoint you! 

The pub has an incredible history. Just ask for the owner James who has been managing the bar and restaurant for over 20 years, he will provide you with all the detail and any local attractions in the area. We can’t wait to see you!