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The Pelican

10 South Parade, Chew Magna, Bristol, BS40 8SL

Tel: +44 (0)1275 331777

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The Pelican


The Pelly, as it's fondly referred to by locals, is set in the centre of Chew Magna in the beautiful Somerset countryside. This well loved pub boasts a top notch food offering which will keep you enticed through every course. With a fabulous wine list and even better selection of Butcombe beers on the bar, there's something to tickle even the most refined taste buds. Come rain or shine, you can choose from cosy log fires or their stunning sun trap to while away your hours with friends and loved ones. 

The Barn: As well as hosting their own regular events in our function room, our private space is available for meetings, parties, baby showers, intimate wedding receptions and more. Contact them to check availability for your event or special day.

As part of the Butcombe Estate of pubs and Inns, The Pelican Inn prides itself on serving quality cask ales and locally sourced food, in a unique setting.

Mon - Fri: 12.00pm - 3.00pm & 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Sat: 9.30am - 11.30am & 12.00pm - 9.00pm
Sun: 12.00pm - 6.00pm

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • james b
    Bath, United Kingdom
    Pub with no food !
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th October 2019
    My first and last visit to this pub. The menu listed for 5 diferent starters only to find out 4 were not available ! Chose not to order a starter and waited for our fish and chips. This was nicely... Read full review
  • Mike R
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th October 2019
    I had and paid for a nice meal at a reasonable price. On then ordering a half pint at the bar after my meal, I was charged £3.90, the with bar tender's tone of voice indicating that she aware that... Read full review
  • deb542015
    Poole, United Kingdom
    Superb meal
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th October 2019
    Visited last night and had a wonderful meal.l had wild mushroom risotto and my husband had steak. Both scrumptious, Read full review

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