about us

The Old Inn Wincanton

the old inn

Welcome to the Old Inn. A picturesque country pub, is situated in the heart of the village of Holton. Located approximately 2.5 miles from central Wincanton, just off the A303 and 6 miles from the stunning medieval market town of Sherborne.

We have a large dining room seating around 50 guests and a charming snug seating a table of 6 for special occasions. If you’re looking for a great place to eat in Wincanton call 01963 33221 to book a table today Our small but perfectly formed team look forward to welcoming you.

The Old Inn Wincanton

our history

The pub dates back some 400 years and retains many of it’s original features, log burning fire, flagstone floors, oak beams which all add to its charm. In recent times the building has been sympathetically enhanced and extended to include the stunning vaulted dining room which provides the ideal setting for a wide range of parties & functions, in addition to our regular dining room opening hours.

The Old Inn Wincanton

the pub

The Old Inn Holton is a top-rated establishment that prides itself on its excellent service, overseen by the experienced Operations Manager, Phil Kent. With over 15 years of experience in high-end establishments, Phil has won numerous awards for his culinary expertise, including the prestigious National Game Chef Of The Year award. When it comes to food and service, you can trust that you won’t be disappointed.

Under Phil Kent’s management, The Old Inn has been recognized with many awards, including Best Pub of the Year, Best Restaurant of the Year, Best Food and Drink Establishment of the Year, Taste of the West Gold award, and several muddy stiletto awards. These accolades are a testament to the high-quality experience customers can expect when visiting The Old Inn.

The Old Inn Wincanton

book a table

Whether you’re looking for a great place to have a nice dinner or you want to celebrate an event, we are the perfect place.

Book a Table

burger night

Every Thursday Evening 5.30-8.30

Any burger of your choice and a refreshing pint for £14.50.

steak night

Every Wednesday Evening 5.30-8.30

2x 6oz sirloin steak and a bottle of red or white for £37.95

lunch for less

Served Wednesday-Friday 12.00-2.00

2 course £14.95. 3 course £18.95. Tea & coffee included.

Pizza Night

Served Saturday 5.00-8.30

2 for £25.

Cream Tea

Served Friday & Saturday 2.00-5.00

£7.95 per person.

quiz night

Second Thursday of every month starting from 7pm. £2 per person entry. Winning team takes all

bed & breakfast

Our three delux en suite bedrooms. Continental breakfast included.

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dog friendly

In general, a dog friendly pub other than our restaurant. Treats available alongside a doggy menu. Chilled water on tap.