28 Market Place

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Average Price
££££ - £50 - £79
Cuisines
British
Ambience
Cosy, Romantic
Other Awards
SquareMeal UK Top 100
Food Occasions
Dinner, Sunday roast
Special Features
Vegetarian options
People
Birthdays, Celebrations, Dates, Romantic, Special occasions
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About 28 Market Place

Located in a Grade-2 listed building in the heart of Somerton, 28 Market Place is a modern European restaurant that champions the best of West Country produce. Like Osip in Bruton and Holm in South Petherton, 28 Market Place is part of a new restaurant wave in Somerset, looking to work with local producers to creative diverse, delicious, sustainable food. As a result, many of 28 Market Place's suppliers are located within two miles of the restaurant, whether that by Ivy House Dairy in nearby Beckington or Plotgate CSA - a community-supoprted agriculture project in Somerton itself.

The restaurants is beautifully decorated - light pours in through the conservatory-style glass roof, and there's an abundance of greenery cascading from the ceiling, which gives the dining room an orangery vibe. Rattan lamps hang at different levels, and patterned floor tiles reflect a spectrum of greens, adding to the organic vibe of the space.

Handling the menu is Dan Fletcher, who, like Merlin Labron-Johnson at Osip and Nicholas Balfe at Holm, has exited London's concrete jungle for Somerset's greener pastures. He's worked with Tommy Banks at The Black Swan at Oldstead, and was part of an all-star kitchen team at The Square with Phil Howard, before making a name for himself as head chef of Fenchurch Sky Garden. It's clear that Somerset has a star chef on it's hands here, and that only becomes more evident with the menu.

Starters include salmon tartare with pickled beetroot, cucumber and horseradish, and Pitney Farm hen's egg with wild leek veloute and chanterelles, and the mains are similarly elegant - try the saddle of Cornish lamb, coal-roasted celeriac and rosemary yoghurt, or white asparagus and aged Parmesan tagliatelle. 

There's also a Sunday lunch set menu on offer, not to mention the in-house Market Bakery, which makes bread and pastries, filled sourdough doughnuts and homemade ice cream daily.


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What does the menu look like at 28 Market Place?

The menu at 28 Market Place is an a la carte, and there is also a Sunday lunch menu.

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Does 28 Market Place have a Michelin star?

As of 2022, no. 28 Market Place is however featured in the guide, which is a mark of distinction in itself.

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Who is the head chef at 28 Market Place?

Dan Fletcher heads up the team at 28 Market Place. He has previously worked at 2 Michelin-starred The Square in London as well as at Fenchurch restaurant at the Sky Garden.

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Location for 28 Market Place

28 Market Place, Somerton , Somerset, TA11 7NB

01458 333444

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Opening Times

Lunch
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun 12:00-15:00
Dinner
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 18:00-21:00
Thu 18:00-21:00
Fri 18:00-21:00
Sat 18:00-21:00
Sun Closed

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