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Helen Iwanczuk
 A community asset
A good old fashioned pub, located in Kewstoke which is a few miles away from Weston. When I first visited The New Inn, they had a seperate tea room/games room. During our visit last summer, the room was closed, but the new landlord said it might reopen in the near future. The landlord was a friendly chap, he told us that he used to manage a pub in Dursley Gloucestershire, which was nice.

Some of the drinks on offer were Thatchers Haze, and Wadworth 6X. There is a courtyard at the back of the pub, which is a nice sun trap. The New Inn is a real community asset, and we look forward to our next visit when we are in the area.
Thursday, April 30, 2020Rating: rosettes

Helen Iwanczuk
 On the road to Weston.
The Anchor Inn is a picturesque road side pub, on a busy main road, it is now under new management. They are serving hot food and filled rolls, I had a cheese and pickle roll which was generously filled, fresh and tasty. I cannot comment on the drinks selection, because I ordered a diet coke. The Anchor has the feel of a proper traditional pub, without the bells and whistles which is fine by me. If I am in the area again, I might call in and try something from the food menu.
Saturday, July 27, 2019Rating: rosettes

A month ago Woodspring had a karaoke evening,

it was a great success and I hope there will be another after the refurbishment.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016Rating: rosettes

 Perfect location
Extremely disappointing waited 50 minutes for 1 jacket potato, 2 children's burgers and 1 quiche with chips, despite being 1 of only 3 occupied tables ( of no more than 4 people per table & not all eating) in the bar !!! Unfortunately ran out of time (2 hrs) to wait any longer for the kids deserts already paid for !!! :-(
Saturday, January 17, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Friday, July 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

Wednesday, May 30, 2012Rating: rosettes

Very good food

will def go back there
Saturday, May 26, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mrs shirley boardman
 Sunday cavary
This was the best Sunday cavary we have had also service and staff were fantastic will be back real soon.
Monday, August 1, 2011Rating: rosettes

p owen
Sorry, last but one comment,
Pub was taken over on 9th Sept 2010.
Monday, July 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

p owen
Sorry, last but one comment,
Pub was taken over on 9th Sept 2010.
Monday, July 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

p owen
Sorry, last but one comment,
Pub was taken over on 9th Sept 2010.
Monday, July 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

Totally agree with you mate.
Paul the Landlord and Neil the manager have really turned things around. best Pub in Clevedon.
Monday, July 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

P . owen
 New Management
New Management took over the Old Inn on Sept.9 2011.
Things have changed, great home cooked food, superb choice of real
Ales and Ciders.New childrens play area, referbishment of all public areas. Steak night Tues. live music every other Thurs.Quiz night Weds.Great Carvery on Sundays. Sky TV outside and in sports room.
Outside refurb. starts Oct 2011.
Well worth a visit.
Monday, July 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

 Meal experience
Pleasant atmosphere, service slow and staff appeared uninterested. Food good.
Monday, February 28, 2011Rating: rosettes

Doug Fowler
 Finest pub in Clevedon
Good, old-fashioned pub with a fabulous atmosphere. Lovely log fire and warmth in the welcome too. Library is a great feature where guests can borrow books, read them and return - free of charge. Great system whereby guests can leave excess home produce - such as vegetables - on the shelf opposite the bar for others to enjoy. Good beer too!
Sunday, February 20, 2011Rating: rosettes

Andrew Arnold
 Manager is the most rude I have ever met
Went to the Salthouse for drinks today. Was astounded when in front of my family and friends the manager/owner accosted me afterwards and ordered me out of her car park because she wanted to get more customers in. I have never been so badly spoken to by a pub owner. She was most arrogantly rude I couldn't believe it - will never go again. Their loss not mine. Recommend the rest of you also vote with your feet - go down the road they are friendly there.
Saturday, August 28, 2010Rating: No rosettes

 It's all gone horribly wrong...
The Old Inn sadly has been dying for several months. The once varied choice of real ale went, quality was erratic, and there was a horrible feeling of things running down. The new landlord took over and ther were hopes of a revival. Alas not, poor beer, prices up, and a charisma black hole for a landlord. It's going to die, I'm thinking that may be part of the plan.
Saturday, July 3, 2010Rating: No rosettes

 Lovely place with fantastic landlord
Fantasic night spent here. Basic room but had kettle/tea etc. and once shower had been explained to us, hot water was not an issue. Incredibly friendly landlord who helped us organise onward travel through the Cotswolds and fed and watered us in the evening. Friendly atmosphere in bar at night. Great breakfast which was included in the price - cereal, juice, tea/coffee followed by a fry up. Landlord even got up and cooked earlier than he usually would so we could make an early start and then gave us bread for our onward journey at no extra cost. Highly recommended, for the friendliness and generosity of the landlord if nothing else.
Saturday, June 19, 2010Rating: rosettes

new landlord new prices
its a rip off pub now
Saturday, June 12, 2010Rating: rosettes

Mike Reeve
 Scallys, Weston-Super-Mare
A really good, friendly pub, Always a good atmosphere and friendly people. I have been there four times now and never had any problems - it gets better with each visit but if you are upset by the biker image it may not be your cup of tea, look through that and you will find a sociable venue with good music and beer. I am not particularly a biking enthusiast - long may it continue.
Thursday, April 29, 2010Rating: rosettes

Martin Espinosa
Wow was I Surprised, i went here with Family as a Birthday treat. The Service was Smooth and warm. and the food was just as good as i had been told to expect. the Pork Tornedoes with Whole Grain Mustard Cream Sauce and Roasted Wild Mushrooms was a treat and topped with perfect crackling! No Complaints really.
Monday, October 12, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Very Disappointing
Service was slow unorginised and poor. Wait for meal was over 45 minutes for starters and about the same for main course. Food very poor; beef strogonoff contained more fat then actual beef. Complained about food to waitress but believe this fell on deaf ears.
Saturday, September 26, 2009Rating: No rosettes

 Best food & entertainment in Clevedon
For an ex-chef & for someone who eats out with my Family most weekends in Clevedon. THE SALTHOUSE has to be the place to go for food & entertainment.
I was out for a meal with my family last weekend at THE SALTHOUSE, when we arrived, we were all greeted smiles from the helpful and friendly staff.
The Menu & Specials Board offer great choice at exceptional value, all our meals were cooked to order with fresh produce, unlike most of the other pubs around the town who reheat precooked food. After the meal we sat in the snug part off the Bar for a quiet drink. My two youngest were offered paper & crayons to keep themselves entertained.
My eldest son & I returned to THE SALTHOUSE in the evening to listen to the Band (They were Amazing); for the amount of people in the pub we hardly had to wait at all to get severed.
The heated umbrella system on the patio is the perfect asset to the pub for the British weather allowing people to sit inside and out day or night.
I am glad to see that the management at THE SALTHOUSE know what they are doing.
My family and I would like to thank the management & all the staff at THE SALTHOUSE for our exceptional Meal & the superb entertainment. THANKS AGAIN
I would recommend anyone to take a visit
Thursday, January 22, 2009Rating: rosettes

Philip Elliot
 Fantastic food
I apoloagise to the Salthouse Pub and Restaurant for such a poor review and wish to retract this.
I made a mistake as I went out 2 days in a row and slated the wrong pub. The food we had at the Salthouse was of very high standard. Amazingly fresh food cooked to order no microwaves it was fantastic. I will be back, I would like to apolagise for my drunken madness and I look forward to eating there again.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009Rating: rosettes

Myself and my family went for a meal at the salthouse, the food was exceptional all the course where cooked to perfection and our children were catered for brilliantly, the staff were polite and also good company an excellent afternoon was had by all .Would advise to anyone .
Wednesday, January 21, 2009Rating: rosettes

Phil Elliott
 Worst meal in years
This meal was unbeliveably poor. I only know that my 'curry and rice' was a prawn curry by the presence of some tiny shrimp-like morsels. Bland and tasteless. My wife's 'beer battered cod' was little more than a fish finger, and not nice fish either.

A friend's fish pie was anaemic in the extreme, and if Bob's chicken was 'supreme', I'd had to meet one lacking in confidence.

A handful of chips was the only accompaniment.

Awful, awful, awful.

At least the waitress was friendly.
Monday, December 8, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Service good, food poor. Over priced for what it is., very greasy.
Thursday, July 10, 2008Rating: rosettes

Over priced junk.
Thursday, July 10, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Excellent pub. Great food & good atmosphere.
Thursday, July 10, 2008Rating: rosettes

This is the worst place to visit. the pub is pretty enough, yet the owners could curdle milk with thier poor customer service and cold food that is masqueraded as a hot menu and the mangers think nothing of abusing customers who want to use carpark, threatening them with a clamp. There are no signs anywhere in the carpark to indicate that would be the case! The mangers think nothing of abusing people in the road and god only knows why they were ever given the responsibilty of running a pub! I would advise anyone to avoid going there, the Salthouse, Crabapple all have excellent food and service and i would recommend anyone to avoid this place like the bubonic plague. (unless of course you want to be subjected to a tirade of abuse) Yes i had my children with me and they witnessed this! Absolutely shocking!
Tuesday, June 24, 2008Rating: rosettes

 fantastic food
Tuesday, May 27, 2008Rating: rosettes

Louise James and Family
 Friendly and Helpful
My Family have visited the Salthouse Pub on numerous occasions. The food is great and fresh. The menu and specials board offer a great variety at very reasonable prices. The staff are very friendly and helpful and greeted us with a smile.
Their outside area has a stunning heated umbrella that is great for families and with the park just opposite what more could we ask for.
We visited the pub on a very wet day and we sat in the snug in the rear of the bar. The manageress gave us crayons and colouring books for our children. Thank you for a great day. We give you 10 out of 10. Thanks.
Thursday, April 24, 2008Rating: rosettes

Alex Franklin
 Horrendous service
We took our parents (that we only see once in a blue moon) here for lunch to be greeted, or not, by sour-faced staff, and an over-priced menu. As the expected waits in the other pubs on the sea-front were over an hour for food we persevered as this restaurant was quite empty compared to the others. We soon understood why it was empty. Our meals came out at all different times; I had actually finished my meal by the time my mother's meal came out. My father's side order came out as he was nearing finishing his meal, and the waitress when we complained merely shrugged her shoulders. When we asked to speak to the manager we were told he was unavailable to then be told by some locals that he was sat at the bar with obviously some more important customers. They failed to clear our table when we finished and also refused us a refund. I would not recommend this so-called restaurant for neither food nor service. A thoroughly bad experience.
Thursday, February 8, 2007Rating: No rosettes

 Weston's answer to Cheers (with music)
This bar has got to be the friendliest and most anodyne spot in the South West. Go on a Monday when Paul and Sarah are singing. Sarah has the voice or sixties soul singer and Paul is a born entertainer (and could flirt for England). I dare you NOT to dance!
Thursday, October 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

stu sutherley
 great staff
my wife and i recently visited weston ,and after parking dropped into the cabot for a drink , and we are so pleased we did , the staff, and one in particular ,a chap called ryan ,were absolutley brilliant, they made us feel at home ,and like locals straight away, ryan helped us out ,far beyond his call of duty, and we returned that night to spend the whole night in the bar ,, shame we had to leave , , we will be back ,,, thankyou
Monday, September 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

This pub is lovely. The food is very reasonable, nicely cooked, served quickly and always enjoyable. The atmosphere is the pub is great the beer garden is lovely in the summer.
Friday, July 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

Kim Sheppard
 Not a good meal
We went to the Dragon Inn last night after visiting a friend in Weston Hospital. We were very hungy and pleased to see a varied menu and reasonable prices. I ordered a lamb shank with mint and rosemary sauce, creamy mash and seasonal buttered vegetables. Mum ordered chicken, ham and leek pie with chips and seasonal buttered vegetables. When the food arrived after a 45 minute wait, we both had a handful of hard peas, not the promised seasonal buttered veg, Mum's pie was microwaved and very very soggy and worst of all my lamb shank was completely frozen!! When we told the waiter he took my lamb to be 'reheated' and his answer to our query about the veg was 'Oh yeah, we ran out'. We asked for our money back and went and got fish and chips instead. As we were leaving I looked through the door to the kitchen and it was filthy!! Oh, and my Kronenburg smelt of eggs too. I would never, never, never go there again!!
Friday, July 14, 2006Rating: No rosettes

debbie payne
 friendly family pub
brill pub to be in lovely atmosphere fun nights i would recommend any one wanting good food,fun plenty of beers to chose from or just a quiet drink well sort of if( mike aint about)
Thursday, April 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

if you like bikers and clicks of people, almst like drinking in a youth club..... if the management like you then youre in .........
Friday, March 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Friday, March 24, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 Great Breakfast!
Friendly local pub, serving good beer and good food, also a fantastic breakfast at great value,
Saturday, February 11, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mike sansum
A superb pint of the finest cider thatchers with good old conversation.
Saturday, February 11, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tom Benley
 Food was fantastic, waiting staff even better.
When we arrived we were made to feel extremely welcome, we really enjoyed the excellent food, and the waiting staff really made us feel comfortable and at home.
Sunday, December 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

 ummmm beer
always a friendly and welcoming pub to all, good beer, good food, good staff. Try the Steak and Ale pie, amazing
Tuesday, October 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

John Todd
 Nicks Bar / Weston S Mare
Must be THE BEST pub in Weston for the tourist. Have been going there for some 10 years and the beer, food and nightly entertainment is top notch. You must try it next time you visit Weston.
Monday, October 3, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Martin Johnston
 Good FooD
I've eaten here any nunber of times, they serve up food that isnt your usual pub grub with an imaginative menu, and at times an extrodinarily contemporary Specials board. i must confess that i have waited for food, but i have been assured this is because its is all freshly made to order, and i must agree the meat and fish are always fresh and ive never been served overcooked food. i must compliment the staff as well, the setup itsnt the easiest, but they still manage to provide a polite and helpful service. as far as the bar goes, they have a fine selection of wine and a selction of local ales.
Sunday, September 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

 traditioal pub ,no juke box or fruit machine.
old fashioned pub, for conversation and putting the world to rights.many locals beleive the earth is flat except under the influence of Thatchers, a fine somerset cider.Frank is great host, his wife is allergic to cooking, so it is a pub, not cafe
Saturday, September 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

lizzie bartlett
 friendly pub with nautical past
near to sea front, friendly welcome,great beers
Saturday, September 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

a person from the past
 Happy Birthday Mr Havard!!!!!!
43 today! Do you have your zimmer yet?
Friday, September 16, 2005Rating: No rosettes

rebecca smith
a great place for young people to enjoy themselves, best pub in the world, owner- vince is great, great atmospehere, always a really enjoyable night. always some fantastic , freiendly people in there, and musics good, drink is very good, and good price too!
Wednesday, September 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

M. Hooper.
 Very small well-kept pub.
A real locals pub. Excellent cellar beers. Rather pricy. Good atmosphere. Quiz night on Mondays. Very busy Friday evenings and Sunday lunchtimes. Pleasant garden.
Tuesday, July 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Bob Builder
 Too smokey
Too smokey
Sunday, June 19, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Bob Builder
 Too smokey
Too smokey
Sunday, June 19, 2005Rating: No rosettes

an excellent experience, a great night, great atmosphere, great people.
Monday, May 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

J Watkins
 Well Done the New Salthouse
Pubs are for Adults and well done to the Salthouse for recognising this. There are plenty of pubs that cater for Children. The salthouse is a wonderful pub and the manageress is an asset to the wonderful reputation the New Salthouse has not achieved. We look forward to visiting on our next trip from America.
Wednesday, January 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

sarah and dan
me and my boyfiend saw fat spanner the band at cheers we had one of the best nights out there
Tuesday, November 9, 2004Rating: rosettes

it gr8 get wrecked and play pool and dart and wach football. ali the manger is gr8
Wednesday, October 27, 2004Rating: rosettes

Martin Barnett
 Dance floor Cabot
I recently came to Weston for the beach race for the 22nd time and frequented your establishment on both the Friday and Saturday night with a group of friends. Whilst we found the food to be well presented and competitevely priced,we were very disappointed with the lack of control in carrying bottles and glasses onto the dance floor. When on the dance floor, one expects not to be hindered by people passing across the floor carrying drinks and also milling around the dance floor with the attitude that somehow you are in the wrong for dancing there. Otherwise a fine pub, keep it up!
Tuesday, October 26, 2004Rating: rosettes

carol haughton
 families welcome?
families welcome as long as your children are 18yrs as there is no area for families with younger children inside the premises, they are only allowed in the dining room if you are eating
Tuesday, October 26, 2004Rating: rosettes

john smith
 good pub
welcome and happy pub
Friday, September 24, 2004Rating: rosettes

Martin Summers
 A quintessential English Pub
Located in the picturesque Cotswold village of Tormarton just north of J18 on the M5 the Portcullis has it all. A beautiful building, an erudite, educated and welcoming landlord, good food, great beer and a warm welcome with friendly locals. If I could bottle this pub I'd make a fortune.
Monday, July 12, 2004Rating: rosettes

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