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Helen Iwanczuk
 One of Cirencester's finest pubs
One of the best pubs we have visited in Cirencester, is The Malborough Arms. An attractive stone built facade invites you in to explore further. The interior consists of one room, but it is divided by the wooden furnishings - tables, chairs and floor make it a cosy environment. Sports fans are catered for with large TV screens to keep them occupied. They have a good selection of music in the background. A wide selection of ales and ciders are available. There is no food as such, but they do pies, and sometimes rolls and sandwiches. There is a small open space at the back of the pub (you can't really call it a beer garden!) There is a small bar within this open space, must be nice to sit here of a summer evening.
One word of warning though, it can get quite busy when the local students decide to visit the pub. It isn't really a problem though - they don't bite!

On 4th January 2017 - rating: 8
Monday, February 12, 2018Rating: rosettes

Helen Iwanczuk
 A good honest no nonsense pub
The Drillman's Arms is a rarity in this day and age, it is a no nonsense proper pub.
The Drillman's Arms has all the elements of a traditional pub, indeed the front of the pub has the cosy feel of a living room about it. Modern pub goers are catered for with the big screen TV on the wall which was showing a rugby match. There are two other areas, which are located at the rear of the pub, a skittle alley with some dining tables (it can get quite busy at the front of the pub, if you want to dine there). The other room has a small bar, a pool table and dart board. The darts team must be quite accomplished, as there is an impressive selection of cups on display.
As previously mentioned, the front part of the pub was busy, so my partner and I, sat in the pool room. We ordered some food, baked potatoes with a chilli con carni filling, which was well cooked. They serve good honest pub grub at the Drillman's. This was washed down with Honeysuckle smash which was in good condition. Other ales available were Commando, Phoenix and Doombar.
Sunday, December 3, 2017Rating: rosettes

Helen Iwanczuk
 Not too far from the madding crowd!
The Nelson Inn is located just outside of Cirencester town centre. We were looking for a quieter location after the enthusiastic rugby fans we encountered at The Malborough Arms.
The Nelson Inn is worth visiting for the interior alone. The Ward Room has the distinction of a bar shaped like an Eighteenth Century Man of War ship. This is further enhanced by a parquet floor, traditional wooden pub furniture and a roaring open fire. It felt like a really cosy place to enjoy a meal, but as we had already eaten at The Drillman's Arms, we just glanced at the menu for future reference.
The cosy ambience was briefly interrupted by a wailing toddler, but this did not spoil our experience of The Nelson. The only minor quibble we have, is that Bombardier was the only ale on offer.
Sunday, December 3, 2017Rating: rosettes

Jacquie fieldhouse
 Yes we are open ,
Have real ales when called for , would love to have on but throwing it down drain as not enough interest shown
Sunday, October 30, 2016Rating: rosettes

Jacquie fieldhouse
 Pub is now open again
Hearts of oak was taken over by us in july , music monthly families welcome, as well as singles , in fact everyones welcome , pub grub being served , menu wil grow as required
Wednesday, September 16, 2015Rating: rosettes

 Are you open?
Is this establishment now open again?
If so, Do you serve real ales?
Friday, September 11, 2015Rating: No rosettes

 New owners
Past is past , we want the village pub back .. darts and skittle teams wanted , food coming soon ,
Sunday, August 2, 2015Rating: rosettes

 What a let down
Loud,open all hours till 5am often causing nuisance in the village.smells of smoke inside and filthy....
Monday, April 14, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Guy Powell
We have just taken over the hearts of oak from Melanie Moore who was an outstanding landlady who loved the pub & its regulars we have now got a new number 01594 542263
Thursday, December 12, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Melanie Moore
To whom it may concern, the Hearts of Oak is now under new management as form 15 May 2013.
Thursday, May 9, 2013Rating: rosettes

 It was a good night untill......
Was having a very good night with live djs cheap drinks and a good atmosphere. then when it was time to go home the owner seemed to get headstrong and kicked out a young gentleman for no apparent reason. the bouncers escorted him out and then one of the bouncers wanted to meet him after he finished for a fight. The new owners managed the establishment poorly in this situation and their security staff were very unprofessional. would not recomend for a good night.
Saturday, November 10, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Good Pub
Good food - friendly - what more do you want?
Tuesday, November 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

Lesley Bunce
 Trout Inn
I have been to the Trout Inn many times and enjoyed the food on each visit. Very good quality and presentation always lovely. Today we visited at lunch time 22/09/12. The diet coke I had was undrinkable. The veggie burger tasteless. The bread roll was wet and soggy. The salad consisted of lettuce and coleslaw. My husband had a beef burger. Very disappointing. And expensive for cheap rubbish . £ 22
Saturday, September 22, 2012Rating: rosettes

trowbridge girls..
 a good time
what a lovely inn,,, a really warm welcome recieved on arrival from both land lord and bar man,, a very warm and welcoming place with very good entertainment,,, once again thank you to you all cant wait for our next visit
Saturday, September 1, 2012Rating: rosettes

went in last week did not stay long as it reeked of piss.
Thursday, August 23, 2012Rating: No rosettes

walked in walked straight out again before my shoes stuck to the floor.
Monday, August 13, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Rose West
 Missing Fred
yes one of my old haunts happy days
Tuesday, August 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

Anne tuffin
I have now been twice with friends on a Friday lunch time and have had a lovely meal both times. I am now going to book for Sunday Lunch
Tuesday, August 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

 excellent pub
had a lovely lunch loved the company the locals are great very friendly pub enjoyable day we shall return love the burger and pint deal thank you
Thursday, July 26, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mr Tompkins
Nice pint of old spot and a chat with the old boy behind the bar
nice sunday afternoon.
Monday, July 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

full of druggies with more black eyes than brain cells.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 Nice Meal
me and my sister popped in and what a pleasent surprise
delicious meal and a friendly pub.
Monday, July 2, 2012Rating: rosettes

James Berry Hill boy
If not pehaps i could take you out to dinner somewhere else ?
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

James (Berry Hill Mill )
Sorry i Karen i have been on the cider
a bad year and have been drinking too much. got realationship problems no excuse
pop in and see me i will give you a free meal.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 Not at all
I'm not at all a nasty piece of work and I'm sure you're not either - just exercising my right to complain in the hope that things might change.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Good riddance
you're a nasty piece of work !
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 Quite enough
Thankfully you wont get the chance. I see your people skills are as good as your food! NOT! You take criticism well I see. I'll take it up with WWW.bestpubs.co.uk

Good bye

Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Berry Hill Boy
 on the banned list
yes you do and i have the right not to serve you rude and ungrateful young lady.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

We dont intend to. I guess some people just have no taste, if they think that whats served there is good food. I find your tone rude and insulting and I am within my rigths to complain.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Berry Hill Boy
 Then Don't come back
Moan, Moan Moan
you are the only person that has complained.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Karen O'Toole
 Hearts of Oak
Just wanted to complain about the quality of the food served to me and my family during a recent outing to the Heats of Oak pub in the Forest of Dean. The fish was clearly out of a pack of frozen fish and the chips were oven chips. The veg lasagne was a pile of cold slop in the middle of the plate surrounded by shredded iceberg lettuce. Even the visiting local dogs didnt go for the scraps on the floor. Really wouldnt rate it at all.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Jenny #
went in there last saturday only 2 people in pub still had over an hour to wait for our food.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

Everytime I have been to this pub, the staff are amazingly helpful and polite. The food was great and the atmosphere was really relaxed. Really Recommended to anyone. Nice, quiet and clean little pub, not many are like this.
Sunday, May 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

Jackie and Rod Welch
 Great shame, nice ambience nice staff
My wife and I belong to a group of OAPs who go out for a meal together once a month. Having previously popped in for a lunchtime drink and liked the ambience and decor of the place (Grolsch is good), we thought we would do a reconaissance of the senior citizen meals for our group. We called on a Friday, looked at the lunchtime menu, but decided we had better stick to the more limited £5.95 main course and dessert offered for OAPs. My wife ordered cod and chips, I chose steak and ale pie, with new potatoes. After a few minutes the very pleasant waitress advised us that the OAP menu only applied on a Wednesday or Thursday. Therefore we decided to re-order from the main menu but she then advisedthat the chef had already started ccoking. Okay, we thought, we'll stick with our original choice. At £5.95 the cod chips and peas (pud included mind!) would have been more than acceptable. But the beef and ale pie was not very good. However we were expected to pay the full price, £10.95 for the latter! Sorry we will not be recommending this hostelry to our group.
Friday, April 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

alex hunter
 as syou find it
Had some excellent times there excellent food beer and joy a mini cider fest on one occasion!! - Given location unexpected large parties may not get the best of every thing.
Nevertheless, we have on two occasions had no reason to complain. And polite service from the staff .
Tuesday, January 31, 2012Rating: rosettes

Stephen Irwin
 the best food ever
WOW, if you want the best pub in gloucestershire, try this on , the best y far
Tuesday, January 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mark Pillinger
 Good beers
I went to this pub the first time just before xmas and had a drink or so. The beer was great, great taste and a full measure. The pub manager was very friendly and was truly helpful. The punters loved him and took to him well.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Poor show
Lovely pub, ideal for walkers, shame about the landlord who is rude and grumpy - best to avoid and go to another more welcoming local pub
Tuesday, January 3, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Arthur A Gardner
Never been before we had a lunch what a cracking pub,real people running the place that knew what they were at, we will be back.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011Rating: rosettes

Bob and Maree
 Best Steak in Forest of Dean
I can honestly say that having eaten steak all over the world that the steak here at the New Inn is trluy delicious. A hidden gem in a traditional pub. Just try it!!
Friday, October 14, 2011Rating: rosettes

 So, so quiet now
Phoned up, New Year's Eve, & asked Are you open? Yes was the reply.
Drove straight over & arrived 7.30pm to be told We close in 30 minutes.
Reminded the manager of the phone call 7 was told Well we are open, are we not, & why do I need to tell you the time we close when you did not ask me that?
only call in for a half-way pint whilst out walking now.
Friday, May 27, 2011Rating: rosettes

Brad Thomas
Friday, May 27, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Friendly, comfortable and cool
Monday, May 2, 2011Rating: rosettes

Joanna Helps
 Not amazing
The food was undercooked and the staff were not helpful. I was not very happy as no refund was offered.
Thursday, March 17, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 do not bother
I had the misfortune to visit this pub for a meal with my wife . The welcome was less than good we asked for the menu and were told only curry was available (this is on friday night at 8 PM). We were the only people in the pub. Do not go to this pub go to the woolpack instead.
Friday, August 20, 2010Rating: rosettes

Jane B.
I am sorry Mike Penny could not read the menu - I hope that his taste buds are better than his eyesight!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010Rating: rosettes

Jane B.
 good food, friendly, lively ambiance
If we want to cheer ourselves with a lovely meal in cosy, lively atmosphere, we eat here!
Never been disappointed, but had to wait if we have not booked -never turned away!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010Rating: rosettes

 really good value, service and quality
Sunday 8 August 2010
The party stopped off half way round a six mile walk for sunday lunch. What a good choice, pleasant staff and great value. You can have a sunday roast and free pud for £8.95, just a baguette or anything from their al la carte menu.
THe beer garden is great for dogs, kids or just thirsty walkers. Many thanks
Monday, August 9, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Not For Food

Went there for evening meal, for starter I ordered soup of the day it had a sneaking resemblance to a well known tinned vegatable soup.After waiting an hour for the main meal to arrive it was cold the mustard mash tasted like instant mash.All in all a very, very nasty experience do not go here if you want decent food. P.S. As for a friendly atmosphere the owner seemed as miserable as we did after we'd eaten.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

Robyn Leigh
 is white bait still on the menu
can anyone who has been lately advise if white bait is still on the menu there?

been once am coming back in Aug this year
Thursday, May 6, 2010Rating: rosettes

Lost count of how many times I've been to the Red Hart and have never been disappointed. Fantastic food, excellent atmosphere and fantastic staff. Need I say more?
Saturday, January 16, 2010Rating: rosettes

I LOVE The Red Hart - It's one of my favorite places to eat, lovely open fire and good hearty english food.
Monday, January 4, 2010Rating: rosettes

 lovely pub average food
The Red Hart is a lovely pub, the food is however basic. I have had two meals here and been dissappointed by the low quality of the dishes.
Sunday, September 6, 2009Rating: rosettes

The Johnsons
 Favourite Pub
Although we live quite near to the Red Hart, my wife and I have tried in vain to find a better pub anywhere. Superb food, friendly atmosphere and the staff are excellent and very capable as well as polite. Highly recomended.
Sunday, March 1, 2009Rating: rosettes

Jason bevan
Lovely steak and scampi
Good atmosphere Really nice pub
Tuesday, September 23, 2008Rating: rosettes

The New Inn is a gorgeous pub. The food is delicious and freshly made and the staff are welcoming and friendly. Lovely garden in an amazing location - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.
Friday, August 15, 2008Rating: rosettes

This pub just seems to go downhill. Landlord is rude & arrogant. I have never heard swearing like it before from a landlord, you expect the odd 'F' word but when he sits in the bar with his mates and repeatedly uses the 'C' word, that is not a pleasant word to hear. he was even pulled up on it by one of the locals, but the landlord being what he is just turned round and told him to 'F' off. The sooner this pub changes hands the better. It might then go back to the warm friendly pub I once knew.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008Rating: No rosettes

John Lane
 Great Friendly Local
Great Food - Reasonable Price. very good ambience . Tip top Bass beer
Wednesday, June 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

Emma Rice
I am very shocked to read the previous bad reviews. I have recently started visiting the New Inn and have always found it very friendly. I am most shocked to hear the comments about the landlord as he has always been very welcoming and he has often sat with my friends and I past closing hours, even offering us a lift home when we had walked over from Wotton. There are many pubs in Wotton yet I would choose the New in over all of them and regularly make the trip over. Beautiful surroundings and an excellent range of food and drinks. Can be quiet in the afternoons but I do not find this surprising considering its location, and as it has been said previously, a quiet pub isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Sunday, May 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

Philip Howell
Used to live in North Nibley many years ago and took my wife to the Black Horse in October 2006 for old times sake.

Booked a table for early evening. Arrived on time and ignored by the restaurant staff. Eventually taken to our table after attracting someone's attention and then had to wait 30 mins before we were offered the menu and were able to order our meal. Asked how long the food would be and the manageress rudely told us that it could be up to an hour as they didn't do fast food . I explained that we had already been waiting half an hour and the attitude was take it or leave it and no apology for the delay. Needless to say we paid for the drinks and left without eating.

We appreciate that the pub wanted to make a virtue out of freshly cooked food, however nobody would be prepared to wait for an hour and a half no matter how good the food.

I did a straw poll of my friends and none would have been prepared to wait longer than 45mins for their food from arrival.

So my advice is start treating your customers with a bit of courtesy and speed up the service or your business will go down the pan.
Saturday, February 10, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Toby J
 Fair Comment
Iíve been going to the pub on & off since I was a toddler. Now I've got my own kids, I've headed there several times over recent years. Always found the pub to be polite & professional, good surroundings and the food good. Admittedly, it isn't full of partying locals but this is a plus for some people.
Sunday, January 28, 2007Rating: rosettes

John Williams
 Must visit!
Excellent pub over 50 ciders and perrys! Dortmunder and cobra lagers on draught a nice change to the usual, must visit.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mike Penny
The graphics and readability of your list is very difficult to read
Friday, August 11, 2006Rating: rosettes

Stephen Clark
 Great food and service
Dropped in whilst travelling. Amazing food. Had shark for the first time. Highly recommeded. Service was good. Very friendly people and nice atmosphere.
Tuesday, June 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sarah Martin
 WAS Great!
What a shame about these reports I've read! I went there about a year and a half ago and it was fab! Am going again soon with a load of mates and was looking forward to it but not so sure now! Good jobe some of us will be driving in case we need to move on then! Will up-date once been.....
Tuesday, June 27, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Robert Jenkins
 Rude landlord
Turned up (with wife and children) 10 minute before opening time Sunday lunchtime. Asked if we could sit in garden while waiting. Landlord told us, in effect, to bugger off. So we did. Wouldn't try going there again.
Monday, June 19, 2006Rating: No rosettes

simon watson
 pretty pub in pretty village in good location
great friendly pub with great real local ales with fantastic local produce food,the sausage and mash is to die for! Very comfortabe bedrooms full of character
Sunday, May 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

F Wilcox
 Best steak in the UK!
Would serioulsy recommend this restaurant to anyone in the vacinity. Have been in here a few times but never got round to eating - last time we did and it was one of the nicest pub meals I've ever had. I din't think I liked stilton until I had the pepper mushrooms en croute with stilton, and the steak and dauphinoise potatoes were amazing. So nice to come here and have such great, simple food cooked to such a high standard when you have survived on camping food for a week!
Sunday, May 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

 warm and welcoming
The Cross Inn, Avening is a lovely relaxed and welcoming village pub. For myself there is a good range a proper cider and for my partner an overwhelming range of fantastic ales. No matter what your excuse to be there - it's well worth it and in such a wonderful seeting as well.
Thursday, April 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

As we have become not regular but ongoing customers and the level of committment from the staff is exceptional, we have decided to hold our wedding reception there. The deputy manager Matthew Lusty couldn't be more helpful and they will work around your plans and ideas rather than the other way around as so happens in most places.
Tuesday, April 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Excellent Pub with great food and beer
accomodation at the red lion is very nice. rooms are spacacious and clean
Tuesday, March 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

 very much missed
a great bar for eveyone.no longer there,but very fond memories,
Thursday, March 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

Keith Myers
 Good real local with food + B&B
The anchor normally sells two real ales. The local Freeminer Bitter is always available plus another guest beer. For the cider drinker there is Westons Stowford Press. There is also a reasonable selection of wine. The less discerning customer has a selection of euro fizz and largers to choose from. The food is very good and home cooked. The choice ranges from the usual bar meals to specials that often include rabbit, pidgeon and steak pies. Sunday lunch is well worth trying. A vegitarian option dish is always available, If you talk nicely to the Landlord and give him enough warning he is capable of providing a meal to satisfy the most demanding of customers. There are five bedrooms with a mixture of twin and double rooms including a four poster. An additional bonus is dogs are welcome.
Thursday, March 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Brilliant & Freindly Pub
Coming from Moscow I thought it would be hard to mix with people, how wrong I was. Great people, great beer, wonderful cider
Wednesday, March 15, 2006Rating: rosettes

Neale Simpkins
 A fantastic pub with a real family feel
A lovely old pub on the edge of the Cotswold Hills with a really friendly family atmosphere. We had the best Thai food in the New Inn that we have tasted outside of Thailand
Tuesday, March 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

 very pleasant experience
wonderful food, good choice of ales,very good service, highly recommended,well worth a visit
Monday, March 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Pam Leason.
 Not at all enjoyable.
Visited this pub about a year ago and felt then that it had gone down hill very quickly. Visited again this week and found that the attitude had become even worse. It appeasr a trial for the women behind the bar to serve, and although ther manager was greeted, he made no reply and seemd surly. Will not go there again.
Sunday, March 5, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Margaret Sales.
 Absolute junk now.
Eighteen or so months ago this pub was a favourite in the Cotswolds, the new management have MANAGED to empty it and with the present attitude there appears little likelyhood that it will change for the better until they move on and it is once more is held by polite, caring people. Obviously the present managemnet have no care for their customers, proven by the fact that they rarely have customers. A great dissapointment to locals and visitors alike.
Sunday, March 5, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 our local but not nearest
We go to the Dog & Muffler on a regular basis. After visiting a lot of places we found this is the best in the area. Even though its a bit of a drive to get there its well worth it. Lovely food, served quickly by great staff and a brilliant atmosphere. The Manager is always willing to go that extra mile & thats what really counts
Thursday, March 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

Humbert J. Humbert
 Lovely jubbly
Neil is a fine man, and you would do well to follow his example. His example is heavy lager intake followed by mini chedders.
Friday, February 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mr and Mrs Burrows
 Highly recommended
Great little traditional pub with excellent food and friendly service.
Sunday, February 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Lord Penelope Keith
 Reasons not to go
Neil drinks here which is as good reason as any to avoid it like the plague
Thursday, February 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mr Robinson
 cosy, warm and friendly country pub
set just outside the forest of dean, in a beautiful part of the countryside. The Yew tree has a wide range of beers, wines and spirits. Very very good food, with prices that are very reasonable, around £7 for a main meal. The staff are polite and smart. If you are in the area its deffiently worth a visit.
Monday, February 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

 previous comment
sounds like the landlord has been reviewing his own pub!!
I'm sure all the other visitors can't be wrong....
Friday, January 20, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 A real gem with excellent food
Not sure what the others are on about - found the owners friendly, the new decking outside fantastic even in winter with the fantastic patio heaters and the food superb. They recommend booking as everything is home cooked and they have a small kitchen and I would definitely recommend this hands down. Beers were excellent
Thursday, January 19, 2006Rating: No rosettes

John fisher
 4 quality real ales always served
very clean and tidy pub, a nice selection of well kept ales always on tap. accomdation and food is excellent.

contacts are Gary and Hannah Smith
Monday, January 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Had to meet someone here, decided to have a meal after meeting. What can I say? The food was excellent and well presented, I opted for the steak which was cooked perfectly. My husband had the mixed grill - it beat him- there was so much on the plate!! A great selection of wines available and the staff can't do enough for you. Highly reccommended.
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

What can you say, excellent food excellent service. The staff make you feel welcome from the time you get there till the time you leave. Would definitely recommend to anyone.
Thursday, December 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

Cliff Harvey
 Wonderful pub!
This is a beautiful, very old public house in a small and beautiful little village, deep in the Cotswolds. If the traveler is looking for a perfect place for a meal and a pint - or two, or even three! - along with a fine pub meal, they need go no further than The Bakers Arms!
Saturday, December 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

diana Jones
i loved it, it was a really social time for me, and that is why i would go again. The people there are allways happy to greet and meet you... i woould recomend it
Wednesday, December 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

Richard Long
 Excellent landlord, draught real ales & Food!
Congenial pipesmoking landlord, Bob, with good range of varied real ales and excellent food prepared by Justin and his staff.
Friday, December 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Graham Thompson
 Something else!
Bob - The Landlord - is a real gem. Super beer and VERY generous portions of very good food. Must get in early on a Friday evening before the Paddington trains arrives at Kemble! I'm lucky, I live around the corner.
Monday, November 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

David Evans
 Best real ale pub in W. Country
High quality range of real ales, terrific food and a landlord with style- you must visit.
Sunday, November 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

 not in real ale guide
Left out of camra good beer guide
Monday, October 31, 2005Rating: rosettes

Helen Taylor
 Fabulous food excellent location
Good choice of food, always fresh and HOT! Friendly staff and excellent service. Beautiful surroundings, great atmoshere, welcomes children.
Monday, October 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

anthea wheeler
great and freindly people
Wednesday, September 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Where is everybody?
Used to visit the New Inn often, but haven't been for a while. Decided to put this right in August and made the effort to walk over 3 or 4 times. Can't believe it was so quiet on some of the best summer evenings we've had. Hardly anybody in the garden and not many inside. I guess the previous comments may have something to do with this.
Tuesday, September 6, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Pub Explorer.
 A disaster
Apparently this couple came out of London to make a profit from the good country folk of Gloucestershire, but owing to the landlords attitude they've managed to empty the pub in a little over a year. Such a pity that a wonderful pub is now ruined and almost deserted most nights of the week. Come back someone who can run a pub properly and give us what we want, which is not rudeness and ill manners.
Friday, August 26, 2005Rating: No rosettes

steve d
 Not worth a visit, if you want food!
I wouldn't go there again. turned up unannounced last Saturday, at 5.30pm, hoping for a meal. Were told they weren't serving food at all until at least 8.30pm as they had a large party in sometime. Had a couple of drinks and left at about 7pm, during which period there was no sign of the large party and, at times, us 4 were the only people in the pub. They could quite easily have catered for us, if only a simple meal. It seems they suffer from the British disease - in other words the customer has to fit in with the wants of the service provider.
Thursday, August 11, 2005Rating: No rosettes

J. P. Stephen.
This is the only pub locally where people especxially ladies feel comfortable coming in on their own.No pressure to drink or join in.A good place for all the family even though it is small. Great garden and the pool table is very welcome.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Very friendly house 3real ales on diferent every week very well kept then thier are 3 still ciders try these but not to many. Live music most sundays real good fun. Highly recomended.
Tuesday, June 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

J Rhodes
 Trouble House
What the place and service lack in finesse is more than made up for on the plate! Fabulous meat and fish cooked to perfection
Thursday, May 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

Pub checker.
 Going down hill
Pity that this pub has lost it's homely feel, there's no welcome and it appears that few now find the pud attractive.
Wednesday, May 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Gordon T
 Good Beer
Good Beer, pleasant surroundings...but as in a previous comment, the fact many of the local regulars have gone elsewhere (or stay at home) can leave it a little empty at times. Maybe not a bad thing if you're looking for peace and quiet, but it can leave a bit of a flat atmosphere.
Sunday, May 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

 A very nice pub, nice staff and well worth a visit
really nice pub, friendly, nice feel to the pub, clean and well kept. Really worth a visit if your passing through. I really enjoyed myself there and recommend it to my friends
Monday, May 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

Will Wales
 Like Home
The Tunnel House is top notch, with a welcoming sense and good people.
Thursday, May 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Pam Leason
 not as good
Pub is not what it used to be according to some regular customers
Saturday, April 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mrs Parker
 Great Setting
The Daneway is in a lovely position by the old Severn and Trent Canal.
It has a lovely big garden and welcolms dogs and children.
Food is good value for money
Wednesday, April 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sywell Catton
 good pub in the old days
The food has improved, so have the prices, which is to be expected, but the welcome is not what it used to be and some of the regular customers have left, leaving rather a void on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Thursday, April 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

Chris Peegey
 A friendly pub with great beer
Situated in nearby Cam, NOT Dursley, the Berkeley Arms is a real centre of the community, where anything can happen! Graham & Hazel Ponting have run it for the past 15 years, and offer a warm welcome to all, whether locals, or those just passing though. Two well kept cask ales, currently 6X and local brew Wickwar BOB, have earned the pub recognition in the CAMRA Good Beer guide over the last few years. There's live music most weekends, otherwise DJ Graham hits the decks with music from the 50's to the Noughties.
Look out for the fire fighting memorabilia, collected by Graham, who is Station Officer for Dursley's retained fire station. If you find yourself in the Cam and Dursley area, a visit to the Berkeley Arms is certainly recommended!
Tuesday, March 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

 new owners
the nelson arms is under new ownership. david and tracey have refurbished the nelson and offer a warm welcome to all their customers. the nelson offers a full bar snack menu daily which includes specials and meal deals.
senior citizen lunches are offered.
evening meals are offered in their 20 seater restaurant which is intimate and cosy. chefs specials are on the menu and all tastes catered for.
families are welcome along with party bookings.
there is car parking and a beer garden at the rear.
traditional sunday lunches are served.
Friday, March 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

michael jepps
 excellent freindly surroundings
Friday, March 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Friendly and polite
The New Inn Waterley Bottom Dursley. Very good, some of the best food I've ever had. Good service with polite friendly staff.

Wednesday, March 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

lovely cider but, dissapointed when they got rid of the aldelstones.
Sunday, February 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

That would be telling
 Yummy Ira....
I fell in love with the landlady 18/02/05. A charming and extremely attractive girl.
Friday, February 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Great pub to chill and unwind
Thursday, February 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Gill Deadman
 lygon arms chipping campden
Very good food, good beers and wines. Bit dear, but good atmosphere
Saturday, February 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

The Owl
 It has gone down hill!
It is still a good pub, but I was so dissapointed on a recent visit that they have extended it with all the charm of a Swindon housing estate. They're sure to make loads of cash from the exteded dining area, but it is no longer special. No longer the haunt of game keepers and poets, now it's more like IT bods with 'off-road' prams and clean wellies.
Tuesday, February 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

Nicola Ryan
The Dog and Muffler is one of the best pubs i have ever been too. the food is excellent, the staff are friendly and proffesional, i have never found a better pup in the Forest of Dean
Tuesday, December 21, 2004Rating: rosettes

This place is absoulutely brilliant! WOW! I recommend this to any one who likes good food and good service and a warm welcome.
Wednesday, December 15, 2004Rating: rosettes

nichola wood
 friendly pub!
lovely pub! always make you feel welcome! good food, very reasonable and flexible. newly decorated, so has a fresh feeling. will definitely go again!!
Friday, December 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

philip kiernan
 great atmosphere
pub of the year in the south west of England 2003/04.In the process of building five on suite guest bedrooms to open in feb 2005.Open from 12 noon, all day, every day.Fifty seat non-smoking restaurant,lounge,bar & pool room.Beer garden at rear with childrens play area.Two open fires with a home from home atmosphere.
Monday, November 29, 2004Rating: rosettes

 the food not too good but neither was service staf
Thursday, November 18, 2004Rating: No rosettes

 great pub,very welcome
The pub is worth the walk.New owners 2004.met both of them.The food is top quality,good selection of ales and beers etc.look forward to my next visit
Wednesday, September 1, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Friendly Pub
No juke box just light background music, home cooked specials, theme nights(last friday in every month) curry night every Monday,quiz night Thursday,dogs welcome,as long as they are with a human! Food served 12-2.30 every day and 7- 9.30 every night,parties catered for max number 45 a very warm welcome awaits all.
Tuesday, August 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Local Base
Stayed here for the 'Fairford' weekend......Excellent

Contact name is Mike
Tuesday, July 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

Great pub, good food. extension of your sitting room.
Saturday, June 12, 2004Rating: rosettes

Mark Gibbins
Finally a pub that has changed ownership, but not purpose!

After being lured down the long track to the Tunnel House, it is a welcome surprise not to be faced with 'yet another gastro pub' which seem to be all too common in this area. Don't get me wrong, as a chef, I am all for good food, honest cooking and something interesting and this is exactly what The Tunnel has got right. It's not trying to be clever nor is it trying to go upmarket, its just being a pub. Serving good food, from local ingredients and suppliers, the beers is cold, the wine list is ample and the staff friendly. You don't need anything else.

The Tunnel House is what 'pub' are all about, a place to come and have a pint, two pints or more. If you want food, its on offer (and quality without being over priced) and if you don't then you are not made un-welcome.

A must!
Sunday, May 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

Mike Smith
 greenwellied student + family-with-child friendly
Middle of nowhere - unless you attend the nearby Agricultural College and/or have suitable motor for terrible access road! That said, the pub is BRILLIANT - even for walkers and those who can only afford non-green wellies .... and adults unfortunate enough to own children! Rated 11/10
Sunday, February 22, 2004Rating: rosettes

Rupert Longsdon
 A Proper Pub
A pub is an open house to all - hence Public House and this is exactly what The Tunnel House Inn has to offer. You are made to feel welcome whether you arrive by car, horse, cart, bicycle or on foot. Whether you want a pint of bitter, ploughmans or fine food from the daily local menu.
Thursday, January 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

Good Pub Guide
 Good Pub Guide
A quote from the Good Pub Guide about the Tunnel House Inn, Cirencester - 'very relaxed management style'.
Tuesday, January 6, 2004Rating: rosettes

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