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 Selected Comments in Bath

Jerry
 Best pub in Bath
Friday, April 6, 2018Rating: rosettes

Adrian
 
Back in the fifties it was owned by the Talbot family
Sunday, February 19, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Paul Simpson
 Dreadful
Worst experience ever.
Landlord was rude, foul mouthed, aggressive, even threatening for no reason whatsoever. Though local pub will not being going back.
Saturday, October 31, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Sue
 Hungerford Arms
This pub is under new management Summer 2012 and I can assure you that the pub is clean and was awarded Four Stars for hygiene and cleanliness. The new telephone number: 01225 781221 and a warm welcome awaits you.
Sunday, February 3, 2013Rating: rosettes

Linda
 smell
funny smell like a dog had farted so never stayed for lunch.
Friday, August 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

Jill
 
Open till 2 saturdays
Tuesday, July 17, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Anon
 
Nice friendly quaint little pub but the landlady was right up her own arse and would not give my little girl a glass of water.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Dick
 Dick
Fine range of quality wines
Tuesday, July 3, 2012Rating: rosettes

adsf
 arfas
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Saturday, May 19, 2012Rating: rosettes

Anonymous
 our family meal
we went with our children and grandchildren for a sunday carvery. Well,I really did think the rudeness that we encountered died out years ago. The staff were unhelpfull, rude, condesending and the whole meal was a waste of time and money. If you want to complain, dont go here. In this pub the customer is never right,.
Saturday, February 11, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Clare Jewell
 Christmas Carvery for 9
I can honestly say this is the best Christmas meal we have had at the H & H and we have been going there for a considerable number of years. The service was impeccalble, the food outstanding and the price reasonable. DO give it go you will NOT be disappointed
Thursday, December 15, 2011Rating: rosettes

Kelly Sullivan
 Rosettes Didnt work!!
5 Star all the way!!!
Friday, October 28, 2011Rating: rosettes

Kelly Sullivan
 AMAZING!!!
Myself and a friend were staying locally and saw the Hungerford arms on route to /bath!! Well after a exceptionally warm welcome, by all, locals and staff, we ordered our food, Which came very quick, looked, smelt and tasted fantastic!!
This Pub has a brilliant atmosphere and Landlord and Lady, Dave and Sally are fantastic hosts!!
HIGHLY RECOMMEND this pub (go out your way to visit!!)
Thursday, October 27, 2011Rating: No rosettes

chris clements
 
I visited on 18 October 2011with my partner for a meal in what looked like a lovely place. We both ordered sheperds pie with vegetables. The meal was thrown at us in a very casual way and was a dish about 5 inches diameter with food to a depth of half an inch. the potato on top was about an eigth of an inch and burnt to a cinder. It tasted of nothing at all. The vegetables were undercooked french beans as chewy as rope and a few carrots that were undercooked. We ate it because we were starving. The bar girl took the plates without saying a word. This was the worst meal we've ever had in a pub and will never return. Afterwards we went to KFC and enjoyed a really tasty meal for a quarter of the price we had paid for the dreaded Sheperds pie!
Wednesday, October 19, 2011Rating: rosettes

Ed Roberts
 The Hungerford Arms
I was passing this pub on my way to Bath one lunchtime last week, and decided to try something different from the usual pub grub. The Hungerford Arms specialises in Thai food cooked by a lovely Thai lady with a big smile. I chose the chicken stir fry and rice which was freshly prepared and brought to my table in double quick time. The chicken was very tasty, the vegetables fresh and crisp (unlike many attempts at this dish in which the veg is soggy and overcooked). The rice was absolutely perfect, pure white, fluffy and complementing the overall meal.

The pub itself was very busy. The bar has the genuine charm of a 16th century pub. The landlord (Dave) is very welcoming and friendly.

Outside in the newly refurbished patio garden, the views of Farleigh Hungerford Castle are just amazing!
Thursday, April 21, 2011Rating: rosettes

Chris
 We have changed!
Hi, I am the new landlord at the Hare and Hounds. I have been here since late last year and we have made some massive changes at the pub! The food is far better quality and the service is something we are always trying to improve on to give our customers the best possible service! I understand from looking at reviews on the internet the pub has been hit and miss for the past few years, but as a team we are trying to restore this great pubs reputation! I hope that bad previous experiences won't put you off coming and giving us a try now!
Saturday, April 2, 2011Rating: rosettes

Joanna
 
The Caribbean food was truly mouth watering, my husband loved his T bone steak.
Monday, August 23, 2010Rating: rosettes

Richard Morgan
 
I first came here in over 25 years and fell in love with the atmosphere, the pub and the cider. Either sitting in the stillage room or out in the garden facing towards that other 'heaven' Norton St Philip. I continue to maintain an annual pilgrimage to this hallowed spot (sometimes its 4 times a year - but I do currently abide in Cambridgeshire!) May this pub continue to flourish! Wassail!!
Monday, March 29, 2010Rating: rosettes

tony way
 the best pub for your first taste of cider
my first visit to tuckers was back in 1991 & i sampled 3 different pints of thatchers cider, as i was given a lift there & back plus having the affter effects of the drink i coulnt find the pub for the 2nd visit,on the 3rd attempt i did & go there when possible on the motorbike,spent many a good time in the tap room on thursday & sunday evenings.
Monday, March 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

deb
 mothering sunday
what a special treat
slate of home made pork scratchings and canapes whilst choosing from tempting menu, then starter mains superb, then a surprise chef amuse to cleanse palate before dessert. wow
Friday, March 19, 2010Rating: rosettes

Jules
 Great pub
Probably the last traditional pub in the area
Tuesday, March 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

dorothy amery
 Cannot wait to return...
This is the nearest to our auld 'Irish' pubs back home. It's a parlour and living room both with tremendous log fires and oozing with character not only from it's furnishings but also the friendly local customers and owners...
Monday, February 22, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Nigel Stenner
 A true local pub
This is my favourite pub of all time. My father introduced me to it when I lived in Rode. Well worth taking a big detour for, then getting someone to give you a lift home!
Tuesday, February 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

Sally
 now closed up.
Closed.
Monday, October 12, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Sally
 now closed up
now closed up.
Monday, October 12, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Sally
 Closed down
Now closed down.
Monday, October 12, 2009Rating: No rosettes

gin skeet
 great pub lovely food
What a gem ! A real pub with great friendly hosts, good value homecooked food, log fires, fantastic setting everything you want a pub to be.
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: rosettes

julie
 
Up for sale..who when and where .no way..I cant bloody believe..Who ever buys must keep it the same.. Great pub,,Great cider..
Wednesday, August 26, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Lauren Millin
 Superb!!!
Just had the most wonderful meal at The Hungerford Arms with such friendly service from Sandy & Paul who are the new owners. Great job - I will be recommending you to everyone!
Wednesday, August 12, 2009Rating: rosettes

stevo
 bombshell !!
tuckers grave the bastion of what a good pub should be about is up for sale. Please god its bought by a pub lover and not a gastropubber !
Thursday, July 16, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Maree Overton
 Sh-tty chef
We were there yesterday and 'met' the rudest service from any chef that we've ever come across. At this point I should mention that Christine the manager was EXCEPTIONAL and promised to have a word with the chef at the end of the lunch service. Though reluctant to give his name as Louis, I waited to at least five minutes at the servery to ask which foods wer gluten-free for my young son. I could hear tom-foolery in the kitchen less than 1m away so stuck my head in to ask for assistance. 'Louis' told me to get back where I was meant to be. I retreated to beyond the door so as to talk to him. He then ridiculed me saying 'further, further, come on, behind the line.' He begrudgingly told me which items contained gluten and just shook his head when I asked if he had a tiny piece of cauliflower that wasn't covered in white sauce for my son to eat (i.e. gluten-free). His responses were so rude I was shocked and said that I had a good mind to raise his behaviour with management. He laughed and said that I could do what I wanted and that nobody there gave a damn about management!!! Christine (manager) couldn't have been nicer, and with good food we would possibly return. Do not put up with the same poor service we did though please!
Monday, December 8, 2008Rating: rosettes

Tony Rideout
 First impressions wow
No Bar, Great Cider, great locals, great atmosphere, we will be back and I may even put some plastic on the fire... all this pub is about, is tradition, We love it!! Do not change
Monday, August 18, 2008Rating: rosettes

Tara Simes
 Fantastic!
Just stopped in for a quick meal and what a lovely surprise! Great service, really good atmospere and awesome food. ad to this real value for money and you can't go wrong!

Shame that there are not more like this. A real Gem!
Tuesday, August 12, 2008Rating: rosettes

Kaz
 
Great pub and caters for all types from rugby stalwarts to pensioners. The welcome is always friendly and a good time can be had by all. Love it.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

Clare
 
We have recently visited this pub and found the new Landlord to be a breath of fresh air. Top service and excellent food. Keep up the good work.
Monday, January 22, 2007Rating: rosettes

paul tienckien
 rubbish
horrible salmon pink colou. overly priced and very smokey . dont get much value for your money.staff not very friendly and never smile. better places in area.
Sunday, October 22, 2006Rating: No rosettes

C
 Derelict, boarded up and for sale
That's all really. It was awful when it was open!
Friday, October 13, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Katherine
 my favourite pub near Radstock
Possibly my favourite pub ever - so far. I love the atmosphere, the tables, the fire, the friendliness of the regulars and especially the labrador. Wonderful Thatcher's cider and the best pint of Butcombe in the region. No bar which is unusual - makes you feel as if you are stepping back in time to some bygone era when beer was sold in someone's lounge. If you are lucky you might even get a cheese butty.
Monday, October 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sheenagh Mathias
 Best pub we've visited in bath in a long time!
This pub has everything! perfect location, trendy decor, relaxed atmosphere, comfy seats, great food and wine, friendly staff. oh, and walking distance! Just perfect!
Wednesday, September 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

paul
 nice
went after a recommendation from a friend...he was right. a great place,nice-if scatty-staff and great food
Thursday, July 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

kev
 here here
here here i agrees wit ya,good man
Sunday, July 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

mike greenfield
 ok
having frequented the pub for some time I find it a refreshing change from the Theme houses simply there to take your money.
I see it as a pub a local.
Sunday, July 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Darcey
 Fabulous pub
I thought this was a marvelous venue, as if stepping back to the 1950's. A pub where glasses are washed by hand, bar staff are void of any branding, beer is gravity drawn and people go there to drink - not dine. Long may it continue preserving a great English tradition.
Sunday, July 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Paul Jones
 Best. Pub. Ever.
Seriously, having been a regular at this pub for 2 years, I can honestly say there is no better drinking establishment in Bath.

The landlord is a great guy and really has the perfect blend of booze, music and pub games down to a tee.

Do yourself a favour, get down there now!
Friday, June 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Anonymous
 Burning Plastic
I was horrified to see that the staff and customers at Tuckers Grave dispose of all their rucbbish by putting it on the open fire! I was there for a short pint and witnessed plastic being put on the fire four times. When I asked why they did this, they indicated that 'out here' they don't have a choice. Is Somerset so remote that they don't do rubbish collections?! I for one, won't be going back.
Monday, February 13, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Ann & David Frost
 Excellent for walkers.
Walked from Marshfield to Northend and stumbled across this very delightful pub. A warm welcome was given and the Gem beer was very good having been kept in excellent condition. The ambience of the pub was lovely and the renovations had been very sympathetically done. The garden would be a lovely place to sit in the good weather. This pub is a must for walkers in the vicinity.
Sunday, February 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Iain Tamlin
 best pub in Bath
Excellent live music, fine veggie rolls, lots of real ales, eclectic clientele, regularly wins awards etc.
Sunday, January 29, 2006Rating: rosettes

Dan & Kate
 Fantastic
We were visiting bath from Australia and went to the Boathouse for a quick lunch and stayed all afternoon. The food was great, but the staff and especially the Manager Kevin were brilliant. What a great advertisement for the UK
Monday, December 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dave Jenkins
 Christmas meals
We had our Staff Christmas do at the Mill this week, and it really was fantastic. The staff were attentive and the food delicious even though there were 30 of us. I am looking forward to going back with my wife in the new year.
Wednesday, December 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dougie
 funnies
we need a message board for rogues gallry or funies
Monday, December 5, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Dougie
 what I think
Good drink, good staff, good fun...good times.
Monday, December 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mr Stanley
 Dine here!!!
Had an excellent meal at the Hungerford Arms. Excellent service, good price, superb location. An a top class pint of Everards Beacon - we'll be back!!!!!!!
Wednesday, August 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Roy Walker
 Great welcome from new owners in residence
Excellent food and atmosphere, great choice of beers. You will receive a great welcome from the new owners in residence, Hamish & Emma Curwen-Reed.
Wednesday, August 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

john
 top quality
Good music, freindly atmosphere and excellent food
Tuesday, July 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

r selman
 Fantastic
a wonderful little pub and what fun.
great ales and freindly staff
weldone to them, three cheers
Saturday, July 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

louise
 Great
Great food and great atmosphere!!
Monday, June 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Steve
 Small but perfectly formed
A place you can feel comfortable drinking a pint of beer, bottle of wine or a coffee.
Sunday, May 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

John McGubbins
 Great atmosphere and beautiful beer
Great atmosphere and beautiful beer
Wednesday, April 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Patrick Dempsey
 Fantastic Atmosphere
Had a great meal, sat by log fire, drinking good beer and served an adventourous meal that I wouldnt have expected to find outside a large city.

first class evening in this totally unexpected pub, just seeing the building was worth the trip, full marks they have a great building and have used it well
Friday, April 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

p alvis
 its fantastic give thenm another rosette
a little bit of amsterdam in the centre of bath its wonderful and the local real ale a gem
Wednesday, April 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Russell Downe
 1901
The licensed Vitaler in 1901 was Mr Albert H Cavill and His wife Elizebeth.
Friday, April 8, 2005Rating: No rosettes

laura
 Great pub,great people
I worked here and had the best year of my life. The locals are all legends. Thankyou everyone. Laura from Zambia
Saturday, February 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Peter
 Avoid if you want food
Food we had was prepared day before and re-heated. That's a whole bagette and its fillings put back in the oven/microwave. Baguette was burnt and the chicken was dry and rubbery.
Very dissappointing. We have run out of patience with this pub.
Friday, January 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

JOHN WILLSON
 WARM,FRIENDLY & GOOD FOOD
MY WIFE AND I VISITED THE BOATHOUSE OVER CHRISTMASAND WHER VERY PLEASED. THAY HAD WARM AND FRIENDLY STAFF AND THE FOOD WAS MORE THAN SATISFIING. I WOULD VISIT AGAIN AND RECOMED IT TO EVERYONE.
Saturday, January 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

morris williams
 A thoroughly smashing nicey beer drinking venue
good beer and excellent good value food - cannot be beaten in the local area
Sunday, November 7, 2004Rating: rosettes

Bestpubs
 Link
The Star Inn Bath. We have added a link to their web site.

Chris P wrote good list of pubs in bath on the website. BUT... WHERE'S THE STAR?!

best pub in bath!!!
this place should NOT be missing!!

You're right Chris - we added it !!
Sunday, September 5, 2004Rating: rosettes

Chris Dawson
 Scruffy and tired but it has a heart
This tiny pub only has seats for a handful of drinkers. It's a tiny room with a bar right in the middle. Very old-fashioned, this place has avoided make-overs and developments for years. But it has a heart. Reasonable beers. Very central in Bath.
Friday, September 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

Chris Dawson
 Best pub in the centre of Bath
If you're after a quick pint right in the middle of bath this can't be beaten. Luckily it's hidden enough to keep the tourists away. Great beers (local Bath Ales, guest beers). Good bar food (separate restaurant upstairs). Friendly atmosphere and staff, a good place for a quiet chat. And you can take-away a mini-cask (8 pints) of the Bath Ales at closing time!
Friday, September 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

Chris Dawson
 A hidden gem!
Well off the beaten track, hidden away in a residential cul-de-sac is this little gem of a pub. Small garden at the front, this laid-back quiet pub mingles with the rest of the small terraced in this lane off Lansdown Hill.
Great food, 3 good beers on tap.
Food is definitely a cut above your standard pub food, starters average 5-6 pounds, mains 11-12 pounds. Good fish, meat and some veg options.
Friday, September 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

Anonymous
 Locals pub
Hillbilly carrot crunching beast of a pub! Are you local?
Friday, September 28, 2001Rating: No rosettes

Anonymous
 Wierd
It's a dirty great badger of a pub. Larry the landlord does a twice nightly drag act, which has to be seen to be believed!
Friday, September 28, 2001Rating: rosettes


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