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Best kept Guinness in Town
Thursday, April 5, 2018Rating: No rosettes

Lorraine ryan
The star pub. Was a very welcoming place and very homely,was very welcoming this pub is so missed
Wednesday, November 19, 2014Rating: rosettes

Mark Russell
 Sunday Carvery to Die For!
Well what can I say... Sunday carvery to die for (and the chefs own pig did!!) What a fantastic meal at a fantastic price!! Choice of lamb, beef, pork, Gammon or turkey... every kind of Veg you can think of... Puts all of the chain pubs to shame!! If you are driving past you MUST stop and try it.
Friday, November 16, 2012Rating: rosettes

BBQ Ribbed steak with an onion gravey washed down with a pint of old speckled hen just what the doctor ordered sunday night after a memorial day bird watching.
Friday, August 3, 2012Rating: rosettes

P A Love
 Durham Ox?
Is this Pub still open? I see on one site it is closed down and then in Sept 2011 it appears to be open what is the latest news on it?
Friday, August 3, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Henry & Laura Buffalo New York
Hi guy's
just a quick word to say thanks
for every thing and see you in december at your beautiful pub.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012Rating: rosettes

Miss Harker
On Saturday there will be a raffle
prizes include some painting of waterfowl on the norfolk broads and a signed photo of Bill Oddie plus Chocolates and Easter Eggs e.t.c
Thursday, July 12, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Bird Watchers Pub
Real ale on tap this is were us twitchers get together every tuesday there is a slide show about the house sparrow.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

Judy Goodlet
 Great Vegan/Veggie food….
You could drive past this place without realising you're missing out on something REALLY special, particaulrly if you're a herbivore. Everyone, including the neat eaters, had great food - hopefully once established, they can work on the decor a bit!!
Thursday, May 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

ben young
 great food
food is first class, gotta say i love everything about this pub, service is great
Tuesday, May 1, 2012Rating: rosettes

a disgusted customer
 Definatly wont be going again
Awful food served onto plates with uncovered hands and salt thrown over the worst steak imaginable again using bare hands served with potato 'D' chips that were so hard they were impossible to cut.
What a huge disappointment
Saturday, March 24, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Miss Nobbs
 definately recommend
My partner and i went a few weeks ago, even though the restaurant area was fully booked we ate in the bar area, which was very cosy. Staff couldn't have been more helpful or friendly. Took my best friend a few days later. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and amazing food. So great to see some people with passion restore this grsat pub to its former glory! Definately recommend the chocolate brownie!
Saturday, February 25, 2012Rating: rosettes

Just been with friends for a meal and was ashamed to have taken them there. The gammon was like dried up rasher of bacon. Sausage basic service terrible = still waiting for the sweet menu. Will not be going again
Saturday, February 25, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Luke Mailey
 Stunning food!
My fiancée and I ate a 9 course valentine's meal for £35 per head - absolutely stunning food!
The Dog in a Doublet doesn't pretend to be anything other than it is - a modest, well priced pub with some great beers and fantastic food. The friendly service and relaxed atmosphere was great.
Only recently reopened by passionate new owners that deserve a prosperous business and their community's support.
Home made pie night, all you can eat pizza/pasta nights and the odd fine dining experience (more of these please!).
Friday, February 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

mrs limming
 sunday carvery
great value and choice. looking forward to pitza and pasta night.all staff where very good under pressure ,..made everybody welcome
Wednesday, February 15, 2012Rating: rosettes

mrs limming
 sunday carvery
great value and choice. looking forward to pitza and pasta night.all staff where very good under pressure ,..made everybody welcome
Wednesday, February 15, 2012Rating: rosettes

J Stanton
 Excellent Sunday Luch
Visited for the first time, beautiful food and excellent value for money. The pancakes with maple syrup were scrummy. Cannot wait to try the mid week menu. Other half says best pint of Pedigree he has sampled for a long time
Sunday, January 8, 2012Rating: rosettes

stuart godfrey
Very good meal value for money and would tell friends and family to go for a meal
Sunday, January 1, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Roger Kennedy
Booked a table for six last night, thought we'd give the newly re-opened Dog a try. We heard the chef had been on Masterchef, and we were not disappointed. We each tried something different, and the verdict was unanimous, delicious. To top it off, the bread and butter pudding was the best I've ever tasted. Great value for money, and friendly staff. The decor is still a work in progress, but the food is already top class.
Friday, December 30, 2011Rating: rosettes

Horrendous, skanky place for locals only. Was verbally abused upon entry and my friend was kicked... both incidents were done by the barmaid !

This pub leaves a VERY bad impression of Peterborough and I shall be complaining to Chares Wells brewery about the quality (or distinct lack ) of their bar staff - yes you, the short one with long black hair thats about 45/50 - nasty !
Wednesday, December 7, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Mrs Bullock
 Nice and friendly
Warm and welcoming, would return if in area again.
Sunday, September 4, 2011Rating: rosettes

probably would not return....LANDLADY too friendly and LANDLORD very UNFRIENDLY!

needs sorting out
Sunday, September 4, 2011Rating: rosettes

 New Management
The Durham Ox is under new management by a young and talented landlord! We felt very welcome in the pub and will be returning in the near future. Upcoming band nights and open mic nights.

Friday, August 19, 2011Rating: rosettes

Bhavini Vasanji
 Very Bad Service-Do Not Bother
My partner spent the evening at this pub and was appalled by the service received.

After a few hours of drinking with so called 'friends' he went to buy a round of drinks. His card declined the transaction and was subjected to a grave service despite apologising, giving his details over and stating he would withdraw cash from the cash machine.

In the process of getting the cash he was attacked and was assaulted by the Cross Keys pub on Friday 5th August 2011 by two twin brothers that he had spent the evening with.

After the ordeal he went back into the Cross Keys pub and told the bar tender what had happened and asked him to call the police. The bartender refused and smirked at what had happened and offered NO assistance what so ever!!!!!!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011
Tuesday, June 14, 2011Rating: No rosettes

colin stagg
 starr inn
pub reminds me of something from the village of royston vassey of the tv,landlord and landlady,are very strange,hasnt been cleaned in years
Monday, September 21, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Mrs Smith
 50% voucher
I called the Ramblewood the other day to ask what the Valentine menu would be and was told that because of the 50% voucher they had running they probably wouldn't be doing one. I was told I could find a voucher on the website, but I can't find it any where. Does anyone know where I can find it please?

Many Thanks
Tuesday, January 27, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Jaques Simmons
 Warm, Welcoming and oh-so friendly!
I LOVE the ramblewood inn, the food, the atmosphere... and most of all the diverse and dynamic staff. From Ritchie and Pat behind the bar with their witty banter, to Sammy and Chloe in the restaurant with their amazing service with a smile... not to mention Matt's pub quiz, which in my view is unrivalled! I sometimes wish i could bring my sleeping bag down with me so I could just stay there forever... ha, I should be so lucky! The only downfall I have to mention is the sad, sad loss of the asst.manager, Katie, who for me was the cherry on the icing! Love you all and see you soon, Jaques xxx
Sunday, January 18, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Now the Draper's Arms
One of the first non-smoking pubs in Peterborough, this pub is always packed. Good food and local ales for a great price. Always have a good time in this pub.
Friday, August 8, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Andre le Dandre
P.S Andre.....you're a bigoted git. x
Sunday, January 14, 2007Rating: rosettes

 New management!
after a re-vamp and new management the Cross Keys is definately one to visit! Just out of town, lovely locals, friendly staff and fantastic management from John and Theresa. Make sure you get yourself down there and say hello, you're guaranteed a great time!
Sunday, January 14, 2007Rating: rosettes

Wednesday, January 3, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Silver Jubilee, Absolutly brilliant new management
I'v spent this christmas and new year partyin in the silver jubilee, which once was quite a 'rough' pub is now a very nice and welcoming place to enjoy a few bevvies
Wednesday, January 3, 2007Rating: No rosettes

saw a great band called nite curfew
60’s/now rock/pop 4 piece covers band from King’s Lynn Norfolk.
CHECKOUT. www.betarecords.com/silviejonirob
Friday, November 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

 boring windies
If u fancy a night of depression, repetitive music and some local get off my land folk who would rather watch live marbles on then soccer saturday with jeff the ledge, then come on down.(was much better when tango was there)
Friday, November 10, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Monika Gillies
 the amazing adventures of ye olde ramblewood Inn
Living in the village I regulary visit this pub. I find the atmosphere delightful and the staff superb.The assitant manager regularly goes out of her way to provide exciting theme nights and events - note the recent success of halloween.Over all i feel the ramblewood is well worth the visit.
Monday, November 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

 A great place to watch and play music
This has become the best place to play in the Peterborough area. A great crowd who are always behind you. Great beer, live sport on large screen tv's. Is there anymore you could want from your local.
Tuesday, September 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Cracking atmosphere. Good local bands
Some very good live music and agreat atmosphere and a good pint as well
Tuesday, September 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Number correction
Actually, we do know that the number's wrong. The problem is that they wouldn't change it after our new phone system was installed.
The real number to get you through to the Ramblewood Inn (NOT Orton Hall Hotel) is: 01733 372767. The only time that number doesn't get answered is when the pub's closed.
I'm sorry people have had a hard time getting through to the pub, it's honestly out of our hands; despite the number of times we have notified the directories about the change, it appears there is nothing we can do about it.
I hope that you will try again, we will be happy to take your booking! Also, for functions of less than 35 people, ask about the Hayloft.
Wednesday, July 5, 2006Rating: No rosettes

I'm sooooooooooo impressed!! Have lived in peterborough all my life and have never visited the Botolph before but at £1.41 a pint i'll be visiting more often. Also a big thumbs up for the staff who all seem lovely and are as mad as hatters!
Wednesday, July 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

Janice Keller
 Wonderful Meal!
The title says it all! I would love to hear from the proprietor
Wednesday, June 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Botolph Arms
Good out of town location, nice garden, Samuel Smiths real ales served and kept well. Usually a great atmosphere although in recent months the Cheap Lager has attracted the wrong crowd, may be best to avoid on Saturday Nights during the summer.
Tuesday, June 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

Paul Turner
 Great value for money
Stayed for the first time and fond the rooms to be very comfortable, the food in the restaurant excellent. Have booked again and will use regularly in the future.
Just one thing - there can be quite a lot of noise from the A1 late at night and early AM.
Thursday, June 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

Louise and family
 never again
i went to the wheatsheaf last week expecting an amazing meal after haveig a loverly christmas meal here, i found that the staff have changed and were rude and the manager seemed to have no controll over her staff, whatb happend, the only thing that kept the pub from really sinking was the food this like useuall was opf a high standers just shame the staff were not
Wednesday, May 10, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Monday, May 1, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Stinks of puke
For some reason tis pub stinks of puke. I am not sure why the ambient OAP crowd, or down-and-outs stand for it, but they do - in their droves during the day. Serious. This pub has SO much going for it, ruined by the fact that it serves cheap beer to those than can barely afford it. Food is less than average, service is secind to none. If you're looking to get-pissed-quick on a budget and don't care about the smell - come on down....
Sunday, April 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Loada shite
Sunday, April 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

Andre le Dandre
 Oundle Road ?
If this is the Cross Keys on Oundle Road..... S T E E R C L E A R ! Was full of queens and butch-birds, now full of eastern europeans and plasterers ! Right on the edge of two affluent estates is perched this pit of Cess. Get yerselves down the Gordon.
Sunday, April 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

Great pub, cheap beer, lovely atmosphere, nice garden, friendly staff - what more do you want, drop by ! so much better than the cross keys, gordon arms, ramblewoods, boys head, office, cherry tree, charters, swiss cottage etc.
Sunday, April 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

 new owners??
I would just like to know how many times the pub has changed hands over the past few years??Is it Dennis and Hilary Wilson running it now?Was a chap called George before or has it had other owners??
Not visited in quite a few years!!
Sunday, February 19, 2006Rating: No rosettes

paul kay
 not in peterborough at all
in market deeping which is in lincolnshire not cambs
Monday, February 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Monday, January 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

David McLennan
 Im the Landlord
I'm David McLennan & I am the Landlord & Licencee of The Palmerston Arms.
We are now on the Web at www.palmerston-arms.co.uk.
Hope to see you all soon,
Sunday, November 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Andrew Giblin
The Dog in a doublet provides a warm welcoming atmosphere. The food can only be described as sumptuous and excellent value for money. The busty barmaids make you feel ever so welcome and for a shifty fiver will go the extra mile to make you go home satisfied. ;-)
Friday, November 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

 very cliquey
can be a good laugh. the bar staff were excellent but unfortunately they have all just recently left (what does that tell you?) keep your business to yourself as it has a habit of finding itself told to anyone that will listen, and that comes from behind the bar. 99% of customers are lovely.
Friday, September 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

ruthie lawrence
 fab barstaff especially steph
good live music and friendly atmosphere
Friday, September 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Best Pub
The best pub for miles around. If you want to try some quality ales which are kept at their best. Really friendly environment & no music or fruit machines.
Tuesday, September 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

yaxley mackem
 Best pub in Stilton
Great little pub. A proper English pub with well kept ales, decent selection of lager and other drinks, Sky Sports for those who enjoy football, and very reasonably priced decent pub fayre.

Staff unfortunately are not always as friendly as they could be but it's a friendly enough pub as far as the clientele are concerned. I used to live in stilton and I'd always choose this above the overpriced and snooty Bell Inn and the Stilton Cheese.
Wednesday, August 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

stilton mackem
 Slaughtered lamb memories
Yup, memories of watching 'American Werewolf in London' crossed with feelings of Royston Vasey as I walked in here for the first time. You get the impression that only locals are supposed to be in here.

Not the most welcoming of pubs, which is entirely down to the clientele it has to be said. Bar staff were very friendly. Though unfortunately the real ale I was drinking was not kept very well at all.

Food comes in the pork scratchings variety.

Pretty poor show all round really.
Wednesday, August 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

yaxley mackem
 Superb food
A small pub with a small beer garden out the back, but good, well kept ales. A proper old fashioned pub in one sense (at least in the bar) but the great thing about this pub is the fact that attached to the pub is an excellent Indian restaurant. Food here is superb and very reasonably priced (as are the drinks which are brought through from the pub area).
Wednesday, August 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

yaxley mackem
 Mackems beware...
...as the landlord is a fervent Newcastle supporter. However, can't hold that too much against him as the atmostphere in the pub is very good and friendly. A local pub feeling without being a yokels local (unlike the Royal Oak across the road). Food is ok. No sky or TV, which may or may not be a blessing depending on your viewpoint. Good selection of ales, lager, and stout (all well kept). And decent selection of spirits too if that's your poison. Plenty of space out in the beer garden as well on those all too infrequent sunny summer's days.
Wednesday, August 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

Happy to be here
This pub is how a pub should be, welcoming, well run and full of character - the Botolph could learn a lesson or three from here.
Well done Jess and Ann and thanks
Friday, August 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Wednesday, July 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Postie Bob
 A great pub
Called in on our yearly visit, new management but still a good pub to visit, did our kareoke singing Status Quo excellent lager nice and cold, served by Jackie the tattooed lady.
Monday, June 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Crowland Lions Club
At present run by Reg & Fay Boot (lovely couple) unfortunately they will soon be retiring. But, while they are the hosts,
Crowland Lions Club meet there on alternate Wednesdays with no charge for the room & often a free supper (thankyou Fay).
We all wish you a long & happy retirement.
Tuesday, June 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Silver Jubilee
This Public House only has live music on a Friday Night, usually Female Singers, The best to date is Soosie K. she sings in a lot of other public houses and we try to go to where she is singing that night.
Wednesday, June 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

brilliant atmosphere in hot shot great place 2 b n loadza fit ladz aka cookie
Tuesday, May 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Definately better
The Behive has now changed hands and is a much changed venue almost back to its best as it was 10 years ago
Friday, May 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Great food, best live music venue in pboro
Always a frendly place, with great food. and its the best pub for live music. To listern and to play
Monday, May 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Live Music
This place is the doggies doo daas
Never been in a place with such a huge atmosphere in such limited space. Great crowd ALWAYS
Tuesday, March 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Top quality food and ale
I visited the harrier hungry horse in gunthorpe with my wife and had a meal. we knew we wouldnt be able to handle the big plate special that they do so thankfully they did a a smaller lite bite meal which was just right for us. we didnt have to wait long before the food came out and it was a nice change. we thought we would try this pub for lunch because it was reccommended to us, we normally go to the halycon but we didnt enjoy the service which persuaded us to try here instead and we were pleased so we have been making it a habit of going in at lunch time now. so if anybody wishes to try it here then try it as its marvellous. The ale is also something to try absolutely top marks.
Monday, February 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

Stef De Falco
 Brilliant Pub/Restaurant
I paid a visit to this pub with my famiy and I found the meals had a very high standard which i feel have improved even more just recently. On Entry i was welcomed with a friendly smile from the bar staff. From the moment i walked in to the moment i left it was a truelly brilliant experience. Fridays and Saturday nights are a big hit here with the pub being packed out with people who enjoy coming back each time. I would recommend this to anyone considering visiting here in the near future i will certainly be going back.
Monday, February 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

 very good food complimented by the service
Upon a visit to this pub i sampled the food with my family and had a steak meal which was splended and it was complimented well by the brilliant service. if you are questioning wether to go or not trust me go and try it it was brilliant
Monday, February 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mr,and Mrs Les Wheeler
 Blue Bell food
One of the best in this area,with fresh vegeatables,and served with a smile in the cozy dining room.
Mon-Fri a special offered,which is changed every day,and offers very good value for money.
Buy a coffee,and the second cup is free.
Sunday, February 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

sally_anne smith
 pub now closed
i don,t know how ofton you update your website but the norfolk pub closed downnearly 4 years ago now i was last licencee there
Friday, January 21, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Black Dog
 A lovely pub now
I have not visited this pub for a while, and I am very impressed at the excellent atmosphere.
The new landlady has worked very hard, which is a change from the old fella who used to run the place.
Wednesday, November 24, 2004Rating: rosettes

 much better
Siince the last manager left, the change can only be favourable as it has picked up enormously
Tuesday, November 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

 excellent pub
one of the best pubs in peterboruogh
Wednesday, November 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

 City Best
The best little pub in the city. Real ales served from the cellar. No frills, just really good beer and friendly people.
Tuesday, November 16, 2004Rating: rosettes



Monday, November 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Will let you know soon
After Thursday 21 Oct
Wednesday, October 20, 2004Rating: No rosettes

 A pub for BNP idiots
I went in the Beehive for the first time a few weeks ago, and was absolutely horrified to discover that the bars and tables were piled high with BNP recruiting leaflets. Unbelieveable. Avoid this place at all costs.
Wednesday, October 6, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Real Ale Hedonist
 Bateman's pub with guest beers and ciders
Real Ale and Real Cider only. This pub sells no keg beer, not even lager or Guinness. Real ale heaven.
Monday, October 4, 2004Rating: rosettes

shirley hayworth
looks a bad place,but inside it got worse,full of young men,all appearing to bo drunk,very loud jukebox,any gereral unrule
Friday, August 27, 2004Rating: No rosettes

 Contact Number
Can you forward on the name of the Brewery and tel number as your number is not recognised
Wednesday, August 4, 2004Rating: rosettes

 The Best Pub
The Prince of Wales Feathers is a fantastic watering hole. They have a wide range of guest ales which change every few weeks and serve several brands of Real Ale as standard. The people are fantastic. Well worth a visit.
Monday, August 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Money well spent on a great evening!
The food was fab!, the service was great! & the staff were really friendly!
Definatly worth going again! especially go if you havent been before!
Thursday, June 24, 2004Rating: No rosettes

 a superb pub
The best pub I have ever visited! A wonderful atmosphere and superb food. The staff are superb and I fully recommend the caesar salad! Plus... I got one of the waitresses numbers ;) ;) She is beautiful.... her name is rebecca and I love her. she is so special to me.
Wednesday, November 19, 2003Rating: rosettes

Billy Whiz
 Plastic Pub
What a pity, the Fitzie has had it's heart ripped out by the usual Multi-National conglomerates.
The Manageress is quite abrasive also!
Sunday, October 20, 2002Rating: rosettes

Billy Whiz
Get your boxing gloves on for closing time!
Friday, October 18, 2002Rating: No rosettes

Billy Whiz
Oh my God, if you are desperate for a drink make it a quick one. Dodgy ex Cockneys litter the place!
Friday, October 18, 2002Rating: No rosettes

Billy Whiz
 Cool Ibiza sounds on the System
Yep, worth a visit.
Friday, October 18, 2002Rating: rosettes

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