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Thistledown Farm

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Excellent food

We had the Indian mezze for Sunday lunch; food, service and location were excellent. So great to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Absolutely wonderful food, service and setting

My partner and I came here for a Sunday brunch - it was perfect. My granola was so tasty and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Peaceful, tranquil and unspoilt green camping with superb views. A night or more at Thistledown gives you much more than just a campsite. Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lies Thistledown Farm: 4 miles of maintained paths and...more
1 Tinkley Lane, Nympsfield GL10 3UH, England
+44 1453 860420
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the Indian mezze for Sunday lunch; food, service and location were excellent. So great to see more than one vegetarian option too. I must say after a recent visit to India, the curry and especially the paneer were equal (if not better) than...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I came here for a Sunday brunch - it was perfect. My granola was so tasty and the beans on toast was also delicious. Loved the service and the fact that everything was locally sourced and ethically produced. Perfect Sunday brunch in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Grace_helen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We order the Indian mezze but found it far too spicy, my husband likes spice and he struggled. The children had beans on toast £4 each which wasn't eaten 😲 the sour dough bread was cut too thick for little ones really. The staff are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Clare L
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I ate here today with my husband, toddler and 8 week old baby. We were given a lovely spacious table with rolling views. The food was lip smackingly delicious. A huge shout out to the beetroot dip and the lamb. My toddler did refuse to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank wellyboots111
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

I Eat here frequently and am never disappointed. The staff are courteous, Warm and approachable. The Savoury food is utterly divine. Fantastic combination of flavours and aesthetically pleasing. The surroundings are bucolic, spacious and liberating, suitable for all the family.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Bettybluefoodcritiq
Reviewed 28 November 2018

A perfect cafe for a great lunch. We came with friends and enjoyed the soup of the day with homemade bread. The cafe is light and spacious with solid tables. One minor minus was the loud speaker music. The staff was very friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Christian W
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited thistledown several times, and am a Local to the area. The food is always amazing, with lots of creative vegan options, and the farm is just beautiful. Delicious coffee and super friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MACfrayne3
Reviewed 11 November 2018

I love this place, the food is so very good and the service is excellent, friendly and welcoming and it was very busy on a Sunday lunchtime so do try and reserve a table.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pearblossom123
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We had a late chilly one night camp but loved the piece and quiet. It was actually snowing but we hid in the cafe. The food was amazing, so fresh, so innovative & really generous portions. We had a lamb dish & squash salad. Much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank familytails
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We have not visited Thistledown for a while and were very pleasantly surprised this weekend. The atmosphere is excellent, not too noisy but a definite buzz. The staff are friendly and helpful, the service quick considering it was a full house. The pizzas were excellent,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Iain D
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Carol S
9 July 2018|
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Response from Victoria B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - I wouldn't think that this campsite would be at all suitable for mobility scooters. The restaurant might be manageable though and the car park is right next to it.
Carol S
9 July 2018|
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Response from Manxamelia | Reviewed this property |
Moving about the cafe itself and getting there from the carpark will be fine. there is a relatively extensive flat/accessible area immediately around the cafe buildings. I would go to Thistledown if I were organising a visit... More