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The Bowbridge Arms

Open Now: 11:00 - 23:00
Open today: 11:00 - 23:00
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Avoid the mash

Child and dog friendly pub. A few locals at the bar ,Clean and up together Excellent friendly... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Stroud, United Kingdom
Popped in for lunch

Oh my gods! My wife and I had been intending to pop in during our holiday and decided today was the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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“mash”(3 reviews)
Beautiful old public house recently renamed The Bowbridge Lock. Huge range of real ales, craft beers and ciders in cask, keg, bottle and can! Delightful quirky furniture, a warm welcome and large beer garden.
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London Road, Stroud GL5 2AY, England
+44 1453 298914
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All reviews lovely wood burner mash great local pub the pub warm welcome great food sunday lunch well worth a visit susie menu dog veg beers canal
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

Child and dog friendly pub. A few locals at the bar ,Clean and up together Excellent friendly service. Great burgers. Mash to be avoided as was dried out and was most probably instant so stick with the chunky chips Very good value otherwise..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rcw2018
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Oh my gods! My wife and I had been intending to pop in during our holiday and decided today was the day. The pub itself is deceptive whilst it looks lovely from the outside it’s beautiful and welcoming on the inside with a lovely wood...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HarbingerUK
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We finally managed to get a bite to eat here.... It's been fully booked each time we've tried previously. We know why now. Cosy pub, great service, awesome food and very generous portion sizes. There is also an excellent selection of gin and fever tree...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fns1978
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

A very welcoming pub. Beer was excellent and the food we had for lunch was very good. Generous portions and well cooked. If we lived locally we would use it often.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 22ASA
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Business meeting over lunch was pleasant enough ith good Stroud ale and cooold Guinness - in new style tall glass. Excellent chips with not very impressive fish - large beanie veggieburger with good bread - salads OK. Sicilian lemon dessert was a good taste but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TerryParad
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I've recently moved back to the area and am delighted to have the Bowbridge within walking distance as my local. Good food with a varied choice, excellent beer and friendly staff. Cosy inside and spacious outside.Great place to take visitors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marydh111
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Came across this gem of a place whilst visiting Stroud hospital, plenty of off road parking a lovely patio area and very smart decor inside, there is plenty of choice on the menu from meals to ciabatta and salads, and served by very friendly staff,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Markksmith
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This pub has a nice comfy and welcoming feel. We went for Sunday Lunch and whilst the meat and Yorkshire pud were really nice, the veg was pretty awful and the roast potatoes were not nice at all. We’d had a Christmas Meal here which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Biggsy77
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Finally made a visit to the Bowbridge Arms. Small but genuine pub located in Stroud. I was struck by the warm atmosphere and honest hospitality. Great beers, good food, comfortable environment with superb staff. Enjoyed a great roast beef lunch washed down with St. Austell,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JPC-pro
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I love the Bowbridge Arms! The foods fab the staff are super friendly. They totally turned it around in there. I always have the same, which I know is very boring but, the four cheese pizza is delicious. Me and my friends love it in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank emmajade11
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