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The Village Inn

) #5 of 7 Restaurants in Shaw £ , British,
Ramleaze Drive | Ramleaze Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, Shaw SN5 5PY, England
+44 1793 874601
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible24%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Ramleaze Drive | Ramleaze Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, Shaw SN5 5PY, England
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Shocking! 1st time I have been here and the last. Myself and partner order a mix grill, gammon-tastic with the mushroom raw, no pineapple and a side of halloumi. All seemed well until the meals came out..... mixed grill came out first. 5 mins later...More

Thank Rhia M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The two ales ( Doom Bar and Bombadier) both needed changing but apparently the landlady only allows a couple of the bar staff to change any of the beers. As none of the "selected" staff were on shift and she declined a request from her...More

Thank Tony W
General Manager A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Sadly you have been misinformed: I was not made aware of the fact the ales in question needed changing, as I was on site and would've been more than happy to do so with immediate effect as I have always done previously. I have rebriefed...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went for family meal 10th June. On first appearance was put off by the amount of uncleaned tables and considering not busy was amazed no-one offered to clean a table for us. After clearing table ourselves we ordered food and drinks on a tab which...More

Thank sean m
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Came here on a Friday evening for a fish and chip supper to be informed that there was no fish available. Strange to us that on a Friday night, which is a traditional fish and chip night, that fish was off the menu. Who does...More

Thank Moonraker77
General Manager A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Our apologies for the fact certain items were unavailable at the time of your visit: we have been experiencing issues with our current suppliers and therefore have had non availability of certain items from our menu. I am pleased to advise this has been confirmed...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Second visit which was disappointing. No brown baguette's , which we were told, but were given white sliced bread instead. Seem to have a problems as change over from breakfast menu to mid day was perhaps cause of delay. No apology for delay or errors...More

Thank Christopher T
General Manager A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Brown baguettes are not an option on our current menu but are in other sites. Please accept my apologies if this information was not communicated with clarity at the time of your visit. As our brand is now operating on 2 different menus there has...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday night - a group of 7 for a Birthday meal. The staff are rude- the woman behind the bar couldn't be less enthusiastic. We ordered the meals together and yet they came out in two batches- ten minutes apart. There aren't enough staff. This...More

2  Thank M-Jane72
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect family/ friends pub split into two halves one for sports and pool the other for the families and meals. The food is perfect and of good standard and fast not a hungry horse or cheap pub food style recommend the hot plate steaks with...More

Thank merchy14
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I always enjoy using this pub the Landlady is very friendly and can't do enough to make your visit enjoyable - hubby happy as they have a separate bar which shows sky sports

Thank jacquinewman
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Called in to try again ,ordered half a chicken and a steak pie. Both came after a short while , the chicken tasted moist and tasty as was the pie . I opted for a jacket potato with the chicken ( nice to have choice...More

Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Didn't fancy cooking Sunday lunch today so went to this pub for one of their roast lunches. However when we arrived the menu was so varied that we decided to give the roast a miss!! I had a lovely chicken and pepper kebab and DH...More

Thank beesknees0
GRET R, General Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Many thanks for your review - we have been experiencing temporary supply issues with certain products in the last ten days, however it has been confirmed this morning this situation has now been resolved. Our apologies for the unavailability of what you originally requested. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ramleaze Drive | Ramleaze Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, Shaw SN5 5PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Shaw
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 874601
Unbeatable value for money on food and drinks
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