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The Bistro at Cardynham House

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Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
+44 1452 810030
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely friendly staff and wide variety on menu. Very quaint restaurant and would return here again. Quick service and reasonable prices

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Thank 444joanneB
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us turned up looking for Sunday lunch after a morning walking around the Rococo gardens, we were pleased to see they were half full and were welcomed by the front of house lady who rearranged tables to fit us in, nice selection of roasts were available along with some great puds. Staff were attentive.

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Thank DavidM15658
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly welcoming couple who own the restaurant and are attentive but unfortunately when a rack of lamb turns out to be over cooked lamb cutlets, the tone is set. Generally plain food but seems popular with the locals.

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Thank jjjjjuliee
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Warm & friendly service even though the restaurant was packed and must have been hard to satisfy all customers. Try the Romanian sausages ! The apple crumble with custard was also particularly nice. Even the (plain) bread was very nice & tasted freshly baked.

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

This bistro had a warm welcoming atmosphere with really nice friendly staff. It was clean warm and relaxed, and we were served promptly and efficiently. We were particularly impressed with their food. For instance I am a fish lover and it was lovely to be offered Halibut instead of the usual sea bass fillets which every restaurant seems to fall... More 

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Thank _hgnorth
Eastwood, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The food is excellent I've no qualms with that whatsoever,the room wasn't has big has I thought it would be but still ok I also only had a shower which was ok but I love my soaking baths lol the stairs was abit steep for me because I'm disabled no very good for disabled people but the area is fantastic... More 

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Thank Michelle R
cornwall
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Bistro style food, owners keen to make sure guests are pleased with their food. For us lacked a little flair and atmosphere, that said it was out of season

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Thank pastytraveller
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the guest house so are at the bistro. Good honest food nothing pretentious and reasonably priced. The toffee roulade was to die for.

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Thank Alison K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Beautifully home-cooked food, using very fresh ingredients, with generous portions. Very friendly staff. Reasonably priced. What more do you want?

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Kent
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely intimate Bistro, only downside was that there was a limited vegetarian selection. The specials board also was the same for several nights. The food was well cooked and fresh and very tasty. Good selection of wine

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Thank MW198

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Painswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 810030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?