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The Yard of Ale

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A3400, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Didn't actually get to eat as the kitchen was closed whilst we were there. Didn't even go inside as it looked very basic. Locals sat outside were very helpful and friendly though

Thank cassiesmith2015
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

A laid back and lovely friendly atmosphere. Great prices. The line between a blokes pub and a family dinner. My escape from in-law social awkwardness... And with Stella on tap... Magnificent Trip advisors GPS is off. Look for travel lodge, and across. Worth the find.

2 Thank thtredkid
Leominster, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This pub has come on in leaps and bounds is was so nice to visit last saturday and meet some wonderfull people.There is always a very friendly atmosphere beer is good as is the food all at resonable prices

1 Thank clive t
Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

On a recent trip to Stratford upon Avon, we chanced to stay in the Travelodge. (Which was OK) And we (our party) also savoured the hospitality of the local inn opposite the hotel called, The Yard Of Ale. At first appearance, we were slightly dubious about the welcome that might be expected at this hostelry! But, on entering, we were... More 

1 Thank Steve P
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great traditional pub, we were staying in the nearby Travelodge with friends for a wedding reception. Good barman (Dennis) was very helpful, top bloke. Pub was fun to be in, colourful local characters, and the breakfast next day was spot on - faultless.

4 Thank Kevin_Sloman
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

A traditional pub and away from the tourism of Stratford itself. Liked it because it reminded us of how pubs used to be. Watch the prices though - vary from barman to barman especially if they pick up that you are not a local.

Thank Karen L
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Went in for a breakfast, it is no Michelin star establishment but you get a great breakfast, good ingredients, well cooked. The service was again very good and very good value for money. Will go back.

Thank Evanslee7
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a night at Stratford upon Avon , we stayed at the travellodge over the road , we decided to have a drink in the pub whilst waiting for our other friends to arrive doesn't look much but what a lively surprise the owners/bar staff are so friendly and welcoming we decided to return the following morning for... More 

4 Thank piglet1Uk
worthing west sussex
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

We went to Straford for the Halloween weekend and stayed across the road at the Travel lodge , we joined in with Dawny's halloween party on the Friday night which was a scream !! Next morning rather jaded we returned for a lovely cooked to order breakfast and found out that they had a race night going on that evening... More 

3 Thank angusbunny
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

I have stopped off several times passing through Stratford and the breakfast is excellent. Good comfortable environment with plenty of food on the plate. Definitely recommended.

2 Thank cement2009

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: A3400, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?