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The Fountain Inn

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
About
The country pub in the city centre. We are a city center pub, tucked away from the high street down a passage way that opens onto a courtyard. We serve real ales and fresh home cooked food. The building is Grade II Listed with exposed oak beams and a carved stone, open fire place.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

We called in for a quick drink whilst waiting for a cab home one Saturday afternoon. We were pleasantly surprised how well the pub was organised re Covid control. The staff were friendly and helpful with the table service and the glass of red I...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

OMG - What can you say, 2 steaks and a bottle of House Wine for £25. The pub is always fantastic, excellent service, well cared for beers and the food is excellent!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020

Excellent Covid control, booking system, as well as walk in’s, spacing, masks, spotless, tables/chairs etc cleaned between every use, felt very safe. Excellent friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble, they know their regulars well and have banter. Very knowledgable staff about the area and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 14 October 2020

I was lucky enough to win a 3 course meal for two and boy what a treat it was. The service and friendliness of the staff was excellent and the food was exceptional. Thank you so much for a lovely evening, we will definitely be...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020

Great Covid control, nice bit of beef. Very welcoming to dogs with a little plate of biscuits on the table we’d reserved.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 11 October 2020

Cannot fault the place! Myself and my parents came here for Sunday lunch and it was just amazing. Staff are always friendly and welcoming, atmosphere is lovely and relaxed and the food was spot on. Easily our favourite place in Gloucester

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Well what a Gem to find in Gloucester food absolutely fantastic and great value 2 steaks and bottle of wine £25 cannot fault this place. Staff very friendly & helpful Just a word of warning kitchen shuts at 8.00pm so just take care in what...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

If I could prescribe what a quintessential town centre boozer with great food should be like, this place hits the spot. From the moment we were greeted outside and offered a table, this place makes you feel at home. Great choice of bitters, comprehensive menu,...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

A pub that for us ticked every box. Character, ambience, lovely ales and drinks, the food was awesome and good value. Lamb shank wow ! The staff could not have been friendlier and COVID measures all in place. Our trip to Gloucester armed with the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2020

This place has the best covid security of anywhere we have visited thus far. Tables were more than 2m apart, sanitiser everywhere, contactless ordering and payments. Cutlery bought to you and sauces in sachets. Staff masked and gloved, they even wiped down tables before you...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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ClaireN975
14 September 2017|
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Response from r1ckards2 | Reviewed this property |
Not at the inn itself, but there is plenty of parking within easy walking distance.
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Rosie2042
6 May 2017|
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Response from The Fountain I | Property representative |
Good afternoon. It would be advisable to book as its a Sunday. Many thanks Helen
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Forest1930
29 November 2016|
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Response from The Fountain I | Property representative |
Unfortunately not as we don't have any screens.
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