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The Bakers Arms

) #28 of 367 Restaurants in Swindon ££ - £££
badbury lane | Badbury, Swindon SN4 0EU, England
+44 1793 740313
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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££ - £££
badbury lane | Badbury, Swindon SN4 0EU, England
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Tuesday lunch time with a friend and their dog. Greeted by the friendly landlord we were seated at a table next to the log fire to thaw out. The menu was full of home cooked comfort food. Lasagne, burger, ham egg...More

Thank charfox91
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This was my first visit to the Bakers and it did not disappoint. The pub has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere and I immediately felt comfortable. The bar staff were lovely and recommended the fish and chips, which were delicious. I very much enjoyed...More

Thank conor2605
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We had lunch here expecting the food to be of good standard, however, the rack of ribs I had was overcooked, dry and tasteless. The BBQ sauce was dry. The chips were good, but, the ale was flat! Also, cold in the restaurant. Not to...More

Thank paul p
pubadvisor_11, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Hi paul, I suppose it had to come, first bad report for a year, we have a policy at this pub ,if someone is not happy with their food and say so at the time , their money is refunded, I wish you had said...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Dated but tasty pub grub. Nothing fancy no pretense but home cooked simple food. Enjoyed our meal and though I wouldn't go out of my way to go back if was in the area would definitely go back.

1  Thank rossage79
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I've not been to this pub for 40 years so we dropped by in our way to Devon. Arkells 3B and fish and chips. Fresh fish and crispy chips were great. Will return for sure. This pub is 2 mins from the m4 so a...More

Thank richardgsanderson
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Well the fish and chips here are to the highest standard and completely delicious. The pub serves 3b's ale and it is kept great at this pub, kept right it is a brilliant pint. The landlord is a great guy and friendly. Lovely wood burner...More

1  Thank Jason B
pubadvisor_11, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thanks for taking the trouble really chuffed

Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had lunch today at the Bakers Arms, three of us had fish & chips and one the burger. All food was freshly prepared and served hot, drinks were served with a smile and when we asked for two more pints we were offered new/clean...More

1  Thank Stewart G
pubadvisor_11, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

hope to see you soon thanks

Reviewed 25 December 2016

Just had christmas day dinner at the Bakers, 3rd year running, excellent food, cooked to perfection as always, very friendly owner and his staff, regular visitor all year around, the fish and chips are fantastic, best ever, and always perfect, cannot fault the place.

1  Thank stevensSwindon
pubadvisor_11, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

many thanks for your comments

Reviewed 12 December 2016

Had lunch here yesterday. Met up here with relatives to exchange Christmas gifts and share a convivial lunch. We were not disappointed, with something for all palates on the Sunday menu. My only observation, and not really a criticism was that the starters were rather...More

1  Thank Suse31
pubadvisor_11, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

always love to see the familys

Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a great place to eat. Wonderful food, wonderful staff, wonderful location. The highlights: - Our party included one vegan and two vegetarians. The vegetarians had a selection of options on the menu and, with forewarning of the vegan, the chef had started preparing a...More

2  Thank Em L
pubadvisor_11, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

It's great for people to respond to our hard work thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: badbury lane | Badbury, Swindon SN4 0EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 740313
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This pub serves the finest traditional fish and chips in southern England, large garden with b-b-q-facilitys and outside bar in the summer. Large log fire and cask ales . In a small cosy friendly atmoshere
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