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The Gardeners Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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About
A 16th century thatched building nestled in the heart of the Cotswold village of Alderton. Just a 10 minute drive from Cheltenham and off junction 9 of the M5 we are ideally situated for any dining occasion. Open from 9.30 am serving fresh coffee with a smile, our award winning Freehouse epitomises everything that is good about homecooking, hospitality and value for money.
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stumbled across this gem of a pub, whilst on a business trip in the Cotswolds. It looked amazing, but the actual experience exceeded all expectations. It has gorgeous decor and the Chicken & Ham Pie was to die for. A thoughtful and adventurous wine...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rogwise
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. We put a lot of effort into our drinks selection and we are thrilled that you were pleased with the wine selection. Maybe next time we can tempt you with something from our gin menu! We are so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half way stop on a long journey and glad we found this pub. As a quick snack, food was lovely and staff were very friendly. Beautiful building and will visit again soon

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jcoop55
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are very proud of our pub and we are thrilled you enjoyed the food and your time here. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a light lunch on way south. Steak baguette was delicious, served with excellent presentation and a nice friendly smile. Would most definitely visit again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MandBandRuby
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the food and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is very nice, comfy, warm and welcoming. Unfortunately last night was our second and LAST visit. The service by the young waitresses was excellent, prompt and polite. The menu and specials board is full and varied, the food is very good. We ordered...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KateOrme19
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your food and that you were pleased with the service you received. As you mentioned, we do have an extensive gin menu with a variety of gins at all different prices. Our bar staff are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us went on Sunday for lunch. All of us were pleased. I had the best sunday lunch i have had for a long time - and it was vegan! A refreshing change to have good veggie/vegan options. The meat eaters were pleased too....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SPe159
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We work very hard to ensure that we offer something for everyone and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gardners Arms ticks all of the boxes for friendly service, good food and value for money. We have used the restaurant on a number of occasions for lunch and a couple of times for morning coffee during cycle rides.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We love hearing that our customers are enjoying their time at the Gardeners Arms and we can't wait to see you back here again soon, perhaps to try some breakfast during a morning cycle ride!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent evening meal enjoyed by four of us with drinks, two starters and two desserts for £120. The standard of cooking was amazing and presented very stylishly and served very efficiently and politely. The pub itself is well kept and clean. Plenty of parking...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank richhucc
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your food and our selection of drinks! We would love to see you back here soon, perhaps to try the gin menu!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a last minute booking as we had family visiting, the place itself is just lovely, as soon as we walked in we instantly felt it was warm and welcoming! Staff were so friendly and lovely to chat to, it was full but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Natalie_W2201
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Natalie, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us at the Gardeners Arms. We try our hardest to make all our guests feel welcome and we can't wait to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2019

Having visited twice before we decided this was a decent place to meet up with another couple. Unfortunately we came away disappointed. Firstly, the positives are that the restaurant is well presented and the staff are very pleasant. The negatives for us on this occasion...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. We have taken on board your comments and as a result have changed our policy around the seating of dogs and their owners. Sorry you have not enjoyed your experience, we could have happily rectified your concerns on the evening, especially...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic venue we had for 13 employees. The spread of festive dishes far outreached our expectations. Wonderful service. Can’t give them a better recommendation.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy that you and all of your employees enjoyed your time at the Gardeners Arms. We hope you all have a fantastic 2019 and hope to see you back at the Gardeners Arms soon!

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Debena
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Very dog friendly, with their own doggy menu, water and treats available to all our 4 legged friends
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