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Bowd Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

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

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Driving past last sunday my fiancee and i decided to stop and have Sunday Lunch. They were very busy but found us a table as long as we left before the table was booked which was fine. We both had the carvery which was excellent...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Cosmopolitan795372
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wonderful. I am so pleased we were able to accommodate you. Thank you for all your kind words.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a large group which didn't phase the staff, the food was very passable for a carvery, the meat was succulent and cooked correctly along with the veg. Some of our party also opted to order off the menu which arrived as others returned...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TonyDT10EELL
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It is always good to hear from our very loyal local customers. We are so pleased that every thing was good for you and enjoyed by the whole party. I wonder where we could have done more to earn full marks for our service in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go for our Sunday Roast frequently as it is so easy, and saves me much time and effort....the food is delicious, always hot, beautifully cooked and with a great range of vegetables to accompany, plus all the trimmings. Thank you Carol, for always finding...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lynne T
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We do try very hard to produce the very best food that we can using our local suppliers wherever possible. Together with amazing staff the team at the Bowd continue to please, Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only ever been to the Bowd for a carvery which they run throughout the week as well as a Sunday. The food has always been hot, tasty and plentiful.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Travelling_mum88
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, thank you for your continued custom.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly warm welcome when entering, fabulous carvery on display. All in all we really enjoyed our visit. Thank you for looking after us.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 335daand
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are most welcome and we very much look forward to welcoming you back very soon. We love looking after our customers! Thank you .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this Inn for Sunday lunch again. Fortunately, we had already booked a table as the restaurant was fully booked and turned away quite a few chance guests. There were three meat choices and a vast variety of vegetables to choose from on the carvery...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kelvin B
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Excellent. Your review is very accurate thank you. Please do book to avoid disappointment as our carvery is famous and very much in demand . Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off at The Bowd on the off chance of a table. It was approx 2.00pm on a Sunday. There were 3 of us. The landlady was so rude when we asked if there were any free tables. We drove to the Blue Ball...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry you felt the manageress was rude. We do pride ourselves on our service and the quality of our staff and as you can see we are regularly congratulated for their amazing efforts. We will be enquiring into this matter, but would add...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my wife to the Bowd Inn because we have driven past in many times before without visiting it. The Inn is quite large and was very busy for early evening so it is a popular place with local people. The staff were very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stevec1958
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am a little curious, your wife enjoyed her food very much, prices are in line with others, very busy, so it is a popular place with locals. These are your comments so I am surprised at your average comment...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family and dog, stayed in camper van in the large car park. It’s a pleasant looking building, friendly staff and good food. Choice of local ales and a very good carvery on 7 days a week. Made to feel very welcome and will...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Spooky388
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful. It was our pleasure to look after you. See you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I found this by chance and what a gem. Lovely, friendly staff. Great new menu. We both had salads, myself the carvery salad and my husband the Prawn. The were light but filling and very tasty with lovely fresh salad vegetables. If...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank loriannes925
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Thank you so much for your custom . See you again soon.

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Jan W
15 September 2018|
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Response from IzzyM904 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this so I imagine you have already visited. I was a guest so unable to answer but hope you had a great meal.
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paulinem260
14 February 2017|
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Response from cherriesfan_9 | Reviewed this property |
We were seated up in a raised area, although there are quite a number of tables at a lower level. Certainly you need to reserve a table on the lower level. incidently the loo can be reached by a gentle slope, however there... More
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