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Fat Fowl

Silver Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1JX, England
+44 1225 863111
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish platter” (5 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Silver Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1JX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food in here Is slightly different from other places with a good selection of vegetables, fish and meat. The menu was not huge but everything tasted delicious and was cooked to order. The deserts were excellent. Friendly service.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Food good, a bit different and reasonably priced Menu interesting which is good; too interesting for 1 attendee but as I had checked out before, they were very flexible - basically if you want something taken our or changed and we can do it, we...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Being residents of Bradford on Avon there is a good selection of restaurants to choose from & the Fat Fowl has been around some time. We were looking forward to a meal there with friends but unfortunately we left wishing we had gone elsewhere. The...More

1  Thank PWutt
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Visited on a quiet early evening. Had our toddler with us so we sat upstairs. The little play area is fab and a great idea sadly this is where our good experience ends. The food was just okay and the portion size was small. As...More

2  Thank Geo2006
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This restaurant is one of the most consistently good restaurants in Bradford on Avon. My husband doesn't eat meat, and I prefer not to, and this restaurant still leaves you spoilt for choice. We had hake with a lemon risotto, delicious! Pumpkin soup was top...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The place looks nice and inviting, so we decided to have dinner here. The waiter who seated us, and served us the rest of the evening, was friendly if a bit chaotic. Good choices on the menu, the food was excellent and presented beautifully. On...More

Thank José S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

we had a yummy tea and cake stop here, the staff were so friendly and kind - even when my 'little darling,' split her milkshake all over the floor - would definitely recommend - and the best carrot cake I have ever tasted.

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

After a pleasant walk around Bradford on Avon we stopped for tea & cake at the Fat Fowl. Our daughter is on a gluten free diet & our Grand-daughter is a Celiac so it was lovely that they could both enjoy a choice of cake...More

Thank AidGriff
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Fat Fowl has an impressive menu with several fish and vegetarian dishes. Definitely not a pub-like atmosphere; more restaurant cafe. Just relaxing with decent food.

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We have a 3 year old and a 1 year old and I hate eating out. No child this young wants to sit down for that long. Not at this restaurant though...upstairs there is a restaurant for families, half tables and half play area. I...More

Thank babyhan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silver Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 863111
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Based in the original site of Bradford on Avon’s post office, The Fat Fowl has got fine local dining sorted. Featuring rustic wooden tables and chairs, muted colours and an abundance of freshly cut flowers, the Fat Fowl is simple yet smart. The proprietors are passionate about provincial food, sourced locally where possible. Daily fresh fish from Brixham, local West Country cheese, homemade chutneys, freshly baked breads and home made desserts are just some of the wonderful things that keep a steady stream of regulars coming back. If that doesn’t convince you, their chef won Chef of the Year 2008 in Wiltshire Life Initiative. For quality in value in the area, the Fat Fowl delivers.
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