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The Pear Tree Inn

Top Lane | Pear Tree Inn, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, England
+44 1225 704966
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“plaice” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (15 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Top Lane | Pear Tree Inn, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a table for 4 for the occasion of both my wife and our friend's birthday's. The bar was warm and inviting and staff were friendly, chatty and helpful. The place is very interestingly decorated with a reclaimed/upcycled theme which seems popular in bars...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with friends. Great building inside and out. Some of us chose traditional pub food, others, something more exotic. The food was good, as were the different glasses of wine we'd chosen. Generally speaking, thought it was overpriced. Very good service and the...More

Thank Mixiewing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely country pub which does extremely good food. There is also an extensive wine list and some i teresting beers. The ambience is nice and the restaurant is surprisingly large, but comfortable, with a pleasing buzz. The only thing preventing a 5...More

Thank Roughwaters99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place, one of our favourite , always delivers. Delicious meal all round, great service, great atmosphere , quality of food excelent, starters , mains and yummy deserts lovely crumble delicious. What more can. Say. We are bias . Keep up the good work...More

Thank Delyth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us met for dinner. Of the four meals, the steak was nice, the lemon sole was too small a portion, the gourmet burger was dry and tasteless with a stale bun, the fish and chips was ok. There are much better eateries in...More

Thank Willy_Eckaslike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unexpected mid week lunch date, good food nicely presented with good service. Overall, a nice place worth using but a little pricey

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch yesterday - great sirloin steak and fish and chips. Would go again. Still think it’s bonkers to pay £24 for a steak but that’s me - maybe I’m getting old! Puddings excellent too.

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Came here years ago & liked it, thought it would be good for my birthday,so a few family members met for lunch. It was an excellent meal. Friendly staff made everything perfect. Shared a fab platter to start, best I've ever had! Real mix of...More

Thank WasabiAce
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, quiet and quirky. Room was absolutely lovely, with a huge walk in shower. Food was excellent Highly recommended staying here

Thank Emboo81
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight as a special treat for our son who is a chef and likes to try a variety of meals, Having had very nice brunch here in the past we decided to give it a try! We were not disappointed. 3 lovely steaks...More

Thank Dawn R
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Lisa C
30 January 2017|
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Response from Jackie C | Property representative |
Hi Lisa yes we allow well behaved dogs in the bar & for dinner options also the Garden room. Thanks Jackie
Bob B
29 July 2016|
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Response from Jackie C | Property representative |
Hi Bob No we don't, however we do serve an excellent Sunday roast from 12-5pm & carry on with a Sunday Supper menu from 5-8.30pm Thanks Jackie
27 July 2016|
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Response from Marcus G | Property representative |
Hi SheffieldMarshall, We are indeed open for breakfast 7 days a week. 7:30-11:30 Monday through to Saturday and 8:30-11:00 on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$34
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Top Lane | Pear Tree Inn, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Melksham  >  Whitley
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 704966
  • E-mail
After being closed for over a year The Pear Tree Inn has been carefully restored as a farmhouse kitchen with bar & rooms. It has a relaxed & rustic appeal to the locally sourced menu & reclaimed quirky decor.

An old stone build farmhouse with rug strewn flagstones & reclaimed timber flooring. It features worn wooden tables with mismatched furniture and linen napkins. The Pear Tree Inn will showcase the best local suppliers with a menu guided by the seasons. It also offers overnight guests eight contemporary individually decorated rooms split between the Inn & a beautifully converted barn
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