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Berkeley Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The 16th- century multiawared picturesque rural real ale pub/gastropub with elegant, wood-beamed interior and an upscale locally sourced menu.
US$12 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
British, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Regrettably absolutely appalling. Used to be so good. Apart from onion rings, white bait (small portion of) and the pigeon every other dish was horrific. RIP off of Sat Bains 62•degree egg was sweeter than any other fish I’ve ever had. Including vanilla ice cream....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank georget99
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed village night at the Berkeley Arms last night. Really buzzing and wonderful atmosphere with the pub full of local people enjoying themselves. The curries were delicious and our thanks go to Kumar and his team who worked...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elaine J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overly expensive under the new management. Had soup which was weak and green looking-albeit quite disgusting. Would not go again at the prices they are now charging. Another group had the soup and we heard them say that it looked watered down. Would`nt go again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Howard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed a fantastic afternoon At The Berkeley Arms. All you could ask for on a Sunday afternoon. Excellent choice of Sunday roasts. Delicious starters and deserts. Relaxed atmosphere. Best of British country life!

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank VMJMWM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was only going to have a beer, but ended up having a great Sunday lunch in a great village Inn. It has a Warm real fire, and dog friendly to, the food was very good and not very expensive. The real Ales were in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank Ian A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After the teething problems of the first couple of weeks under new management, I was keen to give my favourite pub another try (and REALLY hopeful it wouldn’t disappoint). While a very different experience from that we enjoyed on so many occasions under the previous...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Berkeley Arms has been a favourite for many years for excellent food, atmosphere and service. A hard act to follow.... The new owners had a tricky start for a couple of weeks but by chance, when we visited yesterday for a light lunch, a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank LizzieCT60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a very pleasant lunch at the Berkeley Arms (1st February).The food was very good and nicely presented. The service was friendly and efficient, and overall was very good value for money (£12.50 for two courses). The lunchtime menu is less comprehensive than before,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
5  Thank grommitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh dear, I know this pub is under new ownership but if this is the best they can do for food it’s a sad state of affairs. I originally booked not knowing new owners had taken over, the web site doesn’t state that and with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited and waited and waited. When our food finally arrived it was not was was described on the menu. The staff were rude. £22 for a frazzled and over cooked steak with 6 chips !! Some of the group were lucky and got 10...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SarahL5222
BerkeleyArms, Owner at Berkeley Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I would like to express my sincere apologies for your experience at the Berkeley Arms. This is a new business, which had only reopened that night and unfortunately it hit very difficult teething problems in the kitchen. We hope that, if not your party then...More

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18 July 2016|
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Response from janer1000 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that if you contact Louise at the Berkeley Arms, she would be able to email you a sample menu, but I have never been disappointed there and customer service has always been excellent.
Elizabeth W
24 January 2016|
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Response from SeanCutting | Reviewed this property |
I am only a customer who had a great meal, so may I suggest you phone them and ask your question directly to the owners.
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