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The Cowper Arms

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The Cowper Arms is a great family pub, bar, and restaurant. Providing the perfect destination for a lazy Sunday roast, a midweek treat, or a delicious three-course meal, when you dine with us, you’re sure to leave with a smile on your face. Located in Cole Green, this premium venue boasts stylish modern interiors, an extensive menu of starters, mains, sharing platters, and light bites, as well as a great selection of real ales, wines, and lagers. Boasting a sophisticated bar space, a spacious dining room, and an inviting outdoor beer garden, this pub, bar, and restaurant is a great option, no matter what the occasion. Our sun-drenched beer garden is also dog friendly, providing the ultimate
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
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 5 days ago

Ate her for the first time today after a few friends had recomended we give it a try and we were not disapointed! The service and food were both great and we will definately be returning.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank srub87
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to love it here, however had awful experience, staff not at all friendly. Had to ask twice if could order, childs meal came 20 mins before our starter then had to wait another hour for our mains. Ordered child icecream which came melted....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been looking for someone local that had great food and an atmosphere to match, and I think we’ve found it! The service was very attentive and helpful and the food was of a very good standard. We will definitely be eating here again and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Burtos01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal there last night - lots to choose from and very tasty. The service was excellent too. We didn't have to wait very long for the starters, BUT on ordering what we thought would be a house wine - Sauvignon Blanc...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank maggiewebb63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our table for 4 was occupied when we arrived on time. The staff had not bothered to put a 'Reserved' sign in place. Shame that the others had to move but they eventually did. Great starters and mains up to scratch although a fillet steak...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BerkoBoy88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting for the first time there was a warm welcome and staff were attentive without being overbearing. The food was delicious, the atmosphere relaxed and the decor/furnishings are both tasteful and comfortable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pubs555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read of the refurbishment of this local pub we booked in for Sunday lunch. The car park was very full which was a good sign but there was room in an area through the main part so we were able to park easily which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JeanGB
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely to be able to go for a walk and pop in for lunch with the pooch :-) dog friendly and good food and a welcoming team.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Xq12
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Have been here a few times and the food has always been good. The pub is also ideally located for walking the Cole Green Way right next to the pub. Visited for lunch with friends recently as wanted to see what the refurbishment of the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jill N
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

We all enjoyed the food and the service was excellent - Tip!! Bring your reading glasses. The lighting was low and the font on the menu small😎

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank garethb232
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17 June 2018|
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Response from RozzieH64 | Reviewed this property |
Morning This question has come directly to me so you may want to check with the pub. Thank you Ros
1 June 2018|
Response from thecowperarms | Property representative |
Hi Carole, if when you call, you push number 2, it will come through to the resteraunt
1 June 2018|
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Response from solitaire000 | Reviewed this property |
The same company owns cowpers arm in Cole green & red lion in digswell. As far as I know they both have the same menu .
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