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Foston's Ash

££ - £££, British,
Slad Road | The Camp, Birdlip GL6 7ES, England
+44 1452 863262
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sticky toffee” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (21 reviews)
“roulade” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Slad Road | The Camp, Birdlip GL6 7ES, England
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were staying in the Bolthole attached to the pub, so decided to book a table for the evening and so glad we did. The staff serving food and drinks were so friendly and couldn't do enough, and we eat completely from the Specials menu...More

Thank Tina E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hmm, I so wanted this lunch to be better. The room was great and it is in a beautiful setting. The menu and drinks were fine - but the food wasn't. I had a veggie curry which wasn't tasty at all and was very stodgy....More

Thank keble6
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Whilst naturally it's disappointing to learn that we did not meet your expectations, thank you very much for taking the trouble to write. The veggie curry was a new recipe, which has now gone back to the drawing board after your and the previous review!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a quick bite but stayed for longer. Really friendly atmosphere, log fire, good beer and excellent food. Service fantastic!

Thank Expedition149178
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write – and great to hear that you had such a good time. The new Autumn/ Winter menu is being launched over the course of the next week, so please come back to Foston's again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in on this rather superior pub/restaurant having heard good reports. Driving into the car park the first sight was a chef sitting outside having a smoke- not a good start but the welcome by the young lady behind the bar was friendly. A...More

Thank ianquickfall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great people, great food, great place... simply amazing! I cannot recommend this fantastic country pub enough!

Thank Ian R
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Great to hear, thank you. The new Autumn/ Winter menu is being launched over the course of the next week, so I hope that we can welcome you back to Foston's again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to see another local pub doing well again. Excellent meal and good atmosphere. Great non alcoholic gin available for drivers. Waitresses sweet but a little slow.More

Thank Chesney576
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chesney, Great to hear that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Excellent service with first class food is the aim, so good to hear we are on the right track. All dishes are cooked to order so this can slow service down, particularly at...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to Fostons Ash with friends very happily for many years. We went for lunch today, and found that, though the waitresses were charming and helpful, service was unbelievably slow. Morale seemed low. And, yes, we noticed a couple of flies on a...More

Thank beatrixexpatinUK
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

I am sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations when you visited earlier this week. We purchased Foston's Ash in July'18 and it has been an amazing journey with great support from locals and new visitors alike. We have added new staff...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I love this pub. I moved to the area recently and it seems the new owners of this lovely old country pub did also. I stopped there on a whim with my daughter for a quick snack and ended up spending a very pleasant couple...More

Thank greylady16
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback... as well as being new owners, we are also new to the hospitality business, so your positive feedback that we are on the right track is greatly appreciate. We seem to be getting busier week on week, but...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely amazing evening we all had at The Fostons Ash, not only have we tried one of the most delicious gins ever, but we have all had one of the best roast dinners ever! Couldn't fault then at all, the staff were excellent...More

Thank nic0laj0nes28
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hope to see you back soon...the 2018 vintage of British Polo Sloe Gin will be launced from late October ;-)

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Booked an early time for Sunday lunch and we served our main meal promptly - it was really tasty food, plenty of it and well presented. The restaurant got really busy - great atmosphere but it did slow down service a bit. Great choice of...More

Thank epw55
RichH1251, Owner at Foston's Ash, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Really great to receive your feedback, thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit. The Autumn'18 menu sees some subtle changes from our talented team of chefs, so hopefully we will see you again soon at Foston's.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slad Road | The Camp, Birdlip GL6 7ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Birdlip
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 863262
  • E-mail
Description
Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, we pride ourselves on delivering brilliantly fresh and locally sourced food & beverages. With extensive gardens (with play area) to enjoy in the Summer and open log fires in the winter, The Foston's Ash is a true Cotswold destination in the heart of the Cotswold Hills. We aim to promote a community feel at The Foston's. As such all of our dishes freshly produced on site using only the finest ingredients from local suppliers. Dogs, horses and children are of course also welcome in our happy and friendly pub. As our beautiful country pub is only an idyllic ride away to Edgeworth & Longdole Polo Club and only a short drive to Cirencester Park & The Beaufort; the venue is fast becoming a favourite amongst the local polo community. Please do feel welcome to park your vehicle and explore the bridleways and footpaths that run from the venue before coming enjoying refreshment in the pub. Booking is recommended.
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