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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One wonders about the standards of other diners. For us 3 it was average. Nice setting though, but service rather brusque. "No specials staff shortage" waitress impatient as I dithered over choice. Haddock and Chips rather greasy. Pork belly looked good. Desert ice cream cheap...and nasty!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really friendly. Service excellent. Food really good. First visit for a long time. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 4 December 2021 via mobile

Really lovely Christmas meal. Food was wonderful and a good menu. You could also choose from the non-seasonal menu, which was better for my Son. Service was excellent. They were able to accommodate us even though half the party was stuck in traffic and an...hour late for our booking. Thank you very much.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 4 December 2021

We popped in for an evening meal. We were quite late and the place was busy, despite it being a weekday. As a result aspects of service were a little slow. Given that, overall it was fine though. Servers were helpful and friendly. Whilst you...might expect standard pub grub, the menu has some more interesting items. Prices were a little elevated to match perhaps. The items chosen were all enjoyed - the handcut chips in particular.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 10 November 2021

After a long break from eating out, we booked a Sunday Lunch for our first family reunion lunch since the start of Covid-19. Our grand children who had travelled from France with their Mum and Dad wanted a Sunday Roast with Yorkshire Pudding. and were...very happy with the choice The welcome was warm and friendly, the service first class and the food met all our exceptions. In fact we though it was the best Sunday Roast Lunch we had ever had in a pub.More

Date of visit: November 2021
bowlinggreenm, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2021

Thank you for your lovely comments. Our Sunday Roast is certainly getting great local reviews!

Reviewed 16 August 2021 via mobile

We visited midweek for lunch as my Daughter and Granddaughter were glamping in priors Hardwick. We were made very welcome and enjoyed an excellent lunch. The food and service were first class and would definitely recommend 👍

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 8 August 2021 via mobile

Just visited here when driving through. Excellent quality food & service. Sunday lunch one of the best we’ve had. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
bowlinggreenm, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2021

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We're pleased you had a good meal.

Reviewed 31 May 2021 via mobile

We went when it was very busy, but the service was still very good. Fairly standard pub food, but all freshly prepared and very good. I liked the building, it was well laid out and felt COVID secure.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 19 October 2020

We called in yesterday as my son booked for 5 for a wedding anniversary dinner Nothing was too much trouble and the food was very good. Karen and her team are so professional and all the covid precautions were in place yet it seems understated...in the right way. My daughter is a notorious fussy eater but thoroughly enjoyed her meal and her chocolate brownie dessert Thank you allMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 September 2020

Walked in to a cosy atmosphere and friendly staff. All the rules followed to stay safe, Enjoyed the starter and the meal of the day ,finished off with the desert. We would go back sooner than later.

Date of visit: September 2020
bowlinggreenm, General Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Thank you for your review. We aim to keep our customers and staff safe and will continue to strictly follow the guidelines. We're pleased you felt comfortable and enjoyed our food and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Wheelchair access is through the main front door and gives access to the ground floor areas
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The Bowling Green is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5