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Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

Country pub, dog friendly. Popular. Parking on site and fields to the back to walk dogs. Family friendly. Staff go out of their way to make you feel valued. Service with a smile. Food was the best we’ve eaten and we go out to various...stars.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 17 April 2022

What can we say.,,, place looked grubby. Roast was pre- cooked and not re-heated properly . Such a shame as a few years ago the food was delicious.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Paul S, Owner at The Cock and Bottle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments albeit not what we would like to read. I have checked with the staff on that day and I am confused as to why you felt you needed to leave this review. A little while...More

Reviewed 17 April 2022 via mobile

Just called in for a quick lunch - a beer and sandwich after lovely walk in nearby woods. As they didn't do sandwiches we had a main meal which was one of the best pub meals we have had. Highly recommended. Will certainly revisit.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 29 March 2022 via mobile

A very poor hospitality experience we called in for a drink and we’re put in a cold empty pubic bar when requesting very politely if we could drink in the warmer restaurant where there were a few diners were told a definitely No as it...was set up for eating only. Needless to say we will never be returning there.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 26 March 2022 via mobile

The C&B is well known locally, it’s reputation being based on its excellent food. The chef knows what he/she is doing. The menu is surprisingly extensive with something for everyone and the portions very generous. The wine list provides the standard choice, nothing unusual but...you’d not really expect that in a pub. The wine is however, reasonably priced. Approval of the decor is a personal preference, so it would be unfair to comment adversely. The owner and his team work very hard and we hope that these efforts will encourage more people to return to improve the atmosphere. We shall be coming back.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 10 February 2022

Had a lovely impromptu meal. Proper English cooking and very generous portions. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 17 January 2022 via mobile

The web-site says “Modern British” but one look at the huge plastic 3 page menu and you’ll see it’s the sort of place where you seek refuge in an honest pie and mash - except when we arrived, we were told there were no more...pies. Damn. Next best go-to dish was the sirloin steak. How difficult can it be to cook a good steak? Quite difficult, apparently - it was tough and tasteless (with or without peppercorn sauce), and came on a massive platter of chips. The chicken curry came as a similarly double-sized portion. It tasted like it had been made with sauce from a jar - not unpleasant, just basic and unimaginative. Would prefer a smaller menu, smaller portions, and a more home made style. The staff were friendly though.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 13 January 2022

Rang to find they were going to close the kitchen early as they had been so quiet. we said we'd be there in 25 mins. no problem... four of us (all adults) and another couple arrived. All seated and attended brilliantly, The starters were very...impressive and incredibly tasty. The mains, large portions, very nicely cooked and presented, vegetables were fresh and perfectly cooked... will be returning very soon.... Very impressed....More

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

Really lovely food, all freshly cooked. Not had a bad meal there & look forward to working my way through the menu. Good vegetarian selection. Good portion sizes. Attentive hosts without being OTT Reasonable prices.

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

First visit will definitely not be the last. As everyone else has said great service and fantastic food and well kept Badger beer - a must visit if you are in the area.

Date of visit: December 2021
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23 October 2020|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Hi, although we do not have a separate GF menu most of our dishes can be adapted. Please ensure you make the waiting staff aware of your requirements when ordering so they can liaise with the kitchen. Hope this helps.
Nikki M
4 December 2018|
Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Hi, we open everyday at 11.30, last orders for food is 1.45. We do close afternoons. Open again at 6.00 last order for food 8.45. We close Sunday evenings. Hope this helps.
19 November 2018|
Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are dog friendly. However we only allocate certain tables so you will need to book and inform us you need a dog friendly table. Hope this helps.
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The Cock and Bottle is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4