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“Fabulous FOUNTAIN INN at Trellech”
Review of The Fountain Inn

The Fountain Inn
Ranked #6 of 15 Restaurants in Tintern
Price range: US$8 - US$19
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous FOUNTAIN INN at Trellech”
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We went on a walk which took in The Fountain Inn for lunch. The food was out of this world, beautifully prepared and presented, friendly staff and the ambience in this very old pub was great. Yum Yum!

We long to return and wish the owners every success, they deserve it..

Do try it, you will not be disappointed!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Richard946
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English first
uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunday lunch at the Fountain Inn”
Reviewed 25 January 2013

The sunday lunch we had recently at the Fountain Inn was very impressive. The portiions were large and the vegetables were perfectly cooked and only £6.95 which is very reasonable! The pub is dog friendly, the landlord and staff very pleasant and welcoming and had a lovely log fire with comfortable seating. We will definitely be returning to the Fountain Inn very soon. What a good find!

  • Visited January 2013
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2 Thank crunchy01
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Tintern, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Excellent beer and food”
Reviewed 2 January 2013

We stayed in the area for a couple of weeks. The Fountain was close by and very welcoming. The landlord, Steve knows beer and takes pride in serving a good selection well. The food is also good with very inexpensive options and some interesting innovative dishes as well. We would recommend it to anyone.

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Ex_pat_Limey
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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“The longest wait for food, and making money from someone's unknowingness”
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We went to The Fountain Inn at the beginning of August on a Monday evening for a birthday celebratory meal. The Landlord seated us at a table after we ordered our drinks and we ordered our food quite promptly. There were a pary of 6. We waited approximately 1.15 hours for our food, in the mean time we'd bought at least two drinks each. At the beginning of the meal I handed the Landlord a birthday cake, nobody, especially the birthday girl wer aware of this as obviously, it was a surprise. I'm sure it's not just us that does this on birthday meals out in restaurants. After our meal, which was of average level and warm not hot, we asked the Landlord at the bar if we could have the birthday cake.The landlord offered everyone a dessert menu, all our party apart from two ordered a dessert, and after finishing, the Landlord then brought out the cake with plates and a knife. I understand theyre not obliged to serve our own cake there as dessert, but in a recession and a special occasion I find this pretty crafty to do this as I felt I'd be spoiling the surprise to shout out not to order as we have a 'surprise' cake.

The food was average and not as described neither did I find it good value for money, the menu was arranged in a messy and disorientative manner , there were loads of flies bothering us around the table that evening and the toilets were unclean and not very well maintained. The pub is in a lovely setting though and has lovely character to it with the open fires and old furniture etc.

After a long trip and special journey to The Fountain Inn for a meal, I won't be returning in a hurry unless things change. It could have been just one bad experience as no one ese was dining there and the pub was empty but I am reluctant to return.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Ktlc52
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Bromley
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“Great food and friendly atmosphere”
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We recently went to the Fountain Inn and were impressed by the appearance and atmosphere there. It was bustling with people but the kindly landlord still managed to find us a table to sit at. We ordered a meal and the quality was superb and good value for money. My husband was impressed by the range and standard of beers. The serivce while we were there was excellent too with the waitresses very friendly and attentive. All in all we would recommend this pub for both the quality of food and service which was also family friendly which we liked.

  • Visited June 2012
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1 Thank Trelbird1
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