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“Good honest food”
Review of The Stirrup Cup

The Stirrup Cup
Ranked #31 of 140 Restaurants in Stroud
Price range: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The Stirrup Cup pub is the perfect setting to relax at the end of a busy day or the start of an evening with a wonderful selection of Cask Ales, Guinness, Crisp Lagers, Fine Wines,, freshly brewed coffees, tasty bar bites. We serve real food and great and simple dishes all year round. Our menu is tailored to what is seasonally available and abundant with traceability at its heart. Our main focus is to use fresh and where possible local ingredients which are cooked well and served in a warm and friendly atmosphere created with the help of our two open fires.The Stirrup Cup has a lovely secret garden at the back of the pub for enjoying the summer evenings, it really is the perfect place to sit and watch the world go by over a glass of wine or a beer or two.We are proud to be located in the very pretty village of Bisley set in the Cotswold countryside, come along and see us at The Stirrup Cup Bisley today.
Berkshire, England
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302 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Good honest food”
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Return visit and once again a superb meal. This is comfort food at its best. I had a juicy and tasty burger and my partner had the pork meatballs which are a firm favourite. Local ingrediants used by a tallented chef and served by friendly staff - perfect!

Visited June 2014
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Thank JayneHTB
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Philip M, General Manager at The Stirrup Cup, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Dear Jayne

Thank you for visiting us again, most appreciated, we also are very grateful for your positive review

Look forward to welcoming you again

Keep smiling

Philip, Alison and the team
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“An authentic pub offering simple, well cooked food”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

This is a lovely little pub - it feels well looked after inside and has a nice 'proper' pub kind of feel. The service is very friendly and simple - it's obvious the staff work hard and value the customer.

The manager/landlady made the effort to come over and have a little chat to us - always a good thing.

Food was delicious. A fairly limited menu (I don't mind that, in fact it's reassuring), but everything we had was perfectly cooked. In particular, the Calamari were really superb.

Really, really good value for money too. We went on the steak night, and for £9 you get a 10oz rump steak, fries, onions & mushrooms. A good quality steak, perfectly cooked too.

If you're in the area, please try this place!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Topknot2000
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Philip M, General Manager at The Stirrup Cup, responded to this review, 13 June 2014
Dear Topknot2000

Thank you for stopping by and giving us your custom, we were delighted to look after you and especially pleased that you enjoyed what we had to offer

We look forward to welcoming you back again in the not to distant future

Thank you, most appreciated

Take care, keep smiling

Philip, Alison and the team
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Bisley, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Brilliant Birthday Bash”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Sixteen people for a sit down meal? No problem for landlords Philip and Alison, who helped us plan the menu to our budget and, on the day, welcomed us warmly and served up a delicious, piping hot birthday lunch for family and friends. The salmon was perfectly cooked, the chicken was succulent and tasty - and the roast potatoes were seriously impressive. The Stirrup Cup is a great pub with a great team who know the meaning of the word 'hospitality' and who do all they can to make special occasions extra special. The candle in the Birthday Boy's ice-cream was a nice touch. If you aren't lucky enough to have this village pub as your local, give it a try - it's worth driving to and, if you want to work up an appetite, Bisley is a very pretty village to stroll round.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Girassol2014
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Philip M, General Manager at The Stirrup Cup, responded to this review, 13 June 2014
Dear Susan

Thank you for such a wonderful and kind endorsement, we were delighted to look after your Dad and delighted he enjoyed himself along with the party

See you soon, thank you, most appreciated

Keep smiling, take care

Philip, Alison and the team
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic will keep coming back!!”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

The best food and service I have ever experienced! Lovely food and the Land Lord makes you feel so special. We are not locals and travel to get this lovely experience. Will keep returning.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank 171buttercup
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Philip M, General Manager at The Stirrup Cup, responded to this review, 1 May 2014
Dear 171Buttercup

Thank you for your very kind review, most appreciated

Delighted you enjoyed your experience in the Stirrup Cup and we look forward to you enjoying it again and again on your return

Keep smiling

Philip, Alison and theteam
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United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great honest food at great honest prices.”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Great, attentive service from the moment I sent the email to the moment we left. Also a varied pub menu and it tasted great! Too many times restaurants around here have too fancy food with ridiculous prices. We came away feeling really pleased with our meal and very happy with the price we paid. Nice touch with the candle for the birthday boy too ;) We will be back and will be telling our friends to come too.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank S J
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Philip M, General Manager at The Stirrup Cup, responded to this review, 1 May 2014
Dear SJ Stroud

Thank you for your kind comments most appreciated

Delighted you all enjoyed your visit to the Stirrup Cup and pleasure to add a candle if it makes the experience all the more enjoyable

Look forward to welcoming you back, keep smiling

Philip, Alison and the team
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