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“Lovely country pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Calley Arms

The Calley Arms
Ranked #32 of 434 Restaurants in Swindon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Lovely country pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

Attended a course and stayed at a nearby hotel. This was a lovely surprise. A proper country pub, friendly locals and great atmosphere. Lovely food, liked the Pie and pint offer!. Reasonable cost, good beer. Wish we had found it sooner.
Thanks to the landlady and her friendly staff for a great welcome and evening.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank lmj52
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English first
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and atmosphere ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

Wanted to go out for a traditional pub dinner to a place with a cosy and friendly atmosphere and that is exactly what we got. Excellent food, very friendly and helpful staff. Very reasonably priced. Too full to have a dessert as the portions were large. My fiancé had the mussels - which he was very impressed with and the calamari was also good fish and chips were lovely and the burgers are very generous! We will definitely be back - especially to try the pies and Sunday roast!

Thank Meli4
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

Last Saturday we took my niece and her husband to the Calley Arms for dinner - the food was amazing! The starters were huge - and the Thai fishcakes were rated as the best ever - and the portion size enormous - could have been a main course was the comment! I had the mussels followed by smoked haddock - the Calley has a deilvery of fresh fish every Friday - so if you are a fish lover - like me - I cannot recommend it highly enough!

The staff are friendly and attentive - and worry if a plate is not cleared that somethig is wrong - no just too much!!

I cannot think of anywhere nicer to eat in Swindon - pub or restaurant! Already booked for Mothers Day!

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank AuntyGoo
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A wonderful dog friendly pub!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014

The staff at the pub are very friendly and welcoming. A lovely wood burning fire was very welcoming. The food was substantial and tasty - the desserts tempting.

Visited February 2014
Thank remfan
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent food (and good beer)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

Staying nearby on business, and a stranger in the area, I saw other reviews and came here with a group of colleagues. The food was superb! - and I highly recommend it. My beer battered cod was delicious, with hand cut chips. Other choices in the group were: steak, liver and bacon, burger, mussels and calamari - all excellent, and no room for puds. Nice selection of Wadworth beers too, and a warm welcome. A gem.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank cwdbrighton
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