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Review of The Calley Arms

The Calley Arms
Ranked #29 of 452 Restaurants in Swindon
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 8 May 2014

What a breath of fresh air. This run down pub was taken over a year and a half ago by an enthusiastic young lady and her husband. The atmosphere and the hospitality were second to none. The food was well priced and the hand cut chips were to die for ( and I do not generally talk about chips!) I had a steak and onion Ciabatta and it was fantastic. The beer was in tip top condition and under priced. I wish them every success and hope when the rent review is due they will not be penalised for their efforts. 100 %

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Thank Brian_Thompson999
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Lived in Swindon, until we moved to Australia 23 years ago. I'd never been to this pub, but went to here for a reunion with friends. A new ish land lady, lovely, fresh and fun. Great menu, Wednesday pies, Friday Fish, or Sunday roast. Other items on the menu sounded fantastic. Beer, well kept and nice. Dog friendly and welcoming.

We came back here again, and the service and food quality was repeated.

Thank Graham D
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

As staying at the nearby Hilton, the Calley Arms seemed to be a good bet for some wholesome pub food and we were not disappointed.

The specials board had excellent pigeon breast with black pudding served with salad which was delicious and a crayfish cocktail which was light and fresh for starters.

For mains we had the sole which was meaty and moist and very flavoursome and the haddock served with mustard sauce and sauté potatoes along with a dish of veggies. The landlady said all the fish was fresh and you could taste the difference.

It was really a good meal and it came in under 50 with the 2 starters & 2 mains plus a bottle of white wine and some water - no room for desert, sorry. The pub was charming and busy although food is only served till 9. A welcome escape from corporate chains and supporting the local community pub at the same time.

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Thank UncleDom
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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.

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Thank lmj52
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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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