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“I disagree with Simon D of Bath( 2 reviews before mine) but to be fair, I haven't been to Menu Gordon Jones.”
Review of The Moonraker

The Moonraker
Ranked #13 of 102 Restaurants in Trowbridge
Price range: US$17 - US$40
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Head Chef, Dean Toon, has put our Restaurant firmly on the culinary map, offering guests his unique style of farmhouse dining, using local ingredients to showcase some old fashioned classics. Matthews onsite smokery and extensive kitchen garden has become central to the menus developed for the restaurant. There is a olde worlde bar and a large lounge area for pre and post dinner drinks. There is no strict dress code.
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We also dined on the Amazon tasting menu to celebrate my husband's birthday and it was wonderful. There were lots of different flavours to experience and we enjoyed every course.
The only course we weren't 'wild' about was the dessert which was a chocolate pudding type thing with a huge biscuit on top. We would have liked a fruit purée with it and less biscuit because it was too sweet for us, but that's just personal preference.
The waiting staff were excellent. They were friendly and enthusiastic about the food they were serving us. They were knowledgeable about what ingredients had been used. After our dinner we wandered round the kitchen garden and saw some of these ingredients growing there, waiting to be freshly picked
Obviously we had a meal at a reduced price and it was SO worth it. I would probably be slightly less effusive if I had paid over £100 for it though.
However it made for a very special night and my husband is still raving about it to our friends and family.

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Thank JewelHB
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

Stayed at the Old Manor recently and ate in their restaurant both nights. Their new chef (from the River Cafe) produces simple, seasonal classics at a great price. We will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Save your money and eat at your local pub , the food will taste better and cost a lot less !

We had the Amazon taster menu , not a patch on Menu Gordon Jones in Bath .

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3  Thank Simon D
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OwnerOldManor, Owner at The Moonraker, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2014

Hmm what to say to this one? Erm...well...I checked your other reviews you have left as it sometimes will say a lot and guess what they are as random as the one you left us....not surprised at all.
On one side you say 'a pub is cheaper' which is weird as the 5 course menu you had was £19.50 per person. Then you go on to mention a restaurant in Bath as being 'much better' which I took the time to look at (looks amazing by the way) however their prices are around the £50 mark per person and not £19.50.
Finally a note on Trowbridge- Some of the biggest developments in the county are happening there as we speak and a lot of smart money is being invested both commercially and personally.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

The chef is trying to source locally, this may be limiting the menu choice for some diners. My view is if the chef makes a choice, based on quality available on that day and has not included for example beef steaks then there is a reason for this.

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

Great food served by excellent staff who went the extra mile. Despite being very busy our waitress Jess couldn't really have been better.

Thank Bettie42
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