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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with work and as well as a beautiful building and location, the atmosphere was wonderful. Lovely food and staff who went over and above at every opportunity. 5 minutes from the motorway but you would never guess! Looking forward to visiting again.

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Thank Emily W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A large group booking on a Saturday Evening was comfortably served and all looked really great. The 3 course meal was very tasty and well presented. A good array of reasonably priced wines and of course a great range of beers. The only comments that were negative were portion sizes... Some suggested they should be a little larger... We will...

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Thank Mark B
Combe Martin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely old pub, staff were great and friendly, the lady behind the bar when we arrived at lunchtime was lovely...food took a long time to come out and orders had to be returned as they were wrong...Perhaps a busy or off night though, everything else was good...

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Thank Sharon O
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had to go to Bristol and this place looked ok and was reasonable.The room was nice and we booked for dinner.2 Home made Chicken pies and chips,very nice but a bit peppery,so far so good.Had some drinks and went to bed about 10.30 the noise from the bar kept us awake till gone 11.At 6 in the morning we were...

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Thank colin t
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stayed here overnight a couple of weeks ago. The room was lovely and the service and breakfast were great. A lovely traditional feel. I left my toiletry bag in the room and the owners very kindly posted it back to me. That was very kind and above and beyond!! thank you

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We have this last weekend been with friends for an evening meal. We have not been for some time and shall now not go again. We ordered four starters. The Moroccan lamb cakes were dry and there was a distinct lack of lamb. My main course of sea bass fillets were awful and this was pointed out to the waitress....

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Thank JeremyWi
Stone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

An excellent country pub just of junction 16 of the M5. A very pleasing looking country pub,both inside and out the inn is pleasing to the eye.The dining areas are in the bar, a side restaurant and an Al Fresco outside dining area.The accommodation is very well presented with good decoration and a good bath room.

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Thank Albert W
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went to The Bowl as a family of 5, nice looking pub reasonably busy but not crowded... We opted to sit of the back terrace(could do with some sun umbrellas, or proper tables under the canopy?) that said the space was great! The children ordered off the children's menu all good choice for a very good price, the adults...

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Thank Donna K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night for mates wedding at local castle, no 14 shower too small and freezing cold water in am, when reported attitude from the male staff was if I was in the wrong ?? Housekeep checked came on warmer after 5 mins .. Because not everyone using shower at same time maybe all hot after gone ??...

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Thank Woza P
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Normally a big fan of the Bowl but to served cold soup only to be given exactly same plate reheated with nibbled bread ! is not good etiquette. Then manager to busy to discuss suggests standards may have slipped since last visit .................

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Bowl Inn

Address: 16 Church Road | Lower Almondsbury, Almondsbury BS32 4DT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Almondsbury
Price Range: $148 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bowl Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Make sure you check that your rooms arent up steep stairs if disabled when booking”
 of 5 bubbles sharono762, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As far away from the bar as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles colint415, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Check what's on the menu before ordering. The steaks are very good”
 of 5 bubbles helenandpaul13, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front room - lovely outlook, very peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles lordcarruthers, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are above the bar and you may hear what's going on below.”
 of 5 bubbles davidsE5207UI, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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