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The Dial House Hotel Restaurant

High Street | The Dial House Hotel, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
+44 1451 822244
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“pre dessert” (3 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
High Street | The Dial House Hotel, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch here. The wait staff were attentive, well-trained and polite. I had a goatÄs cheese quiche with salad and it was just perfect. Very small, but delicious! The restaurant feels ancient and cozy and very charming but the amenities are up-to-date. Reservations...More

Thank CatherineEG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a nice coffee relaxing in the front garden. Plenty of comfortable seating in a rustic setting. Good place for people watching. The young Waiter who served us was friendly and efficient. Didn't see too much of the inside but the restroom was clean...More

Thank Speedofasloth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived they said it might be a twenty minute wait for food. We asked if we needed to get drinks from the bar and they said it was table service. When we arrived only one other table was occupied. They then served two...More

Thank The_IPB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We almost drove past it as it's tucked away between 2 buildings, we found ample parking round the back and what a little gem. We stayed in room 3, a four poster, what a great room and huge bathroom. The staff were all really friendly...More

Thank jasonbezuidenhout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice location and lovely building with garden. We ordered lattes and had to wait ages for them and when they finally appeared they were lukewarm. We will not return.

Thank charles005
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

First visited a year or two ago when it was family owned but recently it's been taken over by a chain. Previously it was superb, especially the food. Evening meals were exceptional. No evening meal available now and some elements of the breakfast a let...More

2  Thank Dimapeg
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Bourton-on-the-Water is of course one of the best known Cotswold villages- beautiful and intimate if overloaded with twee shops. The Dial is perhaps the oldest building and perfectly situated with a garden and private parking. We were greeted courteously and the room, in the Coach...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Had a lovely afternoon tea in the garden, worth waiting for after a very long wait once the order had been placed

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 25 July 2017

went for lunch with family. Nice people but such a slow service. It was due to the fact that two waiters were in training, still it was way too long. Food was good however and people really nice. An improvement is needed and then it...More

Thank Fran69cois
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Spent a very pleasant night at the Dial house. Lovely staff. Comfortable room. Lovely garden to enjoy on a warm summer's evening.

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Paul B
28 January 2015|
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Response from claire f | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think there is although it is a lovely place to get dressed up, the food was gorgeous couldn't fault it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 74
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | The Dial House Hotel, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 822244
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  • This restaurant is at Dial House Hotel
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