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The Old Bank Brasserie

18 Wood Street, Swindon SN1 4AB, England
+44 1793 527798
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
18:30 - 21:30All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Wood Street, Swindon SN1 4AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit, first visit disappointing but decided to give another go! Big mistake. Starter bread was one smal piece of bread looked silly on the board. Sharing platter enough for a very small person. This time was no better, lasagne runny needed a spoon to...More

2  Thank Bjb9554
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited not long after the change to Bardolino for an evening snack. I chose mushroom lasagne which I liked a lot, my wife had chicken which she thought was OK but not brilliant. Starters were focaccia and salad which were OK. My wife thought...More

Thank CharlieCB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bad service the whole place is rubbish aviod at all cost. one drink and thats it if you want to drink more you need to buy food. avoid

1  Thank rich p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the restaurant for 8pm but we did specify that it could be 8.15pm by the time we got there, we were told this would not be a problem as I was coming from the airport. We arrived at the restaurant at 8.17pm, they...More

2  Thank Courtney O
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Big transformation great restaurant basic Italian food i.e. Pizza pasta burgers but severed hot and with great service been here four times over the last month and find it a lovely restaurant and bar.the staff are excellent and I think the menu is very fairly...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in after a lovely meal at an Italian restaurant, wanted to try their famous cocktails, I went for the two for one Martini Porn Star, husband had a larger, they arrived in plastic Martini glasses, very disappointing, however, give them the benefit of the...More

3  Thank Jayne V
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a group of friends on a Friday night . The place was busy and buzzing with a good atmosphere . The service was good and quick . I enjoyed our food . I had a pasta dish but I would...More

Thank 593billgirl
Reviewed 2 May 2017

(Now Bardolino) My friends invited me here for an evening meal, so I checked the online menu and decided against it as it didn't seem to have a Vegan option. They got there asked if there was anything and rang me and said they would...More

Thank howiet1971
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Average food and no consistency with the waiting staff. We had 4 different waitresses come to us and were literally taking our plates away whilst we were still eating. We had bread and oils for starter, slightly over burned bread. Pizzas were ok but seriously...More

3  Thank Atlantadd
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Had a party for about 100 friends. A great venue with good service. Good variety of food to suit all tastes.

Thank HeafR
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where is the closest parking?
30 May 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from RobHop72 | Reviewed this property |
There is paid parking spaces on wood street. There is also parking behind wood street off Newport street. There may also be parking available in the co op superstore.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 38
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Wood Street, Swindon SN1 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 527798
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