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The Freke Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
B4019, Swindon, England
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“potato wedges” (2 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
B4019, Swindon, England
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in the evening to celebrate a family birthday. The menu was varied enough so that everyone had a choice. The chef was happy to cook something off the menu for the one person who did not like anything on the menu. The recipient...More

Thank fersmeare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a revisit tonight , we had a rump steak and a grilled chicken breast both £11.95 . Good sized portions again no problems there, my only moan was the rump steak a bit chewy (which it can be sometimes ) . I do like...More

Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Lunch time special two courses for about £8. Pleasant environment, clean and tidy Staff who really want to help Good size portions of well cooked food Speedy Service Easy Parking Located Mid way betwixt Highworth and Blunsdon so easy to get to

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We visited again to make sure the first time was not just a lucky meal . We ordered a ham,eggs and chips and sausages and mash . They arrived after some 10 minutes and the portion size was enough for four people not two ....More

Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The lady behind the bar with blonde hair,very rude and blunt,not very welcoming,however food was nice especially the pudding.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My friends and I went here on Saturday lunch, there is a Chinese menu on offer, didn't really expect it in a country pub! I really like crispy chilli beef, it's my fav Chinese food, the one here was different, proper steak strips which tasted...More

Thank r0bertbaker
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We went to the Freke Arms as we were looking for somewhere a bit different that made good food. We knew a few people who had been here a few years ago and said it was really good. It is labelled as a ‘Gastropub’ and,...More

Thank European-Bookworm
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food, all cooked fresh to order. Very big helpings and friendly service. Excellent range of alcoholic beverages. I had coffee because I was driving and that was good too. I will go again

Thank rob f
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten here twice in the past week. The second visit we chose the lunch menu, 2 courses for 7.95. I wasn’t expecting much but the portions were very good, nicely presented. Not as big as the monster portions from our first visit (which were...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We have not visited The Freke Arms for a couple of years ,thought we would give it another try .There is new chef so the meals are a little different , we ordered a Steak pie and a Cajan chicken .Both tasted hot with good...More

Thank Rover201457
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B4019, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: 01793-76-22-97
  • E-mail
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