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The Gardeners Arms

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21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
+44 1242 620257
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09:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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Granborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called in Sunday lunch for a sarnie, on way back to campsite from a long walk. They didn't do sandwiches on Sunday however the landlady could not have been more accommodating and said they could. We didn't take her up on the offer though as the Sunday roasts looked good, we were not disappointed. Even the dogs got some biccies.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lunch meeting and ordered different dishes all was good but could have done with some more flavours. Drinks were priced reasonably. Service was. Very good we will be back

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is okay. But no more than that. Which is a shame given the location, the building and the potential. But the real let down is the landlady. I'm not convinced that she sets out to be rude and unwelcoming, but unfortunately that's how she comes across, and on more than one occasion. It's as though everything is an... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely pub. It specialises in gin - great range of drinks and mixers - and a really varied menu including a great Sunday roast deal. The staff are absolutely lovely and one actually drove us to the station after we struggled to get a taxi!

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1 Thank Simon R
Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are pleased you had a lovely time and enjoyed our Sunday roasts. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent meal here with friends on Nov 19th . It was very busy but the young staff were first class, managing everything efficiently and professionally. The various "pub classics" we chose were all very good and brilliant value for money using their special offer.

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Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. We are pleased you enjoyed your food and were impressed by our staff. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly pub. Great food excellent value. Dogs welcome. Definitely going back when in the area again

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Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased you found us to be friendly and our food to be of excellent value. We look forward to seeing you again when you’re next in the area. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it here, pity I will probably never be here again! We were a group attending a wedding in Dumbleton up the road and night 1 was held here. The staff could not have been friendlier or more efficient. Food was delicious and there's a really lovely homely feel to the place What more can I say! Highly recommended

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Thank Audrey L
Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are pleased you enjoyed the food and found our staff to be friendly and efficient. If you are ever back in the area it would be lovely to see you again. More 

Gloucestershire, England
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress delivered our main course and we barely saw her again- had to ask 3 times for mustard and had almost eaten my steak by the time it finally arrived, £17.00 for a steak but not great, I have had better for half the price. the next sighting of waitress was when she was stood chatting at the bar and... More 

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Bristol
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the Winchcombe club site and had visited 2 years previously. Decided to have lunch on our walk from the site which takes about 20 minutes. We were amazed at the refurbishment- wouldn't have recognised the place. Had a really warm welcome and advice on the wines. Decided to go for the lunchtime special and both meals... More 

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Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and enjoyed both of your meals. We take pride in using the freshest local produce in all our food. We look forward to your next visit when you are back in the area. More 

Redditch, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a superb lunch of lambs liver, with draft Wolf Rock beer here on a Monday lunchtime. We took advantage of the lunchtime menu deal, great value and unusual for an independent pub serving such high quality food. The pub has a lovely warm atmosphere, and is in a great location for local walks. We will... More 

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Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are really pleased you enjoyed the lamb’s liver and the beer and found our deal to be great value. We pride ourselves on the quality of our food and use the freshest local produce. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:30
Monday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Tewkesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 620257
Description
A 16th century thatched building nestled in the heart of the Cotswold village of Alderton. Just a 10 minute drive from Cheltenham and off junction 9 of the M5 we are ideally situated for any dining occasion. Open from 9.30 am serving fresh coffee with a smile, our award winning Freehouse epitomises everything that is good about homecooking, hospitality and value for money.

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