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The Gardeners Arms

21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
+44 1242 620257
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A busy place without competition in a great location So expect to book and sometimes wait a bit a keep a smile on your face Real Ale on tap and food really well presented and cooked --only gripe a tad expensive but consider the above...More

Thank worrow01
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your recommendation, we charge what we do because of all the hard work we put into creating top-notch dishes and good service, so we're glad you agree.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was so hot the other Sunday, decided to call into the gardeners arms in Alderton for a drink, food looked so good we decided to have dinner there, the food was lovely, the staff were friendly and efficient, the barman was so friendly it...More

Thank Roz1512
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for reviewing us, we really appreciate all the feedback. We'll let Ian behind the bar know about your review and we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were camping nearby and turned up for a Sunday lunch without a reservation. The place was busy but they managed to fit us in. It was one of the best Sunday lunches we'd had for ages. As a consequence, we returned...More

Thank Pierre48
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent buffet for 80th birthday. Good selection to suit all tastes & dietary requirements. Friendly, welcoming, helpful, efficient staff.

Thank Mrs Sandra K
Wendy W, Manager at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

That's really great to hear Sandra, we do like to make sure that everyone can enjoy a nice meal regardless of their dietary requirements. We all hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a large party last night for dinner and the staff were friendly, the food was great and beautifully presented we had a lovely evening.

Thank Nu S
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review, we're really glad you enjoyed your evening!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in a ready camp (glamping) in Winchcombe caravan park. The staff at the site recomended and give us walking directions on how to get the Gardeners Arms. It was a nice 20 minute walk. The pub and all of the staff, specially...More

Thank gary1964_11
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad that the Winchcombe Caravan Park recommended us and that you enjoyed the walk here. We're in the process of putting together some walking maps of the area if you're interested, next time you are visiting. Thank you for such a great review, our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After checking out the Tripadvisor reviews, off went to The Gardeners Arms to see if it deserves it’s good reputation. Yes it does! How refreshing to find a local pub with such a forward-looking menu. This pub manages to tick a lot of boxes -...More

Thank TobyGreen
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a great, all-encompassing review. We never want anyone to leave our pub hungry so it's been our mission to be able to cater for all dietary requirements, and I'm glad we tick so many boxes! Looking forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter booked a table as we were camping in the area, and this pub appeared on an search for a Vegan lunch. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the wait for food was not too long. The vegan diners chose nut roasts, fresh...More

Thank Gillybeanie
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Your review has put a smile on all of our faces, thank you so much! Our Chef Clive wants to make sure that no ones misses out on a good Sunday Roast so we're very glad that your vegan diners had just as good a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub in a rural location this was chosen for its varied menu for the family group I went with. Wendy and her team Did all they could to accommodate our wishes and we were not disappointed! My starter was chicken skewers which was ok...More

Thank Joanne C
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review. We're a family-run business so we understand just how hard it can be to find a place to eat which keeps everyone happy! I'm especially glad that you enjoyed our vegan sausages as we thoroughly developed our recipe, making sure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving home to South Wales from Stratford upon Avon we were desperate for lunch and saw the Gardeners Arms pub sugn on the main road so turned left on a narrow side road. We nearly gave up after 2 miles but luckily persevered and found...More

Thank WelshDragon25
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. It’s true, we are slightly away from some of the main routes. However, I’m so glad you persevered and found us. In fact, we are only six miles from the M5. We pride ourselves on serving freshly prepared, quality food...More

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23 October 2016|
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Response from Wendy W | Property representative |
Very dog friendly, with their own doggy menu, water and treats available to all our 4 legged friends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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