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The Gardeners Arms

21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
+44 1242 620257
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mousse” (5 reviews)
“lambs liver” (5 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
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1 - 10 of 420 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a Sunday lunch here. I chose the smaller portion, so didn't get a lot of meat but it was delicious. I couldn't fault the lamb which was tasty and tender. The generous assortment of vegetables was perfectly cooked for the mature diner, so...More

Thank AnnFelicity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend visited me this weekend for a family Birthday meal . We pre ordered the food, she dislikes puddings so did not pre Order one . We did ask the waitress on the night if she could have cheese and biscuits but we were...More

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

Thanks for the taking the time to review the Gardner’s Arms, we were delighted to have such a large party join us at short notice and I’m happy to say we have received some fantastic feedback from other members of the party thanking us for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some friends and I enjoyed a Sunday walk which ended near The Gardeners Arms. We started with tea but soon enjoyed a hearty meal. Our dog was made just as welcome as us. She even got her drink first. Food, staff, drinks could not be...More

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

I think you definitely all deserved a chance to relax along with a big hearty meal after a 10-mile walk and I’m glad we were able to accommodate you all. It’s great to hear that you were well looked after and that your dog is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and service! Best roast we’ve EVER eaten!!! Staff are very welcoming, beautiful setting!

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

Hi Karis, what an amazing review, thank you! We’re glad you had a great Sunday Roast and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a 5 or 6 mile trek about the surrounding countryside, we were more than ready for a refreshing pint or two and a good feed. The Gardeners Arms supplied both with great aplomb, with very friendly and efficient service thrown in. The food choices...More

Thank Raoul656
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well, it sounds as if you were definitely in need of a hearty meal after such a long trek and I’m glad we were able to assist. We are in the heart of some amazingly beautiful countryside and often get explorers and dog walkers through...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked after very well by the barman and serving staff here. My first choice of Becks beer wasn't available and I wasn't sure which of the many unfamiliar light beers on offer would be closest in taste - but the barman suggested I should sample...More

Thank Review66
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review and I’m glad we were able to help you go through the beers and find the right one to suit your taste buds – we do pride ourselves in customer service and I’m glad our bar staff were able to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old pub in a beautiful village. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Good selection of drinks but the food overall was just ok, I had the burger which was good but the rest of the party had the Sunday lunch which was a little...More

Thank Dean L
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dean, thank you very much for the kind words about our pub and excellent staff, it’s always good to hear that our hard work has been appreciated. We value all the feedback we get and I’m sorry to hear the food was not up...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our large group of 32 returned to the Gardeners Arms recently for lunch, which was pre-ordered. The variety of choices was delivered promptly at the designated time, and this allowed everyone to start eating together. The menu provides the customer with an extensive choice of...More

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

Hi John, many thanks for coming to join us for lunch once more; it was lovely to have you all back and hear you all enjoyed your meals together. We do pride ourselves on keeping up to date with our menus and ability to offer...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time today and will certainly return. Lovely staff, excellent food and so dog friendly 😃well worth the 2 hr journey.More

Thank Issy S
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your review; we do love welcoming dogs to The Gardeners Arms and think it is important they are as well looked after as their human companions. It’s great to hear you had a tasty Sunday Lunch – it’s always good to have something...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Having decided on a trip to Tewkesbury for some lunch and a look-about, we consulted Trip Advisor for restaurants and plumped for the no.1 choice.. The Gardners Arms. On seeing the dog menu board on the way in we had a chuckle and knew we...More

Thank Lee H
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Lee, it was lovely to meet you and I’m glad to hear you enjoyed your meal! The dog menu is always well received by our furry friends and does get grins from most people coming through the doors! It’s great you were able to...More

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Debena
23 October 2016|
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Response from Jacqui W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are very friendly and welcoming towards dogs as long as they are in the bar area, where you can still eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 29
Meals
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 10:00 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
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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