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The Gardeners Arms

) #7 of 58 Restaurants in Tewkesbury $$ - $$$ , British,
21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
+44 1242 620257
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
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1 - 10 of 374 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A friend and I had dinner here recently - glad we booked as they were busy even on a Wednesday. Food was tasty - I had the beef & Stilton pie and fig & rhubarb crumble for pudding. Everything was delicious. All the servers were...More

Thank WeLoveHoney
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have never seen such an extensive menu, with everything that you could ever want on it. An excellent range for vegetarians. All of the food was well prepared, tastefully presented and absolutely delicious. The restaurant is clean and cosy with stylish decor. The staff...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Myself, my husband and three children went there on Friday evening. The food was very average but have to say the lasagne Which my son had was very mushy. It really was not edible, so he left it. My 11 year old daughter had the...More

Thank Sarla P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here a couple of times whilst staying at Corner Cottage, Alderton. Food was excellent from local sources, staff were friendly & the atmosphere was very relaxed. We didn't feel rushed at all. Easily able to accommodate my husband who is wheat intolerant. My brother-in-law...More

Thank MacStitch
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed our food; we use as much local produce as possible. We pride ourselves on our friendly staff and they will be happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and daughter both Vegans! went for lunch and for the first time ever they weren't treated like second class citizens. Fantastic menu choices, great attentive service - nothing was too much trouble, friendly welcoming a complete revelation.

Thank Chris4232
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it’s always lovely to hear that our customers have enjoyed the full experience and our vegan choices. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rude staff and overpriced food and drinks. Would not visit again in a hurry and certainly not worth taking a detour off the main road

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

I'm sorry to hear about your experience, can you please send us a direct message with the time and date of your visit so that we can investigate this further? Email: gardeners1@btconnect.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic pub. Great location, superb inside. Food was excellent Dog friendly including Doggy own menu. Both grassy area to sit or court yard. In the land of pubs this is truly a gem and very recommended.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We pride ourselves on our service towards dog owners and their dogs. We look forward to welcoming you back to our pub.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called twice this week for lunch, Staff were very welcoming if a little slow on our last visit,(it wasn't busy) The pub is very old lovely building. Toilets spotless. Food was lovely, my husband had the sandwich with a potion of chips I had...More

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

Thank you for this review. It’s always lovely to hear that our customers are enjoying their experience at our pub. We pride ourselves on the freshness of the local ingredients we use in our meals. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had excellent service and the food was incredible. We spent 9 days road-tripping England and this was the best food we had on the whole journey. We came in 5 minutes before the kitchen was going to close and they still served us with...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. We are very glad you enjoyed your time with us. We pride ourselves on using the freshest local ingredients in all our dishes. Your compliments will be passed onto our staff...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunched here despite recent poor reviews, like to see for myself. Unfortunately, the reviews are correct, not sure what is going on here. Waitress perfect, menu choice good, venue OK. In a nutshell, the food is over priced (£5.75 for a Ciabatta roll with a...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I’m sorry that you did not enjoy your experience. I will take your comments on board and discuss this with the kitchen to see how we can overcome this. We would love to see you...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 6 - USD 29
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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
  • 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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