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The Pear Tree Inn

Top Lane | Pear Tree Inn, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, England
+44 1225 704966
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“plaice” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:30 pm Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Top Lane | Pear Tree Inn, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pear Tree provides quality in all areas. Cosy bar, smart restaurant and warm comfy rooms, all refurbished and 'on trend' but with lots of old character. The food is exceptional, classics and interesting twists at reasonable prices. A log burner keeps the space warm....More

Thank NoosaDreamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came from London to take a close elderly friend living at the Mavern House Care Home to lunch at the Pear Tree and since she does not get out very often, this was to be a special occasion. We booked a table with seating...More

2  Thank John T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the plus side the food is good and I have no complaints with the service. On the down side I always come away feeling like I've been ripped off! For example £15.00 for cottage pie and 7.50 for a chocolate tart is in my...More

Thank SamWilts
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a lovely weekend after a long winter on the farm we were in need of some R&R and we certainly had that from the first greeting by the young lad behind the bar who booked us in, the wonderful food, delightful waitresses ,...More

1  Thank porkpie3
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife and I enjoyed a superb Mother's Day meal with our two young children. The food was absolutely first-rate and the set menu was very good value. The staff were attentive and looked after us really well. It's a fantastic place to enjoy a...More

Thank bathdiner82
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Eight of us were booked in for Mother’s Day. The food was great and so was the service. Nothing was too much trouble and the atmosphere was lovely. The mini Prosecco bottles for the mums was a lovely touch. Thanks for making our day special!

Thank Scouse73
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Enjoyed a lovely Mothers Day lunch at the Pear Tree . Food was delicious , served with a smile. Staff very welcoming and efficient. Will be back !.

Thank waperth
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Four of us had dinner here this evening and we all agree that it’s the best meal in the nicest atmosphere we have had for a long time. (The scallops were delicious.)

Thank CMM2
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Knowing the Pear Tree from old we were aware of it's ups and downs and ultimate closure. Happy to report that after a refurb it is back to its best. My wife had already been with friends some months back but this was a Saturday...More

1  Thank UNool
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We booked on line for Sunday lunch. We were shown the table designated and immediately the Manageress realised it may be be too draughty for an elderly lady in our party. She immediately offered a table more suitable and it was cleared for us very...More

Thank DariusMehta
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Lisa C
31 January 2017|
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Response from Jackie C | Property representative |
Hi Lisa yes we allow well behaved dogs in the bar & for dinner options also the Garden room. Thanks Jackie
Bob B
29 July 2016|
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Response from Jackie C | Property representative |
Hi Bob No we don't, however we do serve an excellent Sunday roast from 12-5pm & carry on with a Sunday Supper menu from 5-8.30pm Thanks Jackie
28 July 2016|
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Response from Marcus G | Property representative |
Hi SheffieldMarshall, We are indeed open for breakfast 7 days a week. 7:30-11:30 Monday through to Saturday and 8:30-11:00 on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 35
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Top Lane | Pear Tree Inn, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Melksham  >  Whitley
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 704966
  • E-mail
After being closed for over a year The Pear Tree Inn has been carefully restored as a farmhouse kitchen with bar & rooms. It has a relaxed & rustic appeal to the locally sourced menu & reclaimed quirky decor.

An old stone build farmhouse with rug strewn flagstones & reclaimed timber flooring. It features worn wooden tables with mismatched furniture and linen napkins. The Pear Tree Inn will showcase the best local suppliers with a menu guided by the seasons. It also offers overnight guests eight contemporary individually decorated rooms split between the Inn & a beautifully converted barn
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