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The Boot Inn

High Street | Berwick St James, Berwick St James, Salisbury SP3 4TN, England
+44 1722 790243
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck salad” (5 reviews)
“wedges” (3 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
High Street | Berwick St James, Berwick St James, Salisbury SP3 4TN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm, welcoming, social traditional English pub, with a menu that utilizes local ingredients to make traditional pub food with a twist, each food option is unique. My partner is a vegan, nearly all traditional independent pubs do not offer a fully vegan option but they...More

Thank jalaner06
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review, We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been staying in the village for a week, and visited the Boot several times, eating there once. I can’t recommend it highly enough. Without writing an essay: good and well-kept Wadworths beer, friendly welcome, and excellent food (if you come here and don’t try...More

Thank MikeC1964
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review, I hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Boot on another occasion.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This inn is a real jewel of a discovery!! The menu is absolutely full of unique tempting dishes and ideas. It is the only establishment I have been in which offered such a choice I could have eaten them all--- and I am very fussy...More

Thank Neil A
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm glad that you enjoyed our food and hospitality here at the Boot and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What's not to like about this quietly aging traditional local pub sufficiently far from the A303 and set in a charming village with character houses and a Norman church. Friendly staff, cheery locals and a really good Sunday roast. It's an excellent centre for walking...More

Thank robinn669
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit here and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very unwelcoming.... just about let us use the toilets!.....wouldn’t recommend going there if you’re not local. We felt very uncomfortable on our arrival and were told there were no tables disputes there being several empty tables. Was a shame as it looked like a lovely...More

Thank GenieGee13
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry that we where unable to accommodate you, We are a small pub with only 8 tables and they do fill up very quickly. We are a popular meeting place for people locally and from all over the country and to suggest that...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Yes a nice modest English pub in the middle of Wiltshire. A perfectly fine place to stop, rest and grab a pint and a meal if you want to. Don’t expect miracles, it doesn’t set out to do that, and you will be happy. Lovely...More

Thank R0062
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for your comments. We are a small team running a country pub and work hard to serve good food and good beer consistently. Sadly we are not miracle workers but we do what we do to the best of our ability on a...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A good old country pub with proper pub food and good real ale. Think that this would be a great place to bring the kids in the summer as the beer garden looks amazing.

Thank Jonathanhb
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for your nice review, I am glad that you enjoyed your visit here. We hope to see you again soon, perhaps in the summer when you can enjoy our garden.

Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Boot is a great pub and the food is very good. We ate there on a Saturday night (we live locally) and it was full but not too full - there was a really nice atmosphere. The one draw back was that we wanted...More

Thank Wessex_Wildlife
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, I am so sorry to hear about your terrible illness!! Crumble deficiency is a terrible thing only cured by consumption of said crumble. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot soon when we hope that we...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We visited on a Saturday night. There were 5 of us ... two parents and three teenagers. It is a typical English Country pub with a friendly team and a good atmosphere. We booked ahead and most tables seemed to have a reserved sign. I...More

Thank mrthom1316
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review, I am glad that you and your family enjoyed your visit here and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Boot in the future, perhaps for another home smoked platter!

Reviewed 22 October 2017

After a long wet and windy walk we were looking forward to a correspondingly great meal. Sadly it was not as good as either of us were expecting. The atmosphere was great but the food was not as good as I would have expected for...More

Thank Tomsimons
Cathy D, Owner at The Boot Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for your review, I am glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere here at the Boot along with the beer and service. I am sorry that the food was not up to your expectations and can only apologise for this at this late stage,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Berwick St James, Berwick St James, Salisbury SP3 4TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury  >  Berwick St James
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 790243
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Description
The Boot Inn is a small country pub just a mile from the A303 and a few miles from Stonehenge we are located 7 miles from Salisbury in the pretty village of Berwick St James. With an open fire in the winter months and a large garden for dining in the summer months the Boot is a great place to be come rain or shine. We are family friendly and we welcome dogs so it is an ideal place to meet up with friends and family.
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