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Wild Duck Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Drakes Island, Ewen GL7 6BY, England
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Ranked #3 of 3 Ewen B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
SouthWestMan2014 Taunton
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very disappointed because: - Mums 60th so booked and asked for balloons etc - nothing provided - The table wasn't laid properly on arrival, 3 less places - The table wasn't sufficient for 12 people - Service was non existent - A £28 service charge was automatically added to the bill, which we paid but didn't realise. Tips should be... More

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Cinderford, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my wife here on 14th August to celebrate the anniversary of our engagement. Having looked at the wine list and menu on line I was anticipating an evening of good food and fine wine followed by a comfortable night in the Chinese suite. On arrival we were shown to our room which looked fine but the flowers and... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a stay of 3 nights some months ago and since that time I believe the ownership has changed! It looks nice from the outside, but that's it. The place might have resembled a hotel once but not any more. The room was small and smelt musty with secondary glazed windows which were covered in mildew and difficult to... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived at hotel to discover my room had been double-booked and I was left stranded without a room. The fault was entirely that of the hotel. Booking.com had done their best to try to contact me whilst I was on the road and had sought to rectify the situation with alternative arrangements, but I did not discover all this until... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took my elderly mum and a friend out for an evening meal at the Wild Duck last week and were massively disappointed..we had to wait for our table, then ages before we had our drinks order taken. We had to ask at the bar for someone to come and take our food order (as it was taking so long),... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

my wife and I recently visited the wild duck for an evening meal. we had been looking forward to it all week as the visitors book where we stayed had a couple of good comments written about it. we booked a table and went with high hopes expecting to have a nice time at the duck. we were shown to... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was taken to the wild duck for a birthday treat weekend, from the outside it was lovely. The bar/restaurant area had a lovely atmosphere, the bedroom was lovely however the bathroom was a different matter. The basin was so high that could have done with a step stool to clean my teeth, the shower did not have a wall... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Wild Duck for two nights some months ago. On arrival we were surprised to find the reception was also part of the bar ! The hotel inside is very quaint and oldy worldy. The disappointment lies elsewhere, particularly the bathroom in our room. The pedestal for the wash basin was built so high that unless you tilted... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a group of friends we have previously eaten lunch and dinner at the Wild Duck at Ewen but it will certainly take considerable changes to entice us back. What a boring, unhealthy lunch menu. Fish and chips, scampi and chips, cheddar ploughmans, pork pie ploughmans, beefburger and chips ... there was nothing enticing or interesting on the menu. No... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for supper with adults and kids. Arrived fora drink in the busy garden. Couldn't find a table outside that wasn't surrounded by historic and fresh dog turds. Told the barman, who came out, collected the excrement and carried it back though the drinking customers and into the restaurant area. Disgusted. Discovered the loos were pretty filthy too. Dirty toilets... More

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Address: Drakes Island, Ewen GL7 6BY, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Ewen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Wild Duck Inn 4*
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The Wild Duck Inn is a mellow cotswold stone 16 century Elizabethan inn set in the heart of the cotswold village of Ewen and only a stones throw from the river Thames.With a wealth of oak beams ancestral portraits and open log fires make this a welcoming destination for all.The pretty court yard garden makes for a lovely setting for dining alfresco.We pride ourselves on sourcing local suppliers of the highest standards, from Highgrove lamb to podges vegetables.We are perfectly placed for the cotswold waterpark and its extensive activities which include sailing, wakeboarding, fishing, shooting and riding.Our geographical position places us conveniently also for badminton and Gatcombe horse trials.Cirencester is well know for its polo club from which we are 3 miles distance.We are also 25mins from cheltenham race course. ... more   less 
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