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The Carpenters Arms Motel

Old Vicarage Lane | South Marston, Swindon SN3 4ST, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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wilts
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a nice meal with a friend. It's nice to see a proper English pub offering an array of tasty treats !!! Too many to choose from. We went on a Monday eve. Lovely seating areas. Will definitely recommend and certainly visit again. Many thanks xxx

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Yeovil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came here on a Friday night at 8pm. They managed to get us a table even though they were pretty busy. Staff quick and kind. For starter we had the mushrooms and prawn cocktail. We had the fillet steak and it was amazing. Cooked perfectly (medium rare). Would definitely go back again!

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Leighton Buzzard
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We called in on a Monday night for dinner after driving back from the West Country towards home. The service and food was excellent, there is a large menu and that always concerns me in small establishments. I need not have worried as there was four of us and we had different dishes, all done perfectly. To all motorists: if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

So close but never been, great service and food even better. Me and wife eat out a lot but will be going here again very soon. Food and service quick and well worth a visit. Very reasonable price for quality food and service.

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

been here a few times now as its a lovely homely pub, with good food. There was a slight mix up with my mums dinner but what she did get given she enjoyed but anyhow it won't stop us coming back as we do really love coming here!

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Came to the Carpenters for a few beers and a meal one Friday night. The pub has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere, a real pub feel. The beers are very good, I would recommend the local Wiltshire Gold and Moonlight. You can taste the quality of the beers, particularly because the land lord regularly cleans the pipes throughout the... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited the Carpenters Arms by chance having booked into a nearby hotel & spa! (which we were unimpressed with) Upon entering this homely establishment we were greeted as though we were regular visitors. Dave, Helen & their staff were warm & welcoming! The food was excellent, piping hot & well presented. It is a child friendly environment & to... More 

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swindon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We called in The Carpenters on a Wednesday evening expecting it to be quite , but it was quite busy. Entering the pub we were welcomed by a nice young lady and shown our table. We studied the special board and the menu , opting for a fillet steak (£16.95 ) and a turkey curry (£9.65 ). Both arrived after... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

On a Friday night at 18:30 we found a table wthout a reservation. Drinks orders are taken at your table and served throughout your meal which is a nice touch. The food was plentiful and fresh and was presented in a professional way. The Arkells 3B's was not the best in the area however we will return soon as it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I visited the above on the evening of Friday 12th December together with family members and enjoyed not only a great 3 course seasonal meal but a Carol Concert which was first class. Then on Friday 19 December together with colleagues from the the local Squash club we had a very enjoyable lunch again a 3 course... More 

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