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Waldegrave Arms

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Church Lane | Bristol, East Harptree BS40 6BD, England
+44 1761 221429
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant meal in nice surroundings

I visited this pub some years ago with my family & had a pleasant meal then, so decided to go back again to see if it had changed. We found that the standards had been maintained & that the food was still very good & the prices were very reasonable. The pub itself has a lot of character & is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Mike P
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
bristol
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We had been here once before a while ago and enjoyed it so thought we would try it again. The pub was very quiet with nobody else eating but this wasnt an issue. The menu was quite limited with not many evening main choices maybe because there's not much trade in the week? The lady who served us was lovely.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A group of 8 Walkers fell upon this great Pub following a very tiring walk around the area of East Harptree. I chose the London's Pride beer - perfect - kept well and served well. Our food order were taken and the Roast Meals delivered promptly by a charming waitress. It's a small country pub, full of character - off... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We have been coming to this pub for many years and enjoyed very many wonderful meals. We have recently visited and were dismayed by our experience, how can a pub that was so good be so changed. Firstly the menu now consists of really basic food such as burgers, no fine dinning anymore and secondly I would enjoy a burger... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I visited this pub some years ago with my family & had a pleasant meal then, so decided to go back again to see if it had changed. We found that the standards had been maintained & that the food was still very good & the prices were very reasonable. The pub itself has a lot of character & is... More 

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Tristan E, Manager at Waldegrave Arms, responded to this review

Hi Mike, Thanks for your comment! We appreciate your kind feedback and are glad you have a lovely experience here at The Waldegrave Arms. See you again! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stayed at Harptree Court for three nights and each evening we popped 'down the road' the Waldegrave Arms for our tea. The food was delicious and the service was excellent.

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Tristan E, Manager at Waldegrave Arms, responded to this review

Hi Derek, Thank you for your comment! We are glad you had a lovely time at The Waldegrave Arms and enjoyed your stay in the village. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

From the outside this pub looks great and it is in a lovely setting. They say that a good indicator as to the standard of a dining establishment is how busy it is, The Waldegrave Arms wasn't busy, there was only one other couple dining in fact. We ordered our meals and although the fish and chips was OK, the... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This has been one of our favourite destinations for many years but this week arrived to discover all had changed. Gone was the warm welcome, the interesting menu, the high quality food. The 'pulled pork with manchego on buttermilk flatbread' ( sounds great doesn't it?) was totally underwhelming - lumps of pork on a dry pitta-type bread. I had asked... More 

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Tristan E, Front Office Manager at Waldegrave Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback; we do appreciate all comments both positive and negative. As assistant manager, I remember serving you personally and I was left with the impression that you had both had an enjoyable time. I apologise if this was not the case! It is far easier for us to address your concerns at the time and make... More 

Bristol
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Having eaten here several times over the years 9 of us were looking forward to doing so again. We had a long wait before being seated, a further long wait to get our starters for which the manager apologised and gave us a complementary bottle of wine. There was a further long wait for our main course which was only... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

A bit like reviewer Bri-anT1963, it was quite cold at the table, maybe as you are surrounded by old stone in this quaint countryside pub. Service was excellent and the food was very good, although I thought quite a limited new menu. lovely home made tortillas and proper meat and side dips to start and nice big bit of lamb... More 

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Tristan E, Manager at Waldegrave Arms, responded to this review

Hi Steve! We are glad you enjoyed the homemade food and the service! Look forward to seeing you guys again soon! More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We ate across two consecutive nights, they were changing menus which made things more interesting. Food and service were both excellent however it was cold, we had to keep our coats on as the fire wasn't lit :(

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Lane | Bristol, East Harptree BS40 6BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  East Harptree
  • Phone Number: +44 1761 221429

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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