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Salisbury Cathedral Refectory restaurant

The Close, Salisbury, England
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Ranked #60 of 212 Restaurants in Salisbury
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: This restaurant is attached to the Salisbury Cathedral, but is open to anyone. You do not have to tour the cathedral to enter the restaurant. An overlooked gem for people visiting Salisburyn but not making a stop at the cathedral.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

After a 90" tower tour we worked up an appetite that the Rectory satisfied quite well. Choices of hot foods, soups, sandwiches. Reasonably priced selections.

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Bournemouth, England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

What a beautiful place to rest and have a coffee or lunch with the spire of Salisbury Cathedral towering above you and all around is history, it is now our stop of choice when visiting Salisbury.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I am a regular visitor to the Cathedral and I like to pop in here for a meal or a snack depending upon the time of day. Called in after visiting the Catedral on a Saturday afternoon for Tea and a Cake. Quality Tea and a good Blueberry Muffin. Lunches are good here and good value especially the hot lunches... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I lunched with my Australian friends here for a visit. We all had the lovely homemade veggie soup that came with a hunk of fresh bread. I am gluten intolerant so refused the bread and was immediately offered gluten free, without having to ask or receive a bemused expression when I do ask. 10 out of 10. Also the bread... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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169 reviews 169 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Small little cafe in the heart of the cathedral - good spot to have a quick snack. Pastries and tea or coffee are very good, sandwichs (toasties) are average but substantial. Staff friendly and helpful.

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malaga
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248 reviews 248 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I stopped here for a lunchtime snack. They had lots on offer,a selection of hot food plus cold food such as sandwiches, frittatas, roasted tomatoes, salads etc. There was also a good selection of pastries such as croissants, brownies, muffins and scones with clotted cream and jam. They do a good range of coffees and teas, cold drinks etc. I... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just dropped in by chance but discovered the very best Eccles cakes. It was peaceful and the staff are great. Lovely and clean.

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Leverkusen, Germany
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307 reviews 307 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It's great that there is a nice team room available in the Refectory of Salisbury cathedral to cover that inevitable thirst for a cuppa whilst taking in the history here. The day we visited was very busy with the older generation jostling for the specialty snacks and sandwiches. We restricted ourselves to a large iced latte and huge cups of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

As church cafes go this one is avarage. The tea passable. The views are just amazing if you remember to look up. The staff give the impression of just going through the motions, they're not that bothered if you're happy with the service or not. I wouldn't use the cafe again if I returned.

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Egham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good food, good prices, plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, amazing view to the inner yard. Most of the food and all the cakes are handmade.

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Address: The Close, Salisbury, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
Cuisine: British

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