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The Freke Arms

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B4019, Swindon, England
01793-76-22-97
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always excellent value and service

Never disappointed whether we have lunch or evening meal here..very good value. Would recommend to anyone looking for a good value meal, pleasant place

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
haydon b
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We popped by at the Freke Arms after a long trip down from Yorkshire. I ordered the BBQ Pulled Pork Burger - which when it arrived was hot, and delicious. The staff were very friendly and overall the pub had a nice friendly feel to it. Would go again.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Never disappointed whether we have lunch or evening meal here..very good value. Would recommend to anyone looking for a good value meal, pleasant place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Excellent food good home cooked food really good portions and very tasty ! We travel from cirencester each time the food is si good ! Love it !

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Not bee here for donkey's years. Went for Sunday lunch, will return! Very friendly welcome, great service, super food. Only improvements would be some seat pads for the chairs, and a heavier weight of cutlery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wanted a change from our normal evening out, i tend to stick to what i know however this sat evening i was feeling mental lol so thought we will try something new, so glad i did absolutely lovely pub with nice atmosphere very cosy and the food was delicious with something for everyone, the prices were reasonable too. I had... More 

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swindon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

After having lately been disappointed with a few well known restaurants in Swindon,it's a nice change to go out and have a decent meal.Well cooked ,well presented and decent size meals as well.A good selection of meals to suit and also the specials board too.After reading previous comments it was definitely a good choice to go there.Already booked to go... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Gr8 quiltily fresh ly home cooked pub food at a fair price Home cooked food not defrosted and microwaved Good choice on menu and speciles board Plenty of parking Good range of beers wine and drinks Friendly pub atmosphere

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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great food landlord is very rude and unfriendly. They staff never go out of their way to make you feel at home. Change the landlord and staff please arkells. They are letting the pub down. It could be such a lovely pub if the staff were friendly and welcoming!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Lovely meal once again, perfect land lady anita is an amazing lady , great atmosphere would highly recommend this pub to anyone , great value for money and every visit is a lovely one. Thanks to you all at the freke arms xxxx

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Called in for a quick 'bite' to eat on a cold Winter's day, we have been here for lunch, a few times before and as then, we were warmly greeted by the Landlord and staff. We both decided on a three egg omelette with chips and side salad + a drink each, swiftly served - lovely grub - all for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: B4019, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: 01793-76-22-97

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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