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49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
441225681562
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunny sheltered garden

We were originally going to the Lock Inn opposite the Canal Tavern but when we got there the garden at the Lock Inn although by the canal looked less inviting than the Canal Tavern. The menu was very inviting and when the meal arrived inviting to look at and delicious! We would definitely eat her... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Hampshire
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had a walk along the canal and came to the end of the lane and by chance the Canal Tavern. We ordered Ham,egg and chips. It was plentiful, more than my other half could eat, so I ate hers too ! We had a couple of "SixX" beers. We were in wonderful surroundings, To sum up , staff and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I got a free maggot today!! No sign of any apology without serious complaint by myself. When I mentioned environmental health, I was told I was threatening them. To be honest I wasn't threatening them, I was promising them. Eventually I got £10 refunded but only after I felt I was in the wrong. I will never go back. And... More 

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Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this review

Don't know who you are or when this is supposed to have happened however yes we are also serving pink elephants in the vodka and adding barbeque pig wings to the specials board. If you want to talk seriously about what we offer please speak to us directly on 01225 681562 More 

Westbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Busy sunny garden friendly young staff nice food but for ten pounds I had the smallest slice of quich? Didn't feel like good value at all.

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Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this review

Please speak to us directly on 01225 681562, if you had mentioned it at the time and the portion you had was small I would have replaced it and/or refunded. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Hadn't been here for a while but I'll be back again soon. Excellent pub grub on big plates and for around £10 you will not leave the place hungry. I had the ham, egg, chips and salad, the salad. It's had a few owners but the current ones seem to have got it just right.

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Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for this positive response, we constantly try harder and harder to make things as close to perfect as we can and always enjoy entertaining people who appreciate what we are trying to do. Please speak to us directly on 01225 681562 More 

Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stopped here today for the most delicious food we've had in ages. Steak, chips, onion rings, mushrooms, fried tomato & quite honestly THE best salad ever! Friendly staff & customers alike. A hidden treat in Bradford on Avon that should not be missed.

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Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for this positive response, we constantly try harder and harder to make things as close to perfect as we can and always enjoy entertaining people who appreciate what we are trying to do. Please speak to us directly on 01225 681562 More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We visited on 21st of June and we're pleasantly suprised with our choice. We chose this over the lock Inn cafe because that was super busy and the people we were with hadn't enjoyed their meal on their last visit So we chose the canal tavern instead. We stopped a very lovely waitress who we questioned about their gf choices... More 

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Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this review

Thanks for this positive response, we constantly work to provide for all situations and always enjoy entertaining people who appreciate what we are trying to do. Please speak to us directly on 01225 681562 More 

Hampshire
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were originally going to the Lock Inn opposite the Canal Tavern but when we got there the garden at the Lock Inn although by the canal looked less inviting than the Canal Tavern. The menu was very inviting and when the meal arrived inviting to look at and delicious! We would definitely eat her again.

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East Grinstead, England, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

After having been disappointed to discover that The Bridge Tea Rooms had stopped serving cooked breakfasts half an hour after opening, we were directed to The Lock Inn. However the state of their toilets and prevalence of smokers outside lead us to turn to the Canal Tavern. Here we received a warm friendly welcome and, although not officially serving breakfast,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I visited this pub with 13 other hens for lunch on a very bust Saturday afternoon. It was really busy, so took some time to get served but when the food came it was lovely and everyone was happy. I wasn't quite so happy when 2 hours later i realised I'd left my iphone on the table. I called the... More 

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Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this review

Interesting to see that people can say that we provide good service and others say that we are rubbish. I guess that makes us human???? Cheers for your comments Mark Please speak to us directly on 01225 681562 More 

Bradford on Avon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food (when it came, 3 Sunday Roasts) was lovely, but the staff really have to buck up their ideas when it comes to service. Its painfully slow at the bar when ordering, and we had to wait over 40 minutes for our food, which they had to be reminded of. It wasn't even that busy. I think most of... More 

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Address: 49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
Phone Number: 441225681562
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: 49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: 441225681562

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  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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