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market street, Bradford-on-Avon, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pub grub

Nice pub with decent food. We ate in the upstairs restaurant area. The staff were friendly and service good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Magnus66
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Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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221 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Very good food fresh quick service nice authentic pub lunch in a quant town of Bradford in Avon! We would return friendly staff, nice menu something for everyone all washed down with a pint! Or bottle of fizz!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice pub with decent food. We ate in the upstairs restaurant area. The staff were friendly and service good.

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Excellent pub meals and a good atmosphere in a traditional country pub. Very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Food was good but having booked a table for 8 for a family meal to be told on arrival they had a no children policy was a bit shocking. We were tolerated but it spoilt the evening.

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South Wales
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

My 'triple cooked' chips were over cooked and hard, likewise the onion rings. We were not asked how our food was. There is no wifi and when I told them the one toilet doesn't flush I was told 'I know'. Should there have been an out of order sign on the toilet door? Not a good experience.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We have been there a few times and it gets better and better me and my partner enjoy the atmosphere and the food is great I can strongly recommend the roast beef nice tender meat. Also tried a salad today as a starter which was very nice. I think we are quite picky with food and I've never had any... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Decided to try this pub today 9/3/15 saw the trip advisor sign & thought happy days... how wrong were we, asked for pint of cider & only got half as they ran out, my partner had to settle for zinfandel rose as they were low on wine, limited food choice as well - not what was on the board outside... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I am very happy to write a third review of the Dandy Lion. Last time we visited we were disappointed - we have been to the pub countless times over the last couple of years and had only one bad experience. I visited with a friend for lunch last week - different staff and a different chef I think -... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Food and service exceeded our hopes and expectations... Agree with other reviewer that the Waiting staff we experienced were excellent despite their youth. Much more than a posh pub and can't wait to go back. Thank you...

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San Diego, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The staff at this pub is excellent, which is especially commendable as they were all quite young when I visited. They were friendly, provided excellent, professional service, and excellent recommendations on the food. The pork faggots I was served were excellent; other reviews here comment positively on them as well. They were served with mushy peas which were excellent -... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: market street, Bradford-on-Avon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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