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Station Road, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh OX17 3BP, England
01386 700362
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 95
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Saved our weekend

Our thanks go to David and Freya for accommodating 8 refugees from the crown. Excellent food and drinks. We spent our 2 nights eating and drinking at the Great Western Arms and were 100% satisfied with everything. Thank you

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Janey P
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Luton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Borrego Springs, California
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349 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We took a weekly holiday let in Blockly and dined here twice. The Arms is under new ownership and is just as perfect as it gets -- and we're from California and have been accused of being hard to please. We met both owners, David and Freya (new owners as of Oct 2014) who were welcoming, friendly, informative and perfect.... More 

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Dorset, UK
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good atmosphere and varied choice on the menu. I had scampi and chips, but there were more interesting choices to be had. Wine list was good too. We had a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. We spoke to the landlord while we were there, and apparently they are going to install en-suite bedrooms, so we may well stay there sometime.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Our thanks go to David and Freya for accommodating 8 refugees from the crown. Excellent food and drinks. We spent our 2 nights eating and drinking at the Great Western Arms and were 100% satisfied with everything. Thank you

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We arrived to our self catering cottage in Blockley with the wrong key info. Being 9 pm were worried about food and bed, went to the great western arms pub hoping for food and wifi. Met by friendly owner David, who gave us a wine, ale and wifi, we located the email giving us our property details to get into... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Dined on a relatively quiet night, pub was about half full. Not an extensive menu but its a very small pub, typical for the area. A glass of red wine and a pint of cider were both quite good. Service was prompt and friendly. We had the pork knuckle which was very tender and tasty, and the fish and chips...... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Just come from what has to be the worst dining experience I've had in many years of travelling in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK. Booked in at 8.20pm for 3 people and was told we'd have to sit in the public bar until 8.30 before we could get a seat in the restaurant. No problem with that, we... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Four of us stayed in Blockley for a week in a delightful cottage in Brook Lane, and although our nearest pub was the Crown we weren't that impressed with the menus, so decided to walk a little further to the Great Western (nothing's too far away in Blockley!) Had a delightful evening there. Our host/waiter advised us up front that... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My wife and I arrived at the Great Western overwhelmed and anxious after being first timers driving "on the wrong side of the road". David served up a well poured ale, a generous glass of wine and comforting chat that tomorrow's drive would be nearly stress free. Barbecued ribs and fish and chips were oh-so-good. Soon Freya, introduced herself as... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

After a long day's hike from Broadway to Blockley, this was a great place for fish and chips and a few pints. It's a no-frills pub, but the food is great and the place is comfy.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We have been to the great western a few times, but not for a while, went last Friday night. New Owners, friendly service when we arrived, food order taken promptly, had Scampli and Chips - was cooked perfectly (especially the twice cooked chips), wine by the glass was very nice (Shiraz and Merlot) , not rushed, just perfect service. Bill... More 

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Additional Information about The Great Western Arms

Address: Station Road, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh OX17 3BP, England
Phone Number: 01386 700362
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Moreton-in-Marsh  >  Blockley
Average Prices: USD 23
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Station Road, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh OX17 3BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Moreton-in-Marsh  >  Blockley
  • Phone Number: 01386 700362

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

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