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The Great Western Arms

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Station Road, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh OX17 3BP, England
01386 700362
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bathrooms.!

Friendly staff in a lovely village location.! The bedroom was clean & comfortable, the bathroom was rather dissapointing and let the room down, needing a total re-fit.! Good breakfast both mornings. Had a great weekend.!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Ian T
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Haywards Heath, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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186 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
England
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We used to eat here every evening when it was owned by previous owners each time we stayed in village. Booked for Mothers Day Lunch for friends expecting as in the past the place would be packed. Arrived in time for 1pm table to find we had the place to ourselves - rather disconcerting for Mothers Day and knowing how... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Good honest pup,serving decent above normal pub food,with friendly service. lovely village worth a visit.

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Haywards Heath, England, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff in a lovely village location.! The bedroom was clean & comfortable, the bathroom was rather dissapointing and let the room down, needing a total re-fit.! Good breakfast both mornings. Had a great weekend.!

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Last weekend I stayed with my partner and 8 friends in lovely Blockley and we went to this pub for Sunday lunch. We had the perfect afternoon, watching the football and rugby, relaxing, playing games (pool, darts, table football) and got given a selection of papers to read. The staff were friendly and on hand when we needed them. The... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We dropped in at about 1.45 after a visit to nearby Batsford arboretum. They apparently don't normally do lunch on Tuesday but had a private party in the restaurant. We were welcomed in to the bar area with open arms, in spite of having our boisterous 20 month old Labrador in tow. We were given the full menu to peruse.... More 

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london
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

"It's roasts today for Sunday : lamb beef or pork", "Does the pork have crackling?" "I don't know. You'd have to ask the chef that". That was the opening exchange for our family Sunday lunch. The landlord didn't ask the chef but it turned out the pork didn't have crackling (it was a rolled loin) and it would seem that... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Very good food, good menu to choose from, staff were very friendly and locals welcoming, well worth a visit. In a lovely village.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We called in to Blockley while doing a circular walk in the area. We planned to stop at the Crown Inn for lunch which I had found on the Internet. Unfortunately I didn't phone them first and we found when we arrived that they only serve meals in the evening. Talking later with a local in the village, it appeared... More 

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gloucestershire
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I am a little confused by the reviews concerning the friendliness of the owners. I am local and been in twice over last month or so and found it a pleasant change from the previous owners. David and Freya are pefectly hospitable and are makiing an effort to turn this place around. I found the food to be good and... More 

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

It's strange the different opinions written recently. We have been going here probably over ten years. Owners changed not long ago. We didn't enjoy a lunch over a year ago, but as our regular place was closed today thought we would try again. There was no menu. It was roast day, beef,lamb or pork. Food was good and so was... More 

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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 0 - 23
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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