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The Old House at Home

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Burton, Castle Combe SN14 7LT, England
01454 218227
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Old House at Home is a wonderful old ivy-clad country pub located in...
The Old House at Home is a wonderful old ivy-clad country pub located in the village of Burton, only two miles from Castle Combe. With a soulful and unpretentious vibe, the award-winning, family-run restaurant has a cosy dining room with a roaring open fire and down-to-earth staff. Head Chef Anthony Jones has created a classic British menu using seasonal produce. Fresh fish is delivered to The Old House at Home daily from Cornwall, along with beef from Scotland. Favourite dishes include the guinea fowl served with apricot stuffing and a redcurrant and Grand Marnier sauce; the spicy salmon and crab cakes with a fresh tomato and basil sauce; and the scrumptious chocolate and Bailey's cheesecake.
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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for hot food, Bad for Lukewarm welcome

We bought vouchers for two two course lunches. I rang to book the first, the lady was SO curt and rude to me, really sharp that I put the phone down and wanted to cancel the 'deal' and get our money back. My husband said he'd try and he spoke to a nice young chap who confirmed our lunch booking,... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
ToothyPegs
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Bath, United Kingdom
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91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cotswolds
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Well worth visiting. Prices were above average for a pub restaurant but the quality of the food certainly proved that the prices were worth paying.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We bought vouchers for two two course lunches. I rang to book the first, the lady was SO curt and rude to me, really sharp that I put the phone down and wanted to cancel the 'deal' and get our money back. My husband said he'd try and he spoke to a nice young chap who confirmed our lunch booking,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

eaten in here a few times, this pub is in dire need of refurbishment and hasnt changed for the last 2 decades, its worn out and tired, the food is ok but the menu needs to change regularly and it doesnt !!! very overpriced and just NOT worth the money. £ 29 for a fillet steak ? i think not... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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146 restaurant reviews
370 helpful votes 370 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were driving around Castle Combe and decided to go for an early meal in The Old House at Home. It was around 6pm so it was nice to find this popular pub / restaurant relatively quiet. We found a table by one of the nice open fires and after a drink ordered our meals. I had a prawn cocktail... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were in on a deal with friends. We had a lovely lunch. The Barman when we arrived was really friendly, helpful and engaging. Made it a nice friendly atmosphere. It was not busy and the food all arrived nicely cooked. We were also served some fresh bread with oil and balsamic dip while waiting.

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Alveston, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We had a really excellent lunch, it was actually on some sort of deal, but the four of us all had different starters and main courses and they were all beautifully cooked and absolutely delicious. We will be definitely returning here.

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Worcestershire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by here for breakfast between Christmas and New Year. We found the pub to have a really lovely feel and the breakfast was fabulous (especially the black pudding!) Normally we check trip advisor before we go anywhere new but we didn't on this occasion and I'm glad we didn't! In contrast to some reviews we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Very nice food, couldn't fault the steak it was incredible. the staff were very helpful aswell. great atmosphere would definatly go again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a restaurant we've visited a number of times. The ambience and charm are still there and the service friendly, but something seemed to be missing. In the past I have always thought the menu imaginative, if a little overpriced. On this occasion my feeling were reversed. Not so overpriced any more but a less appealing menu. Sure, the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Firstly this pub is not in Castle Combe, which is 5 miles away. There should be a rule about such mis advertising especially for those that are not local. We have sadly experienced a dreadful evening here. This is meant to be a family run pub, yet no family members were there on a Friday evening. That would not normally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Burton, Castle Combe SN14 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Castle Combe
  • Phone Number: 01454 218227

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: International

Description

The Old House at Home is a wonderful old ivy-clad country pub located in the village of Burton, only two miles from Castle Combe. With a soulful and unpretentious vibe, the award-winning, family-run restaurant has a cosy dining room with a roaring open fire and down-to-earth staff. Head Chef Anthony Jones has created a classic British menu using seasonal produce. Fresh fish is delivered to The Old House at Home daily from Cornwall, along with beef from Scotland. Favourite dishes include the guinea fowl served with apricot stuffing and a redcurrant and Grand Marnier sauce; the spicy salmon and crab cakes with a fresh tomato and basil sauce; and the scrumptious chocolate and Bailey's cheesecake.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:59 pm

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