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Foxley Road | Norton, Malmesbury SN16 0JP, England
44 0 1666 837654
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 152
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Village society dinner

We left booking rather late for 10 of us and arrived on a busy night but still to a very warm welcome. The atmosphere was buzzing but the staff were efficient took our orders quickly and soon we were tucking in to delicious and imaginative food with locally sourced ingredients, and excellent wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Simon C
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  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We left booking rather late for 10 of us and arrived on a busy night but still to a very warm welcome. The atmosphere was buzzing but the staff were efficient took our orders quickly and soon we were tucking in to delicious and imaginative food with locally sourced ingredients, and excellent wine. We were superbly looked after all evening... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Looking for a new venue to celebrate a birthday, I found the Vine Tree on the internet.A real pub restaurant atmosphere with scrubbed wooden tables and a lot of diners for mid-week. Service was not quick but we did not mind as we were enjoying a good chat and the ambience and were almost the last to leave Well presented... More 

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Always the best Sunday Lunch, Rare Beef when requested and good service. Lovely atmosphere, you are always made to feel welcome. So worth searching out. Tink

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The table we had booked (tucked away ) was somehow not available when we arrived and we were placed right next to the bar. Not a good start when entertaining friends down from London after we had boasted about this lovely place! However, the food was rated good although I have to say not as good as we have experienced... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We first went as a group of 5 a couple of months ago and were very impressed with the food. We were looking for an opportunity to return for the same experience. Last night, as a group of 6 we went again, sadly not the same experience. Service was pleasant, but inattentive, It took 40 minutes before our drinks arrived... More 

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Wiltshire UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Restaurants are all about consistency and the Vine Tree does not always accomplish this. Recent visit I had the chicken Kiev it is supposed to ooze butter - this one was dry and disappointing. Then there was the very undercooked vegetables why aspiring cooks do this and get it wrong. There is al-dente then there is almost raw these were... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I do not like sarcastic and uninformed advice on wine, as I have studied and passed the exams, worked in the wine trade for 15 years and visited the most famous wineries and chateaux in Europe. I did not much care for the beer either.

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TIGGI W, Owner at The Vine Tree, responded to this review

I find this review strange in the extreme and believe it to be fraudulent and posted by someone attempting deliberately to cause trouble - it just does not ring true. We've won lots of awards for our wine lists, host regular wine tastings and wine pairing dinners and have been awarded The Wine pub of The Year by The Good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to host our wedding at the Vine Tree. Tiggi and Charlie were fantastic, attentive and flexible throughout the whole process. As for the day itself ... Just WOW! The place looked amazing and the staff were phenomenal ... They really got in to the spirit of the day and it made such a difference. As for... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very welcoming and dog friendly. Had a lovely meal. Great service and they brought water and biscuits for the dog.

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Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited the Vine Tree for lunch last week. The weather was excellent, so we sat outside. I had scampi and chips, my wife had paella, and we shared some pork crackling with apple sauce. The food was perfectly pleasant, and I had no reason to criticise service; as it was mid-week, the patio wasn't very busy. This pub may... More 

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Address: Foxley Road | Norton, Malmesbury SN16 0JP, England
Phone Number: 44 0 1666 837654
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Malmesbury
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Foxley Road | Norton, Malmesbury SN16 0JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Malmesbury
  • Phone Number: 44 0 1666 837654

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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