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The Porch House

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St Louis MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the Porch House. Staff was amazing, rooms were very clean, bed was so comfortable. We had dinner and breakfast there, the food was wonderful! The location was perfect to be able to explore the town. We parked in a car park down the street which wasn't too far. Hope to visit again!

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We met friends here for Saturday lunch and it was the first time either couple had dinned here. The pub itself is a delightful place and the staff were fine except not paying to attention to detail e.g. we had to ask for butter to go with the bread and spoons to stir coffee! One of our friends opted fo... More 

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Thank barry h
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Cotswolds with my family, stopped by for lunch and were greeted by incredibly un friendly staff. Not a single friendly conversation and no smiles in sight, all seemed extremely moody and inpolite. When ordering drinks on a tab they don't even pour or carry the drinks for you and don't even supply trays. Considering the poor service and... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a family lunch here this week and were struck by the disorganisation of waiting staff. No smiles and lots of forgetfulness when we asked for extra drinks/coffee etc. They also forgot to follow up with the children's sweet menu. we had three different people serving us - I think that's perhaps where things went wrong. I had mushroom... More 

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Thank LilyM9
Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night after wanting to explore the Cotswolds on our drive from London to Manchester. On arrival we were pleased with the choice, lots of signs saying it was the best new pub in England led to further excitement! After being taken to our room, initial thoughts were that the decor was lovely, gorgeous beam detailing,... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmospheric old hotel and restaurant/bar. The wine list and menu was a good offering and gluten free/dairy free diet catered for. There were eight in our party the soufflé and ham hock starters were very good, mains were split between the Cotswold roast lamb and local beef both cooked to perfection, were tender and tasty. The chef cooked duck Breast... More 

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Thank Jane S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place, beautiful setting, gorgeous decor and a scrummy Sunday lunch. The cheese soufflè is to die for!!! Beautiful wine selection as well thanks to Alex's expertise. All round lovey day out with the family.

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Weston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights with my sisters, our 88 year old mum and her 84 year old sister who was over from Australia. Lovely old pub, cosy, very welcoming staff although they could improve the book in system by having somewhere well highlighted and maybe someone dedicated to book ins. Took a bit of time to find someone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointed Breakfast lovely evening meal not so good Staff need training Need a reception focus where propose can book in Parking very difficult Bedroom nice and comfortable Food in the restaurtant should have been better

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overnight stay in beautiful Stow. Warm welcome into the lovely old pub with it contemporary rooms. Bar and service excellent, good service and champagne by the glass at a good price. We only had breakfast at the hotel which was freshly prepared to our choice along with self service cereal fruit etc. Room was an excellent size, big bed with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Public House. Dining. Luxury rooms. Steeped in history, The Porch House is thought to be the oldest inn in England, with parts of the building dating back to 947 AD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Porch House

Address: Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England (Formerly The Royalist Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Stow-on-the-Wold
Price Range: $116 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Porch House 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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