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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here a month or so ago, very reasonably priced room (£50) per night, and a good sized room - double bed, separate bathroom, TV, and tea / coffee making facilities with some free biscuits. I had my evening meal in the pub (they do have a separate restaurant room) Now call me picky, but I would have given this...

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 18, 2016

We went to the Horse & Groom for Sunday lunch, 4 adults, a baby & 2 dogs. We were welcomed in by lovely staff who were very attentive, polite & helpful throughout the whole time we were there. The atmosphere was cosy in the bar with a log fire and the food was excellent. We will definitely be going back...

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Milton Keynes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

My wife and I had a two night stay last weekend at this country inn. The room was well appointed with a comfy bed, huge TV, lots of hangers and plenty of hot water for the shower. We ate in the pub on both nights and the food was of a high standard (we recommend the focaccia bread starter). The...

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 5, 2016

I booked an evening meal for a party of 7, including two American visitors. Had a great meal but the abiding memory was of Paula, the cheerful, friendly and ultra-efficient manager. She proved that no matter how "up market" or smart an establishment is, there is no substitute for a ready smile and a bit of humour. Well done Paula...

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Jon P, Owner at The Horse & Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time review The Horse & groom, and our ultra efficient Manager Paula and her team. It is so motivating to myself and my staff when we receive such lovely reviews, we pride ourselves in excellent customer service at all times. We are delighted you had such an excellent experience and look forward to...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Paula and her team were so incredibly welcoming and friendly. We had a great stay, lovely bedroom and the eggs benedict for breakfast were perfect. What a fantastic find. We shall definitely be returning for dinner and another overnight stay.

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Jon P, Owner at The Horse & Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely motivating review of our lovely Pub, your Stay, our food, and about Paula and her team. Our heads are glowing and it makes all our hard effort giving our customers such great service and serving great food so much worthwhile. Thank you so much and we do...

Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Just came back from a wonderful 2 night stay. Paula welcomed us as if we were part of the family. Nothing was too much trouble, first class service and wonderful food. Lovely atmosphere with a traditional log fire. Will definitely be going back. Highly recommended

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Jon P, Owner at The Horse & Groom Inn, responded to this review

Hello Anne, thank you so much for writing this very nice review and taking the time to write it, Paula and Pete (our Head Chef), and their team say a big thank you and we all look forward to Welcoming you back to The Horse & Groom again one day in the future. Thanks so much Kind Regards Jon Pennycott

Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 20, 2016

'Pub Restaurant' doesn't really do fair justice. We were visiting friends in Malmesbury and this is just a few miles from their home- walking distance in the summer. Recommended as they have been a few times previously, never disappointed and we were not either! Great meal and dessert- really good service, wish this was our local! Venison, Sea Bass, Fish...

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London W11
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Horse & Groom in the summer at short notice and just had to come back again. Lovely hospitable local pub with open fire and a good warm atmosphere. Food is absolutely first class - in fact probably the best we have ever had in a pub. Fantastic special menu with lots of game at this time...

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Jon P, Owner at The Horse & Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Horse & Groom & Giving us 5 Stars, Game is a Great Tradition to The Horse & Groom this time of year and is certainly part of The Horse & Grooms Heritage. We are so pleased you had a great stay and enjoyed everything, and we do hope to...

Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Superb service, Paula was very professional, excellent food, will come again. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would have no problem I recommending The Horse And Groom to all my friends. The Restaurant area was clean and the staff were well presented, and looked as though they enjoyed their Jobs. Again well done to all the team , you...

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Jon P, Owner at The Horse & Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so Much for taking the time to review The Horse & Groom and in particular mentioning Paula our very Professional Manager who always goes that extra mile. Thank you for mentioning our excellent food prepared by Our Head Chef Pete and his hard working team. Thank you so much it means so much to us that you have...

Minety, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We had a superb meal at the Horse and Groom last night. The food was amazing (our daughters and I agree that the fishcakes were the best we've ever tasted), the staff were attentive and very friendly. It was lovely to sit next to the roaring fire on such a cold night in a great atmosphere - a thoroughly enjoyable...

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Jon P, Owner at The Horse & Groom Inn, responded to this review

Well thank you for taking the time to review our service, Pub & Staff, we are all very pleased you enjoyed your experience with us, and we do hope to welcome you to The Horse & Groom again very soon. Thank you so much Kind Regards Jon Pennycott

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Horse & Groom Inn, Charlton, is one of those rare Wiltshire pubs where we can promise you truly sensational food, drink and accommodation in glorious surroundings of the Cotswolds. Our solidly elegant 16th-century Cotswold pub has the original fireplace, wonderful flag stone floor and a charming dining room. Five spacious en-suite bedrooms with feature baths complete the inside, whilst outside, we boast a stunning walled garden, separate children’s play area and Wiltshire’s only outside bar! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Horse & Groom Inn

Address: The Street, Charlton, Malmesbury SN16 9DL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Malmesbury > Charlton
Price Range: $88 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Horse & Groom Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 1 is not recommended if you are early to bed as all other residents have to pass it.”
 of 5 bubbles Darth_Hatter, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay!”
 of 5 bubbles carolineowl, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 overlooks the car park but is quiet after closing and has a through draft which is welcome in the summer”
 of 5 bubbles Ustaritz, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“room 3 at the rear, comfortable and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles choice31, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid nos 2 &3 at all cost; I don't know whether any others are better.”
 of 5 bubbles 684dan70, May 11, 2016 | Read review
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