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Defford arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Upton road, Defford, Pershore, England
+44 1386 750378
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible24%
Travelers talk about
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Upton road, Defford, Pershore, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure what we were expecting, following all the reviews we'd seen regarding the owner. I was certainly on my best behaviour! Ha ha. It was old fashioned, but quirky at the same time. A fantastic log fire and it was very welcoming. Make sure...More

Thank DAJ001
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Greeted on arrival with 3x signs in car park: "If you are loitering here, we will call the Police" Lights on, welcome boards out. Gaffer came out to fend us away when we asked for 2x teas - told abruptly "were closed" Very strange as...More

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit, had the 8oz rump steak for two with all the trimmings with a bottle of wine included, lovely meal, staff very friendly and welcoming, lovely little pub, will definitely be paying them a visit again soon

Thank Chrissy B
leslie o, Owner at Defford arms, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you so much see you soon. The Overton family

Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Excellent I had the mixed grill, it is a family run pub and your orders are cooked to perfection they have a good selection of ales and are only to happy to do anything to make your visit a pleasurable one.

Thank Paul W
leslie o, Owner at Defford arms, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thanks don't know how you managed the grill hope to see you soon regards Sue

Reviewed June 6, 2017

Had Sunday lunch here last week and was impressed firstly by the cleanliness and lovely presentation of the bar and eating area. Ate in the very impressive garden, so well kept and very relaxing. The food was amazing for the very reasonable price and the...More

Thank Linda C
leslie o, Owner at Defford arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Thank you very much we appreciate your review regards The Overton family

Reviewed May 26, 2017

First and foremost the food is good here but.........The owners are currently selling log cabins right by the restaurant. my parents were visiting me from Cyprus and we went for lunch. Lady owner seemed pleasant enough and my dad chatted with her about the cabins...More

4  Thank halomum
leslie o, Owner at Defford arms, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

The timber building is the new community shop when finished nothing to do with the Scandinavian lodges which are bespoke built lodges and cannot be viewed as they are.custom built

Reviewed May 23, 2017

We stopped at this pub on the way home.A lovely warm welcome was received. Ordered a light lunch lovely food well cooked but rather large potion sadly couldn't eat it all.couldnt do enough for you will defiantly go back thank you very much for a...More

1  Thank Janet D
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Brilliant food, great beer, excellent fire. No musac, no games machines just good old fashioned conversation with all at this family owned and run pub. Thank you we will be back.

1  Thank johnfpedley
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 7.55pm, lights on, welcome boards out to be told abruptly on entering "were closed " No excuses or apologies and felt like we'd trespassed into someone's front room! Well you won't be getting my custom again, no way to run a business...More

7  Thank Amanda W
leslie o, Owner at Defford arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2017

I would like to respond to this review as the facts are not quite as stated. The lights were on as we were in the process of closing and the closed sign was on the door which was also bolted. On hearing a commotion at...More

Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely traditional bar and restaurant with dark wood and horse brasses and it was very homely and welcoming. There was a great range of ales and lots of traditional British food to choose from. We had the lamb shank and beef and both...More

2  Thank Bryan D
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upton road, Defford, Pershore, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Pershore  >  Defford
  • Phone Number: +44 1386 750378
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