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The Butchers Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Live locally and decided to try the food now the pub has opened again. I had a beefburger which, when I opened the bun, was in pieces and had clearly fallen apart during cooking. My wife had a ribeye steak which she asked to be...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank chrisV2461PG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped by for an evening meal expecting pub food. Instead it was a master chef food experience - amazing. Best food we have had in a long time. We had rhubarb and gin infused salmon as a starter followed by the fillet of beef...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank sarah s
Reviewed June 1, 2019

We arrived a little late after the sat-nav took us down some very narrow country roads, there is a big car park at the back so this wasn't a problem. The pub garden is right outside the front of the pub, you can eat there...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank Starsea82
Reviewed May 5, 2019

The Butchers has always been a favourite of ours. However, it seems to have been closed for a while (which it snowed last we called, but the line was dead). When we went a couple of weeks ago there was no sign of life.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank AlfBorder
michael p, Owner at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

Good evening, thank you for your response, i am delighted to announce the Butchers Arms is now open, we will be launching our new menu in the next 2 weeks. we look forward to welcoming you. new telephone number is 01285 760 390

Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

I have been here for dinner with my family. The location is very nice, in a nice country lane and the pub looks good from the outside, inside it might need a bit of freshening up but hey it’s a country pub so it’s ok...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank travellingchatterbox
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Tried to call in for lunch after a long and tiring walk on New Year's Eve but found it shut. Could have just been bad timing but suspect that Mondays during winter might not be a good day to visit. Pub looked pretty ordinary, not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Miles K
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We wanted something local for a mid week supper with friends so we chose the Butchers Arms as we hadn't eaten there for a while. The welcome was cheerful and the fires lit making a warm and cosy atmosphere. It's a typical English pub in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Gaby N
Reviewed November 3, 2018

As locals we went here to enjoy a quiet drink/bottle of wine but half way through our bottle of wine we were told we had to vacate our (previously unreserved) table "soon" as someone had specifically requested it for their meal!! We objected as there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank louisew176
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Visited the pub as part of an “rrgordon” walk in the Oakridge Lynch area. The pub had a warm fire burning and the staff were nice. There was a good selection of traditional beers on offer. Most notable though was the chicken and bacon club...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DozyDoughnut
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The three of us all went for the ribeye steaks on a quiet Thursday evening.Terrific quality and beautifully cooked.Field mushrooms,chips in a trendy pot and toms which were a perfect match with the steaks..One of my friends is a retired master butcher and was very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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July 30, 2018|
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Response from PoppyHobbs | Property representative |
Hi Rex1terfer, Thanks for your question - I can assure everyone as the new landlady that the pub is not closed! We always have the option to make vegetarian options vegan - I would always recommend ringing ahead however... More
February 17, 2018|
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Response from lorrainewaldron | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome in the bar area. The pub will close Sunday, so go this weekend.
Jackie P
March 14, 2017|
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Response from James J | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply I did not expect an enquiry through TA you are the first I am aware of Sorry tomorrow being Mothers Day we are and have been fully booked for over two weeks Take care, enjoy your stay in the... More
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