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The Bistro at Cardynham House

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Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
+44 1452 810030
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Upminster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had Dinner in Cardynham House Bistro . The Staff are lovely and I had Trio of Game which was very nice and the Jus with it was delicious . I had Bread and Butter Pudding to finish which was also delicious .

Thank Gail657
Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best meals that my wife and I have ever had. Incredibly good food, served in a very friendly manner in a lovely atmosphere. Helped in terms of having a couple of drinks that we were staying in the Guest House above the restaurant :)

Thank TimGeordie
Roma, Italia
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102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite hard to find a car park close to the restaurant but anyway it is very nove place. Good food and good wine. Kind and funny employers. We will be back, for sure.

Thank Saro_Mardigras
Mirfield, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A good location, welcoming hosts and an almost fine dining experience. Why only four stars, the piped music was a local radio station complete with adverts for carpet shops and local businesses! Either no music or music that does not detract from the dining experience please.

Thank Holiday P
Doncaster, UK
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We were a party of 5 adults and 4 children having booked Sunday Lunch. We were made very welcome, coats taken and hung up then shown to our table. Drinks were ordered and swiftly brought, and our food order taken. We had 7 carvery meals - choice from beef, pork or chicken, one lamb cutlets and one sandwich. 3 of... More 

Thank putmania
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff and wide variety on menu. Very quaint restaurant and would return here again. Quick service and reasonable prices

Thank 444joanneB
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

6 of us turned up looking for Sunday lunch after a morning walking around the Rococo gardens, we were pleased to see they were half full and were welcomed by the front of house lady who rearranged tables to fit us in, nice selection of roasts were available along with some great puds. Staff were attentive.

Thank DavidM15658
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Friendly welcoming couple who own the restaurant and are attentive but unfortunately when a rack of lamb turns out to be over cooked lamb cutlets, the tone is set. Generally plain food but seems popular with the locals.

Thank jjjjjuliee
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Warm & friendly service even though the restaurant was packed and must have been hard to satisfy all customers. Try the Romanian sausages ! The apple crumble with custard was also particularly nice. Even the (plain) bread was very nice & tasted freshly baked.

2 Thank Aleinad W
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed December 24, 2016

This bistro had a warm welcoming atmosphere with really nice friendly staff. It was clean warm and relaxed, and we were served promptly and efficiently. We were particularly impressed with their food. For instance I am a fish lover and it was lovely to be offered Halibut instead of the usual sea bass fillets which every restaurant seems to fall... More 

Thank _hgnorth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$26 - $51
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Painswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 810030

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?