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The Bistro at Cardynham House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$25 - $51
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
European, British
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews beef stroganoff wild boar bread and butter pudding chateaubriand sea bass pie lovely meal lovely couple saturday evening his wife specials board little gem lovely service place to eat front of house cooked to perfection small restaurant
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stumbled uphill from our B&B after a tiring day on the Cotswold Way just needing calories, only to find this place has a friendly chef aspiring to a Michelin star! His wife was our server. Lovely, hardworking people who provide amazing meals! Don't be...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank KatharineCoeur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here last night, a beautiful evening, and sat outside with our dog. The road wad very quiet so the setting was very pleasant. Our starter of garlic bread and olives was very tasty and we had a lovely bottle of wine which...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Duncan I
Reviewed April 8, 2019

marvellous old building with very individual rooms, all with 4 poster beds, one with its own swimming pool. Comfortable, warm, quiet, excellent breakfast

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Geoff M
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Excellent atmosphere, great service, and incredible food. I had wild boar steak from the specials, and it was so tasty and full of flavour! Great place

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank stephhh_18
Reviewed March 19, 2019

I just enjoy coming to the Bistro for a meal. The overall dining experience is excellent. Good surroundings, first class welcome and service and food to savour.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank xamswerdna
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday. A small but perfect bistro ,food was excellent I had the beef stroganoff my husband rack of lamb, with bannofee pie and sticky toffee pudding for desert It it run by a husband and wife team,the lady works very hard and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sunnyhoni
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Parking in Painswick is a bit of a pain ... but a warm welcome from the Romanian lady in the Bistro. Smoked salmon and crab meat starters. Excellent Chateaubriand and Stroganoff main courses. Nice ice-cream deserts. Not cheap but well worth the price. All in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank riversmeade
Reviewed February 16, 2019

A small, continental style bistro with a great welcome. Had a lovely meal here on a Saturday night. The hosts were really welcoming and the food was very well prepared, tasty and excellent value for money. My wife and I both had meat dishes that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank plansail
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

A lovely meal, while staying at the hotel. Nice selection on menu and good specials on the board, really enjoyed our food.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

A group of us needed a booking at short notice and were recommended “the Bistro” by a local with the promise that “they will look after you”. Said local phoned ahead (Painswick is like that) and arranged a table for six. We were welcomed and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from riversmeade | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact the bistro direct
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