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The Bistro at Cardynham House

Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
+44 1452 810030
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX, England
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Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautifully home-cooked food, using very fresh ingredients, with generous portions. Very friendly staff. Reasonably priced. What more do you want?

Thank Trevor Y
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Lovely intimate Bistro, only downside was that there was a limited vegetarian selection. The specials board also was the same for several nights. The food was well cooked and fresh and very tasty. Good selection of wine

Thank MW198
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Beautiful experience in this charming Bistro lovely menu and specials board. Service attentive, the only thing I would change is the lighting maybe dim it a little

1  Thank Worxelminxy
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We were stopping at Cardynham House for the weekend and booked into the Bistro on the 1st night there. Although it was a late booking and we were given the time of 7.45 for our table we didn't actually eat the starter until 8.45 and...More

Thank GerrardClan
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

To be honest reading these reviews i was shocked at the standard of food I was given. I had the scallops and prawn starter which was cheap queen scallops over cooked until you could rub out pencil from paper with them, the whole lot was...More

Thank R0d_Lisa
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Having journeyed in vain to visit the Arts and Crafts Museum in Gloucester Street which was closed, we came across this bistro whilst walking around the village. At first sight, it looks like a typical Cotswold tea room, with linen table cloths and napkins, but...More

Thank David H
Reviewed September 29, 2016

The food here was excellent – 10 out of 10. The service was very... Italian. That said, this was the most expensive meal we ate on the Cotswold Way and it cost about fifty pounds for two relatively small dinners and one glass of wine.

Thank Legare
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

For our anniversary we decided to spend a couple of nights in Painswick and having eaten here before we made sure we timed our trip for the days the bistro is open. Food is excellent quality and the highlight was the steaks. Service friendly and...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Tasty, well-presented food, nice atmosphere and very romantic. Well-run, friendly staff and excellent value. Simple but effective. Great menu.

Thank EdCooper82
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Staying at a 5* hotel up the road with less than perfect food reviews we decided to venture out. What a find this place is! Small bistro with spotless bright white lace edged cloths, real napkins. Flowers, a wine cooler came without asking (that's been...More

Thank Fran B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $51
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
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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