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The Talbot

The Square | Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BQ, England
+44 1451 870934
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“kedgeree” (4 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Square | Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BQ, England
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We called in for lunch on a cold February day to be welcomed by a lovely log fire. Great service was followed by excellent food. I had the ploughmans lunch and have to say one of the best I have ever had. Make sure you...More

Thank Steve F
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2017

Thanks for your great review. We a pleased you enjoyed our service and the Ploughman's. Our chefs take a great deal of pride in creating them for our customers. Hurry back soon. Cheers.

Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We went here on New Year's Eve and can honestly say it's the best NYE we have ever had. The live singer they had was unbelievable, everyone was up singing and dancing it was such a fantastic evening and atmosphere! Will be there again next...More

Thank amy1333
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

It was a fabulous night wasn't it? So glad you enjoyed yourself. We look forward to welcoming you back in December, if not before? Thanks for your review. Best wishes for 2017.

Reviewed January 30, 2017

Just what we needed on a very cold wet day a lovely bowl of homemade soup, the sandwiches were great too, a very lively place with a great atmosphere

Thank Barbara S
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Hot soup always hits the spot. Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hurry back soon.

Reviewed January 30, 2017

Booked in here for a meal on Saturday last minute after a recommendation. Food and atmosphere were very good and the service from the staff was excellent. As a result, we went back for Sunday lunch, where the atmosphere and food were even better. It...More

Thank Tim B
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Thank you for your comments. Glad to read that we ticked most, if not all of the boxes for your visit. Hurry back soon and thanks again for your glowing review.

Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Saturday night in Stow and we couldn't get into the first 4 restaurants we tried. Our fault for not making reservations. Our bonus for not making a reservation. We ended up here and we're so glad we did. The carrot cumin soup was delicious and...More

Thank ThankxgivingTraveler
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We're very glad you were able to join us and had an enjoyable meal. We take pride in serving food our Mothers liked to serve. I think they would approve. Hurry back soon. Cheers

Reviewed January 16, 2017

Have been into the Talbot several times with friends since the new Landlords took over, the atmosphere in there is fantastic, the staff very friendly and helpful, the wine is very good. Last week a friend and I had lunch in there, we both had...More

Thank valdavies77
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2017

Thank your for your kind review. Our pies and puddings are always very popular. Our aim was to get chef to cook them just like our mum's used to make us when we were little. Chef and his team have succeeded and both Cate and...More

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Superb hospitality as it should be, lovely beer, nice log fire which we hogged shamelessly! Good looked outstanding we didn't have any but it looked awesome! Easily best proper pub in town!

Thank Dr_Ibblig
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Yes our fire is a big draw card and wonderful on these chilly days. Glad you enjoyed it. You must pop in again and try our food. It tastes as good as it looks. Cheers!

Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Literally just come back from eating at the Talbot, with high expectations based on the gorgeous food we've had in Stow so far this weekend, we were left feeling bitterly disappointed, we are a family of 3, ordered a kids and adult meal of fish...More

Thank shivster333
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Thank you for your comments. We did speak to our kitchen staff about this matter and it was determined to have been that the batter mix was too thick and immediately thinned it out. A large number of fish and chips have been sold since...More

Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We usually have lunch here when we visit Stow. Good atmosphere, friendly staff and great food. Gets busy, but a nice place for lunchMore

Thank Bee W
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

So pleased you enjoy your time at the Talbot. Thank you for your comments. Have you tried our Winter menu? We've put on a few more of our favourites; Talbot Kedgeree, Baked Brie and a blueberry cheesecake. Just to name a few. Hurry back soon...More

Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited stow on the wold over Christmas. We sampled each pub in the square and found the Talbot to be our favourite. The pub was a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere and the owners were very polite and chatty. I think the pub has...More

Thank Rebekka c
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Very happy to read your review and to be voted by you as the top pub in Stow. So pleased you enjoyed your experience. You are right, we refurbished in July/August, opening on August 17th. Appreciate your very kind words. Hurry back soon. Cheers.

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MikeyP007
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Shaun L | Property representative |
Yes of course you can.
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JennyWr
August 8, 2017|
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Response from Shaun L | Property representative |
No unfortunately we do not. The nearest disabled toilets are at the edge of the Square, about 300 metres from the Talbot.
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garbeb
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Shaun L | Property representative |
Hello there, we do smaller sizes of most of our meals, for children or those with smaller appetites. Sunday roasts included. Cheers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $23
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 870934
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Description
Central Stow, the Talbot is the perfect place to pop in and have lunch or even a relaxed evening meal.
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