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The Retreat at Stroud


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


British, Bar, Pub
Seating, Serves Alcohol

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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Nice bar restaurant in a quiet street all Local stuff sold here very nice atmosphere lot of locals use this bar restaurant and that is a good sign. Definitely worth a try.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jonathandreams
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We are a group of foodie friends who were staying in a house near Stroud, but we had unfortunately chosen a very rainy weekend. We did a bit of shopping under umbrellas but to get away from the rain we went into The Retreat in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Celebrating a thirty year anniversary must be a remarkable achievement for any establishment, especially in today's competitive market. But with Ian Morrison at the helm The Retreat deserves to flourish. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes to suit all tastes and pockets. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited the retreat after a fantastic meal at the corner house, wish I hadn't the landlord was a right knobhead! They advertised a espresso martini, I asked for two the landlord said I haven't got time to make them and walked off, I said if...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Asked bartender for an Irish Creme and coffee. He told me he doesn't make cofffee drinks. I'm a woman over 60, btw. He was rude and serious. If you enjoy being abused, this is the place for you. Food's OK. Nice atmosphere. Boyz club feel.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Popped in on way to Forest Green for a CTFC game.Not able to book for Saturday lunch but luckily we arrived at noon. Tables all in use by 1230. Bubble n squeak/boar chilli was lovely.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

On a cold grey day the warm and warmly decorated interior was a treat. Good atmosphere and lovely food. Will go again.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank marklX5562RD
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I like the Retreat, nice little pub. Eat here couple of times though and never blown me away but okay. Had the chilli last time which was nice but needed something else with it. Had the lamb burger this visit, the burger itself was tasty,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank rossage79
Reviewed September 16, 2017

During the last six years we have never had a bad experience at The Retreat. Ian, owner has it down to a fine art, always plenty of staff for busy periods, excellent food and drink and a warm welcome. The food is delicious with plenty...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank johnwalton4
Reviewed May 7, 2017

From the welcome to the last drop,a perfect in every way pub,whether its banter with the locals or a fine lunch,always consistently at the top of its game!!

Date of visit: March 2017
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