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The Ale House


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The management makes it their business to find and feature an evolving selection of beers, ales, and ciders from all over the British Isles. A good place to try something you've never had before. Food is not the feature but it's always been good when...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank bigbenbobb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice pub in centre of Stroud. First time we have visited, will return if we are near Stroud again. Good service, nice barmaid, lovely food and fine ales. Reasonably priced, a really good find.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Enjoy33
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

The clue to the purpose of this establishmwnt, is in the name The Ale House. The focus is more on the drink side, rather than dining. Having said that, my partner and I have enjoyed a few nice lunches here in recent times. The last...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HelenIwanczuk
Reviewed March 14, 2019

We went in here on a Wednesday night as a party of nine for drinks and dinner (worth noting that we tried repeatedly to book but the phone was never answered). Firstly, overall impressions: a decent selection of beer, mediocre food (mine was an okay...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

They do keep a decent pint and have won awards for it, however trying to get food is hit and miss, today I was refused because “the landlord is counting a till “ well if they keep this up there won’t be any tills to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thebutler2018
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Big open space with plenty of tables & chairs. Great big bar with plenty of ales & cider on offer. Greeted by a lovely young lady offered a sample of a cider which went down very well. Lovely open fireplace, if you are looking for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The Ale House is a great place for a variety of events. You can pop in for a quick drink on your own, organise a club meeting, watch some live music, have a family meal or whatever you normally do in pubs. There's a lovely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank honestreviewer999999
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Came here with some friends. None of us have kids but be aware - there is a lot of passive aggressive anti-child signage... If you do bring a child be prepared to be regulated! It made us wonder what story they had to make them...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank 746harrietc
Reviewed October 30, 2018

the lamb ghost saag and accompanying pint of bee sting, wow wee, i wished the local bus service allowed us an evening trip here cause i bet t would be great when it is heaving, first place i go when in stroud, friendly bar staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank reema5306
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A really nice choice of real beers, this pub has been recognized by “camra “ for their beer, good food and an open log fire, just right for those winter evenings, do stop by and try it....

Date of visit: October 2018
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Don't care if the beer stays good.
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