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The Rat Trap


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Bar, British, Pub, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We’ve work all over the country 30 + years. The rat trap is an oasis good beer great food. And better still great company. We’ve stopped on and off For a couple of months. Always feel very welcome but the food is second to none....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank 1stfastrack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last Friday and again on Father's Day, both were lovely large meals, friendly staff, short wait times for meals, overall great meals & great service. Father's Day they even fitted us in later in the day as fully booked and Roast and Lasagne were...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank 550TJC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for Sunday lunch or an evening meal with friends. Good food and atmosphere. Staff efficient and friendly

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank ANDREW B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regulars at The Rat Trap we ordered a Fish pie and a Chilli jacket, the food soon arrived. The fish pie ( new on the menu ) was lacking in flavour but my Chilli was ok as usual. The meals are large for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Rover201457
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Second time We have been here with the Family. The Staff are Amazing so Accommodating and always have a Smile. Food is Lovely. Never had a Bad meal.So much Choice. Always something really different and interesting on the Special Board. Next time I need to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank StarclaireK
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Popped in on the way passed good atmosphere, a good pint of Guinness and an excellent steak. Would highly recommended.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank JonMs68
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Actually much better! Chose a fish dish off the specials board (unusual for a Monday). Great Sea Bass in prosciutto on a bed of samphire, broccoli, onion and new potato. Would highly recommend if you like good food and are looking to save yourself a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank pauleyd2019
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Despite advertising that dogs are welcome we were not allowed to sit in the restaurant so had to sit in the bar where it was freezing cold. The food was very poor, the burger between 2 thick doorsteps of bread was tasteless and inedible. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mamaisonfrancaise
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Food very good, normal bar range plus specials board service 40 minutes which is excellant as pub very busy.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank les l
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

Great food (you won’t get a better roast in Swindon) and lovely friendly staff. Also, the garden is great in the summer

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank 653samh
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Louise B
March 16, 2017|
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Response from tmd63 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. No. They have one menu and it is for lunch / dinner.
February 4, 2015|
Response from tmd63 | Reviewed this property |
Nothing on the main menu. But they have a lot of daily specials. Today has homemade vegetarian lasagne or sweet vegetable cheese burger.
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