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The Blunsdon Arms

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PRICE RANGE
$6 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place, the food is amazing and the staff were very helpful, good choice of real ales, we will definitely be back

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank pauloU1691CW
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a good pub, we go regularly as it’s on our doorstep...but there are consistent issues that don’t seem to get any attention, read through the reviews, you’ll see comments about service, either lack of staff or bad attitudes, that’s not saying all staff are...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChalkieGreen
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, Unless we have an absent member of team from sickness or similar, then we are not understaffed but do have periods of very busy trading. This can be at completely random times of the day and where possible we do...More

Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Visited on the 01.05.19 for lunch - we were a group of 6 mums and 6 babies. The pub was busy but we managed to find a space which isn't always easy with 6 prams! We didn't feel welcomed by staff on arrival and have...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank abit2016
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Hello, really sorry to hear about your visit last Wednesday. Could you please email me blunsdonswindon@emberinns.co.uk with some more details of your visit, time of visit and who served you, so I can investigate further and take necessary action. Paige

Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

The blunsdon arm is a pleasant pub serving a brunch breakfast prices reasonable shame about the staff who do not seem to want to serve you even though they were not busy such a letdown sour faced staff do not make the visit pleasant at...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank pastylyn
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, I'm so sorry to hear about unpleasant team on duty. I will be making the team aware of this review as its not an acceptable level of service

Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

We tried to book a table for two at lunchtime on a Tuesday. From Friday onwards my wife phoned to book and no one answered. We sent an email on Sunday, which said they would reply within 24 hours. They didn’t bother. So, we didn’t...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Smujsmith
Reviewed April 28, 2019

As ever good food served quickly and cooked to perfection. Pleasant atmosphere plenty of people but still tables available.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Barbara R
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Thank you for your review 🙂

Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Visited with three friends three of us ordered the 7oz Angus burger, all three were returned as well overcooked and dry. When the replacements arrived 10 mins later I had to return my burger as it very, very hot with steam pouring out and a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Paul C
GeneralManagerA452, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Hello. Thank you for your review, if you would like to get in touch with us please contacts us on Blunsdonswindon@emberinns.co.uk

Reviewed April 19, 2019

This doesn't pretend to be something it isn't which is gastro it is therefore a big pub where you can always get a seat. Standard pub grub. Good choice of beers and a few wines that are good enough. Big garden for those summer days....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SARA W
GeneralManagerA452, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Hello. Thank you for your review, if you would like to get in touch with us please contacts us on Blunsdonswindon@emberinns.co.uk

Reviewed April 14, 2019

Good pub in North Swindon just by Abbeymeads. Had drinks here a few times but Sunday lunch on this occasion. It’s a busy pub with a real mix of ages - but mostly families and a largely older crowd. Sunday lunch portions were good and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank V7057KVandyb
GeneralManagerA452, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again 🙂

Reviewed April 11, 2019

We have been fairly regular visitors over the past couple of years as this is one of the few pubs within walking distance. We have consistently noted a very poor standard of bar service and put up with due to its convenience. However after a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Suetpuddings
GeneralManagerA452, Manager at The Blunsdon Arms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Hello. Thank you for your review, if you would like to get in touch with us please contacts us on Blunsdonswindon@emberinns.co.uk

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