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Aunt Martha's

The Branch, Drybrook GL17 9DB, England
+44 1594 824514
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (46 reviews)
“cake” (26 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Branch, Drybrook GL17 9DB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing find! I've been meaning to go for ages here and finally went yesterday taking my mum and my own Aunt Martha (from Germany) We weren't sure what we would find but were welcomed in by a lady in full Victorian attire and shown...More

Thank Astrid B
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Aunt Martha`s is a gem in the Forest of Dean. We have been here several times and we`ve never been disappointed. Great care has been taken in providing atmospheric dining both indoors or in the gardens. The food is excellent. An experience not to be...More

Thank jennykc21
Reviewed September 3, 2017

My wife and I wanted a cuppa and cake so dropped in having seen the sign on the roadside a few times previously. We pulled up outside and, being confronted with basically a prefab, thought "Oh, Oh", what is this? What the heck, we just...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited Aunt Martha's in early August 2017. It is a unique experience where you are met by Aunt Martha dressed in Victorian attire. We loved the decoration and theme. The scones were good and the sandwiches were nice, all home made. We laughed at...More

Thank cwatkinson
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post this review and your kind comments about Aunt Martha’s in general. Aunt Martha takes cleanliness very seriously, being as it is next to Godliness, and you may be assured that the table cloths are laundered and inspected...More

Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Having been here before, I took two of my friends for a classic cream tea. The scones are up there with the best scones I've ever had, warm and a little crisp on the outside and soft in the middle, a perfect amount of cream...More

Thank seacarrot
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you for your kind comments which have been passed on to Chef - he is always delighted when his efforts are appreciated

Reviewed August 12, 2017

It was a lovely experience, our granddaughter loved it and so did we. The scones, which seem to be the subject of some of the reviews, were warm and fresh, the jam and cream excellent. We really enjoyed trying the different teas and bought some...More

Thank Pippa E
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. Aunt Martha was delighted to hear that Miss Hilary had proved very helpful to your granddaughter and she has been rewarded with an extra hour of holiday - she chose this in preference to extra...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017

In August 1897 my party chose to dine at this reputable establishment. We found the staff to be both courteous and efficient, and the Lady of the House to be a kindly and discreet soul. We were invited to perambulate around the pleasant grounds, before...More

Thank VeggieWithKids
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Aunt Martha was delighted to be able to make the acquaintence of you all and to hear of some of the events taking place in London. She has also instructed me to offer praise to you for the way in which you are educating your...More

Reviewed August 3, 2017

What a lovely Victorian experience...My Wife and I picked up a gift voucher as a gift for friends, and decided to stay for lunch, what a lovely lunch it was too. We both went for the "The Knight of the Garter" it was delicious with...More

Thank ianeforster
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you for sparing a few minutes to make these kind comments. We have sought to provide good food for enjoyment in surroundings which your ancestors would have been able to relate to and we hope that we will have the opportunity of being of...More

Reviewed July 31, 2017

First time visiting and went with a friend for lunch. We were not disappointed. Can I first say that this is a Victorian experience and reading a couple of negative reviews it is plain to see that they never "got" it. Everyone is in costume...More

1  Thank Johnswife1806
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you for your kiind comments - Old Ned has been rewarded with extra dripping. As you quite rightly say to get the most from a visit, visitors have to feel able to relax and leave modern times behind. We look forward to your return

Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

After working there, with so many lovely people. I decided to take my next door labour there and her 96 year old mother. They found the experience delightful. The salmon was lovely. Me and nan had a Sax Cob, it was fantastic. That chef needs...More

Thank bethopkins
Philip C, Front Office Manager at Aunt Martha's, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Thank you Beth, I hope that all is going well with you

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Yes, we do gift vouchers, the best answer is to telephone me on 01594824514 and we can talk about what we can provide.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $33
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Branch, Drybrook GL17 9DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Drybrook
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 824514
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Description
Aunt Martha's provides traditional classic dining in the elegant setting of the Victorian era.
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