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49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
441225681562
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very warm summer's day and everywhere was crowded. Three of us managed to find a seat at this pub. The downside was that there was only one overworked barman (mentioned in another review). The food was very good - the staff helpful an polite - the atmosphere, great. We ate a ham sandwich - a beef bagette... More 

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Thank John S
Warwickshire
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a busy weekend in town as the civil war weekend was in full flow. The menu looked ok so we waited to order at the bar, and waited.... and waited. The bar man was cheery but under a lot of stress taking food and drinks orders at two bars. He said that someone else was coming to see... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off here for lunch after a walk around Bradford on Avon. Friendly welcome and a good menu selection. Our meals were well presented, very enjoyable and we will certainly eat here again.

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Thank 5029
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when here for lunch won't be returning discusting hair on my baguette and chips cold. disappointed better going to the lock inn cheaper and bigger portions

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Thank John P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to have a drink and a meal on a summer day. Situated next to the Avon and kennet canal this pub is a little gem. We opted for a chicken Caesar salad and a tuna jacket and both meals were delicious. There was quite a queue to be served and only one poor chap on his own but... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOVE LOVE LOVE !!! James, you made our visit - what a lovely vibrant man x We had nice fresh food, from homemade pizza to fish and chips - large portions all delivered with a huge smile. The menu was much more extensive - we were just needing simple that evening. Plenty of garden areas or large tables inside and... More 

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1 Thank AnitabBartlett
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned on going to the Locke Inn but on arrival we preferred the look of the Canal Tavern. The food was just what you would expect but the starters were better than many pub restaurants. We were lucky to sit in the garden on a sunny day. We enjoyed our experience and the owner was dry friendly. The... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

friendliest pub in Bradford-on-avon. Great staff and landlord. Food is excellent , can't fault the beers. Weekend was great entertainment, Friday karaoke and Saturday disco. Never laughed so much. Really made our canal experience a pleasure. We are even considering another long weekend on a boat in Bradford-on-avon in august.

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2 Thank steve p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly pub in nice location but it's a shame toilets are disgusting, seats put on with fixafoam, never any toilet paper. Hope the kitchen is clean.

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1 Thank jopolite
Hampshire
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183 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

An honest, good value pub in an excellent position by the canal. The food was simple but tasty and maybe the portions were too large for some appetites.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: 441225681562

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?