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49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
441225681562
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good pub food. Great value for money. Would recommend as a place to have a quick bite and a pint

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Thank Linda H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner at this restaurant and it was superb. The staff were uber friendly and informative. They had a gluten free menu with lots of dishes to choose from and the food was very tasty, piping hot, with good portion sizes. The free Wifi and USB charge points were an added bonus after being on a boat all... More 

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Thank Heather E
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I love Bradford on Avon and have frequented most of the eateries in the area. In our opinion this is one of the best kept secrets. It is apparent that The Canal Tavern has to compete with other premises with more favourable locations, but for what they make up for in quantity The Canal Tavern makes up... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've just eaten a Boatman's (Ploughman's) lunch in the Canal Tavern in Bradford in Avon and I can honestly say that it's the best Ploughman's I've ever had!!!!! (And I've had a few) With a range of cheeses, stunning Wiltshire ham and fresh crusty bread; the crowning glory was the home made pickles and coleslaw. All served by very friendly... More 

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1 Thank Glove45012
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was hot and tasted excalent, however the attention to service could have been better, also as there were external seating areas we were surprised that they allowed vapour smoking in the dinning area..

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Thank Effos
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a cup of on Sunday before starting a walk. bit on the exspensive side,two pounds twenty a cup.O.K. it was not instant, just seemed a bit stipe. Bar man friendly enouth,will call again.

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Thank 813lawson123
Bristol
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a friend after a long day, just wanted a drink and something to eat. The barman was very friendly and engaging. His recommendation was the Steak Pie. Our drinks were chilled and tasted great. When the food arrived it was hot and looked good. The steak pie was served with a good portion of veg and new potatoes.... More 

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Thank neptuneuk
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

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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Thank WarwickshireTia
Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?