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The Lord Nelson Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1 High Street, Marshfield SN14 8LP, England
+44 1225 891820
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Zipped in over Christmas, very friendly welcome as usual and roaring log fire. Nice seating area and snug surrounds. Food menu looked very good, have eaten before and certainly this won't disappoint. A couple of local brews, like Bath Gem Ale.

Thank charles d
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Their home-made pie dishes are consistently good with tender meat, delicious gravy and fresh vegetables. Choice is sometimes limited and on a Monday night the girl on the bar wasn't sure they were doing food even at 830pm. Just glad they did as the beef and mushroom pie was delicious, excellent pastry.

Thank PRP206
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

So friendly and the food was great! Typical old English pub, but cosy and a great atmosphere. Met some lovely people!

Thank cookstoursagain
Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We use the Nelson all the time when visiting our relatives and it never fails. The food is unpretentious and always tasty. The people who work here take pride and care with all they do. If you are passing by give it a try you will not be disappointed. Chris

1 Thank Polarismd
United Kingdom
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

My date suggested this place as one of her favourites for good pub grub, a chilled ambience and a warm welcome. It was a Thursday evening. The village of Marshfield is lovely, peaceful and pretty. The pub sits in the heart of it. Very inconspicuous from the outside but when you walk in its full of rustic charm, friendly staff... More 

Thank Michaelk02
Portishead, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

As a party of about 16 we had pre-ordered our lunches for when we had finished our walk. The majority were served promptly but a few had a short wait. All dishes were nicely presented and the food was was of good quality and adequate quantity for hungry seniors. All plates were empty which speaks for itself. Service and beer... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

During our visit our host Brian recommended the Lord Nelson Inn. And thank you Brian. It’s a Inn but food is like a top restaurant. It’s really excellent food and we enjoyed it. It’s a must if you are in the region.

Thank PatrikBlackForest
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm very sorry to have to write such a review but I came here for Sunday lunch with family and it was a bit of a shocker. The lunch carvery was of pretty low standard. Fatty meat which was hacked at. Tasteless vegetables, stale roast potatoes and cold gravy. I'm not sure if it was an off day in the... More 

4 Thank Alex C
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

My husband and I ate here twice while staying in Marshfield--once for lunch and later for dinner. Both meals were wonderful. For lunch, we shared a plowman's lunch which included tasty ham, cheeses, greens, and pickled cabbage and onions. It was perfect. For dinner, we both had steaks which came with chips (fries), onion rings, and vegetables--all delicious. The atmosphere... More 

1 Thank Susan H
Surrey, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The food here completely surpassed my expectations. Dinner was so good on our first night that we came back the next! Excellent flaky pastry on my steak & ale pie. Fish & chips - not sure if I've ever had as good before. Lots of garden fresh veggies to accompany our meals.

Thank mimigramm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $21
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street, Marshfield SN14 8LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Marshfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 891820
The Lord Nelson at Marshfield is a delightful country pub and restaurant frequented by locals and visitors from far and wide. We also offer cosy accommodation, with all of the creature comforts expected by the modern traveller.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?