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Blue Boar Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was top noch, the chef knows his culinary art well me being a chef as well plus the waitering staff were really friendly and eficiant, this was in the resturarnt, they also served bar snacks in the bar area as well.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank markhughes4
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Excellent all round. Very friendly manageress who was not only nice to us but helpful and encouraging to her new staff. Food was well and truly head and shoulders above the rest of places to eat in the area.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Basil2basil
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

This is the sort of pub you just feel comfortable to be in. We only had a drink but the food menu looks great. Chatty, friendly hostess. It one of the vanishing venues in this country that should be supported. Very good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ssjpst
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Excellent service all round, very good variety on the Menu, local produce, bit don't miss out on the Round Chips!!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MrsHCambridge
Reviewed March 31, 2019

A gorgeous old pub with a wonderful atmosphere. The lovely landlady (meant to ask her name!) could not have been nicer of more friendly. This had been booked for Mothering Sunday and had a lovely fixed menu with plenty of choice. The food was delicious,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ruthndave
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Good food. Great hosts, Easy to park and within walking distance of friends in the village. Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We went to this pub for an evening meal on the recommendation of, and with, a friend. There was an extensive menu of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes together with several daily specials. We only had maincourse meals and drinks though both starters and desserts...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 99neilm
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

An old family run pub where the owners put in a lot of effort to please with both the food and service. Food, quality, price and quantity are spot on we have only been at night but the outside area to the car park could...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DARulesOK
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We were staying at The Melody B&B next door for the weekend in August. With not too many places to go, we opted to eat at The Blue Boar Inn on the Friday evening. We did not book, arrived, ordered drinks and said we were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Regulartable3
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Dinner here was a pleasant surprise. Walking to to this traditional looking hotel and pub we noticed how neat and tidy the garden looked and once inside it was obvious that the owners of this establishment have high standards. The traditional style decor is tasteful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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