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The Golden Heart Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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There is something for everyone at our 16th Century traditional Cotswold country inn. Situated in the heart of the Cotswold’s and in a beautiful location between Brimpsfield and Birdlip, our centuries-old pub sits alongside the A417 and is easily accessible from the M4 and M5. Stop by & enjoy a real ale or coffee, put your feet up & relax, read the newspaper by the log fire or the patio overlooking the beautiful valley, also great for walking. Our wide ranging menu offer dishes to suit all tastes, including vegan, vegetarian, gluten free & exotic dishes as well as traditional fayre. We are dog & child friendly with treats on the bar for our furry friends. Open all day for food Friday, Saturday
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
British, Pub
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited here many times before and have never been disappointed in 1) the choice of food 2) the flavour when it arrives at our table. This visit (20/7/19) was no different (apart from a minor issue). Unfortunately, the waiting staff let the team...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are passing by on the A417 or walking on one of the nearby cotswolds footpaths, this is an ideal place to take refreshment. I have given it 4 stars and not 5 because I felt it was too congested but then I suppose...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank StephenM183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We again stopped here again. Brilliant food and great value. Nice welcoming and great service. Meals were presented lovely, well cooked and substantial. Ignore my one picture as I’d eat half first.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank T5NYW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited last night for dinner, table had been booked and was all set up, beautiful pub, had not been here for about 20 years. Choice of food is incredible and lots of vegan choice which is very rare. None of our party were vegan but...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lastkebab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on the off chance on our way to a friend's wedding. My friends are vegan and we went in not knowing what to find, and were more than pleasantly surprised. The vegan menu is extensive along side the more general menu. We...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank debsk65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often visit this pub, which is usually lovely. This time, we were greeted with indifference. There was no beer at all and we were not advised until after other drinks were ordered. When we asked for lager instead, we were abruptly advised “I told you-...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank TheCotswoldCritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having travelled the A417 for many years always meant to call in the Golden Heart. This week we wanted a meal and the timing was right for lunch as we came to the Inn. We enjoyed a great freshly cooked lunch in the delightful inn....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 186424John_S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food,generous portions, staff really friendly. A little pricey for some of it but overall would reccomend

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jadeb15
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to the golden heart several times,,, fish n chip good, Ham salad excellent,,, today hubby and my self went for a treat,,, we both had sirloin steak,, very very disappointed, the steak I had was full of fat, waitress said she would let...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Janehughes1959
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Visited the pub hoping for a nice hearty Sunday lunch. The pub is a lovely old building with a quirky interior. I particularly liked the open fire and the staff were all very friendly. Unfortunately, we were left very disappointed by the quality of the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from KWD_11 | Reviewed this property |
You can eat all day.
February 25, 2018|
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Response from Nadine W | Reviewed this property |
No they do not.
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