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The Howard Arms

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Ilmington $$ - $$$ , British,
Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time back at The Howard for a number of years, were seated in the restaurant, enjoyed excellent food (good portion control), wine and service, a seemingly genuine desire to 'get it right'. We'll be back. Please note this review is for the restaurant, we...More

Thank mat20107
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We regularly meet up in the Cotswold area with some friends from down south for .Sunday lunch, We found the Howard Arms to be picturesque with a fantastic and colourful flower display outside. The restaurant end of the bar area was a lovely light and...More

Thank gill3sq
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Didn't book, but we were found a space. Lovely choice of real ales. Varied menu to suit most tastes, only one main vege option. Chose cod and haddock mains. Cod portion fairly small with few vegetables, could have done with an increased portion size at...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We had a wonderful celebration meal at the Howard Arms while staying in the village for a weekend. We were a group of 5 adults with a small baby so we had booked a table for 6pm when the pub was gently buzzing but the...More

1  Thank Blueheron5
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

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Thank Debbie R
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Everything about our dining experiences here has been outstanding. Food is exceptional. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed March 29, 2017

It's been awhile since we were last here and it was nice to return. It's such a lovely room and the food is very good. We shared a duck confit to start which was very tasty, then I had my usual favourite the calves liver....More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

The Howard Arms has always had a great ambience and we've known it for some forty five years. Hadn't eaten there for a year or two and local hearsay says that the food is good. A good welcome from the staff, throughout our meal the...More

Thank Stefan L
Robert J, General Manager at The Howard Arms, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Dear Stefan L, Thank you for your recent review. We are lucky to have a great team at The Howard Arms and I'm glad the service you received reflected that. The dish you refer to is the wild mushroom and spinach macaroni which has been...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017

Dinner for two on a Saturday evening in early March. This is a lovely venue with very nice staff and a great atmosphere. The menu was traditional but when delivered the food was a very pleasant surprise, beautifully presented and every bite delicious. I had...More

Thank Sharpe26
Reviewed February 28, 2017

We have been to the Howard Arms over the last 50 years, through many incarnations. Like most establishments it has had its ups and downs. Following the recent Daily Telegraph listing in the top 50 places to eat, we decided to revisit our old haunts....More

Thank Edmund12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilmington CV36 4LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Ilmington
  • Phone Number: 01608-68-22-26
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