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The Farmers Boy Inn
Ranked #1 of 4 Longhope B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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“short break”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Enjoyable stay for 1 night. Clean and comfortable room. Food excellent, we had a fantastic evening meal. I think people should remember on these visits that it is an old coaching inn with lots of character and not some newly built hotel with extensive buffet facilities and lots of staff, who by the way were very helpful and friendly. I was given this wowcher break by my daughter and it was good to be treated so well with no reflection on it being a reduced tariff

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PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy Inn, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you very much for your kind comments, we hope to see you back at The Farmers Boy in the near future!

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

We stayed here for 1 night following a Sunday lunch a few months ago. Needless to say we were not disappointed! The room was lovely and it is dog friendly. The pub excelled itself again with delicious food and top quality customer service! We will definitely be back and have recommended this to all our friends and family.

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PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy Inn, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for your lovely comments, we are glad to hear you had a wonderful stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Farmers Boy Inn!

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

we stayed here after seeing the pub on 4 in a bed, rooms are okay bathrooms and shower excellent apart from the mirror not over the sink, could have done with more tea and coffee, the food in the pub was excellent very good value for money, the pie and steak were delicious, can only fault the breakfast for 2 things, could do with teapots instead of the thermos that kept running out when you could use it, also when we asked for extra toast we had only had 2 tiny slices, we heard the cook moaning and when it appeared it was just greasy hot bread definitely not toast, at £89.95 a night for b and b the breakfast really let it down, would recommend the pubs food but not the b and b at these prices

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy Inn, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
Delighted you have a fantastic stay at the Farmers Boy Inn.

Look out for the New Deals on Trip Adviser.

Kind Regards
Phil Kiernan Proprietor

TEA POTS ARRIVED......
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

We only stopped the one night but were made to feel very welcome by all your staff.
Excellent food,wine list a bit limiting for our taste. Room very nicely decorated and clean.It would have been nice if the radiators had been put on before we arrived. Lovely breakfast we hope to return!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

We stayed for one night over Easter. The pub was very cosy and quaint and me and my partner both had one of the award winning pies, which were yummy and very filling! The only criticism of the bar was that the drinks were overpriced (£4.50 pint). Staff were all incredibly helpful and seemed very busy ensuring everyone was kept happy and that food was bought out quickly. Room was nice and the power shower was amazing! Would recommend to people who are looking for somewhere nice to stay for a night or two before exploring the surrounding areas.

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Buckinghamshire
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Lovely cozy pub. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bedrooms nicely furnished, bathroom could do with a bit more character. My husband had the game pie which was very tasty but we felt it was a bit overpriced. The steak was sublime and very reasonably priced. Overall we enjoyed our stay and would certainly stay again, but in our opinion the constant marketing and feedback requests etc. was a bit in your face.

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PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy Inn, responded to this review, May 22, 2013
Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your stay at The Award Winning farmers Boy Inn. We strive on a daily basis to push our business forward and also to listen you all customers reviews negative and positive. Customers service is key to our business and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Farmers Boy Inn.
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

very clean and warm. we had the disabled room well equiped large shower but just maybe the bed a little to large for room that is being a bit picky.very friendly staff. warning take care with the pies they are great but very large eyes and belly could be said here. breakfast very good again large.very enjoyable stay. steve

Room Tip: would be happy with any room in small court yard away froom road
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PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy Inn, responded to this review, April 26, 2013
Thank You for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Farmers Boy!

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Property: The Farmers Boy Inn
Address: A 40 Ross Road | Longhope, Forest of Dean, Longhope GL17 0LP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Longhope
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Longhope
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Farmers Boy Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Simply put, we love food. Not just for what it is, but for the experience that accompanies it. Homely surroundings, great company and conversation,attentive waiters, who become friends and of course fine wines from around the world. After a evening of gastro food delights, gourmet pies and laughter infront of the open fire retire to our courtyard of boutique individually designed rooms and drift off, to wake up to the sounds, sights and smells of the idyllic gloucestershire countryside. Followed of course by a hearty breakfast and maybe a stroll up the majestic May Hill ... more   less 
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