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“Excellent value”
Review of JK's at St. Michaels Restaurant - CLOSED

JK's at St. Michaels Restaurant
Price range: $16 - $39
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 9, 2012

We had Sunday lunch here. It was excellent offering a choice of traditional roasts and other choices. We've had lunch here in the week and, as on Sunday, the service was appropriately attentive.
At lunch time during the week the restaurant may appear formal, tables cloths, laid places, glasses, but if you're in Painswick don't be put off, this is an excellent, truely value for money, British resaurant.

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Thank Benaut
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Reviewed June 30, 2012

Good quality food with a pleasant atmosphere and excellent service, what more can I say, will use again.

Thank GlosBumpkin
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

We ate here at the end of a busy day for the restaurant and using a groupon voucher. The staff were really friendly and there was a real buzz about the place.Generally the food was lovely and well presented.

Thank pamskelding
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

We have visited this restaurant for the first time on Friday 4th May and must say that a restaurant of this quality is a very pleasant surprise.Under new management since last November it is nice to meet people that actually believe in the quality they produce and do not solely consider it as a way of making a living.
We dine out quite frequently in the Cotswolds were we have lived all of our lives and also in most of the European countries and find that sadly standards have been dropping in a lot of cases due to the recession and the need to remain solvent with fewer customers.
On entering the restaurant the ambience is just right being both cosy and welcoming as are all the staff.A small establishment of only some thirty covers it enables the staff to be very attentive and nothing appears to be too much trouble for them.
I had an excellent main course of the two in one pie and my wife had the fish pie both of which were superb quality although I will warn you the portions are more than ample but this is hardly a complaint.
On completion of our meal the restaurant owners came and sat down and entered into a lengthy conversation with us which is a nice touch and was much appreciated.
I did happen to mention that I am a great lover of short crust pastry in lieu of puff and they agreed indeed it was something they preferred themselves.Can you believe that they offered
to cook the pie with shortcrust pastry subject to prior notice for me if we return which we most certainly wil, now there is service for you.
The pie is actually correctly described with pastry all around and not a casserole plonked in a bowl with a lid that has been warmed up in a microwave just prior to serving which is a pet hate of mine.
To sum up, this restaurant is without doubt one of the best in the Cotswolds irrespective of price or reputation, with localy sourced ingedients of the highest quality all freshly prepared to order as required, none of your frozen supermarket rubbish here.
They even have a policy of only employing local people so there is no language barrier here and this also helps the community as a whole in these difficult times.
The only drawback is that they have become very busy due to their reputation becoming known so you will need to book in advance to avoid disappointment but believe me it is well worth the wait.

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Thank CotswoldTrebor
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

6 of us stopped here for lunch, lovely waiter who was friendly and not at all over-awed by 6 very noisy women! Good food and wine and reasonably priced - will definately return

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Thank Lynn S
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