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“Excellent food. Better than a Pub”
Review of The Bugle Inn

The Bugle Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Twyford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Bugle Inn is an 18th Century coaching inn located 2 miles from the Historic city of Winchester. Soon to be taken back to its original inn status with B&B rooms opening in January 2014. The Bugle inn is famous for it's locally sourced organic produce, daily changing menu & very locally brewed real ales. The Bugle inn is a training ground for young chefs to develop the skills required for British/French cuisine.
Winchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent food. Better than a Pub”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Visiting many local establishments over a couple of weeks, this restaurant comes right near the top. The evening menu gives an excellent range of foods, the food is excellent, beautifully cooked and the service is excellent too. It is not cheap though.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Robert W
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“A relaxing enjoyable evening meal”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We arrived and where offered drinks sraight away at the bar. . .shown to a table and given a reduced menu. . .very refreshing not having tons of choices as i always seem to make the wrong one. . .our food was served promptly and tasted as good as it looked. Will return again in the evening with friends as the atmosphre was very relaxing.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank KmM65
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Exceptional cuisine for a village pub”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We shared a friends wedding anniversary . The chef laid on a special main course of Beef Wellington which was without doubt the best we have ever tasted. Also to accompany the main dish were fresh peas, double podded broad beans and asparagus tips. All very fresh and locally sourced.
We are great supporters of locally sourced produce, so this pub with its friendly local atmosphere and good food certainly ticks all the boxes for us.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Laurence5836
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Vancouver, Canada
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142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“They need to buy a mop and pail!!”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

A Thursday evening in early July, Restaurant area busy but not full. Menu relatively short - which is a good sign and suggests that food is individually and freshly prepared. Potted shrimp appy was fine - personally I would prefer it served warm rather than below room temperature - chilli marmalade accompaniment was first class, avocado crab and prawn starter was well presented and enjoyed. Mains - fish & chips was actually very good indeed, lamb shank was tasty but the dauphinoise (the only side that comes with most mains automatically) was tiny (honestly - TINY), chicken supreme - was a quarter chicken covered in an exceedingly salty sauce (served with that tiny dauphinoise portion!), desserts were ample. Total for four including gratuity and four bottles of wine came to £160. Service was reasonable - not outstanding but no reason to criticise. All in all a good option for a restaurant quality meal with friends in a pub atmosphere. Would have been a four star but for the lavatory - the gents was awash and the only evidence that anyone cared was a solitary yellow cone when what was needed was a Manager with rolled up sleeves and a mop and pail. Parking is not good - there seemed to be more cars in the car park (we couldn't find a space) than people in the pub.

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank budd4y
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London
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good food in great atmosphere”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

Upmarket food, generous portions at reasonable prices.

We. Especially enjoyed the fresh seafood.

Charming service.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank BrittaHoliday
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