We were staying at the Premier Inn next door. We've stayed in a few and as always they seem to be next to a pub that doubles as the restaurant/dining area. That's what the Boddington is.
Typical 'pub grub' and service - you find a table, order and pay before the meal. If you have a carvery you're handed a token to present at the meat counter. I 'went large' which meant additional meat and a few extras, none of which I got ( I only found out because my wife - who did not 'go large' came back to our table with the same amounts as me ). Only an extra £1.50 and I didn't quibble - I'd started eating, after all. We arrived at midday, so the food should have been freshly prepared yet the chef had to remove a fair layer of meat from the joints we had, due to it being dried up, and some of the veg were like that. The quality was average, so I assume that the many people who arrived in the next hour or so had a bit of a hit and miss regarding whether what was on offer had just been replenished or there for some time.
We went there at 6pm for a drink and it was in the middle of the happy time (4 - 7pm) where the Carvery was half price. It was chaos, with queues of about 20 people waiting to be served and almost every table taken. Certainly value for money at £4.95 - if you can put up with the melee.
I'm afraid that the Boddington doesn't seem to have enough staff or be that well organised, and it's not what I would call a restaurant, despite having a separate dining area.
It's no worse than most 'grub pubs' but certainly no better.
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