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The Biddestone Arms

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The Biddestone Arms The Green, Biddestone SN14 7DG, England
+44 1249 716481
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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The Biddestone Arms The Green, Biddestone SN14 7DG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Not been to this pub for sometime. Last time was pretty good and very busy. However this visit was totally the opposite. On a Saturday evening just my family (6) and one other couple in the bar. Restaurant was closed. Ordered 3 Bath Gem beers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Martin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely ! authentic - so nice to go to a pub that isn't a chain. Food was amazing. Best fish 'n chips we've ever had at a pub in the UK. Thanks for your friendly hospitality which added to the lovely experience - us SAFFAS...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robyn L
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

My partner an me went yesterday there for a roast and was a nice surprise because the chicken was amazing and the landlord was so friendly. Great environment and 100% recommend. You have to go to visit the first and last pub of the costwolds

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank psc87
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We have been here before and it was great-unfortunately when we visited the Landlord was ill, but that is no excuse for one type of gin,one bitter,and for a customer that wanted a shandy there was no lemonade..It took 20 minutes before we received our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank richsim-11
GilesWareham, Manager at The Biddestone Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Sorry to hear of your recent experience. Although its contrary to the great majority of reviews we receive, we still take it seriously. Until recently we only stocked one bitter while the beer business builds so its always in prime condition. And at £3.25 per...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

My friend and I were on a catch up weekend away and were staying in a disappointing pub just down the road - so we booked a table in this wonderful pub just ad hoc...we were not too sure on walking in but what a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Meander587087
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Met there with some colleagues for a quick lunch and had a very reasonably priced burger that was absolutely delicious! The landlord was a right laugh and we had a lovely time!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank william_langer92
GilesWareham, Manager at The Biddestone Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Right laugh? I'm a professional.....!!! Thanks Basil

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Beef very red and rare. Small portions. Not great value for money. Lemonade was flat. Not much atmosphere. Would not return here.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank sarahmK1491RS
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Went for our first meal here today we all had roasts & they were amazing! Food beautifully presented excellently cooked, staff were so friendly & the place had a lovely feel to it, we’ve already booked for next weekend! Thank you so much biddestone arms!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emil2708
GilesWareham, General Manager at The Biddestone Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you. We blush....!!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

26.09.18 I called in here enroute home. I fancied a drink and some food. A sandwich board by the road advertising open for happy hour 4.30 - 5.30pm Monday to Friday. So I parked and went to the door - closed. I looked online, whereby...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chrissie H
GilesWareham, Manager at The Biddestone Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Evening Chrissie H, Very sorry not to have been open when you passed. We are normally open at five (sometimes at 4.30 if its been a very late lunch). Not sure what day it happened but apologies. Best Giles

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Having visited many times in the past and always met with excellent food and service we returned and sadly the excellent service seem's to have gone... Look like a new owner maybe, we were seated quickly drinks ordered one drink came after we asked again...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Mr K
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Julie C
25 October 2017|
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Response from GilesWareham | Property representative |
Hi Julie, The pub is fully open and best contact number is 01249 716 481 We do food every lunchtime apart from Monday and Tuesday. Giles
22 September 2017|
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Response from GilesWareham | Property representative |
01249 716 481 is the new phone number which took BT some time to install....
11 September 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Biddestone Arms The Green, Biddestone SN14 7DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Biddestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 716481
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The Biddestone Arms offers everything you should expect in a beautiful village on the edge of the Cotswolds. Old school pub atmosphere (open fire in the bar) with a well priced selection of drinks. Tom, the chef, has a menu based on quality produce from local sources and his own takes on a wide range of dishes based on a wide experience in different cuisines. Our bar and restaurant staff are cheerful and competent local people. Giles aka Basil works the bar while Louise aka Sybil runs the restaurant. Come and see us soon. Opening Hours Monday: Closed lunchtime. Bar 17.00 - 23.00. Landlord's Supper £6 18.00 - 22.00 Tuesday: Closed lunchtime. Bar 17.00 - 23.00. Film and Chef's Special 18.30 to 21.00 Wednesday/Thursday: Bar 12.00 - 15.00 & 17.00 - 23.00 Food 12.00 - 14.00 & 18.00 - 21.00 Friday: Bar 12.00 - 15.00 & 16.00 - 23.00 Food 12.00 - 14.30 & 18.00 - 21.30 Saturday: Bar 12.00 -00.00 Food 12.00 - 14.30 & 18.00 - 21.30 Sunday: Bar 12.00 -23.00 Food 12.00 - 16.00
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