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“Hired a room for a meeting”
Review of The Methuen Arms

The Methuen Arms
Ranked #4 of 38 Restaurants in Corsham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We've used the Methuen twice for morning meetings. Brilliant venue and they only charge for the coffee!! Would recommend their facilities to anyone.

Thank Helen P
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This is a very local pub and restaurant for us - a gentle stroll, a quiet drink or an impromptu meal but tonight - what a fiasco! Does anybody manage the work place any more, does anybody take responsibility for what actually goes on? If you have to have what appears to be local teenagers with a Saturday job behind the bar PLEASE provide an adult manager to ensure the quality of service. It is quite evident that very little time is spent with quality control behind this bar or indeed staff training. Called in for a quiet drink with my wife on Saturday evening. The bar was quiet and we managed to get a corner table. There were two very young (teenage?) girls behind the bar and a teenage boy. No supervising adult in sight. On finishing serving one customer the young man proceeded to ignore me standing in front of him (nobody else at the bar at this time) and started to place clean wine glasses in overhead racks. OK maybe clearing some space. The girls were serving customers in the adjacent bar. Along comes another customer and waits to be served. After finishing racking his wine glasses, the young man then asks whose next? Is he blind, does he have any wherewithal, is he aware of his surroundings? Obviously not, because he then serves the later customer first,with only two people standing at the bar! This is not the first time I've experienced slack treatment at this bar. I just don't usually complain but tonight what was obviously needed was a manager to see and take discreet control. Not a manager to be seen in sight. I've been visiting the Methuen Arms since the 1970's - I've seen it's changes and the way it's evolved, I've never seen such shoddy bar staff and lack of training. Customer service is a skill, not everyone has it and a manager needs to manage. I'm a great believer in supporting local businesses but please don't take the customer for granted.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The Methuan offers a good combo of pub grub and fine dining due to the separation of its bar area and restaurant. You could have a classy business dinner or casual feed with friends. It really does cater for all.

Thank Will T
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We booked to have afternoon tea for a friends birthday, and I'm so glad we picked the Methuen Arms! The team were really helpful and when we arrived we were allocated our own private room, which was great because we had a couple of babies and young children joining us, so parents didn't have to worry about disrupting others.
The presentation of the afternoon tea was amazing, we also ordered a couple of cream teas and they also looked and tasted delicious.
We're all looking forward to going back for a meal minus the children.

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Thank k8cox
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Just had to review this amazing hotel it is the second time we have stayed here and everything and everyone at this hotel is excellent.
Our room was ready when we arrived at Midday Lisa at reception is the nicest person ever and upgraded our room for us which was superb .
All the rooms are lovely but this was the best !
Our lunch was probably some of the best food we have experienced for a long time and the Marmalade Sandwich desert was to die for !
We also booked in for evening meal here which was also as good.
The staff are all so friendly throughout the hotel nothing is too much trouble we will definitely be back again.
Thank you Methuen Arms for making our visit so pleasurable.

Thank nic468
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