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Wild Duck Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Drakes Island, Ewen, Cirencester GL7 6BY, England
+44 1285 770310
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An absolutely hidden gem, a quaint county pub. Excellent food and service and quite good value. Will most certainly be returning

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Thank fairycakes35
Tetbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little find, dogs were very welcome- was busy for a Tuesday lunch time. Had a beautiful fresh lunch, friendly and attentive staff. We booked that day for an evening meal when my Mother in law visits, Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Cotswolds1986
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here to celebrate my mother in laws' 80th Birthday. She is quite hard of hearing so we asked for a quiet table. The staff were superb and so helpful. The food was excellent and they made a great evening for our celebration.

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Thank Graham H
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a top draw place to meet, eat and catch up for a pint of cider or whatever your favourite poison is. The food is very good, I had the haddock and it was to die for. I'm not sure what is like in the week but if you want a table I would definitely recommend booking well in... More 

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Thank D-J-Griffith
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in 2014, I came across this business - fast forward to 2017 and (I'm afraid) no improvements to the building appearance has taken place, it seems the business was temporarily closed while exchanging ownership...or at least that's the current state of the hotel segment. The Service Experience - the staff seemed forgetful, in two occasions the menus (wines and... More 

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Thank rapsromeo
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with some friends for dinner on a Tuesday evening. A very cozy restaurant, the decor is somewhat dark so I'm not sure I'd want to dine here on a warm summers evening. The restaurant wasn't very busy so service was prompt - perhaps a little too prompt as our starter drinks arrived at the same time as our... More 

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Thank paulgrindrod
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here whilst on our honeymoon at a local log house. We walked to the wild duck and received a warm welcome from the bar man and it was also dog friendly with our dog receiving a treat straight away! We only had a drink and a bar snack (scotch egg) that was lovely. All the staff seemed friendly... More 

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Thank Rhi D
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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448 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See under hotel - pub review submitted there in error. Good beer, good soup and good pate. Attentive and polite service.

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Thank Sm0ky
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by friends, and we were very lucky to get a table ( cancellation ). Really gorgeous olde world decor and the locals were so friendly! Food was excellent and portions were perfect. Spent a lovely cosy afternoon.

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Thank linda b
london
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

walked to this charming historic pub from our log house holiday home. the team were very professional and friendly. nothing was too much trouble. good wine list with lots of affordable wine. Sunday roasts delicious, a very memorable sunday lunch.

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Thank lovetotravel007_7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$84
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drakes Island, Ewen, Cirencester GL7 6BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cirencester  >  Ewen
  • Phone Number: +44 1285 770310
Description
A traditional Cotswold Inn with a rich history. Perfect for a Sunday roast or simply a pint of local beer.Ivy droops over the Cotswold stone of this beautiful, sixteenth century coaching inn near Cirencester. Expect proper English, seasonal pub food using the best ingredients we can find.Our lunch and supper menus are deeply rooted in everyone's favourite British classics. Tuck into Pork Belly Confit or Roasted Guinea Fowl Breast or try one of our legendary Sunday roasts which are worth the trip just for the roast alone.

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