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The Gardeners Arms

21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
+44 1242 620257
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you Gardeners Arms for being dog friendly! We popped at the last minute as we were staying nearby and even though they were very busy, managed to fit us and our dog in. We had great service all round, polite bar staff and great...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Oh what a shame. We stopped here just for a drink and a sandwich, surprising to get so much wrong. We ordered a "Cheddar Cheese and Homemade Sandwich Pickle", with a cup of tea, plus, "Honey-Glazed Ham and Tewkesbury Mustard" with a half of Wye...More

2  Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice little mid week get together, mid way meeting point too! Had a lovely early evening supper here, great meeting point as perfect for both parties to get to. Having done a search of the area, The Gardeners Arms kept popping up, so I investigated...More

Thank galloponthebeach
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and for your recommendation. We try to cater for as many different people and tastes as possible, which is why we’re proud of our vegetarian/vegan options and our new, soon-to-be-launched, gluten-free menu! All our meals are freshly prepared using...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We met up at this pub for drinks with family after walking the dog together. A short walk down the road from the car park, there is a recreation ground which was quiet in the evening and a good space for the dog to have...More

Thank alik402015
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We love welcoming dogs into our pub, treating them exactly like humans with their own dog menu. It’s nice to know you enjoyed your visit here, as all our staff work hard to provide a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are what stand out here - rushed off their feet on a very busy Saturday night, but nothing too much trouble - dealt with a minor issue with my meal so sympathetically that I almost felt guilty. Some of the dishes were really...More

Thank IndiaBlue2014
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We aim to provide great service here at The Gardeners Arms and it’s nice to know our customers can see our hard work. Apologies about the issue with your meal – all our meals are freshly prepared using locally...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying down the road at the Caravan site and decided to have a walk over the field to sample the delights of the local pub. It is in such a beautiful village setting, chocolate box houses and the pub itself is a very...More

1  Thank helenbrown911
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Gardeners Arms! We take pride in the presentation of our country pub and it’s nice to know that this appreciated by our customers. We love welcoming all types of...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

A little off the beaten track but worth the detour, this pub/ restaurant has been refurbished and is less bucolic than it was. Plenty of space around the tables, it is nicely presented. Staff very pleasant. Food was good but not the best we have...More

1  Thank Mr. MJB
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We’re very pleased about the refurbishment of our pub; it’s nice to know you agree too. We ensure our food is locally sourced and freshly prepared, so we can present a high standard of meals to our customers. It...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

A lovely pub and restaurant. Spacious, comfortable, characterful. Excellent service and lovely food. A great menu, with something for everyone, and all at reasonable prices.More

Thank smggff
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit; your lovely words will be passed on to the staff. We take pride in knowing our food is freshly prepared and includes options for our vegan and...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The pub has had a huge re fit since we last went and it looks great. The bar has moved completely and it is a much better lay out. The toilets look a lot nicer and more modern too. The team were helpful, polite and...More

1  Thank 01Lori
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your food, as well as the live entertainment. We aim to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere at our country pub, so its nice to hear that this has been achieved. We...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We are always a little late booking a table but this was not a problem here, we were to have a beautiful Sunday lunch. Everything about it was perfect, the selection of vegetables, the quality of the meats, all was fine. Staff were great and...More

Thank LOBBYten1
Wendy W, Owner at The Gardeners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We love getting great feedback from our Sunday lunches. We take pride in our food which is locally sourced, and freshly prepared. Your compliments will be passed on to the staff for their helpfulness. We...More

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Debena
Are dogs allowed?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Jacqui W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are very friendly and welcoming towards dogs as long as they are in the bar area, where you can still eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:30
Monday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
09:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Beckford Road | Alderton, Tewkesbury GL20 8NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Tewkesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 620257
  • E-mail
Description
A 16th century thatched building nestled in the heart of the Cotswold village of Alderton. Just a 10 minute drive from Cheltenham and off junction 9 of the M5 we are ideally situated for any dining occasion. Open from 9.30 am serving fresh coffee with a smile, our award winning Freehouse epitomises everything that is good about homecooking, hospitality and value for money.