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The Talbot

) #14 of 27 Restaurants in Stow-on-the-Wold ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
The Square | Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BQ, England
+44 1451 870934
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Square | Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BQ, England
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Reviews (343)
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1 - 10 of 343 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very typical kind of pub, seemed quite small in side but we were able to stop by for dinner on a Friday night without booking. Food very good at good prices and were served quickly.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the Pub Food, atmosphere and waitressing! A very enjoyable evening and very good value! Recommend a meal here anytime!

Thank Di L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived with my wife just after 11 o'clock in the morning and lingered for several hours supping several pints of Wadsworth's ale and thoroughly enjoying hot beef and pork sandwiches with chips! A great cheerful welcome as soon as we walked through the door and...More

Thank Donovan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for a nice lunch but not today! My husbands chips where served hard on the inside! Sent back for more cooking the result not much better! I had the tomato soup it was awful, bland and tasteless! Very disappointing! So many...More

Thank Julesrose
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for your feedback. We are disappointed that you perceived our quality to be lower than what we continually achieve and will take your comments on board. We pride ourselves on making sure our customers are happy and satisfied by regularly checking back after...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful evening at The Talbot. The meals were excellent and the staff very friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend

Thank Marion F
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your fabulous review. Glad you had a lovely time. Hurry back soon. Cheers.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beer and good food served by a cheerful owners, Martin and Kate. That aside, when first arriving in Stow, I had a major personal problem and in desperation when explaning my problem to Martin, he was superb in going out of his way with...More

Thank John P
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much John and Ruth for your kind words. We were very happy to help you and always believe the saying 'what goes around, comes around'. Looking forward to your next visit. Best wishes Martin & Cate.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited The Talbot on our first night in Stow and were so impressed with our meals and service that we returned many times during our holiday. Cate and Martin are great hosts and took time to chat with us and made us feel very...More

Thank Barbelbenny
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the kinds words. We enjoyed having a chat with you and finding out your daily adventures. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Cheers

Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had a wonderful dinner! Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Dogs are allowed and welcomed which is a bonus. We ordered the chicken pate appetiser, it was excellent! My husband had the steak pie and I ordered the soup of the day- everything was...More

Thank rmarie405
Martin C, Landord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. We appreciate your kind words and you and your furry friends are always very welcome. Glad you enjoyed your 'Talbot experience'. Come back soon. Cheers

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The staff are lovely. It was very crowded and loud though and we had a party of four which had to be separated because there was only enough room for two tables of two. The food was quite nice and generous portions. Great prices. Only...More

Thank Magan J
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank your for your kind words. Yes Friday nights are always busy. We apologise that you and your were separated. This sometimes happens. I wonder if this is the reason we only received 2 stars from you? Two stars equates to 'terrible' which does seem...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A great little pub with reasonable priced food. The homemade beef suet pie was excellent. Great friendly staff too and the bill was fair.

Thank JP070766
Martin C, Landlord at The Talbot, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review. The suet pie is a firm favourite with everyone. Very pleased you enjoyed your 'Talbot experience'. Cheers

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a children's menu? Sunday lunchtime.
7 February 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Martin C | Property representative |
Hello there, we do smaller sizes of most of our meals, for children or those with smaller appetites. Sunday roasts included. Cheers.
Are you open for business, can't get hold of you by phone, website or email.
12 February 2015|
Response from SteveBBBB |
Apologies for slow response, as new landlords it had taken us a little time to get the website, wifi and phone lines sorted. The phone is now operational and we have managed to retain the previous number which had been... More
Hi, want to book a table for dinner. Tried phoning comes up invalid number and your website and email are the same.
11 February 2015|
Response from SteveBBBB |
See the reply to your most recent question. The previous landlord had disconnected all the phone and Internet lines so we have had to start from scratch to get our communications online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Stow-on-the-Wold, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 870934
  • E-mail
Newly refurbished and taken back to a beer & cider old-style pub serving traditional British food in a relaxed atmosphere.
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