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Thornbury Castle Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH, England
+44 1454 281182
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Brisbane
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536 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When your waiter has an outrageous french accent, but doesn't actually use french, expectations start to plummit. High prices, very small serves, and slow service. Sad really. Some people dressed for the pomp & ambience, others more casually, and a couple that appeared to have had too much to drink dominated the peace with their carry-on about not being served... More 

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Birthday venue was held at this location last Sunday. Initially the service was good but upon the serving of the main coarse approx half of the meals were returned to the kitchen due to the rarity of the cooking style.. the meat was actually far too rare and very bloody, also a very large part of fat part was... More 

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Great Britain
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309 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good welcome and ushering to a large super deluxe room which couldn't be improved in any way! A Large bathroom. In the past a decanter of sherry was included in the room - it's a shame that this has been discontinued. Dining: Poor canopies (popcorn, salsa & very hard grassini). A jar was part of the presentation! In the... More 

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Thank FromtheEast
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh dear oh dear Thornbury Castle what an utterly disappointing lunch I encountered today! The beautiful room held much promise but I'm afraid that's the only reason you got the one sorry star I awarded. My starter of salmon was a joke, it was a minute slither of tasteless fish, I'm guessing the garnish of a wafer thin slice of... More 

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2 Thank 242gille
UK
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115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great setting, though bear in mind the grounds aren't that extensive and sadly some of the gardens not well maintained. However the food at dinner in the lounge was very poor indeed. Service is erratic - some are very friendly whilst others veer between the sneery and the aloof. We had a decent sized room but it was... More 

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Thank Jon13Uk
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This dinner was included in our room rate, and it was incredible. Very good service, and the food was spectacular.

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1 Thank SB1114
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went with a friend to look at the dungeon for private dining experience later this year. Appointment booked, left waiting in lounge for good 15 minutes, no coffee offered. Shown the dungeon, unfortunately the normal person in charge of experience had day off and her replacement was unable to help on what was possible to do to the room, couldn't... More 

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bristol
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The castle itself is a lovely setting for a fashion show but the meal for £35 was very disappointing; the lamb was a really bad cut of lamb and I had mostly gristle. It was cooked rare, which I wouldn't have minded (although some people did not like it rare) but I couldn't cut it and I know a lot... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to visit Thornbury Caatle as I love history!The castle grounds and surroundings are beautiful - the sun was just setting on our arrival so we saw it both during the day and then all lit up at night. We started our evening with drinks in the lounge, which has an impressive and huge open fire. It's... More 

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Thank butterflybarbie
Marlborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Very very disappointing ! £500 dinner bed breakfast one expects good service, good food, competent staff! None applied at this place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 116 - US$ 116
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thornbury Castle Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1454 281182

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?