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St Michael’s Restaurant

Victoria Street | St Michael's, Painswick GL6 6QA, England
+44 1452 812712
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“stuffing” (2 reviews)
“cod” (3 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Victoria Street | St Michael's, Painswick GL6 6QA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a spot of brunch on Saturday morning around half ten. Brunch isn't served until 11am, but the bright and breezy lady running front of house took our food and drink order. We settled in to enjoy our teas and coffees and...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot over state my delight with this super restaurant. I was one of nine friends who had dinner there and we were all extremely impressed with each and every course. The owner was charming.A-lovely atmosphere.AND excellent wine selection. This is a special place for...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the perfect end to a holiday week. On a beautiful summer evening the setting was quintessentially English. Magda was a welcoming host, attentive and efficient. The menu offered good choices and the freshness of ingredients was obvious. Risotto with cod perfectly cooked. Rib...More

Thank broadoakrossett
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening in this relaxed & friendly bistro. The menu whilst imaginative & tasty is not over the top. I recommend the cod & crab risotto though you may be disappointed as the menu is changed daily depending on produce availability. Visit...More

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The cooking at St Michael's is really very good. It has an interesting and appetising menu which apparently changes very regularly. All the courses were beautifully presented and very much delivered their promises. We would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This little gem is owned by the most lovely couple with an impressive experience in hospitality and cookery. We were made to feel like old friends or a family all the time. The food was exceptional, full of flavors. Each dish was exciting and a...More

Thank Magdalena K
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A very warm and welcoming staff. The food is of a higher level though affordable. We enjoyed every plate and even bought some goodies from the delicatesse rack. This is a great find!

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Michelin star standard of food without the star and the price tag. Family owned and run restaurant and small hotel. Great attention to detail and service.

Thank Boris N
Magda B, Owner at St Michael’s Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Boris, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are really happy you enjoyed what St. Michaels has to offer. We hope to see you soon. With kindest wishes Magda and Matt Black

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We dined at this delightful restaurant whilst on a whistle stop stay in Painswick. Magda and her husband (who is the chef) were extremely welcoming, not only to us, but also to our dog who was allowed to accompany us at the restaurant. The atmosphere...More

Thank alfiebow
Magda B, Owner at St Michael’s Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Alfie, Thank you very much for your warm kind review. You are always welcome. We hope you will stay with us soon. With kindest wishes Magda, Matt and all the staff @St. Michaels

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited St. Michael’s last night which happened to be our last night in Painswick. We were warmly greeted by Magda who, along with her husband Matt, owns and runs the restaurant and hotel. Magda served us warm bread with butter and a delicious bowl...More

Thank lauramfleming33
Magda B, Owner at St Michael’s Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Laura, Thank you very much for your very kind review. I am a wintner’s daughter and I have chosen less known wine on our list. They are great. We are very happy you had a good time while at St. Michaels. Hope to see...More

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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Magda B | Property representative |
Hi Lindsay, yes we do Sunday roast. Children and dogs welcome.
21 June 2017|
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Response from Magda B | Property representative |
We are open on Friday and Saturday evening only, Wednesday-Sunday 10.00am-3.00pm,Monday and Tuesday CLOSED. Our evening menu is choice from four starters, four main courses and four desserts priced as two or three course... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Street | St Michael's, Painswick GL6 6QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stroud District  >  Painswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 812712
  • E-mail
Food at St Michael’s is about simplicity and enjoyment: delicious, unpretentious classic dishes made personally, on the premises, by chef and owner Matt. With over 30 years’ culinary experience, Matt’s standards are exacting. The daily menu is always seasonal so we’re big on fresh, top-quality ingredients. We buy produce from trusted local suppliers. We bake our breads daily.
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