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The Freke Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
B4019, Swindon, England
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“potato wedges” (2 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
B4019, Swindon, England
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch time special two courses for about £8. Pleasant environment, clean and tidy Staff who really want to help Good size portions of well cooked food Speedy Service Easy Parking Located Mid way betwixt Highworth and Blunsdon so easy to get to

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited again to make sure the first time was not just a lucky meal . We ordered a ham,eggs and chips and sausages and mash . They arrived after some 10 minutes and the portion size was enough for four people not two ....More

Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lady behind the bar with blonde hair,very rude and blunt,not very welcoming,however food was nice especially the pudding.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I went here on Saturday lunch, there is a Chinese menu on offer, didn't really expect it in a country pub! I really like crispy chilli beef, it's my fav Chinese food, the one here was different, proper steak strips which tasted...More

Thank r0bertbaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Freke Arms as we were looking for somewhere a bit different that made good food. We knew a few people who had been here a few years ago and said it was really good. It is labelled as a ‘Gastropub’ and,...More

Thank European-Bookworm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, all cooked fresh to order. Very big helpings and friendly service. Excellent range of alcoholic beverages. I had coffee because I was driving and that was good too. I will go again

Thank rob f
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve eaten here twice in the past week. The second visit we chose the lunch menu, 2 courses for 7.95. I wasn’t expecting much but the portions were very good, nicely presented. Not as big as the monster portions from our first visit (which were...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We have not visited The Freke Arms for a couple of years ,thought we would give it another try .There is new chef so the meals are a little different , we ordered a Steak pie and a Cajan chicken .Both tasted hot with good...More

Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I went here with my husband, we had a lovely meal. The ham egg and chips were a very high standard, very good thick sliced ham, I had a prawn and Marie Rose sauce salad, pretty simple but the presentation was exceptional, top marks all...More

Thank jslave
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Called in for lunch excellent service and food Food was well cooked and presented and good value for money

1  Thank Ann G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B4019, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: 01793-76-22-97
  • E-mail
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