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The Fat Dog - CLOSED

Station Road | Shrivenham, Swindon SN6 8JL, England
+44 1793 783443
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible6%
28 May 2014
“Delightful menu”
19 Dec 2012
“" On a positive note" !!”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Station Road | Shrivenham, Swindon SN6 8JL, England
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 28 May 2014

Went on a weekday evening and found a wonderful choice from the menu, food served promptly and was lovely and hot. This is an ideal venue for a romantic meal for two

1  Thank 46Bernard
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Having read previous comments on the reviews on this dining experience I feel compelled to hopefully bring some balance to their adverse remarks... I've been here three times now & in our small group have sampled a fair selection of the menu to get a...More

Thank grahamnjen
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2012

We are now closed.

Reviewed 16 December 2012

We have been to the fat duck twice before and been impressed however we were all so disappointed today with the family Christmas lunch. Knowing Swindon is pretty poor for a great dining experience we have always been particular with the restaurants we chose. Firstly...More

1  Thank Vicky S
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2012

We are now closed.

Reviewed 27 November 2012

Taken to the restaurant by our friends as a belated 60th birthday treat. Greeted when we arrived and shown to our table and given menus. Drinks order taken and delivered and then ........ we waited and waited. Eventually we attracted the waiters eye and asked...More

2  Thank nbr0
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2012

We are now closed.

Reviewed 14 November 2012

I'm not sure where to start,but we arrived Saturday night,(My Mums birthday,10th Nov 2012),and were seated at 7:00pm,only to wait an hour before we finally had our wine..2x.very cold red and not the choice of white!!.We asked to keep the 1 red back so it...More

2  Thank PipB26
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2012

We are now closed.

Reviewed 12 November 2012

We came for Sunday lunch, hoping to have three courses within two hours. As it turned out, we just managed to have two courses even although we were the first, and only, people in the restaurant for the first 25 minutes! The food was ok....More

1  Thank bathdiner82
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2012

We are now closed.

Reviewed 11 November 2012

We had booked using Groupon vouchers (wasn't treated any differently). Inside was lovely and modern. Our table was in the conservatory which was very cold, even with heaters on. Had to wait along time for drinks and wasn't asked again all evening. Only had one...More

Thank Libches
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2012

Dear Libches, We are particularly proud of our Groupon offers and the way that we treat them. I can only apologise for the lack of check-backs and drinks orders on your table. We are currently hiring lots of new staff and so many of our...More

Reviewed 4 November 2012

Just has Sunday lunch.---- Very disappointing,-- They were not very busy but we had to wait quite some time for our main meal, THE PLATES WERE COLD, the yorkshires were cold, not much veg and the pork needed cooking more. Otherwise it was tasty &...More

1  Thank Margaret N
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2012

Dear Margaret, Thank-you for bringing this to our attention. Unfortunately recently we have faced a couple of issues with our 'pass' as the heating lights having been working properly. This has now been rectified, but we do apologise for the disappointing experience you had with...More

Reviewed 26 October 2012

I cannot give enough praise for this fantastic Gastro Pub. Everything was perfect. The service, the unbelievable food, the ambiance and the price. It ticks all the boxes, you must visit ! I just cannot recommend this enough.More

Thank StaffordshireFoxy
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2012

Dear StaffordshireFoxy, Thank-you so much for the excellent review! We really appreciate the time people spend writing these. We do pride ourselves on providing quick, friendly service, with well cooked and presented food. We hope to see you again soon! The Christmas menu is available...More

Reviewed 26 October 2012

My husband and I went to The Fat Dog this evening with a Groupon deal. We had the smoked salmon mousse and chicken Caesar salad for starters and the only (really extremely minor!) complaint we had with either was that the salad would be better...More

Thank KayBrown23
TheFatDog, Manager at The Fat Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2012

Dear Kay, Thank-you for your loyal patronage, we hope you return this Christmas! I'm glad the complaints are minor, it makes my job so much easier! I'll pass that onto the kitchen - they never get to eat the food off of service plates. Our...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Shrivenham, Swindon SN6 8JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 783443
  • E-mail
Description
We are a small restaurant nestled into the Oxfordshire countryside, just minutes away from Swindon, Cirencester and Faringdon. We believe in providing quality food at realistic prices. We would love to welcome you to The Fat Dog soon.
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