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Canal Tavern

€€ - €€€, British,
49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
+44 1225 681562
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pickled eggs” (3 reviews)
“steak pie” (3 reviews)
“cottage pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shocked and saddened to encounter such 1970s rasist attitude from one of the punters. Had the landlord done something ie thrown the chap out then wouldn't be writing this. Landlord didn't really react though. Last time I'm going there.

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a boatman/sailor I spend a lot of my time at canalside pubs. However, I have to stay this stood out amongst the rest and had real charm. I'm not a frequent eater of chips, but they were utterly sublime, accompanied with a delicious pickled...More

Thank Sam-Jared C
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Come here for karaoke. Lovely staff. Great atmosphere as you have a lovely bar garden. The staff are lovely especially Nancy, Mark and Rosie. Drinks are reasonable prices and food.

1  Thank Daniella1996
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Visited with our Border Collie Millie. Lovely warm welcome. Mulled wine very welcome on a very cold day. Millie enjoyed her treats. Thank you.

Thank JAB1961
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A wonderful birthday memory for our family and friends was made as we all enjoyed a great atmosphere and delicious well presented food. The service was very good and the staff were helpful and friendly. The Tavern was clean and tidy. There was a constant...More

Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I walked into this establishment at 10PM, The place was rammed! everyone was eating! to my surprise the bar tender was offering me the best meal in Bradford on avon, He said I can not get this deal anywhere else at this time of night!...More

1  Thank jamesdavies1234
Reviewed 17 October 2017

In a great location just across from the wharf and at the junction of the canal and the main road to Frome - it is ideally placed if you've walked along the canal. We had bacon and stilton baguette and it was really nicely cooked...More

Thank GreyTraveller69
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We came here for a late Sunday lunch. Although the Sunday roast had sold out there was plenty other choices on the menu and we settled for traditional pub meals. The location by the canal is a big plus. I could only see three beers...More

Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We stopped here on the first night of a week long family canal vacation. The staff were great and the locals colourful and extremely friendly. We enjoyed the food so much that we returned to the Canal Tavern on our return trip 6 nights later,...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Two couples took a lunch break on an outside table overlooking the Kennet and Avon Canal after a long bike ride in this lovely area. The menu was extremely varied and daily specials were also on offer. The food was first class and very reasonably...More

Thank Graham W
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Jessica M
29 January 2018|
Response from Fiona F | Reviewed this property |
I came with my family by boat so did not need parking. However there were cars parked near the Tavern. It may be best to call the Tavern.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 681562
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