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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 good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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
€€ - €€€
49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with the intention of eating but heard there was an hour wait for food, although not particularly busy. But the treatment of two elderly customers who waited far longer was appallingly rude!!

Thank neilchant6
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for 14 people a few months in advance to ensure no problem with such a large group. 3 days before the event we are told that the booking is cancelled as the chef has left. No concern for our predicament at...More

Thank DavidT0001
Reviewed 28 March 2018

On our first full day in BoA during a recent two week holiday, we enjoyed a nice lunch at the Canal Tavern. The place was busy on the Sunday afternoon, but service was friendly and efficient and the food was good. We wanted to return...More

2  Thank Bajablonde
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Classed as dog friendly but not the case was told to leave as dog barked when walking in to pub Landlord was arrogant and rude do not use this place walk across tow path to the lock in cafe next door for a real warm...More

Thank Darren10500
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The pub itself was OK. Bit worn and shabby here and there but OK. The service was good on the whole. We didn't have food just drinks so I cannot comment on that. For one thing, it was busy. The pub had a number of...More

Thank AtmosPeek
Reviewed 10 February 2018 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 26 January 2018

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
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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