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Thornbury Castle

Thornbury Castle Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH, England
+44 1454 281182
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Thornbury Castle Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was very poor: overcooked, over-seasoned, badly presented. Some was even inedible. Also very limited choice and the service was pretty elementary as well.

Thank Forgoton
Reviewed 5 days ago

Last Christmas, we received a gift voucher for "an afternoon tea" at Thornbury Castle, and we only just got round to using it. Whilst it was "quite nice", it fell way short of our expectations and, in our opinion, was not good value for money....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant service, very attentive staff. The walls and decor is very authentic Tudor and sweeps you into a different age. Highly recommend this, particularly as the food is stunning. Orange zest butter with three different breads was great.

Thank Jono N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spending the night at the Castle, we got reservations for dinner. I liked the idea of being told to come to the lounge 15 minutes early to review the menu, ask questions, and have a drink. Dinner was excellent; service was exceptional. We walked away...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

service was good! over rated for the price ! scones were nice sandwiches not the best choice! cake selection poor! plenty of tea

Thank bartonjess63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic place to stay, been twice and it never fails to impress, this is so fabulous the rooms are incredible.

Thank Jgt666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today for a Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two and was left feeling underwhelmed and disappointed. We arrived on time for our tea at 2pm and were greeted by very friendly staff and were shown to our table. The room itself was underwhelming with several...More

Thank Ticklepuss
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited Thornbury Castle for lunch to celebrate a Golden Wedding Anniversary. We took pre-dinner drinks in the library, it was very welcoming with comfortable couches to sit on and a roaring fire. The staff were attentive all afternoon. The meal tasted fabulous and it...More

Thank vetty672016
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had looked forward to our birthday gift of afternoon tea at the castle. The weather was lovely so we wandered around the gardens first, but found them a little disappointing. The lounge and tea room were very pleasant and so were the waiting staff....More

Thank Margaret151151
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We ate dinner here as part of a package through the hotel as we were staying in the Duke's Bedchamber. We dined on a Monday evening and the dining room was not too busy. Dinner started with drinks in the library with complimentary hors d'oeuvres...More

Thank SueMPA
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2 May 2017|
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Response from markannzac | Reviewed this property |
smart casual - no jackets or ties in sight!
10 October 2016|
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Response from colleen d | Reviewed this property |
Expensive but worth it! I can't remember the price but remember it being expensive! Hope this helps it was lovely.
6 August 2016|
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Response from Graham R | Reviewed this property |
Do telephone the hotel for a guide to the cost, the staff are really helpful. I can't remember the exact price (we had a DB&B package). The food is very good indeed. The restaurant is beautiful. The hotel (direct) usually... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$116 - US$116
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thornbury Castle Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1454 281182
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