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The Gladstone Arms

2 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
+44 1449 771608
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good42%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (3 reviews)
“balti” (3 reviews)
“great pub” (5 reviews)
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2 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I have lived in Stowmarket for about 6 months and this has quickly become our favourite pub in the area. A warm cosy atmosphere with an excellent selection of beers and friendly staff, would definitely recommend!

Thank liamrobots
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in this pub as they were showing football match we wanted to see. Full of character and busy, they had a large selection of cask ales, etc, pretty impressive!

Thank Mrs Miriam P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly pub with a great choice of beers. Bar food available, have good events and music on. Great garden in the summer with live music and the pub is dog friendly.

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Not to be overlooked, amazing ales, & many of them. Fantastic staff, if not slightly quirky,!!!! Friendly, chatty & if your a stranger to town you’ll always get a conversation from a local. Does great pub food at very reasonable prices. Try the local pork...More

Thank racheal f
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great local pub with great range of real ales and lots more .great entertainment regularly .staff friendly and they make you very welcome also dog friendly 👍👍👍

Thank karl m
Reviewed 26 March 2017

get what it states on the tine, tasty food, friendly pub, but no chips but they will let you get them from chip shop opposite, but the food does not need chips

Thank LindaSuffolk_UK
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

An excellent old style (real) pub. Good service. Excellent service. Excellent staff. Perfect management. Foods good. Beer well kept and the perfect serve.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This pub is a proper Suffolk country pub with locals at the bar, the food is reasonably priced and very wholesome - Balti cottage pie, veggie chilli is lovely

Thank MCurtis583
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We've been in on a couple of afternoons after shopping. Can't fault the choice of well kept and presented beers, served by polite, professional and personable bar staff. However.... on both occasions, the experience was spoilt with parents letting their toddlers wander around unsupervised other...More

Thank Telandjune
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very enjoyable local always with lots of guest ales. Small menu but certainly very tasty. I normally have the chilli with cheese bread but heard so much about the Balti pie I tried it today ............WOW! It's gorgeous and may well take over as my...More

Thank PianomanRob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating
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Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Combs Ford, Stowmarket IP14 2AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stowmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 771608
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