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Princes Motto

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Barrow Gurney €€ - €€€ , British,
Barrow Street | Barrow Gurney, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY, England
+44 1275 474608
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish pie” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Barrow Street | Barrow Gurney, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Princes Motto last evening following an article in the Chew Valley Gazzette. The pub has been refurbished and the new owners are from Australia two very nice and friendly chaps, ready to have a chat and keen to learn more about...More

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely looking pub and friendly staff. Sunday lunch was a huge disappointment. Beef was swimming in blood and tough. Roast Potatoes were hard. We are the veg as we were hungry. Told the owner who said he would let them know! Not a lot of...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called late afternoon on a Friday to warn them that a table of 11 was needed. We had a party with children and were given our very own room in the pub. The service was outstanding and the owners were very friendly and accommodating....More

Thank Liam F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were catching an early flight from Bristol airport so we stayed in a nearby B&B and popped in for dinner. Very good food and friendly helpful service - will definitely go back!

Thank Tess497
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Motto has been under new management since March this year. After an initial period of settling in, it is fast becoming a significant feature of village life in Barrow Gurney. Our new landlords are working very hard to produce some gorgeous food. The menu...More

Thank Pat51francophile
Lloyd K, Owner at Princes Motto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for your lovely review Pat. Alex and I constantly strive to provide a really enjoyable experience for our patrons, so it's very reward to get feedback such as yours. We look forward to seeing you again at The Motto.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stop before you have to go to the airport. Decent Food, Nice terrace and very friendly staff! We will go back.

Thank sanne c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Sunday lunch. We nipped in for lunch. The food was cooked perfectly.. the staff were lovely. Will definitely be back.

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 45 mins for our meal!!! Due to a large party of SIX yes SIX ordering before us, when we asked how much longer we were told that it hadn't been that long, after checking the time on the till they did admit it had...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is a pub, it's a locals pub that makes strangers welcome, the food is excellent, service friendly and efficient with a good selection of beers. A nice garden tops of a great package. This is well worth the 15-minute drive from Bristol to enjoy...More

Thank Seddon12
Reviewed 2 July 2017

a lovely old worldly pub, lovely and clean, warm welcome, food was excellant and service was good and quick I had the celeriac soup which was the best I had ever had followed by fish and chips, the fish was so fresh and the batter...More

Thank _maggiestanford10
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Questions & Answers
11 February 2017|
Response from BristolDawn1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure ... We took a visit before the metro ring road began..
1 February 2017|
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Response from BristolDawn1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes when we last in.. The landlord is very helpful so just ring him. They certainly don't have a great variety and choice.
21 May 2016|
Response from tidgypud_12 | Reviewed this property |
they have a car park at the back of the pub also they have a lay buy outside the front door
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrow Street | Barrow Gurney, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Barrow Gurney
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 474608
  • E-mail
The New Management welcome’s you to the refurbished Prince's Motto!

Close to both Bristol and Bath, serving traditional ales and home cooked fare, Barrow Gurney’s local is perfectly positioned to enjoy the best of the English countryside.
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