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The Farmers Boy Inn

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies”(280 reviews)
“the pub”(186 reviews)
“forest of dean”(48 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewspiesthe pubforest of deansteakevening mealpastrywarm welcomehuge bedtake homeboth nightsbooked a tablefood was fantasticsmall courtyarda lovely staylovely atmospheregreat nighttwo night stay
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

A perfect place to stay to explore the localities of Gloucester, Welsh borders and the Cotswolds. The rooms are all similar and are comfortable with shower & hot drink facilities. Very good breakfast and we took advantage of evening meal at the pub which was...More

Thank Karen2017Midlands
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you guys for your amazing and constructive review. Customers Service is the key to our success and we hope to see you guys very soon again at The Award Winning Farmers Boy Inn. Warmly Phil Kiernan MD

Reviewed 12 April 2017

After spending a couple of days away in Gloucester, we were recommended by our host to grace the dinning room of the Farmers Boy Inn....essentially because they do the best pies! I'll start by agreeing with that statement - the Pies and food in general...More

Thank Jason L
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 26 April 2017

Hi guys thank you for your constructive comments. Apologies for the delay this particular evening. This was due to one our convection ovens going down on us that evening hence why the waitresses where coming over to you because of the delay. Apologies once again....More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had a lovely few days for our anniversary the pub was really nice and staff were very friendly couldn't do enough for you the rooms were nice and clean and very comfortable the only one downside the plumbing was noisy the meals were nice also...More

Thank 2016mart1956
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to write such a fantastic review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again! Kind Regards Phil Kiernan

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fabulous staff lovely atmosphere, traditonal olde wolde country pub with an up to date feel, lovely sunny garden, excellent food .award winners of pies, and a Trip advisor award........ we shall be returning:)

Thank jujewel
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to write such a fantastic review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you again! Kind Regards Phil Kiernan

Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you just want somewhere cheap to have as a base for visiting the area, this would do....as long as you are not a light sleeper or too claustrophobic. Accommodation is a bit like motel rooms - opening onto a little courtyard, so people walk...More

Thank sleightstreet
Response from PhilKiernan, Owner at The Farmers Boy InnResponded 12 April 2017

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review, I'm disappointed you didn't really enjoy your stay with us, we are aware our rooms aren't the largest and are in a courtyard area away from the pub, which is how we try and...More

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US$95 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$95 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Gerrylisburn
25 September 2017|
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Response from LittleGeniusHeathrow | Reviewed this property |
Maybe this is a question for the owner,
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Colin L
20 January 2017|
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Response from Laurence S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! Can't say that we noticed, because there was a private function in the annex.
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Clare L
13 December 2015|
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Response from Heather B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I wasn't there for Sunday lunch so not sure. Heather.
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"Excellent location for walking the area"
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"cosy rooms and great food and drink"
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"All the rooms are nice,around a central courtyard with no steps."
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"They are all good basic rooms"
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