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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

6 of us went for breakfast, the table was dirty coffee wasn’t hot. By the time we got our breakfast (3/4 of an hour later) that too was cold. Fried eggs were solid scrambled rubbery texture. Not good. No black pudding or much choice anymore.More

Thank Deborah L
Response from Dan and Tracey B, Manager at Tawny OwlResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are extremely surprised with your comments regarding your experience with your breakfast visit. Please do let us know when you visited so that we can investigate this appropriately. Our coffee is dispensed from bean...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

As a party of 17 we met up at the tawny for an early Xmas get together. Even though the pub had a larger private Xmas party, tribute act on and serving standard menus I was impressed that our food was delivered at the same...More

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Response from Dan and Tracey B, Manager at Tawny OwlResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking time to leave your review, your comments have been passed onto our team here at The Tawny Owl. Dan & Tracey

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Eight of us visited the Tawney owl last Friday Night 17th November for a dinner. Of the 8 only one said “It was eatable!” The chef must have had a night off. I was given a meal I never ordered, it was extremely noisy in...More

Thank Gunner111
Response from Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny OwlResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for feedback, all comments are are received with thanks and used for training purposes, however, on the occasion I really must be honest with you. As the general manager, I was totally aware of your party and I did indeed speak with you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely stay here. Rooms were immaculate, staff very friendly & helpful. We enjoyed a lovely full English breakfast, although many other choices on menu. Spent the evening in the pub and enjoyed a great atmosphere with good quality food. Would recommend and will...More

Thank Kathryn H
Response from Dan and Tracey B, General Manager at Tawny OwlResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Your kind words have been past on to our team. We hope to see you again soon. Dan & Tracey

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I ate here this evening with my partner and daughter. I'm a huge steak fan and decided to give the rib eye a go - against my better judgement. Well, how wrong I was. I had a truly awesome steak, cooked as requested, with marvellous...More

Thank Andy H
Response from Dan and Tracey B, Manager at Tawny OwlResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you Andy. Your comments have been passed to our 'new' kitchen Manager. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Dan & Tracey

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