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The Butchers Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ, England
+44 1285 760371
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (21 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (2 reviews)
“cottage pie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expect a warm welcome from the new owners who were very hospitable, we ate dinner here on a Tuesday evening which along with Wednesday night is Pizza night (we didn't know this prior to turning up!) Needless to say the Pizzas were both excellent and...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this pub based on ratings on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed. It was a Friday evening and the pub was lively when we turned up with several drinkers and a few eating. We were seated quite quickly and restaurant staff were super helpful and...More

1  Thank roadrunner766
James J, Manager at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review Roadrunner766. Next time we'll be more than happy to swap the fries for our hand cut chips if that what you prefer, just ask a member of the team. We hope to welcome you again in the near...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Was looking for a great Roast as my usual fav Sunday roast place closed down so thought i would try The Butchers Arms and i hit the mark first time amazing Quality Roast it was a toss up between the Roast Beef and the Roast...More

2  Thank Dave S
James J, Manager at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dave S, Thank you for the amazing review. We're made up to be your new Sunday lunch spot! Looking forward to seeing you again, All the best, James & the Team!

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely rustic village pub with a warm welcome as you come through the door from the staff, roaring log fire and very attractive decor throughout the various eating areas and the bar. I was a visitor to the area but would imagine...More

1  Thank Jenny T
James J, Manager at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review Jenny T. We're extremely pleased you enjoyed your visit & hope that when you're in the area again we'll be able to welcome you again. All the very best, James & the Team.

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Ignore the earlier review from #alexharris. I ate at the Butchers in March with my wife and mother-in-law. I too tried the chicken burger to compare against the previous owners version. They are as good as each other. In fact the new version just wins...More

1  Thank Phil H
James J, Manager at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

There's not much I can say to this review, it speaks for it's self. Thank you for the 5 star review Phil H & I hope to welcome you again soon. All the very best, James & the Team!

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Wanting to experience a visit to a typical Cotswold pub, my relatives from Canada booked a table for six for lunch. Things were pretty busy in the dining area and we had a 40 minute wait before our meals arrived. The food was of a...More

3  Thank 931Julie_ED
James J, Manager at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review :) I apologise that you believe you had wait before your meals arrived, sometimes it does happen when cooking everything fresh to order especially at key dinning times.Our ice Cream is £5.95 for 3 large scoops of any of the...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A varied menu with something for everyone. Nothing is too much trouble for James and his team to adapt to your needs.

2  Thank Karen H
James J, Manager at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review Karen H, We are all so pleased that you are enjoying what we have on offer. The team & I look forward to seeing you again soon! All the best, James

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My family and I used to love going to this pub for the atmosphere and the amazing food. Particularly the stone baked pizzas and the chicken burger which was incredible. It was with slight disappointment when I visited last night that I saw a new...More

6  Thank alexharris26
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

A true country pub with outstanding food and hospitality that goes above & beyond, James & his team couldn’t do enough for our group of 6. The food we had was faultless & something you would expect in a city centre pub, this pub is...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We had a lovely little lunch on our walkover to Oakridge Lynch at The Butchers Arms. Discovered it's just been taken over and a new menu from great host James. A nicely balanced menu with something for everyone and reasonable prices. Good also to hear...More

1  Thank Brizzle67
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Questions & Answers
18 February 2018|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome in the bar area. The pub will close Sunday, so go this weekend.
Jackie P
15 March 2017|
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Response from James J | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply I did not expect an enquiry through TA you are the first I am aware of Sorry tomorrow being Mothers Day we are and have been fully booked for over two weeks Take care, enjoy your stay in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oakridge Lynch, Stroud GL6 7NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stroud
  • Phone Number: +44 1285 760371
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