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Canal Tavern

) #30 of 47 Restaurants in Bradford-on-Avon $$ - $$$ , British,
49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
+44 1225 681562
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (3 reviews)
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“salad” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a breakfast. Great choice.. great value, great service. Highly recommend this friendly pub.

Thank Veronajames
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Food was well cooked pub grub, and the beer (6X) was also fine. We ate outside, which got the evening sun, overlooking the canal. Very pleasant, except the 'garden' needs investment, and could be stunning. Instead there is uneven matting with grass poking through the...More

Thank Chris B
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks for your comments we are doing our best with the garden as it is an ongoing project that does take a lot of wear during the summer hence the matting. We have tried to grow grass but our last new lawn was totally worn...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Stopped here while going up the river on a narrow boat. Looked a perfect spot to stop at but sadly that was not the case. Food was at best mediocre. Felt sorry for the staff who seemed to be doing their best but the Landlord...More

Thank KebabOxford
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks for your comments, I am sorry that you did not enjoy the food and that you encountered a person who you perceived to be drunk and thought was the landlord. We have a great bunch of regulars here who enjoy themselves and are always...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

after amazing walk around bradford on avon we came across this pub , the food was amazing all 3 of us left with full bellies very reasonable prices and big portions

Thank Susan S
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for your kind comments it means so much when people take the time to share their good experiences. Bradford-on-Avon is a wonderful place brimming with character and full of wonderful and diverse people. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 15 May 2017

A cheerful and hearty welcome, wide choice of well cooked foods and well kept cellar. Deifately a visit again pub.

Thank John4725
Canaltavern B, Manager at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

We love to welcome like minded people who are open to enjoying themselves and interacting with others. Thank you for your kind comments. Kind Regards Mark

Reviewed 21 April 2017

This pub/restaurant is well located by the Kennet and Avon Canal in Bradford-on-Avon. It was very quiet, so we took over the large round table in the bar and ordered from the extensive menu. All our meals were well presented, fresh and tasty, and we...More

Thank Richard L
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves with us even during our quiet time. We would love to see you again and hope you return you will be very welcome. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here today after going for a walk along the tow path. It was a lovely day so as you would expect being right next to the canal it was quite busy. We decided to sit outside in a lovely covered pagoda. The table...More

Thank tracey r
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

The Ultimate burger is probably our best seller and yes it is good value for money, many have commented that we should charge more. We enjoy doing our best to make people welcome and value every comment we get. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went into the Canal Tavern after a walk along the canal. The staff were welcoming. We ordered a gammon, scampi and ham, egg and chips. When the meals arrived we were very impressed by the size of the portions as the prices were very...More

Thank 94misty97
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed Bradford-on-Avon, we love it here hence we try our best to enhance visitors experience. Some people who visit don't seem to get it but obviously you did. You will always be welcome in our house. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Spending a few hours in Bradford Upon Avon, we found this pub almost overlooking the canal. We were there last Saturday and the pub was busy. We sat in the garden in the glorious sunshine and had a baguette and a wrap...both came with an...More

Thank Sue S
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for you informative review. I hope this helps other visitors to our fantastic town. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited Bradford on Avon with friends, lovely area especially the colourful canal Barges, the only problem was we went on a monday, the reason for this comment is we parked in the main car park which in it's self was excellent value per stay, we...More

Thank Brian F
Canaltavern B, Owner at Canal Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

It is unfortunate but a lot of places do close due to the lack of visitors, we used to operate this policy but found that it would be best to just put in the hours ourselves and stay open. Thanks for visiting and we look...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 681562
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