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Boars Head

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Main Road, Aust BS35 4AX, England
+44 1454 632278
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This used to be a pub that served good quality, honest pub grub. Instead now it seems they're serving up lazy, processed trash. Frozen chips and a veggie Iceland burger really shouldn't have a place on the menu of such a beautiful rural pub with so much potential. As if that wasn't bad enough their beer selection was limited, and... More 

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Thank Wheeze S
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Interestingly the food supplied by Marstons has been the same for several years. However our new menu was launched yesterday and has an even better variety of fresh dishes including vegetarian options. We always stock a variety of beers, though there may be occasions when one or two might be unavailable if we're flushing the... More 

Bristol
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I emailed the Boar's Head using the email address on their website on 12th April, but have received no reply. I visited on 11th April with a large group of friends. I had my two young children with me and we had booked a highchair for my youngest. The highchairs (2 were available) were filthy. The legs, seats etc were... More 

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Thank Kate S
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. Sorry the highchair had not been cleaned properly - that is clearly not acceptable. We are always keen to put right anything which is not up to standard at the time it occurs. We make a point of checking our customers meals are satisfactory while they are still enjoying their... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Boars Head for food last night and I cannot stress how friendly and helpful the staff were. A waitress greeted us as soon as we walked into the pub with smiles and enthusiasm. At the bar the manager/owner was very friendly and approachable especially as we wanted to try the cider on special and he gave... More 

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1 Thank Lesley622
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Great to hear that everything was spot on for you. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were directed to the Boars Head by our hotel receptionist, who phoned ahead to confirm we could take our dog. First impressions were another great old pub on hard times, if there hadn't been a call put in we would have driven past assuming it had shut down. Thank goodness we didn't, what a lovely old pub and what... More 

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1 Thank Aidan S
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Come and see us again soon! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the reviews and all of the promise of change and listening to comments by the new manager we decided to meet with an old friend for supper and a catch up. I can honestly say that I have never been so embarrassed about a recommendation. The delay was not an issue as we appeared to be the only... More 

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Thank robB4492NZ
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry that your experience was not what you had hoped for. We try very hard to ensure our customers have an enjoyable meal and feel satisfied with their visit, and I am sorry that we didn't get it right for you on this occasion. I hope that having... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I attended this wonderful village pub last night with my husband and some friends. We were delighted with the individual attention regarding my vegan meal. My husband had mentioned I was vegan a few days before we arrived. I was delighted with the special vegan quiche prepared for me.I have never had vegan quiche before as it is a daring... More 

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Thank andrea2306
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased that you are happy with your recent experience at the Boar's Head. We try to cater for all requirements and it's always rewarding to hear we've delighted our customers. Do come back and visit again soon. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to eat good service steak nice and tender. Would recommend nice village pub with lots of atmosphere

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Thank Elaine S
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad you had an enjoyable visit. Please come back and see us again soon. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

After discovering the Boars Head on a charity bike ride with a local cycling club, we've returned on several occasions now and enjoyed lovely food in a lovely old country pub. In the warmer weather it's great to sit out in the garden and have your Sunday roast!

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Thank Colin H
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Fantastic. Glad you and your fellow cyclists are enjoying your visits. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Pontyclun, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Re-visited this pub to discover a new management team, a new menu based on tradional pub grub and new, modest prices. The main of aubergine with rice impressed but the remaining grub was distinctly average and the specials board appeared a little sparse. However if you are travelling on M4 and are hungary it is worth a visit.

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Thank David P
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We try to ensure all our food is homely and good value for money, so it's great to hear that you think we're getting that right. Sorry if some of the dishes were not quite right for you - we like to offer a range of meals to cater for the various preferences of our customers.... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Called in on sunday for a family meal. We hadnt booked but the staff were very accommodating. We all ordered the roast. Our meals came out within 20 minutes. The meat was nice and tender and everything was piping hot. The portions were a good size. Could not find anything to fault, the two young men serving were very polite... More 

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Thank smurfette076
Ben V, General Manager at Boars Head, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Glad to hear everything was spot on for you. We look forward to welcoming you back - and thanks for spreading the word. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Aust BS35 4AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Aust
  • Phone Number: +44 1454 632278

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?