survey result

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “lively gastropub-with-rooms” on the edge of rolling parkland is part of the four-strong Beckford Group creating contemporary venues that lure Londoners while placating the locals. “The food is good if not exceptional” while, refreshingly, “the kids’ menu isn’t an afterthought” and there's a particularly “lovely outdoor garden” too.

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A favourite out-of-town spot” – this spruced-up Georgian coaching inn “right next to beautiful Fonthill Park” offers “a good choice of well-prepared food”, although, with its “beautiful dining room”, it’s really “more a restaurant than a pub”. From the same boutique stable as the Lord Poulett Arms and Talbot Inn in Somerset.

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A favourite out-of-town spot” – this spruced-up Georgian coaching inn “right next to beautiful Fonthill Park” offers “a good choice of well-prepared food”, although, with its “beautiful dining room”, it’s really “more a restaurant than a pub”. From the same boutique stable as the Lord Poulett Arms and Talbot Inn in Somerset.

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You’d struggle to find a better country pub” than this notably posh ivy-clad classic “in gorgeous surroundings” on the edge of the Fonthill Estate. There’s a “varied menu ranging from pub food to gourmet”.

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Restaurant details

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26, 16
No dress code
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Beckford Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Beckford Arms Restaurant in SP3, Fonthill Gifford by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Beckford Arms restaurant.
tom b
You wouldn't go here for 3* michelin food ...
Reviewed 10 months, 1 day ago

" You wouldn't go here for 3* michelin food but you would go for : people who really care that you have a good time and enjoy your meal, that they hit the high standards they set for themselves and that you leave with a big smile on your face. A few little examples : the kids menu is extraordinarily generous including the fun sunday sundae with an ice cream and multiple goodies to add to it - great fun and so exciting for the kids. The burgers are delicious and the roast comes with enough trimmings to see you the biggest appetite. The welcome is warm and the service attentive but professional. When there was a small glitch on one order they not only made it right but then knocked something off the bill without being asked to show they care. On previous visits we've had long chats with the manager who was around and visible while also mucking in but all the people who work for him show a similar level of engagement. So nice to see and so key to making the most of this beautiful location. This is one of our happy places."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£11.00 £17.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.00
Filter Coffee £5.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Fonthill Gifford, SP3 6PX
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday8 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm

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