RestaurantsWarwickshireIlmingtonCV36

survey result

Summary

£74
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “excellent inn” on the northern edge of the Cotswolds (West Midlands Tourism’s Best Pub of the Year 2023) is “exactly what a large village local should be, but so rarely is”. The menu is a bit posh to be described as pub grub and there are alternative options, both for vegans, and for special evenings (for example, game suppers in season).

Summary

£70
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reliable old-school inn”, “in a charming if chilly corner of the Cotswolds”, that “still feels like you’re in the country and not a London trattoria!”. The food may not offer “fireworks”, but it excels for dishes such as “asparagus bang in season with egg and hollandaise”, complemented by “lovely service”.

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The Howard Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Howard Arms Restaurant in CV36, Ilmington by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Howard Arms restaurant.
Timothy P
seems to have not been at its best. Some ta...
Reviewed 11 months, 6 days ago

"seems to have not been at its best. Some talk of being short-staffed and customers being told would have to wait an hour for their food. We had their special menu. Our chosen dish looked obviously reheated"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£11.50 £32.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £31.00
Filter Coffee £2.65
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Lower Green, Ilmington, CV36 4LT
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8 pm

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