August 2019: Chef Kuba has let us know that, after almost 10 years, he has left 'the Nest'. Watch this space for his next move.
Harden's survey result
“Sublime food” in the “breathtaking surroundings” of an “exceptional inn in idyllic Cotswold countryside”. Polish-born Kuba Winkowski, the Craft Guild of Chefs 2018 ‘chef of the year’, wins universal praise for his “wonderful” repertoire of dishes, which includes sturgeon with caviar and fennel. It is, though, “eye-wateringly pricey” – “perhaps even more expensive than London, but worth it if you’re feeling flush”.
“Scenes over rolling Cotswolds countryside” help set a “romantic” tone at this “historic pub, cleverly adapted with the addition of a comfortable dining room with country views” – “it has it all, with its beautiful surroundings, log fires in winter and summer al fresco”. That goes for its “terrific fine dining” too – “exceptional food, time after time from a very talented brigade” led by Kuba Witkowski. “It’s expensive, but never lets you down”.
“Off the beaten track in an outstandingly beautiful location”, this Cotswolds gastropub is a stunning all-rounder (and you can sit outside when it’s fine). Enjoy “fabulously delicious” food of a kind that’s “occasionally adventurous but never faddish”.
“The setting and views are fabulous”, at this Cotswolds gastropub, especially if you are lucky with the weather and sit outside. The “wonderful”, “restaurant-standard” cooking and great wine list contribute to an all-round “first-class experience” (although “fussy” service can occasionally grate).
|Wine per bottle||£34.00|
Nether Westcote, OX7 6SD
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|Thursday||12 pm-2:30 pm, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-2:30 pm, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-2:30 pm, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm-3:30 pm, 7 pm-9:30 pm|