survey result

Summary

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

“This long-standing stalwart of Stow, a mecca for foodies, continues to deliver brilliantly”, with “the very best ingredients, cooked sublimely, in such a relaxed atmosphere” being the recipe for Peter & Louise Robinson's success. Fish is the focus, with an “unexpectedly good range of seafood so far from the sea”, but “everything is up to London standards… including price!”

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great little bistro” with “an emphasis on top-quality ingredients and thoughtful cookery”, Peter & Louise Robinson’s Cotswold venture serves “head and shoulders the best meals in town”. Despite its name and landlocked geography, it’s predominantly a seafood spot, where “kicking off with a half bottle of Chablis and a round of Porthilly oysters sets a high bar for both quality and freshness”.

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great little bistro” with “an emphasis on top-quality ingredients and thoughtful cookery”, Peter & Louise Robinson’s Cotswold venture serves “head and shoulders the best meals in town”. Despite its name and landlocked geography, it’s predominantly a seafood spot, where “kicking off with a half bottle of Chablis and a round of Porthilly oysters sets a high bar for both quality and freshness”.

Summary

£53
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Peter & Louise Robinson’s “lovely” and “slick” (but higgledy-piggledy) restaurant in the centre of Stow is well worth a butcher’s (geddit?) for its “wonderfully fresh” and “well-executed” seafood and steaks, with occasional nods to Japan or the USA.

For 31 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
45

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.00 £26.00 £5.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
Park St, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1AQ
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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