survey result

Summary

£83
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Constant high quality both in taste and inventiveness” has been a hallmark of chef-patron Gus Ashenford’s cooking at the “always delightful” small restaurant, a converted Cotswold tea room, he has run with his wife Kate for two decades. His modern British dishes, underpinned by the French classical techniques he learned under his mentor, the late Michel Roux Senior, invariably “look beautiful on the plate”.

Summary

£67
  £££
4
Very Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Chef-patron Gus Ashenford and his wife Kate this year celebrate the 20th anniversary of their “small restaurant – a bow-windowed former tea room – in a pretty little Cotswolds town”, where they treat guests to consistently “amazing food”, “full of flavour and providing excellent value”. Gus trained under the late Michel Roux at the Waterside Inn, and his cuisine is underpinned by classical French techniques.

Summary

£63
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A small restaurant that punches well above its weight” – Gus & Kate Ashenford’s former Cotswolds tea room has long delivered “a totally outstanding culinary experience”. “The chef-proprietor is highly talented, serving seasonal food with a perfect balance of flavours, exciting combinations and beautiful presentation. It’s French cuisine brought up to date.”

Summary

£78
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A true passion for inventive food is demonstrated time after time” at Gus & Kate Ashenford’s “friendly and efficient” former tearoom in a Cotswold village. “Meals are as great as ever, whatever Michelin says”, say regulars bemused by the loss of a long-held star in 2018 – “we’ve found exciting and memorable flavours in every dish”.

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5 North Street Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of 5 North Street Restaurant in GL54, Winchcombe by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of 5 North Street restaurant.
Mike W
We last came here when it still had a Miche...
Reviewed 6 months, 16 days ago

"We last came here when it still had a Michelin star. This is now an interesting local restaurant serving individual food. However, this was a way away from the previous quality. Presentation had a bit of a 90s vibe. Food was pleasant but not exceptional "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 78.00 Dinner only 7

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£16.00 £25.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £6.00
Service 10.00%
5 North St, Winchcombe, GL54 5LH
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday7 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑1:30 pm

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