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The Horse Guards

Brokenborough, Brokenborough, Malmesbury, England
+44 1666 822302
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Brokenborough, Brokenborough, Malmesbury, England
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1 - 10 of 260 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Visited the pub for Saturday lunch and were very happy with the find. Lovely quiet location and great looking country pub. We couldn't believe how quiet it was. The owners were very accommodating when we arrived with pram in tow and the service throughout the...More

Thank PGs_Tips_89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family group of 6 had dinner on a Sunday night. The pub was quiet with just a few locals. We had good service and the food was also good wiith generous portions.

Thank 202Qwerty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and brother in law wanted to take us here while we were staying with them last week, and I am glad she did! What an excellent meal! My wife and I had the fish cakes served on a stir fry with a lovely...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were good. There are two “parts” to this charming pub. If you want character and cosiness you need to be in the bar area. The main dining room, is larger, immaculately clean ( as is the whole place)and more “ regimental” It could...More

Thank Marion W
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us and for your review. We prefer to take your review as feedback rather than criticism and always find such comments helpful. Obviously we are more than pleased that the food and service were very good as this is literally...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, clean and pleasant restaurant and bar area. Needs to have more of a dessert selection though.

Thank sheila_patel57
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We have taken your advice on board and extended our dessert options. As ever it is always most encouraging to receive positive feedback and we more than appreciated your custom. Thank you again.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Saw the sign off the Tetbury to Malmesbury road. Gave it a try. What a find! Lovely food - (great pies) and really friendly welcome. Very interesting photographs on the walls from the time of the landord's career in the Royal Horse Guards. A lovely,...More

Thank Sally T
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

And judging by this very kind review, we can't wait for these customers to return. We certainly enjoyed their time with us and are so pleased they enjoyed their meal. Without giving too much away, we believe a return visit may produce some interesting materials...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Have just returned from staying in a lovely room at this pub run by a friendly and very hospitable couple. The room was extremely spacious, spotlessly clean and a lovely large wet room. The pub was warm and inviting and we had a very enjoyable...More

1  Thank Carjohn2
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

There are so many components that make up an enjoyable stay for our guests and we are so pleased this couple found The Horse Guards delivered. Thank you for staying with us and for the kindest of reviews. We too enjoyed their company at the...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the horse guards after attending a wedding near by. The room was fantastic with everything you could possibly need and the service we experienced was outstanding. We had a bit of bad luck on the way there and was...More

1  Thank Lee M
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

All part of the service. We try to do our best to ensure our guests enjoy their stay. We also retrieved and returned a watch they left behind at check out. A really nice couple who we hope we will see again. Thank you very...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Having failed to find parking in Tetbury we followed a sign on the main Malmesbury road to this lovely village pub.We had an excellent lunch and to be commended is the picalli that came with the Ploughman's .Would come here again.

1  Thank stephaniejones523
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

And would be more than welcome were you to return. Tetbury's loss was our gain on this occasion. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch and time with us. Thank you from the whole team.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is an out of the way pub and we were travelling back from a few days away so took a flyer and called up late Sunday morning to see if they had a table for lunch and we were lucky as there was a...More

Thank Enjoylifealways_11
ArthurGrun, Owner at The Horse Guards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is always pleasing to learn that our customers enjoyed dining with us and this is no exception. Customer recommendations are probably the best references one can get so thank you very much for dining with us. We hope your experience helped smooth the journey...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brokenborough, Brokenborough, Malmesbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Malmesbury  >  Brokenborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1666 822302
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Description
With a reputation for the best in Cotswold food and drink, The Horse Guards also prides itself on its hospitality. Whether staying as a guest, dining or just having a drink, The Horse Guards is famous for its friendly and informal culture. Our aim is to welcome our customers with a smile and ensure they leave with one.
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