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“Poor lunch”
Review of The Pig near Bath

The Pig near Bath
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Pensford
Price range: US$16 - US$29
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Uncomplicated and simple British garden food, true to the micro seasons and influenced by the forest and coast, with the emphasis squarely on fresh, clean flavours. What can't be grown in the Kitchen Garden, or in the extensive vegetable and fruit beds, is sourced locally.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Visited today and was disappointed. Have wanted to visit for a long time. We had two fish cakes each for £28 on the plate with a teaspoon of Fennel mayonnaise. Presentation was poor considering the large kitchen garden to call upon. A small salad garnish would have been nice. The trice cooked chips were soft not something you would expect from thrice cooked. The crackling starter was good despite the fact it arrived after the main course was served. Won’t be returning unless I hear of improvements. Shame.....

Thank Robert T
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We have been visiting The Pig Near Bath for quite a few years now, as we live nearby, we haven't had the need to stay over (though would love a night away from the kids one day) but we have visited the restaurant so much over the years, as a couple, with friends and with our family. We have visited in the summer when we have enjoyed pre-dinner cocktails in the garden and we have visited over Christmas and enjoyed dessert by the roaring fire in the library.

We have enjoyed cocktails in the lounge and bar area, and had meals in the dining room, kitchen room and the picturesque garden room. We did have a large party booked for the private dining room which hosts 20 people but the snow had other ideas. One day we hope to try out the private dining room for a special event.

The food here has never disappointed. I love the varied menu that changes week to week depending on locally grown and sourced produce. Admittedly some of the dishes can be a little beyond my comfort zone but everything we have ever eaten has never failed to impress. The presentation of the roast dinners is fantastic and our children always enjoy a roast there if we have visited on a Sunday. The children's menu comes as one or two courses and the children can pick for their main course from three lists, an item in each. This gives them control of their meal and hopefully will suit all little foodies.

The gardens are beautiful and in the summer the children can see the deer in the fields or look around the kitchen gardens and all the produce The Pig grow themselves.

The food isn't cheap, but you are paying for something more than just your meal, the wine list is extensive with the cheapest bottle starting around the £23 mark. But all are well thought out for the list and will bring out the best in your meal regardless of budget.

If you haven't visited The Pig Near Bath yet, then get booking, it can be hard to get a table on a Saturday night or for special dates, but book ahead, you really won't be disappointed.

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1  Thank drogato_di_viaggio
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

What a treat . My experience was excellent from start to finish . The venue is fantastic full off character ,cosy and relaxing, The staff are all just excellent and nothing is too much trouble . The food was excellent full of flavour and provenance and catering for all tastes . The vegetables are mainly sourced from the beautiful gardens ,the eggs from their chickens and quail . Our dinner and breakfast were absolutely spot on . The best off British compliments to the excellent management ,staff and chefs you should be very proud to make people so very content and happy . We will defiantly return very soon

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Thank Springer114
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

15 of us in the Old Dining Room - a separate room with doors opening onto a large courtyard (where we were served drinks and nibbles beforehand). Beautiful setting (it is the room with the long rectangular oak table) albeit some other guests used it as a shortcut before we sat down. Excellent food & wine; with most people opting for the huge pork chops. Superb attentive service by lovely Cath.
A downside for four of us was that this place used to have some great speciality beers but now only has mediocre ones, despite the closeness of many great breweries in nearby Bristol.

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Thank David P
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

It was my first visit and I was very impressed. All of the staff were friendly and very helpful. The service was superb,the food delicious and great value for money. I had a very enjoyable lunch and I will certainly return.

Thank johnkenny12
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