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The Queens Head

The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB, England
+44 1451 830563
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (12 reviews)
“lambs liver” (6 reviews)
“scampi” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly impressed with our evening at the Queens head. We booked a table for 6 on a Saturday evening and they were able to accommodate us at short notice. The service was excellent and all staff knowledgeable on the food/drinks - The pie was blooming...More

Thank Mgnlj2112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub was very busy however the service and attention was still fantastic. The food is good honest Home cooked tasty food. Portions were good size and the drinks were cold. Would definitely return.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday roast amounted to an undercooked, but overmicrowaved meat, stone-hard parsnips and carrots, topped with poor service. Others have ordered fish and chips (hard to go wrong, yet gone wrong), a vegetarian dish (tesco hummus, microwaved rice), roast chicken (same theme). Decent sized portions though....More

Thank ZhangirKurmangaliyev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good, no fuss, the service is quick and friendly, on our last visit our group had steak ‘n ale pie, scampi, salmon and spinach fiscake.

Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with 12 other friends and family. The food was delicious and obviously home cooked. The portions were reasonable- fish cakes very large. Highly recommend

Thank kdsDoncaster
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have had the great pleasure of drinking beer in every pub in Stow - my word isn't it a pleasure. The Queens Head serves the best pint of Cotswold Gold bar none. In one word, its superb. CAMRA folk... If you understand and enjoy...More

1  Thank Benjamindrfranklin
Reviewed 9 August 2018

WE had dinner w/our friends here on our first night out. The fish and chips were to die for. My husband hand the pork. Such a great spot. The service was fantastic. The beers were superb. I want to go back!!

Thank rtanner8
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Came here literally because it has so many glowing reviews. Perhaps I caught the place on a bad day, because I was really disappointed. My partner had steak pie, which was pretty good, nice gravy. I ordered lamb chops with dauphinoise potatoes, a variation of...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We felt comfy in the Queens head straight away, It has a really nice feel to it We were here to eat My Chicken liver pate, was among the very best, superb The salmon fish cake was "OK" lacking some seasoning, otherwise fine My scampi...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Loved the old wooden beamed pub and were seated next to a huge fireplace. Lamb and beef dishes excellent.

Thank lakebem512017
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3 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from LJH699 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes they do accept reservations, but I’m not sure how busy it would be on a Monday night in August. All I can say is that we thoroughly enjoyed the Sunday lunches. Hope that you also get to experience it.
24 October 2016|
Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
No idea I'm afraid. I suggest you give the pub a quick call directly. Would be a lovely venue for it I'm sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 830563
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