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The Freke Arms

) #69 of 366 Restaurants in Swindon $$ - $$$ , British,
B4019, Swindon, England
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
B4019, Swindon, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are regular visitors and once again have enjoyed a lovely evening at The Freke. The food was up to it's usual good standard.We were very well looked after by Lauren who made sure we had everything we needed, and checking that we were enjoying...More

1  Thank elaine310854
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated just a few minutes along the road from Highworth, the Freke Arms is a cosy little place for lunch when visiting or travelling via Highworth. Good food and great service.

1  Thank rmackenzie1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as a family to celebrate a birthday as a lovely meal out having never been here before and it was a brilliant choice! The staff were extremely pleasant and welcoming and the place itself was clean, tidy and had a lovely traditional...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us went for Sunday lunch. 4 adults and 4 children. Food was really good. Kids well catered for. Enjoyable meal. 5 stars.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family get together in the area, 14 of us, and went to the Freke Arms for Sunday lunch. The food was great, not shy on portion size and cooked well! I have experienced over cooked veg in other places for a Sunday...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food at the Freke Arms was fantastic. The steak is to die for and was cooked to perfection. Also my daughters meal only cost £1! Will definitely go again.

1  Thank Denise T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my good lady visited recently for a bit of lunch. The burger and baguette we had were great, but the chips were greasy and overdone and some of the salad looked well past its best! Also most of the sauce sachets we had...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another relaxing evening, lovely food (being vegetarian this is usually hit and miss at a lot of places, but not here), fab atmosphere friendly and welcoming. Recommend a visit to anyone

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon this pub by chance and dropped in for Sunday lunch unsure what to expect. Well, what a stroke of luck. Really friendly, cosy and the food was superb, including the homemade nut roast vegge option. Hearty good quality fayre. Will definitely be...More

Thank Cotswold58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very warm and friendly welcoming, fantastic food, great service. Lovely outside picnic tables, plenty of parking.

1  Thank steph198989
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B4019, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: 01793-76-22-97
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