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French, Bar, European, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Love this place. My Wife and i started coming here 3yrs ago and were impressed. Since i have taken many guests and allways tops all round. We havent visited for a couple of months and went for Sunday lunch today. Snails were delicious and...on time. Followed by lamb roast which was absolutely delicious. Creme brulee is outstanding and the lager is allways great. Big thankyou to Rachid allways welcomes us and the rest of the staff are excellent,your not waiting for anything. Top marks Chef as well. See you soon guys ThankyouMore

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great staff and a fab atmosphere. Owners put on a great New Year’s Eve party too. Make sure to book the restaurantI I you do come for a meal, and remember to visit the bar/ lounge before and after to heat the film...atmosphere.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not had an opportunity to visit this place for a while, but was certainly not disappointed upon my visit today. A very warm and friendly welcome from the staff and co-owner, we sat down do a very satisfying meal. Considering that the Restaurant...was almost full during this lunch time, the service was still very good, at times a bit slow, but overall very good and friendly. I would certainly recommend this place to anybody!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 10 November 2021

Never disappointed by the service or the food. The food is of high quality and the service efficient, professional and friendly. Thank you to Sequoia and Alexandre for your 'gentillesse'. Looking forward to my next visit.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 6 November 2021 via mobile

Out with friends on a Friday evening we enjoyed a real treat here in the “Auberge” at the Carpenters Arms .A warm welcome from Frank and that was the start of a wonderful evening of delicious food &wine in this convivial village pub . Despite...being busy the service was excellent and we were not rushed at all with reasonable time allowed tween courses. Attentive but not intrusive service.A lovely vibrant atmosphere that made you really appreciate being “out out”. Thank you to Rachid Frank and all the team .The “Cote de Bouef” was the best I have ever tasted outside of La Belle France and the same said for the Creme Brûlée We will definitely be back .More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 29 October 2021

We were warmly welcomed. The a la carte menu is on the expensive side, but the set menu offers excellent value. The service was very prompt and the food delicious.La Cloche has a very agreeable ambience. We enjoyed an excellent lunch.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 22 October 2021

We had a lovely lunch and some good wine here. The escargot was really nice good to see it on the menu. Clearly some people didn’t have the same experience as we did, but I can’t really comment on that. Its a lovely little pub...and the food was good,great decor. We will be back would recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 17 October 2021

Never have I experienced an owner so rude in all my life. This is the first review I’ve ever left and I was compelled to after the down right rude, aggressive and disgusting behaviour of the owner. He made us feel unwelcome from the outset...and clearly only wants your money. AVOID! So many nicer places to enjoy a family/couple.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 26 September 2021

We had a wonderful Sunday lunch, great food and good range of choices on the very reasonable fixed price menu. The staff and service were excellent and were particularly helpful in accomodating one of our party who was in a wheelchair. We were there early...(12pm) so they helped us select a table to suit.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 22 September 2021

First lunch out after lock down and not disappointed. The set lunch menu provided good, imaginative choices at a reasonable price. We will certainly return.

Date of visit: September 2021
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26 October 2017|
Response from Jackie F | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open for Christmas Day but you have to book in advance around January!
13 October 2017|
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Response from Jed M | Reviewed this property |
"Not sure but it is French food" Haha...what a gloriously pointless comment! Yes there are gluten free options. But always best just to give the restaurant a quick call to discuss. By the way, it's an absolutely wonderful... More
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The Carpenters Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4