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Princes Motto

Barrow Street | Barrow Gurney, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY, England
+44 1275 474608
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish pie” (4 reviews)
“jacket potato” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Barrow Street | Barrow Gurney, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having visited on a lunchtime, a month or so ago (all be it for a soup/sandwich), we had a lovely lunch. So much that when arranging to see friends we suggested giving the pub a try. The pub was very quiet for a Saturday, and...More

Thank Scrag1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great local pub in every way the welcome , the service , the food !! Run by a couple of Guys just moved down from London. Fantastic home cooking excellent value for money must be one of the best pubs only 5 miles from the...More

Thank Tony M
Lloyd K, Owner at Princes Motto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tony M, So glad you found us. We are new to the pub game so it is very gratifying to get feedback such as yours. We think we are in an ideal location, so close to Bristol yet in the heart of the beautiful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now been here twice for lunch and all the meals were excellent both times. The fish pie was particularly good. Such a massive improvement since the new owners took over. They are very welcoming and have created a very relaxed and pleasant pub. Great for...More

Thank VandL_Bath_UK
Lloyd K, Owner at Princes Motto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear VandL_Bath_UK, Thank you so much for returning to The Princes Motto, and indeed for your very welcome words of appreciation. Though we don't always remember the faces, we are always pleased to know that people are coming back to us. As you are probably...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A thoroughly lovely country pub not far from Bristol Airport! We were made to feel most welcome and the food was delicious. If we didn't live such a distance away I'm sure we would visit on a regular basis.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub, with gardens front and rear and a very pretty interior. Great choice of ale tapped from barrels behind the bar. Felt the service was lacking and that customers may be an imposition to the Antipodean owners. By their own admission they are new...More

Thank Pubfan278
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Motto, looks great from the outside lovely hanging baskets of flowers opposite the village green in Barrow Gurney, it has a good car park and a nice beer garden to enjoy the sun. What makes this pub special is the ambience inside the feeling...More

Thank Seddon12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch with 2 colleagues whilst we were volunteering at the local animal shelter. We received a very warm welcome and very much enjoyed the meals we ordered.

Thank JustCheckinBristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with a varied menu. Good selection of beersand. Relaxing atmosphere and the staff were very. friendly. Very enjoyable evening.

Thank JoeDudz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for Sunday lunch as been before in the evening which was good. Sunday lunch was a let down. Yorkshire pudding was of the frozen variety, as we're the beans. The meal came out cold so it had to go back. They microwaved it. Made...More

Thank Rachael T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had a nice meal here, the steak pie and chips was tasty and filling - a proper home made beef pie with beautifully crisp shortcrust pastry on top and bottom ( quite well seasoned with pepper), the veg of asparagus, tender stem broccoli and...More

Thank pipsfamily01
Lloyd K, Owner at Princes Motto, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Many thanks for your kind and very detailed review. We're so glad we made such a good impression. Being our first venture in the pub trade it has taken us a little time to find our feet, but we feel we are now well on...More

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Questions & Answers
12 February 2017|
Response from BristolDawn1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure ... We took a visit before the metro ring road began..
2 February 2017|
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Response from BristolDawn1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes when we last in.. The landlord is very helpful so just ring him. They certainly don't have a great variety and choice.
21 May 2016|
Response from tidgypud_12 | Reviewed this property |
they have a car park at the back of the pub also they have a lay buy outside the front door
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrow Street | Barrow Gurney, Barrow Gurney BS48 3RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Barrow Gurney
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 474608
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The New Management welcome’s you to the refurbished Prince's Motto! Close to both Bristol and Bath, serving traditional ales and home cooked fare, Barrow Gurney’s local is perfectly positioned to enjoy the best of the English countryside.
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