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“Good food, sadly lacking in atmosphere”
Review of Cotswolds88 Hotel

Cotswolds88 Hotel
Ranked #9 of 10 Restaurants in Painswick
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I was recently treated to a suprise birthday supper at this restaurant. Admittedly it was a Wednesday evening but the place was dead, just two other couples in the large and cold restaurant who left well before us. The food and service was excellent, the decor suprising and somewhat 'The Only Way is Essex' but in a good way! We enjoyed exploring the rest of the hotel, attention to detail is nice and the one and only waiter/bartender was friendly and attentive. Overall a lovely evening, just a shame more people are not enjoying this unusual place in the heart of Painswick.

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1  Thank nik-n-neil
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

I used to love this place - the set menu offered fantastic innovative food at reasonable prices.
Last week we arrived to find the restaurant empty and the choice of an over priced lunch menu, or bar snacks.
The food was SO disappointing compared to before and of a quality that was 'adequate' but at those prices should have been so much more.
Service was average but nothing special.
Overall a HUGELY disappointing expeperience. I sent an email to share my disappointment but noone has bothered to reply to this.

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6  Thank 211sacs
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Reviewed 10 November 2014

good food in lovely surroundings. service bit slow due to staff illness but was very good food. Very modern décor for an old building would have been nice if fires were lit in winter. Also some of the décor looked a bit tired. But overall a funky atmosphere, good food in lovely old building.

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Reviewed 8 November 2014

Disappointing that in the restaurant the lunchtime specials menu is no longer available. Even though the place is always empty on Saturday lunchtimes. The hotel is now under new management but the food was not very nice. Fish was undercooked and very overpriced, chips were like cheap oven chips so not very tasty. Apple crumble for desert was far too rich. Overall we would not go back after this experience.

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7  Thank Getaveryniceroom
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

Went here after being given a voucher for a birthday present. We had our tea in an upstairs lounge which was very light and airy with great views. The décor was very eclectic and wonderful. We were warmly greeted and quickly served with a drink after which our tea was served. The sandwiches were fairly plain as far as the fillings went but the cheese and tomato chutney ones tasted great. Nice cakes and scones to follow as well as an orange posset. Would recommend this to anyone.

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