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“An excellent meal”
Review of Cotswolds88 Hotel

Cotswolds88 Hotel
Ranked #9 of 10 Restaurants in Painswick
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visited friends who were staying overnight for an afternoon drink. It was a warm but windy afternoon and when we retreated inside it was great attention to detail that they had lit the fires. We ended up staying for supper and had an excellent meal in the busy dining room. A nice surprise on a Sunday evening. The food was the high standard we always get at Calcot and the waiter was very engaging despite not being able to remember thank you in Mandarin or Icelandic.

Thank Keith M
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Our children paid for this overnight trip. Hotel very quirky. Roads very narrow. Food excellent. Could not fault.

Thank Brockers5018
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Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Very excited about the prospect of getting married here until shocking customer experience. After arranging a meeting with the manager to discuss a wedding, we turned up at appointed time for her not to be there and the staff non the wiser to who we were. No call prior and no apology afterwards. Gave her the benefit of the doubt, as still really liked the venue so arranged a 2nd viewing with the manager. Lasted 15min in terms of a viewing and her "selling the venue" to me. My partner still loved it, so we asked if could look at quote and have some answers to some questions, stated need this promptly as we had other venues on hold. Had to chase for a response, again and we were promised to have some details sent through the same day. That was over two weeks ago and even now no response. Had to send an email to convey our huge disappointment, to eventually get an acceptable acknowledgement and apology and inviting us to give them a second chance. So we gave the olive branch back to meet up again and guess what...no response!! They have no experience of weddings, the last one apparently being in 2014. All I can say is don't waste your time viewing, there is no concept of customer service or selling the idea of a wedding experience, which is such a shame, as the venue could really be something for a wedding, but with a manager who seems inept at events management I would stay well clear rather than risk a wedding disaster!

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12  Thank Lott5
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Lovely boutique hotel based in Cotswold village. Staff are very friendly and restaurant staff were very helpful I choosing wines etc.

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Thank ritagood
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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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