Pages: [1] 2   Go Down
Print
Author Topic: Anniversary meal recommendations  (Read 1824 times)
[email protected]


+0/-5
Offline Offline

Posts: 269


Want to change my name as this email doesn't exist




Ignore
« on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 18:12:12 »

Can anyone recommend a nice place to take the Mrs for an anniversary meal?  We used to go to the pear tree in Purton before it went downhill and closed, and the Weighbridge which has always been a bit meh.
Logged
4D


+91/-85
Offline Offline

Posts: 11980


I am real




Ignore
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 18:19:10 »

What type of food does she prefer?
Logged
Sippo
Living in the 80s


+7/-219
Offline Offline

Posts: 14138





Ignore
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 18:19:47 »

Itís our 9 year anniversary tomorrow. If sheís lucky I might put on a garlic bread with the pasta bake.
Logged

If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour, you're gonna see some serious shit...
ronnie21


+14/-9
Offline Offline

Posts: 5894

The Mighty Hankerton




Ignore
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 18:27:10 »

Miller and Carter?
Logged
Chubbs


+18/-38
Offline Offline

Posts: 9679





Ignore
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 19:02:53 »

Miller and carter from me too.
Logged

dogs


+3/-3
Offline Offline

Posts: 655




Ignore
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 19:04:54 »

Restaurant 56 outside Faringdon. Not far in a cab.
Logged
Trashbat?


+0/-0
Offline Offline

Posts: 1071





Ignore
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 19:07:01 »

I am always baffled by the love that Miller and Carter gets, I have been twice and the food has been bang average both times.
Logged
Batch
Thingie


+125/-50
Offline Offline

Posts: 38439





Ignore
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 19:43:03 »

it was ok when we went, quite nice but not sure it was worth the premium.

shit all over our weighbridge brewhouse experience though
Logged
Chubbs


+18/-38
Offline Offline

Posts: 9679





Ignore
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 19:44:59 »

it was ok when we went, quite nice but not sure it was worth the premium.

shit all over our weighbridge brewhouse experience though
the weighbridge has been going down hill for a long time.
Logged

Batch
Thingie


+125/-50
Offline Offline

Posts: 38439





Ignore
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 20:40:34 »

this was allegedly at its peak though a fair few years ago.

very very variable from review around that time. the food was nice. the service could have learnt something off your average McDonald's employee.
Logged
RobertT


+51/-27
Offline Offline

Posts: 6432




Ignore
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 21:00:27 »

The Weighbridge was an oddity - service, as normally recognised was awful.  Food was lovely.  I like taking my time and drinking more than I eat, and we had no problems calling for service, so it worked out ok.  I can see why others would have been put off though.  Now it is a chain though, no idea what it is like.

I went to a Miller & Carter in Glasgow, it was lovely.  Helped by the building it was in I think.

The Harrow got good reviews from someone I know - Little Bedwyn
Logged
Sippo
Living in the 80s


+7/-219
Offline Offline

Posts: 14138





Ignore
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 21:07:16 »

Go to the Royal Oak at Bishopstone. Quality food.

Logged

If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour, you're gonna see some serious shit...
Batch
Thingie


+125/-50
Offline Offline

Posts: 38439





Ignore
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 21:13:38 »

thanks for the tip Sippo, will check it out next anniversary Smiley

@Rob, yeah it was slow, that was disappointing. it was the being ignored that really annoyed me. especially after explicitly strating I wanted to taste the micro brewery beers. still in the past now. Looking at recent TripAdvisor reviews it's got worse!
Logged
wiggy
Whippet fancying, T-shirt flogging cunt


+0/-0
Offline Offline

Posts: 2604


Whippet Fancier




Ignore
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 21:50:49 »

If you donít mind a drive the Gurkha Restaurant at the Lion and Fiddle in Hilperton is brilliant.
Logged

Thank [insert deity of choice] for beer and peanuts
Legends-Lounge


+39/-204
Offline Offline

Posts: 1148

Non PC straight talking tory Brexit voter on this




Ignore
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 22:18:35 »

The Potting Shed at Crudwell 5* or Casa Paolo at Peatmoor
Logged
Pages: [1] 2   Go Up
Print
Jump to: