The Priory Inn Reviews
AOL Travel.Com Britain's
Best Hotels for Kids
"If you are not necessarily looking
for a hotel that will keep the kids entertained 24/7 but just one that genuinely
loves and caters for children, The Priory Inn in the Cotswold town of Tetbury
has owners who have children of their own and there is a huge focus on providing
a haven for families"
West Country Magazine
"Attracting many discerning customers
conscious of contributing to the local economy and eating the freshest and
highest quality food...the atmopshere is unpretentious and relaxed and the menus
and wine list have something for everyone...a charming setting for a top-notch
The Weekend Mail
6 of the best hotels for families “This
friendly hotel in Tetbury has two-room suites for families, with a welcome
basket of baby essentials...older children will love making pizzas at the
"Friendly Priory Inn's quite a
culinary find...everything possible, around 90% of the food, comes from within a
30-mile radius of the family-friendly pub, restaurant and hotel"
The English Garden
"Bartering is back...Community
spirit is thriving in the heart of the Cotswolds as the Priory Inn resurrects an
old country custom. The results are the best produce for the kitchen and a
raft of happy locals"
"Delicious local food, lip-smacking
beers and well-kept, comfy rooms await at the Priory Inn"
"Local food for local
people...rustic, homely food but made with the best ingredients available
locally. A place Tetbury should be proud of."
"The Priory Inn is very child-friendly and has a delicious home-cooked children's menu"
Cuisine Magazine, NZ
"No-one takes the local produce focus more seriously than The Priory Inn...ninety percent of ingredients are sourced within a 30-mile radius..."
The Good Beer Guide (CAMRA)
"flourishing pub and pizzeria shows what can be achieved with some imagination...a stylish array of exposed stonework, flagstones and a large central hearth now greets the eye, with local artists proudly displaying their work on the walls"
Featured as one of Britain's best summer pubs in The Observer's guide to the top 200.
"Landlords Dave and Tanya bend over backwards to make kids welcome"
Travel and Leisure Magazine
"with modern touches, like simple American black walnut desks in its mocha-hued rooms..."
"the first thing we noticed was the ample room between tables...the information described the farms and their respective farmers...each course was flawless...it was well worth our hour-and-a-half journey..."
Harden's UK Restaurant Guide 2008
"attractive beamed inn" is quite a "local asset"
"Dave Kelly has made a big success in the English countryside...passionate supporter of local businesses, his inn lies in the middle of one of the most fertile foodie corners of the UK; ingredients sourced from within a 30-mile radius... include hand-made cheeses, home-churned ice-cream, honey, jams, poultry and even liqueurs..."
"The gastropub restaurant serves award-winning food, strong on local produce, along with an inexpensive home-made children's menu and make-your-own pizza. You can all eat together - and many families do - or baby monitors work between the rooms and restaurant."
The Good Pub Guide
"...strong emphasis on local produce - not just the meat, veg and cheese, but beer, wine and sparkling wine too, even an enterprising slant to their wood-fired pizzas..."
"Gastro-sleek at The Priory Inn...combines fantastic gastro-pub food (excellent quirky English tapas menu) with sleek rooms in calm neutral colour schemes..."
"...tranquil and decidedly comfortable...fashionable clean lines, wooden floors, open fire, leather sofas and coffee and cream decor...huge comfortable beds; bathrooms packed with local soaps and lotions and oh what delight, a spa...The food is sourced from local farms...with a good selection of wines and liqueurs...for teenies there's a children's menu of home-cooked food without a twizzler in sight..."
The Good Hotel Guide
"Staff are 'professional and chatty without being intrusive', 'beds big enough for a family of four and crisp white linen', 'the presence of other people's children was never an issue, it was incredibly quiet"
Western Daily Press
“…laid back comfort, great food and a tailor-made service for you and your kids…it neither breaks the bank nor leaves you feeling marooned in a sea of tacky toys.”
The Bath Magazine
“…comfortable accommodation, a fabulous restaurant and exceptionally friendly staff – the Priory Inn ticks all these boxes effortlessly”
Harden's UK Restaurant Guide
"Very personal (often Antipodean) service and pizzas "like you've never seen before"..."unpretentious" but "attractive" restaurant-with-rooms..."
Food and Travel Magazine
"few places show more commitment to reducing food miles than The Priory Inn...featuring fresh local ingredients skilfully turned into simple flavoursome dishes..."
“Exceptional food is served in the gastropub…concentrating on seasonal food sourced in the region…convivial atmosphere…all staff were exceptionally friendly”
The Sunday Times
Raphael's Good Hotel Guide Choice 10 child-friendly hotels "Highchairs, toys, cots, changing facilities and special menus help families feel at home in this market-town hotel..."
The London Evening Standard
“The Priory Inn is one of the new breed, and about as perfect as it gets for under £100, clean and simple rooms with comfy beds and white cotton sheets; sparkling white bathrooms with fluffy towels and luxurious toiletries…and the restaurant was superb”
“chic sleeping and top-notch food…sleek walnut furniture upstairs, rustic cosiness downstairs…and a menu sourced from the best local ingredients”
“the heart of the operation is the gastropub…with one of the best wine lists outside of London…the bedrooms are pleasingly stylish and modern”
“the perfect gastro mini-break…contemporary chic in the heart of the Cotswolds… the best thing, though, is the family-friendly atmosphere”
The Guardian Travel
“blissfully uncluttered… understated… calming” bedrooms, “unfazed and ever-cheerful” staff, “mouth-watering” food, “the perfect place…to unwind”