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Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, 有泊車位, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most delightful night away at the Jack Russell Inn. The staff, the decor, the facilities, the food were all perfect. It isn't cheap but worth the money for a special treat and the best place I've ever been able to take my dog....My partner was convinced it would be full of dogs and stinky - it was neither, 3 beautiful well behaved dogs belonging to the pub and maybe five guests with dogs. The rooms smelt only of lovely candles and delicious toiletries - it really was immaculate, can't recommend it enough.More

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Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night an it was amazing. One of the nicest places I’ve ever stayed. The location an scenery are out of this world. The reception was very welcoming and warm, the room was spotless clean, real modern. Dinner that evening was...delicious an we slept great. I can’t wait to return. I hated leaving so soon.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we had a piscatorial date on the Kennet, the following day, we decided to stay at the Jack Russell Inn, albeit not quite as convenient as some other hostelries. It was an excellent decision as we admired the immaculately tended estate that surrounds the...Inn, which exudes a most friendly yet professional welcome from the moment you enter. We stayed in Labrador, one of the “ Indulgence “ category rooms, which was well designed with plenty of coat hooks, shelves, attractive furniture, delightful view across a paddock and, of course, a most comfortable bed and large attractively set-out bathroom. The Inn’s bar was well laid out and supported by a mixture of locals, as well as those purely dining and residents. The restaurant was excellent and I can recommend both the Partridge as well as the roasted cauliflower, which were exactly the right proportions and appetisingly presented, all accompanied by an excellent claret priced most reasonably. Well worth planning a visit !More

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Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have wanted to visit for a while and finally made it over for drinks. We were totally underwhelmed by the reception we received. Offhand, borderline rude and made to like feel an inconvenience.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Such a nice place to go for a pub supper with friends. The service & staff were excellent, efficient and friendly…. And all of our dishes were great!

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Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 11 September 2021

The food was incredible and we will come again but the waitresses hardly ever came to us to order more food or drink. I had to go to the bar twice to order and when I got my tea I didn’t receive any milk. I...would still come back though as it’s a beautiful place and are looking at staying next year but waitresses could make more of an effort to approach us than the other tables.More

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Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 9 September 2021 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for a night during a road trip around the area. The pub is in a beautiful setting and very rural, but easy to find. We stayed in the Jack Russell room (the basic level room), it was very comfortable...and well appointed and met our needs. The staff were super friendly and helpful but did appear rushed and under pressure. The manager was also sat working in the bar area when we checked in and appeared more interested in helping himself to a coffee than helping out his staff or waiting on guests, which was disappointing to see. Dinner was good but expensive, especially the wine list which was super pricey. For breakfast the next morning we came down with plenty of time before the service ended, and although the hot food was good we weren’t told about the buffet table (which was bereft of pastries and juices anyway). In my opinion if a breakfast service runs until 10am and we come down at 9.45, we should have the same access to breakfast foods as the guests coming down at 8.30am. Overall the stay was nice, but felt like a 3 star experience in a place with a 5 star price tag.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 September 2021

Whilst over in the UK for a family christening we visited this charming establishment. Excellent service and superb food, would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

Lovely looking venue. Sadly we were disturbed by poor soundproofing in the best most expensive room with a view ( they all look into a field ) .You hear the upstairs footfall thump thump ( low ceiling ) and baths and toilets flushing all night....Surprising for a new build. Manager just said it’s normal. Uh. No. It’s poor soundproofing ! Accepted on older hotel /pub venues. This woke us regularly. Pub is dog friendly which is great. But. Dogs should not run around the food areas off lead. Food was fine. Not exceptional. Main restaurant was too bright so we chose the bar area but main bar part taken over as managers office. To us ,such a nice venue did not match up to the others we visited and was expensive for a noisy premium room Yes it’s absolutely fine and I guess we were just unlucky. It’s a nice settingMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 29 August 2021

Booked in for lunch after a walk around Coombe Gibbet. Lovely setting. We ate inside, but plenty of tables outside if the weather is good. Good ale and food. Dishes included Sunday roasts (the beef was very good with all the trimmings), a brisket burger...and curried cauliflower steak. The Falafel burger also sounded tempting. Free car parking, cards accepted and very dog friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Miranda B
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
They have this post but it may relate to keeping dogs in the room rather than in the restaurant "We are delighted to accept the Best Dog-Friendly Pub with Rooms award from Pets Pyjamas".
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The Jack Russell Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4