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Bowbridge Arms

(formerly Bowbridge Lock, British Oak)

London Road, Bowbridge
Stroud
GL5 2AY

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 5.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 5.30 - 9 Mon - Sat
12 - 4 Sun

About the Pub

A friendly, traditional, Cotswold-stone pub at the eastern edge of Stroud on the A419 London Road. It is close to the Bowbridge Lock on the Thames and Severn Canal, currently being restored, and a 15-minute walk by road or along the canal towpath from the town centre and the railway station.

Re-opened in November 2016 by Harry Counsell as a sister pub to The Clothiers Arms on Rodborough Hill, which he had successfully run for the 16 previous years.

A comfortable modernised interior with sofas for lounging and tables for dining is dominated by a stonking Clearview stove. It is family and dog friendly, with a separate pool room leading to a small VIP lounge furnished with comfortable sofas. This room can be hired for private meetings or to watch sports on a large flat-screen television.

The bar opens onto a large, south-facing, suntrap outdoor seating area, including a purpose-built children’s play area, with views across the valley to Rodborough Common.

Good value home-cooked food from a simple menu, including typical pub grub, lasagne, faggots, gammon steak, home-made burgers and steaks. Pizzas are a speciality.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Bath Ales Gem
  • St Austell Proper Job

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bath Ales Prophecy
  • Butcombe Original
  • Stroud Tom Long

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Bowbridge Arms, Stroud

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Lasagne, faggots, ciabatta melts, baguettes, burgers.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Lasagne, faggots, gammon steak, burgers, pizza.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Patio.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Sunday Doggy Roasts served in a personalised doggy bowl.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Purpose-built children’s play area.

  • Camping Camping Nearby 5900m

    Tobacconist Farm Campsite, Minchinhampton.

  • Events Events

    Example: Quiz night Check website and Facebook pages.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Bowbridge Arms

London Road, Bowbridge
Stroud
GL5 2AY

Sat Nav Reference

51.737809, -2.2073

OS Reference

SO8578204366

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

Cotswold Green: 8A (Stroud town circular), 54A (Cirencester-Stroud); Stagecoach: 61 (Bussage-Dursley), 69 (Stroud-Old Sodbury)

Not Sunday.

Closest Station (1100m)

Stroud (Gloucs)

Directions

On A419

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