Flame at Blunsdon House Hotel

The Ridge, Blunsdon, Blunsdon, Swindon, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN26 7AS
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Opening Information

*Please note due to restrictions imposed, The Flame Restaurant is not available.

**This booking relates to Carries Bar which is in operation.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Easy Access
  • Accommodation
  • Families and Children Welcome at lunch
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Business Lunch
  • Children's Menu available
  • Private Dining
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for

About Flame at Blunsdon House Hotel

Blunsdon House Hotel was probably built as a Hunting Lodge at the beginning of the 19th Century on the 400 Acre St Leonard’s Farm. The earliest known owner, Captain Henry Walters, had Blunsdon House from the early part of the 19th Century and may well have been responsible for some of the fine specimens of trees which remain to this day. The house changed hands several times until it was purchased by Peter and Zan Clifford in 1947. Blunsdon House became a farm with pigs, cattle and poultry.

The year that changed Zan and Peter’s life was 1957, and the event was the Bath and West show. This huge agricultural show brought many visitors to Swindon. A hotelier friend asked Peter if he and his wife could accommodate some people in their 10 bedroomed farm house.

Within two years the hotel became a licensed Country Club. In 1960 Blunsdon House became a fully licensed hotel. In the mid 1960’s it was one of only three hotels in Swindon to achieve AA and RAC listings and twenty years later became the first four-star hotel in the county.

The hotel has continued to grow from the first extension in 1964 and in 2005 Blunsdon House Hotel achieved another accolade becoming only the fourth ‘Premier’ rated Best Western hotel in the UK. Plasma TV screens in the newly refurbished bedrooms are a far cry from the black and white sets of the 1960’s. Blunsdon House is set to go from strength to strength by listening to its guests.

Cuisine: BBQ & Grill, British, French, Steak, Sunday Lunch
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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

A very nice afternoon tea we had and a nice welcome with good service. Thank you to your staff for making a lovely afternoon for us. George Spain.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Great service and great food.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Could not fault the food the service was exceptional going again next week and week after would highly recommend it

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Wonderful afternoon tea. Staff were helpful and friendly, food was delicious. Always have a great experience when visiting the hotel and this visit was of the same high standard. Will be back soon. Covid restrictions were being followed throughout the hotel. Many thanks for a lovely afternoon :-)

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

We had a fabulous afternoon tea on Saturday. The food was great and the staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble and they were super friendly! Great atmosphere and very Covid safe environment

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

Lovely meal just wish there had been a hot desert to choose from

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

The service we received was very good and very friendly. The roast dinner was enjoyable some of the roast potatoes were under cooked. The chocolate cake was very dry it should have been served with cream.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 October 2020

The service and food was amazing , the only point I will say is the tea was Luke warm which was disappointing

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Very good Covid care!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 October 2020

Lovely food, great selection, service not so good, was not asked if we required another drink throughout our meal and it was not busy in the bar area. Lovely clean hotel.

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Visited On Friday, 02 October 2020

Excellent afternoon tea. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Monday, 05 October 2020

Great service, excellent food (chef even made gluten free batter for our daughter) Very relaxing after a funeral. Cannot praise highly enough.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 October 2020

I was advised that we should go to Flame restaurant but they actually put us in Carrie's bar - which isn"t quite as nice. However wr found a nice area to sit and the Afternoon tea was good value for money. I have alreafy recommended it to friends

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Visited On Sunday, 04 October 2020

Lovely food, very welcoming.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 October 2020

I have been to the Blunsdon House Hotel for the Christmas lunch, buffet style in previous years. This is the first time since Covid measures and I must say my family and I were all really impressed with the whole experience. The Sunday lunch was a very generous portion, immaculately presented and tasted delicious. The value for money was also really good. The Flame restaurant is very relaxing and it was nice to take some time out and catch up with family whilst being in great hands. I felt really safe covid wise and they managed to keep a very professional ambience in such challenging times. Will be coming back soon. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 September 2020

We had a great experience and in the difficult situation we are in I felt that it all felt as normal and safe as possible! Staff were really helpful

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Had a great relaxing time

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Had a lovely afternoon tea with a friend. Thank you to the staff who put up a parasol over our table outside for my young baby. We felt very safe with the corona virus procedures in place.

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Visited On Monday, 21 September 2020

Always lovely to visit, staff are so friendly and welcoming

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Visited On Sunday, 20 September 2020

Fantastic service, really friendly staff. We was the only people there so it’s hard to rate the atmosphere . Also parts of the dinner was just reheated I think but that I’m was probably because again it was just us.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Lovely hotel

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Visited On Friday, 04 September 2020

Amazing food and service.

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

My children loved their meals-5 children However I had the chicken in breadcrumbs and it was chicken on the bone but no chicken. I was disappointed as we’d eaten there for our daughters 3rd birthday and it was amazing food. My husband burger wasn’t great either he said even though five weeks earlier it was lovely

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Visited On Sunday, 30 August 2020

Response to COVID was outstanding. Many restaurants are not following COVID Protection very well. I can honestly say we felt safe and very comfortable here. The team was professional and made us feel very welcome.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 August 2020

Quiet, relaxed environment, children very welcome, good social distancing

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