From late morning ‘till night, The Battleaxes is at your service, whether for a spot of brunch and a coffee, a light lunch, 3 course dinner or just a pint of local beer.
About The Battleaxes
A beautiful country pub with a cosy dining area, pub lounge, and two huge and quirky function rooms. On the 1st floor, 6 luxury B&B guest rooms.
With great, no fuss home cooked food and hand picked real ales, this is the perfect stop off point for all the family.
A very enjoyable evening - tasty food, lovely atmosphere, and good food!
Really friendly place. Went through a bad patch a few years ago but has improved hugely
Lack of atmosphere in the back hall like space of the restaurant. Disconnected staff. Overpriced food. Vegetarian main was disappointing especially at £35! Then £20 for a pear. Wont return.
Very friendly staff and excellent quality food.
Having been here a few times over the years when it has been run by different people by far this was the best meal and service received. Nothing was too much trouble when asked. Will be coming again for a roast dinner and will be trying there brunch menu in the future.
We had a lovely Christmas meal at The Battleaxes. Our party of 11 thoroughly enjoyed the food, service and cosy surroundings.
It was christmas meal and the food was very mediocre,a black burnt yorkshire pudding dominated my plate. The choclate log did not resemble a choclate log by any stretchof the imagination. The main course was dry. The roast potatoes were not actually roasted but were soggy white.
Running late, but no pressure to rush to the table, so we enjoyed a drink (cask ale 🍺 & wine 🍷) before our meal. The menu choice was set with no specials board, but the prawn cocktail starter was good. The mains choice was OK, but probably we were expecting a meal above the average, but unfortunately it was not above our expectations for our evening out with standard pub fare, but staff & service, attentive & friendly.
Could of done with more information on the history of the buildings etc
Four of us enjoyed a leisurely late lunch. Our servers were efficient and cheerful. The Pork Tenderloin in mustard sauce with lovely fresh vegetables was the best main dish I've eaten all year. The pudding with ginger toffee sauce was also delightful.
An excellent experience - efficient and friendly staff, and a good well-cooked menu.
Loved our stay at the Battleaxes! Beautifully appointed room - dinner and breakfast were both excellent!
Food was great. Service seemed really disjointed. Took ages to get any service, ended up going up to the bar to order drinks. Seemed to be one lad doing all the tables which slowed down things. Went up to the bar to pay because again was waiting for ages for a bill. Lovely lady served me, gave me the bill, had my money ready and then manager jumped straight on the till to put in his order... left me and the lady waiting very awkwardly. Not great customer service!
My only criticism is that I felt the menu was not very extensive. I had some difficulty in choosing my food & my husband found it even harder, but having said that we did enjoy our choices. I feel it would be nice to have a wider selection.
Really lovely sunday lunch:)
Service was slow, but good, it was a busy day.
Great Staff, food etc, after attending my sisters lovely wedding their in the summer my 9 year old son loved it so much he wanted his family meal at the Battleaxes - he told us afterwards it was the best birthday he had had - thank you for being so accommodating with our booking (17 of us in total) as I know you where busy with a wedding upstairs. We will be back x
Always great food and service. The free pint for our son's 18th birthday was very much appreciated!
Was looking forward to coming here, however was not told there was a wedding in the main restaurant. We put in the downstairs bar. It was dull and dreary 😔 There was no atmosphere we were put by an open door, there were no other diners. There was broken glass under the table. The food was lovely it’s just a shame it wasn’t the night I had planned
Food was beautiful and service was a little delayed due to a new system where the kitchen didn’t receive our order. However this didn’t detract from the experience. We will be back.
I couldn’t understand why it wasn’t busier.
Excellent quality food in a great setting.
Had a lovely night here with a fantastic meal. Wonderful staff. Very professional and friendly. Well definitely return.
Excellent food but did not have my first choice of mains.