The Britannia

Cossack Square, Nailsworth, Nailsworth, United Kingdom, GL6 0DG
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Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Food served all day on Weekends

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Britannia

The Britannia, or ‘Brit’ as it’s affectionately known, is a vibrant town centre bar with an open plan restaurant, a cosy bar, snugs and log fires that sits in Cossack Square in the centre of Nailsworth. It’s perfect for lunch, after work drinks, intimate dinners or big parties.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Great to see Renny again. Has always made us feel so welcome and fabulous service

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Excellent food and service , burger was lovely as were the chorizo fries 👌

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Visited On Sunday, 11 October 2020

After booking on-line, selecting 2:45 from the offered times, we were contacted, by phone, and told the kitchen closes at 3:00 so could we come earlier. Why have time options on- line when they can't produce meals? On arrival we were told they had run out of Roast Lamb, had no burger buns left and no mash potato. This meant out of a choice of 5 meals, on their Sunday Menu, only 2 were available - Roast Beef or fish. We questioned this with the waiter, Dylan, who told us it was not his fault. He then stormed off, slamming doors, and said the chef could sort it out! Extremely poor attitude, very petulant. The chef did come to speak with us and offered us the full menu instead. However, that only increased our choice by 1 meat dish and 2 veg dishes. In the end we settled for Roast Beef and Sirloin Steaks and both meals were good. Well done chef for saving the day and well done to the lovely lady who took over serving us. I suggest the Britt doesn't take late afternoon bookings if they haven't got enough food! and I'd like to see a return to a more varied menu. A return to a good pub menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Amazing staff ! Lots of laughs! It was my birthday and they made it delightful ! Great food! Couldn’t ask for a better night!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 October 2020

Well organised and friendly

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Visited On Sunday, 27 September 2020

Lovely staff and great food

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Really enjoyed the food, staff very busy but still friendly and accommodating.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 August 2020

The food was honestly just really disappointing. They didn’t have enough of the mains we ordered so we had to get something else (making it clear that you order in portions) and as this was on of the only two veggie options (we were veggies) left us very little choice. The staff seemed quite forgetful and generally all over the place (forgot our water twice, salt and pepper once etc) it didn’t seem crazy busy so not sure why that was. Probably a fine place to get a drink but wouldn’t recommend the food, was very average.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 August 2020

"Music" unnecessary and intrusive.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Was so lovely food was amazing as was service! We can’t wait to come back

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Visited On Saturday, 22 August 2020

Excellent service fantastic staff food aboustly devine definitely be revisiting

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Visited On Thursday, 13 August 2020

This is a difficult one. Your bar staff were really superb, friendly and welcoming. There was a chap probably in his 20s and a slightly older lady that joined him to take our food order at the bar who is probably a bit older (with some tattoos, I mention purely to help identify who I am talking about). Both were really professional and a credit to you and The Brit. Unfortunately, when taking our food order at around 8.20pm, the lady advised my friend and I that unfortunately the kitchen was now closed for food and the chef had decided to close the kitchen at 8.15pm (which is obviously exceptionally early). It was clear that she was very embarrassed to be telling us this and did not want to be delivering us this news. We calmly and nicely asked why this was the case as we had booked a table for 7.45pm, had been enjoying a drink and were now placing our food order, very much within a reasonable time framework and had not been told either on booking online or upon arrival that the kitchen was closing very early. They both struggled to give us an answer, so we asked whether the chef was having a ‘funny 5 minutes’. We could of used much stronger language but it was clear that your bar staff team were only delivering a difficult message that they did not want to deliver and one they had zero control over. We sensed that the chef had just been very rude and aggressive to the lady. We do not know for certain but she clearly looked upset, although was hiding it as best as should could. You can be proud of how your bar team handled what was clearly a very difficult and challenging situation. Perhaps your chef is having personal challenges. If not, his approach on the evening was absolutely appalling. For anyone reading this review, I would add that please try not to judge The Britannia on this one incident because it is under new management and it would be unfair to teint The Britannia by the behaviour of just one person. That said, I trust that the management will follow up with the chef. I look forward to receiving their feedback. Many thanks Mark

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 August 2020

There was a huge delay between finishing our starter and the eventual arrival of our main course.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Arrive to be told two of you main meal options were off the menu! Waited 20 minutes before we were asked if we would like drinks. At the same time another meat dish was taken from the menu. That left vegetarian vegan and one fish option. This was the time to leave!? We are unlikely to return! Do not know who is responsible for buying for the kitchen but they need to go! Should not be running out of mains at 7.30 Celebration evening, ruined!

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Visited On Monday, 10 August 2020

Best pub pizza ever. The service was excellent and friendly.

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Visited On Thursday, 23 July 2020

Staff were lovely and very helpful. Highly recommend

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Visited On Thursday, 23 July 2020

Your booking system is a bit clunky - need to make it easier to re-order drinks.

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Visited On Friday, 17 July 2020

We were a family group of 6 visiting for lunch, the online booking was very easy and the staff very welcoming when we arrived. There were some problems with the online ordering as the app wouldn't accept the payment cards we tried to use for, however the staff were very helpful and sorted this out for us. Once we had ordered we received our drinks and food very quickly. All of our meals were very good, I had the fish and chips and liked the crushed garlic peas which were a bit different from the usual plain peas. Half of the party had the cheeseburger and these were very much enjoyed. It was very quiet in the restaurant but it was a weekday and with restaurants only recently reopened from lockdown this was not really surprising. We still had an enjoyable time and very good meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 July 2020

So glad you're back up and running and looking forward to the return of your more extensive menu. We really enjoyed our time in the sunshine in your garden on Saturday - great job.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 July 2020

Great food and service.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 March 2020

We visited mid week at lunchtime so maybe that explains the lack of atmosphere. Food and service very good.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

Great service with a smile, very tasty food at a great price!

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Visited On Sunday, 03 November 2019

We all thought the roast dinner was amazing. So much so we couldn’t wait for the dessert menu which unfortunately turned out to be a big disappointment. 3 choices, ice cream, tart or brownie, where’s the creativity or the want to create a WOW dessert? Sounds more like the easy option of cutting a slice and adding some ice cream!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

Lovely food but the puddings are a bit too pricey.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Fab service. Very helpful and attentive.

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