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Cabot Court Hotel (JD Wetherspoons)

Knightstone Road
Weston Super Mare
BS23 2AH
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Reviews of Cabot Court Hotel (JD Wetherspoons) (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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Blackthorn _ left this review about Cabot Bars

A cavernous pub on four different levels and although in many ways it has the identikit feel of any other JDW pub, they’ve made a good job of trying to give a bit of a local feel to the place, and I actually felt it had a lot more character than many of the company’s pubs.

The colour scheme is a mixture of cream, maroon and battleship grey which perhaps sounds slightly depressing but works well enough. There is numerous outside seating including a few benches along the front on the pavement, a small balcony to the left, and a larger terrace on the right which is a pleasant spot overlooking the Winter Gardens. There are various black and white pictures of old Weston on the walls, and there is various other seaside memorabilia such as an old fashioned bathing costume in a display case and a swimming pool depth marker (4’, 4’6”, 5’, etc.) on the wall. I particularly liked the old swimming pool warning signs, No Running, No Bombing, No Petting, etc. In addition to this there was a small area done up to look like a ship’s cabin, with floor to ceiling wood panelling and “views” through the windows showing surfers on the beach (this was quite effective – presumably some type of projection TV, but a nice touch). Beyond this was an area more like a hotel dining room, with an unusual bird cage surrounding one set of tables.

Unusually for a Wetherspoons, there is an area at the back of a top floor that doubles as a dance floor and an adjacent DJ booth along with some magic mirrors like you might get at a funfair. Apparently there is a regular house DJ on Friday and Saturday nights, and guest DJ’s on Thursdays. Staff were friendly enough, but could do with being a bit more switched on. One was clearly more interested in emptying the dishwasher than serving customers, but I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt since they’ve only been open a few days, and a manager soon put him right.

Good choice of beers on tap – Cairngorm Trade Winds, Abbot Ale, GWB Maiden Voyage, Ruddles County, Vale Brewery Gravitas, Bishop’s Finger, GWB Summer Nights and Butcombe Blond. Ciders were Strongbow and Thatcher’s Gold.

On 31st July 2011 - rating: 7
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Mark Hirst left this review about Cabot Bars

has just been taken over and is reopening 6/11/2010 as a Lloyds bar.

On 24th October 2010 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 7 recommendations about 6 pubs]


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Richard Arwkrite left this review about Cabot Bars

Large multi-level pub not the best for wheelchairs.Very popular for food with the holiday makers and real ale available so it can get very crowded.

On 27th September 2009 - no rating submitted
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26th Jun 2014, 17:47
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26th Jun 2014, 17:47
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 17 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 17 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Darts : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Jukebox : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Karaoke : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live Music : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 17 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : No last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 17 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 17 June 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • WiFi : Yes - The Cloud - last updated 01 June 2014 by Jonathan Wilde

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