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Golden Ball Inn, Cheltenham

Pub added by Alan Winfield
Lower Swell Road
Lower Swell
Postal town: Cheltenham
GL54 1LF
Phone: 01451833886
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Ian Mapp left this review about Golden Ball Inn

Donnington pub - so knew what I would be getting - delightful location, picture postcard perfect in setting and location.

Terrible beer - and this really was beyond the pale. Donningtons is poor at the best of times but the 1/2 pint of SBA I had was beyond bad. It had only just opened, so I can only assume its either not been pulled through or its very badly kept.

Shame. 7 for the pub, 2 for the beer.

On 28th October 2019 - rating: 7
[User has posted 687 recommendations about 681 pubs]

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Alan Winfield left this review about Golden Ball Inn

The Golden Ball is in a nice looking village which is about two miles downhill from Stow on the Wold.
This pub fronts onto the main road but there is no front door the main entrance is at the side of the pub.
Once inside the bar was to the right and this was a decent room to have a drink in there was also a small conservitory at the back of the pub this had tables and chairs in it and was more of a dining area.
This pub is a Donnington tied house and there were two real ales on the bar i had a drink of Donnington BB and this was a decent drink the other beer was Donnington SBA.
This is a nice pub in a nice cotswold village and it cators for drinkers and diners alike.

On 16th May 2011 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6113 recommendations about 6113 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Jonathan Wilde
Moreton-in-Marsh, 6.08 miles, 1 hr 57 min walk (show)
Kingham, 7.12 miles, 2 hr 17 min walk (show)
Shipton, 10.45 miles, 3 hr 21 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Golden Ball Inn, Lower Swell
28th Oct 2019, 16:40
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28th Oct 2019, 12:08
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 07 August 2013 by David McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 07 August 2013 by David McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 07 August 2013 by David McNally
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