Eating Out

Avalon Lodge Bed and Breakfast


Places to Eat - Local Pubs, Bistros and Restaurants

"Age and glasses of wine should never be counted." Italian quote

We are blessed with a good number of great places to eat to suit every taste and budget. The following are just a few and we are happy to let you know which we have tried and know are good but if you are adventurous there are many others to tempt you!
As opening times change we have not included them but have provided a phone number if you want to reserve a table, however, we are also happy to do this on your behalf, just let us know your requirements.


1) The Rowdey Cow Farm CafÃ???© &Ice Cream Parlour, Lower Farm, Devizes Road, Rowde, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 2LX Phone 01380 829666
Walking distance, time by car from Avalon Lodge 1 min
Open 7 Days a week 10am - 5pm (4pm in winter) lunch served until 4pm
Good for lunches and snacks and definitely the best ice cream in Wiltshire.

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2) The George and Dragon, High Street, Rowde, Devizes, SN10 2PN  Phone 01380 723053  
Walking distance, time by car from Avalon Lodge 2 mins
Restaurant - closed on Sunday evenings
Specializes in seafood delivered daily from St Mawes, in Cornwall awarded 2 AA rosettes &an Egon Ronay Star. 


3) Cross Keys, High Street, Rowde, SN10 2PN Phone 01380 739567  
Walking distance, time by car from Avalon Lodge 2 mins
No food Sunday evenings
They boast of excellent homemade food, with bar and restaurant menus, a selection of daily specials and wine.


4) The Black Horse Inn Bath Rd, Devizes SN10 2AU 01380723930
2 minutes by car but walking distance around 15
Open 7 days a week
Location by the canal is the temptation here

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5) The Peppermill, 40 St. John's St, Devizes, SN10 1BL - Phone 01380 710407  
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 3 mins
Not open Sundays
Fully licensed restaurant, wine bar &cafÃ???© and should not be missed during your stay. 


6) The Crown, 19 New Park St, Devizes SN10 1EA 01380 722692
Time from Avalon Lodge 3 minutes
Open 7 days a week
Good, food, good service, good prices


7) Upstairs at Jacks, 40 Market Place, Devizes, SN10 1JG Phone 01380 728 939
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 3 mins
CafÃ???© during the day but on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings becomes a tapas and wine bar.

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8) The Coconut 71 St. Ediths Marsh, Bromham, Devizes 
Phone 01380 850 293
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 4 mins
Open 7 days a week and if you love your Indian food then this should not be missed. 


9) 1 Spice Indian Restaurant, 9/10 Mary Port Street, Devizes, SN10 1AH  Phone 01380 723120
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 4 mins
Open every day
If you like Indian then you will love the food, service and prices here.


10) Massimo's Ristorante Italiano, 6 Old Swan Yard, High Street, Devizes, SN10 1AT
Phone 01380 714 279
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 4 mins
Not open Sunday evening
A wide range of excellent, traditional, home-cooked Italian dishes.


11) The Raven Inn, 48 Poulshot Rd, Devizes, SN10 1RW - Phone 01380-828271
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 5 mins
No food Sunday and Monday evenings
Caters for all tastes and budgets.

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12) The Greyhound, Bromham, Wiltshire, SN15 2HA- Phone 01380-85024  
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 6 mins
Not open Sunday evening, nor Monday
Good pub with great food 


13) Westbrook at Bromham Westbrook Road Bromham Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2EE 01380 850418
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 7 minutes
Open 7 days a week
Recently refurbished this is both a pleasant pub and a great place to eat


14) The George, Sandy Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2PX - 01380 850403
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 8 minutes
Not open Sunday evenings and Monday
A beautiful country pub located in the idyllic village of Sandy Lane

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15) The Barge Inn at Seend, Seend Cleeve, Wiltshire, SN12 6QB  Phone 01380 828230 
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 10 mins
Open 7 days a week
Like a pub with a glorious setting? Well this is worth finding. Sitting next to the picturesque Kennet &Avon Canal it's a great location with great food. 


16) Waggon &Horses at Beckhampton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1QJ
Phone 01672 539418
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 20 mins on return route from Avebury or Marlborough
Open 7 days a week
Famous as the inspiration for a scene in Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, this four hundred year old inn represents what an English pub should look like.


17) Pizza Express, 42 Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HT Phone 01380 723336
Time by car from Avalon Lodge 4 mins
Opening Hours Mon through Sunday
Does what it says on the box.

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18) The Silk Mercer, A Weatherspoon's Pub, St Johns Street, Devizes, SN10 1BL 
Phone - 01380 736760 Time by car from Avalon Lodge 5 mins
Opening Times Mon - Sun to late
Renowned for being good value for money  


There are many others eg the Hourglass (Devizes), and the Bridge Inn at Horton that serve good food and are in lovely locations by the canal and if you enjoy Thai food then try Thai Taste at Chippenham whilst if you love your pie and pint then you can't go wrong with the Vaults in Devizes.

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water." W.C. Fields

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