The Gumstool Inn


Information

Calcot & Spa, Tetbury GL8 8YJ

You can read more information on the Calcot website.

Date of visit: December 2022


The Dish

The dish served at The Gumstool Inn, as photographed by our reviewal team.

From the impeccable fish quality and delicious chips to the charming ambiance and attentive service, it delivers an experience that leaves a lasting impression. With its attention to detail and commitment to excellence, The Gumstool Inn is a worthy destination for fish and chip enthusiasts.

OUR VERDICT – 4 Stars

Located within the charming Calcot Manor Hotel & Spa in Tetbury, The Gumstool Inn offers a delightful fish and chip experience with perfect traditional flavors. With its picturesque setting and high-quality offerings, this establishment provides a memorable dining experience for both locals and tourists alike.

The Gumstool Inn exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere with its rustic yet elegant decor. The cozy interiors, complete with exposed beams and comfortable seating, create a relaxed and welcoming ambiance. Whether you’re seeking a casual meal or a celebratory dinner, this charming pub setting caters to a variety of dining preferences.

The Gumstool Inn excels in sourcing top-quality fish, resulting in a dish that truly stands out. The fish fillets are wonderfully fresh, flaky, and cooked to perfection, boasting a golden batter that is both light and crispy.

Likewise, the chips at The Gumstool Inn are also a standout feature. Hand-cut and expertly cooked, they strike the ideal balance between a fluffy interior and a crisp exterior. They are seasoned to perfection, enhancing their flavour and making them the perfect accompaniment to the main dish.

While fish and chips are a great option at The Gumstool Inn, the menu also offers a range of other enticing options meaning there’s something to suit every palate. Vegetarian alternatives are also available, ensuring that all guests can enjoy a satisfying meal.

The service at The Gumstool Inn is attentive and friendly, with staff members who are knowledgeable about the menu and eager to provide recommendations. The Gumstool Inn offers a commendable value for the quality of food and service provided. While it may be slightly more upscale than traditional fish and chip establishments, the quality of the dish justifies the price.

Overall, The Gumstool Inn at Calcot Manor Hotel & Spa in Tetbury offers a delightful fish and chip experience that combines tradition with a touch of elegance. From the impeccable fish quality and delicious chips to the charming ambiance and attentive service, it delivers an experience that leaves a lasting impression. With its attention to detail and commitment to excellence, The Gumstool Inn is a worthy destination for fish and chip enthusiasts.


Chips: Fat Chips

Peas: Mushy

Service Speed: Moderate


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