The Great Western Arms
Pubs and Bars with Restaurants
Station Road, Blockley, GL56 9DT
For a relaxing lunch or dinner in the stunning village of Blockley, look no further than The Great Western Arms. Under new management, this beautiful venue boasts a laid-back and friendly atmosphere in which you and your four-legged friends are welcomed with open arms. As well as a spacious car park, there’s a beautiful patio area where a pint of local beer or glass of wine from the extensive wine list can be enjoyed when the sun makes a welcome appearance. Inside the pub, traditional architecture and furnishings create a space that’s ideal for a lazy lunch or chilled evening meal. As soon as you step into the elegant dining room you’ll instantly feel at ease. The thing that sets this pub apart is the team’s commitment to preparing every element of each dish from scratch; even the bread and pasta are made in-house. Only the finest fresh local ingredients are used, meaning you’re guaranteed a delicious meal whatever you choose. The menu changes twice a week so no matter how many times you pay a visit to The Great Western Arms, you’ll discover new and exciting dishes to try. The starters on offer could include tempting dishes such as a bowl of plump and juicy mussels cooked with clams, king prawns and pancetta in a spicy tomato sauce. For the main event, select from an array of traditional British classics, all cooked to perfection, including toad in the hole served with creamy mustard mashed potatoes, rich onion gravy and spring greens. If you’re a seafood-lover, you’ll delight in decadent dishes such as whole-baked plaice with new potatoes, grilled asparagus, brown shrimp and caper butter sauce. Crowd-pleasing puddings like sticky toffee pudding and rhubarb crumble will put a smile on any diner’s face. Vegetarians are also well catered for here, as a selection of veggie delights is always available. A trip to The Great Western Arms wouldn’t be complete without trying the spectacular Sunday roast. Your choice of beef sirloin, leg of lamb, or chicken is served alongside crisp and fl uffy roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables and lashings of gravy.