Written on: 10/02/2013
Food over rated and menu looks copied from a mish mash of other chefs. confused all round and a truly rude owner who really needs to take note of the increasing number of customer/review comments that always seem to be removed from other review sites. was once a decent place but seems more about the money than the customer. owner needs to accept modern food lovers expect more than he offers the current elderly clientele who know no better. (read more)
Written on: 25/01/2013 by stwven869
A party of us visited this place last thursday 24/01/2013 there were 8 in our party and all 8 of us said what a well presented quick and delicious meal, none of us could fault, staff were geat and the place has a great atmosphere and is spotlessly clean. Would reccomend to anyone. steve Dawes. (read more)
Written on: 18/12/2012
I will never go back to this establishment as long as I live. The food was practically inedible and an embarrassment to the guests I took with me. The service is terrible, and totally incapable of addressing my justified complaints. So rude I can't describe. Unless you like to be treated like an inconvenience and be expected to pay for it, I'd give this place a BIG miss! (read more)
Written on: 09/12/2012 by Mealsout
I booked for a table for my brothers birthday, then added one more person at the last minute. The table was roomy, the service was excellant, the food was fabulous..the best Steak's we've had for a long time. I will recomend The Queen Head to all. Friendly warm country Inn atmosphere. Wnderful. (read more)
Written on: 22/07/2012 by LittleGrandma (1 review written)
Had some friends visiting from Devon and wanted to take them somewhere special. I had been here a while ago and enjoyed it, but must admit I was a little cautious after reading a poor review. However upon entering the restaurant my fears were dismissed! For a start it was full, every table was in use, as we read the extensive menu and looked around, we noticed that all the plates leaving the table ahd been cleared - another good sign! When we finally chose and ordered, we did not have an... (read more)
Written on: 31/05/2012 by mrsthornton (1 review written)
we as work friends have been going to this restaurant for the last two years ,but this is the last time. After waiting 40 min for are starters the young lad serving gave us all the wrong dishes as i lent over to give my to the correct person i knock my drink over ." my fault i was told good job it was not red wine".then when are meals came the wedges with the fish were burt and hinden under the fish!! the rare steak was well done, my pork loin with apple rosti was replaced with a onion and... (read more)
Written on: 14/05/2012 by Trevnkim (1 review written)
My wife and I visited Gloucester for the weekend and just happened to book a table at the Queens Head Inn as this was quite local to where we were staying. Upon entering we were greeted by very friendly staff who were efficient and organised. The member of staff who happened to serve us from the start was a young lady by the name of Lara who was bubbly and very friendly. After having a couple of drinks we were shown to our table and given a menu to view. This was extensive and variable. I... (read more)
Written on: 03/12/2011 by davefinch
Second time here just to check out if it was as good as the first and i can honestly say it was. Fantastic service and value for money food. We have sent friends here and they have come back of the same opinnion. If you ar in the Gloucester area and want a lively pub with atmosphere good food and real ales I can reccomend here. (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2011 by susieA
My husband & I have eaten a few times with our friends. We have always had an excellent meal with plenty of veg & great service everytime. The staff are very helpful,friendly good fun & nothing is to much trouble. Everyone I know who have eaten here have said how good the food & service is. So please do not take notice of one or two people who complain life is to short try it for yourself, it is always busy so that speaks volumes in its self.Well done Queens head. (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2011 by robbo01 (1 review written)
I have just read the reviews on this site and thought it would be appropriate to add my comments. My wife and I have eaten at the Queens Head a few times now over the last few months and have invited our friends to join us. We've always received a warm welcome. The atmosphere has always been very good, we've enjoyed our meals and the brilliant service. Obviously, i cannot speak for my wife but i have read the anacdotes/jokes in the mens room and certainly found them rather funny! If by... (read more)
Written on: 27/09/2011
My husband and I were also in the restaurant during this Sunday afternoon and witnessed the whole event. The young man who complained did it very politely and rather subtly. I was stunned to see the over-reaction from the proprietor to this quite suitable challenge. I asked my husband to visit the toilets to read the jokes, and his view was the same; not appropriate for public display. The attitude of the landlord was totally unacceptable and aggressive. He didn’t even give the young... (read more)
Written on: 26/09/2011 by wakey74
My parents came down last weekend from Doncaster as asked my wife and I to pick a nice place to eat; we decided to book a meal at the Queens Head in Longford as everyone we speak to down here always recommend eating here and to try the Longford lamb. Phoning up and booking the table was done with ease. On arriving we were greeted and taken to our table. My wife, dad and I all ordered the Longford lamb. I was unsure if this was going to be a good idea because so many people had told me how... (read more)
Written on: 25/09/2011
Took my wife and eldest daughter here for a meal on thursday 22nd sept and the place was very busy all 3 of us had starters and main course with a bottle of wine the bill was just over £70.00 which i thought was excellent value for money on what we had. I note some of the comments on the landlord not being to friendly but that guy is to busy watching over a packed 7 days a week pub i am sure i would find it difficult to be friendly 7 days per week 52 weeks per year. I was in a simmilar... (read more)
Written on: 25/09/2011
What an unbelievable experience I have just had at the Queens Head – Unbelievably BAD may I add. Having just been to this pub for Sunday lunch, we booked easily, and were welcomed as we arrived. We all had the roast, which was quite tasty. This was looking like a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon for all. How things can so easily go wrong…. I visited the gents after the meal, and noticed a very scrappy printed piece of paper hanging on the wall containing about 7 or 8 jokes. I read... (read more)
Written on: 21/09/2011 by newyorker001 (1 review written)
Observations: Arrived 730pm - Reservation 745pm. Car park full. Arrival : cosy but clumsey blend of modern and traditional pub. Busy and lively. Air conditioning vents visible but not in use. Many people appear warm and uncomfortable. Experienced front of house staff would have picked up on this, but not here. Too many senior customers left standing waiting for their table. Not enough space for customers waiting for tables Menu and food good, although to a modern foodie, dated Catering for... (read more)
Written on: 28/02/2011
Booked a table well in advance and we can noe see why, The place was buzzing with a lively atmosphere we were attended to as soon as we walked through the door and seated and our drinks order taken. Food arrived some 15 mins later i had the smoked salmon and brie my wife had the king prawn cocktail absoluteley beautiful. for mains i had a sirloin which was cooked to perfection and melted in your mouth my wife had peking duck and cashew nuts which was amazing. Got to be the best place around... (read more)
Written on: 25/02/2011
REPLY FROM THE PROPRIETOR. I note your comments but i do not belive you are telling the full story are you.? You asked for a rare steak which was cooked rare you then asked for it to be cooked more but then said could i have a new one. we did say no we will cook a little more for you but you were not happy with that so we offered you an alternative meal and fresh vegetables which came out immedietly. You were then heard to moan all through you meal, when your other guests were asked if all... (read more)
Written on: 21/02/2011
Booked for a birthday meal with family. The sirloin steak was almost raw,couldn't even cut it with a steak knife, and had to remove it from my mouth due being unchewable and inedible. When we asked for the problem to be dealt with we were met with arrogance and dismissal from the very rude landlady, and the staff attitude became the same. The starters were greasy and fatty, and the fried potatoes were in a bowl of fat.
We will never eat there again or recommend this pub to anyone.I have... (read more)
Written on: 08/12/2010
The Queens Head has to be one of the best pubs in GloucesterSHIRE! We recently took my parents out there and everything was 1st class - service, food, value. It is so nice to find a pub which maintains the pub style atmosphere whilst serving restaurant quality food at affordable prices. We regularly recommend this pub to friends and will continue to do so. (read more)
Written on: 04/12/2010
I do not normally write reviews but I was in this restaurant when the customer below was asked to leave due to bad language and being rather drunk they were sitting on the table in the same room as us and felt very sorry for his remarks against the waiter they were down right rude. The food at the Queens Head Is by far the best in the area but you will always get a difference of opinion especially when the "Drink is in" as in this case. We as a family have used this establishment fo a number... (read more)
Written on: 03/12/2010
What has happened to "customer service" if your meal is not right why should you not bring this to the owners attention. What owner of any good restaurant or public house would call you to cancel your table because you chose to advise them that your meal was not up to their usual standards. I was flabbergasted at the owners comments of "I suggest you dont come back next week". Needless to say we will never eat there again. (read more)
Written on: 03/12/2010
First time here by reccomendation. Why i have not found it before i do not know food was superb (AND HOT) COULD NOT FIND FAULT. Waiting staff running around but still giving an excellent service. I also found the food to be great value for money. Has to be one of the best restaurants in Gloucestershire with a great buzz. we will be revisiting very soon. Miss divinia louer. (read more)
Written on: 28/11/2010
Very rude landlord and the food was cold, apparently you are not supposed to complain just eat the food and pay up, however I am not suprised after all it is in Gloucester what can you expect. Yet another one to cross off our list. (read more)
Written on: 17/09/2010
Recommended by friends. On our first visit we were surprised by the bright, buzzy atmosphere when we entered the restaurant for a Thursday evening. Great range of food on the menu to suit all tastes & when it arrived the food was excellent. Great food & at a reasonable price.
Needless to say we will definitely be back, can't wait! (read more)
Written on: 10/08/2010
unday after the pub had been recommended by a friend. We were most impressed by the cleanliness, friendliness and speedy service. But most of all we appreciated the variety on the menu from faggots to more exotic fare.
We will be going back again with our friends and/or family.
The pub got very busy but the staff coped admirably, always with a smile.
Well done to the kitchen staff too.
Written on: 25/07/2010
The Queen's Head is something quite unique, all the charm of an old pub with the food, service and ambience of a good restaurant.
the staff were friendly, efficient and attentive. the bar stocks an excellent selection of wines and beers. But the true star (apart from the lady i shared my evening with)was the food. reasonable priced, cooked freshly to order and in ample quantity, it arrived hot and perfectly seasoned. for me the star was the brie wrapped in salmon in a light beer batter with... (read more)
Written on: 09/06/2010
Good quality, well cooked food. Excellent staff. Good range of local beers, well kept.
A good choice of food, including fish and vegetarian. I've had fish each time I've been, and it is always well cooked with just the right seasoning. They claim that they don't use microwaves - and I believe it!
There are a number of tables throughout the pub, and even on week nights, there aren't many free - so it may be advisable to book if there are more than 2 of you.
Don't visit if you fancy a quick... (read more)
Written on: 30/03/2010
Wonderful restaurant that celebrates the best of British pub fare along with a variety of other dishes. It was really packed the night our friends took us here. Great desserts too. It's no wonder that the Queen's Head is their favorite. (read more)
Written on: 24/03/2010
What a place, Tuesday evening and the place is absolutey buzzing, What a great atmosphere. The food is superb as is the service they have got it right here. I had the smoked salmon wrapped in brie then deep fried with a home made jelly followed by beef madallions on a creamed horseradish potato and red wine sauce one of the best meals for a long time. my wife had sea bass with a smoked salmon sauce and she said it was very good. You need to book as it seems to be packed all of the time. This... (read more)
Written on: 05/03/2010
The Queens Head was recommended and we weren't disappointed when we visited tonight. The service was both friendly and efficient. The menu choice was good and the food when it arrived was nice. It is hard to describe the atmosphere as it was lively but not noisy or intrusive. The fact that there were no unruly and screaming children was an added advantage to two old fogies. We will be returning as it is definitely one of the best places to eat we have found locally. (read more)
Written on: 21/02/2010
Found this little gem by accident one night the food is superb not pub food but restaurant food in a pub, I had the fresh fillet of sea bass in a scallop and smoked salmon sauce which was to die for, My partner had sirloin steak glazed with a mustard sauce which he said was very nice and the prices are very cheap for the quality, I will certainley be going back when next in the area. (read more)
Written on: 02/01/2010
My partner and i have eaten their many times and the food and service is always excellent would recommed it, best weve been to in gloucester. (read more)
Written on: 27/12/2009 by oldclassicbike (1 review written)
My husband and i eat here on a regular basis and find the food and service here to be wonderful,it is by far the best restaurant around Gloucester producing home cooked food at a realistic price, we mainly go lunchtimes for the home made steak pies but we have been with the family in the evening and had a lovely time, the speciality is a dish called the longford lamb, a joint of lamb which just falls of the bone in minted gravy to big for me but my husband loves it. Well worth a visit if you... (read more)
Written on: 24/12/2009
The "Queens Head" at Longford has to be one of my favourite restaurants in Gloucestershire, The food is always superb and the place is always packed even on a Monday evening, the isle of man scalops wrapped in bacon were devine wife had the beef fillet topped with glazed black pudding and bacon lardons with red wine. The other nice thing about the queens head is they do not allow children in which is quite nice not to have screaming kids runnig around. this is my 4/5 visit here and it only... (read more)
Written on: 12/12/2009
For a place with such a good reputation we were more than disappointed with our visit. Two members of our party were slightly miffed to find that their choices from the limited menu selection were unavailable...one chicken and orange salad because of the lack of oranges...and no steak & kidney pudding at all! What did appear were 2 stringy steaks with COLD chips & 2 bowls of mussels in an over creamed sauce...one of which was sent back due to its lack of actual mussels...later I was told... (read more)
Written on: 03/11/2009
Went here in spetember and the food was awful, had to wait 50 mins just for starters, staff didnt have a clue. overall rating 2/10 (read more)
Written on: 10/09/2009
we had a very nice meal at Queens Head Inn last saturday with friends. It was a friendly atmosphere and the service and food were excelent, although there werejust enough vegetables for us i think they could have served a few more, but we didnt bother to ask if we could have more.
The oprice of £92.00 for four people each having at least two courses a bottle of wine & four beers seemed quite fair. (read more)
Written on: 07/07/2009 by martinjhand (1 review written)
Been to this Queens Head Inn pub/restaurant on a number of occasions and always had good service and fantastic food, some of the starters are to die for like the smoked haddock rissoto and poached egg my wifes favourite is the roasted sweet pepper and fresh salmon fishcake, But there trade mark is still the "Longford lamb" a whole roasted joint of lamb it would be enough for 2/3 on a sunday lunch for us, The sweet we had was superb "Devon toffee fudge cake" TO DIE FOR. Well worth a visit to... (read more)
Written on: 03/07/2009 by Marilyn Sheen (1 review written)
The Queens Head manages to deliver what many similar businesses fail to do - they serve very good restaurant food at highly competitive pub prices. In addition to a really varied menu, there is always plenty of food. They will always give us more veg or potatoes if we ask for them! We recently took 6 close friends / family out to celebrate our anniversary as we have been diners at this pub for the last 8 years and enjoy going there once or twice a month. This is a privately run business... (read more)
Written on: 01/07/2009 by eastfielder (1 review written)
Our first visit to the Queens Head was on saturday night and it won't be the last ! We were very impressed!
We are not local and were staying imn Gloucester on our way to Hereford the next day. We found the pub details in the Good Pub guide , called up about 8.30pm saturday night and was told that food was being served until 9.15pm and they kindly would keep us a table for then. we arrived.. a little after 9.15pm and the lady we met was lovely - showed us to our table and gave us menus. We... (read more)
Written on: 10/06/2009 by defect (1 review written)
Have been to queens head inn five times or so in the last few months and have been less impressed with each visit.
The beer selection is good; 4-5 real 'ales', but served too warm for my tastes.
The lamb is good, pork belly good, everything else I've had was just OK.
Disappointingly steaks and beef have been a little overcooked for my taste, and the last time I had steak I wasn't asked how I wanted it.
Sauces are just OK, but where they try to be creative it just doesn't work. Grape sauce? No... (read more)
Written on: 27/03/2009
Been here a long time ago. Also went this spring to the Queens Head Inn.
This was a large family get-together. I found inattentive, disorganised staff. No one showed us where we were to sit. No one "on the bar", originally. Decor very plain for occasion. A meal that ran on for 4 hours. We had to get our own drinks.
I wouldn't recommend this. (read more)
Written on: 23/10/2008
Fantastic and unusual menu, wanted to try all the dishes!
After a brilliant experience am returning to celebrate my birthday! Must book in advance as always busy. (read more)
Written on: 11/03/2008 by hkr (1 review written)
I've eaten at the Queens Head several times and really enjoyed it - the food is delicious and imaginative, the atmosphere is warm, friendly and relaxed and I would recommend it to everyone! (read more)
Written on: 10/03/2008 by baileycr (1 review written)
I recommend the Longford Lamb they serve here if you have a big appetite that is. Fab traditional pub/restaurant it feels just as if you are in the middle of the countryside. Have recommended it to lots of my friends. I think the queens head Longford is one of the best for miles around. We have eaten here a lot of times in the last three years. The food is just to die for; the service is good from the ever helpful & friendly staff. good range of drinks. All at a fair price. (read more)
Written on: 10/03/2008
I would without hesitation recommend the Queens Head at Twigworth, Gloucester as the best eating place in town, be it for business or pleasure. (read more)
Written on: 06/03/2008 by guido070269
Love the place, a little gem of a restaurant/pub. Non commercial and a nice relaxed warm atmosphere. Go there, give it a try and if it's your first visit go for the signature of Longford lamb, yummy!!!!! (read more)
Written on: 29/02/2008 by Janice Connolly (1 review written)
I also found the atmosphere at Queens Head Inn in Longford in Gloucester to be very gloomy, and not particularly welcoming. (read more)
Written on: 28/01/2008 by steve ward (2 reviews written)
Was told about the Queens Head Inn pub/restaurant in Longford, Gloucester by friends so we gave it a try on Saturday
26th january the restaurant was packed with a great friendly atmosphere,
there signature dish is a dish called "Longford Lamb" a whole joint of lamb slow cooked it was gorgeous but dont try if your not hungry . my wife had fresh Baramundi with fresh isle of man scallops which was beautifully presented and she said it tasted as good as it looked. they had a number of real ales... (read more)
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