The Slaughters Country Inn
“Contemporary classic dishes in a fine-looking country hotel” - AA Inspector
LOWER SLAUGHTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Group's Operating Policy is being regularly benchmarked against our own risk assessments, best practice from various hospitality organisations & the CIEH and all gov.uk COVID-19 secure workplace guidelines. We've developed our own suite of e-learning for all employees and are crafting a discreet silver 'checkmark' pinbadge, worn by all staff as a symbol of them having been trained in our RA controls, cleaning, handwashing and symptom exclusion. https://www.theslaughtersinn.co.uk/coronavirus-update#reassurance
Our Inspector's view
This artfully modernised, 17th-century Cotswold-stone inn makes good use of its riverside terrace in this peaceful village. In the 1920s the building was a crammer school for Eton College, thus it now has Eton's Restaurant. The modern British menu also covers the bar.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 60
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 17
- Wines over £30: 43
- Wines by the glass: 10
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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About the area
Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.
Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.
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