“Precise flavours and modern techniques – and dinner’s at 7pm” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Nailsworth is a charming little Cotswolds town with some lovely buildings and interesting shops. At Wilder – where dinner is at 7pm for everyone, and it’s a no-choice, eight-course tasting menu – you can expect thoughtful, precise modern British with an emphasis on local and seasonal produce, and unusual combinations of flavours and ingredients which work especially well together. The dining room is a calm, neutral space, decorated in white and pale green, a pleasant setting for dishes like Brixham scallops served with wild garlic kimchi and capers, deep fried green tomatoes and pickled watermelon rind. Flavours are clear and punchy without being overpowering.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 18
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 2
- Wines over £30: 9
- Wines by the glass: 6
- Cuisine style: Modern British
- Vegetarian menu
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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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