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The Yew Tree, Avon Dassett, Warwickshire

A big, friendly welcome is the order of the day at this cosy country pub ideally located for walks in the Burton Dassett Hills with great food, friendly staff - and now with new owners and an interiors makeover.

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With new manager Jack McEntee at the helm, a 20-year-old female head chef Mimi Colyer and refurbished interiors, this delightful 19th century stone-built village pub has been given a new lease of life.

Opened by the newly-formed Happy Wolf Pub Company in September 2020, you can expect a warm welcome and relaxed vibe with lots of new drinks options, a revamped cosy, open plan bar and restaurant as well as a brand new, fresh menu using local suppliers. The lovely floral pub garden has outdoor seating and its own ice-cream shack selling Frellies homemade ice cream made in the village.

Mimi previously worked in Leicestershire as a Chef de Partie, and her second in command is Keaton Ward. Look out for their regularly updated mains specials board which also extends to waffle and cheesecakes of the week. The newly-launched Sunday Roast menu is also proving popular. A small takeaway service has been introduced, just in case you’re self-isolating.

Located in a beautiful tiny village near Southam, midway between Banbury and Warwick, it’s in a conservation area at the foot of the beautiful Burton Dassett Hills Country Park and close to National Trust property Farnborough Hall. An extremely popular stopping point for walkers and cyclists on the edge of the Cotswolds.

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Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, CV47 2AS

Opening hours
Monday: 12noon - 3pm / 5pm - 10pm
Tuesday: 12noon - 3pm / 5pm - 10pm
Wednesday: 12noon - 3pm / 5pm - 10pm
Thursday: 12noon - 3pm / 5pm - 10pm
Friday: 11am- 10pm
Saturday: 11am- 10pm
Sunday: 12noon - 5pm

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