Welcome to the Somerford Arms

The Somerford Arms is a thriving, family run pub at the foot of the Cotswolds, tucked away in the village of Little Somerford, near historic Malmesbury.

As a Free House, the ethos of Scott and Rachel and the team is to create a pub with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere that they would love to come to themselves.  Somewhere that serves excellent, unpretentious food, fantastic beer and wine while all the time offering great value for money and accessible for all to enjoy.

Child friendly, dog friendly and able to cater for all sorts of diets and allergies – just ask.

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Somerford Arms Dining

We are now supporting the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal being managed through the Disasters Emergency Committee, as featured on Dragon’s Den with Deborah Meaden.

Between Mondays and Thursdays, we will donate £1.50 for every main course and dessert order placed in the pub. The UK Gov matches every donation we make.

100% of every donation will reach the agencies on the ground supporting the people of Ukraine. 

If you’d like to make an additional donation – just follow this link.

Take Away Menu

Available Monday to Saturday
Pre-order and collect between 5.30 – 6.30pm
20% discount in October – off all main plates below:
Take Away Menu

Winter Takeaway Menu – Mon to Saturday between 5.30-6.30pm

(20% off when collected between 5.30-6.30pm)


Small Plates 

West End Farm pork, Cotswold ‘Nduja, free range scotch egg, ‘Nduja aioli 9

Crispy squid, sea salt, seaweed, burnt lime, wasabi mayonnaise 9.5 

Local Brillscote Farm honey & sesame halloumi, pomegranate molasses, sriracha & coriander (Gf)(V) ​8



Marinated free range chicken Chettinad curry, coconut rice, roti, lime pickle, cashew nuts, slaw 19(Gfa) 

Chettinad, fiery red chilli curry, aubergine, chickpeas, coconut rice, yoghurt, roti, lime pickle, cashew, slaw 18(Vg)                        

Langley Chase Lamb, butter bean cassoulet, toulouse sausage, tarragon, cured cheek, pickled shallots 24(Gf)

Roasted cauliflower, caramelised onion, oyster mushroom risotto, sage, smoked gouda 17(Vg)(Gf)

Cheese steak burger, double patty, red leicester, crispy pork belly, frickle, mustard ketchup, slaw, fries ​11/17*(Gfa)

Panko crumbed monkfish scampi, lemon, baby gem, mint, peas, edamame, skinny fries, wasabi mayonnaise 16/22*

Cornish Haddock, Doom Bar batter, triple cooked chips, burnt lemon, mushy peas, curry, tartare sauce 11/17*  

Homemade Wiltshire steak & Flying Monk Ale pie, buttery mash, seasonal greens, beef gravy ​18  


Children’s Under 12 Menu: includes Ice Cream – choose from vanilla, strawberry or chocolate 9 

 |Grilled chicken, mash, peas & gravy  | Fish goujons, skinny fries & peas

 | Cheese & tomato pasta with garlic bread (V)(Gfa) | Cheeseburger, skinny fries & salad (Gfa)


Puddings – A Somerford Arms take on some old favourites

Dorset apple cake, mixed spiced caramel sauce, apple puree, creamy vanilla pod custard 7.5(V)                  

Dark & stormy pineapple sticky toffee pudding, chocolate orange almond crumb, clotted cream 7.5(V)

Brinkworth dairy, royal basset blue, Wiltshire loaf, Avebury soft, walnuts, figs, chutney, biscuits 10(Gfa) 

(V) Vegetarian (Vg) Vegan (Vga) Vegan dish alternative may be available please ask one of the team (Gf) Gluten free dish (Gfa) Gluten free dish alternative may be available please ask one of the team  

“Scott & Rachel’s Somerford Arms… just full of lovely things.”


About us

Scott and Rachel fulfilled their dream and became masters of their own destiny when they took over the Somerford Arms in December 2019.

With Scott’s 30 year pedigree as a chef, the idea was to open an unpretentious, relaxed pub serving the best quality food and drink for all to enjoy – it’s now a reality with the pub going from strength to strength.

With exciting plans for the future they see the pub developing and evolving further with the help and support of the fantastic team around them.

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What our amazing customers say about us

“Wonderful visit, we turned up an hour before our booking as the walk didn’t take us as long as we thought, staff were very accommodating and made us feel welcome! Service the best we’ve had in a long time!”
“Fab as usual – you gorgeous team. Thanks so much for the cupcakes too”
Deborah Tomalin
“Perfect in every way – food, service, care and attention – Thank you.”
“As amazing as always, thank you.”
“Amazing Sunday lunch, best in Wiltshire! Great variety of veg and really tasty too, probably wont need to eat for a few days now!”
“Such a lovely atmosphere and really friendly, professional staff. Food is so fab!”
“Very accomodating! Friendly efficient staff. Food excellent, beautifully presented, piping hot & tasty”
“Very nice place, good food & great service! Very interesting menu and so difficult to choose. Thanks, we will return.”
“Very welcoming staff. I made a mistake & booked for 2 people but completely ignored the fact that my 1 year old would need a seat! The staff were prompt to find us a bigger table & a very good child seat for my son. The food was delicious & the food was superb.”
“The wonderful Somerford Arms Christmas lunch was outstanding! And excellent value for money, the welcome was as always very welcoming, it was so warm and cosy and very festive, really making it feel special. I cannot prise Scott, Rachel and their fantastic staff enough.”
“Always a pleasure eating with you!”
“All round fantastic we loved it. Thank you.”
“Outstanding as ever – never left feeling anything other than delighted.”
“Great host/owner & great staff. Mabel the puppy loved all her attention. Food was fabulous. Thank you. We will be back
“We had a wonderful time celebrating a friends birthday. The staff were all very attentive & went that exra mile to make our celebrations even more special. Thank you!”
“Just a quick thank you to everyone at the Somerford Arms as we were made to feel so welcome and were fed and watered in style. Mum had a fabulous 80th and i think we’re all still recovering from a wonderful evening.”
“Gorgeous food, fabulous service & atmosphere – the perfect for Mother’s Day!!  We will be back soon”
“So lovely that dogs are welcomed & given beds, water & treats. Love that!”
“Amazing – especially with my food intolerances. They couldn’t do enough for me, thank you”
“Lovely staff, great atmosphere a thoroughly engaging local pub, thank you!!”

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