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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“ 5 minutes drive. Malmesbury by pass, Malmesbury. Well located with easy access.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful landscaped gardens sited on the edge of historic Malmesbury. Well recommended is The Old Bell Hotel situated immediately adjacent to Abbey Gardens/The Abbey at the top of the High Street. Relax in comfortable surroundings, on beautiful sofas with a very English cream tea.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“At The Birdcage, we offer a wide variety of traditional, Italian style, freshly made thin-crust pizzas, named after the streets of Malmesbury. In addition to this, we have a range of other dishes available; from pastas and salads, to Stromboli’s and a generous selection of antipasti.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Premise
“Malmesbury Abbey, at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, is a religious house dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul. It was one of the few English houses with a continuous history from the 7th century through to the Dissolution of the Monasteries. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“The wonderful abbey of Malmesbury, just a short 5 minutes drive from your accommodation.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Hotel
“The oldest hotel in England, and right next door to the Abby so worth popping in for an afternoon tea ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Great Independent Cafe for breakfast Pancakes and Coffee. It is quite small and can get busy at peak times, but well worth it. They also do salad boxes to go which are delicious. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“The Herbert Brothers as seen on TV have expanded and now have a Bakery in Malmesbury High Street. They bake gorgeous Bread and Pastries and there are sister shops in Tetbury and Nailsworth has an upstairs cafe. Amazing cakes and bakes a real treat!!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pub
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  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Something spicy whilst you are away - Look no further than the Spice Merchant of Malmesbury. Open 7 days a week you'll always be welcome.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Brilliant for breakfast (and very reasonably priced) - from toast to a full English .... and anything in between!”
  • 1 local recommends
Local Government Office
Locality
“Malmesbury is England's oldest borough dating back over 1,000 years with it's imposing Norman Abbey.”
  • 12 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“At The Birdcage, we offer a wide variety of traditional, Italian style, freshly made thin-crust pizzas, named after the streets of Malmesbury. In addition to this, we have a range of other dishes available; from pastas and salads, to Stromboli’s and a generous selection of antipasti.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Hotel
“The oldest hotel in England, and right next door to the Abby so worth popping in for an afternoon tea ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Something spicy whilst you are away - Look no further than the Spice Merchant of Malmesbury. Open 7 days a week you'll always be welcome.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Brilliant for breakfast (and very reasonably priced) - from toast to a full English .... and anything in between!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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