Lords of the Manor Hotel
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- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsLords of the Manor Hotel The Slaughters
Service was a bit hit and miss
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Lords of the Manor is a 3 michelin star restaurant located in the heart of the Cotswolds. The old manor building is gorgeous with manicured gardens. We enjoy what turns out to be a 9 course meal that is more like art than food. From the tiny perfectly formed appetizers to the beautifully cooked lamb and the amazing chocolate mousse. The photo's say …
We started the day at our new favourite coffee/wifi spot, and then headed off to Oxford, an hour train trip from London. I smiled when we went through Slough ( which will mean something to fans of The Office) and through some nice patches of countryside. An hour later we alighted at Oxford, our first activity for the day was the open topped bus to get an overview of the town. Oxford is breathtaking, absolutely jam packed with historic ...
... Across the road was the Hop on Hop off bus so got a ticket for £10 and rode right around the city. Got off at the covered market and had soup in a cafe. Then walked back to Chch college. Room still not ready so sat in Junior Common Room. Finally in basic room. On ground floor, but lots of steps to get to the building !! Bathroom rather old. Few plugs, and even the jug sits on the floor to boil !! View is out onto the meadows, lovely, except all the tourists virtually outside ...
... on the whole, breakfast was a success. After breakfast we asked to try out the bikes at the hotel. Mum found one the fit her and I found one likewise. As we were just about to take them and ride away the lady who gave us the bikes warned us there was something funny about the basket hanging off the front! Mum and I didn't think much of it but we decided to take them for a test run around the courtyard just in case! Sure enough, there was something seriously ...
... complete with church and waved goodbye to his neighbours, retaining the old church for his personal use. Time's ticking on and there's a convenient bench outside the Radley College Boathouse so I sit down for my picnic lunch in the warm sunshine. There's no one else about, only a couple of swans on the glassy river. Ian calls to let me know he's reached Sandford, has had his lunch and is on his way to meet me. It's only another couple of miles upriver so ...