The quality of service and hospitality at
The Malt Shovel has been identified as outstanding based on consistently
high customer review ratings.
The customer review score on Gohotels is calculated using
a proprietary algorithm to determine an overall customer
rating between 0 and 100. Multiple factors such as cleanliness,
facilities, location and service are considered.
Properties with a customer review score in excess of 75
/ 100 are presented with an Outstanding Service Award.
The Malt Shovel has achieved a score of
79 / 100 based on
15 customer reviews and has therefore qualified to receive
an Outstanding Service Award from Go Hotels.
The Malt Shovel a grade II listed pub, in the heart of the Lambourn valley has been sympathetically renovated, in keeping with its reputation as a favourite watering hole for the racing fraternity for miles around. We are situated in the village of Upper Lambourn, at the heart of the racing community and surrounded by the magnificent Lambourn Downs. It has always been frequented by an impressive but unpretentious clientele who love the Malt Shovels friendly ambience. Indeed locals have gathered here for hundreds of years in what use to be the old village bakery. The pub combines its friendly atmosphere with a fresh stylish decor, throughout the traditional bars were fresh locally sourced, home cooked food is served. The Malt Shovel also has a superb contemporary restaurant were the finest of a la carte food is served accompanied by fine wines. Both the bar and the restaurant areas have been designed to meet all tastes and provide a high level of comfort throughout from our plush leather sofas to our fully air conditioned bars. Our aim is to provide an environment were everyone is welcomed and feels at home. Our exquisite rooms are superbly fitted with extremely large comfortable beds and the heated tiled bathroom floors all aimed to make your stay an absolute pleasure and compliment the friendly and relaxed atmosphere found throughout the pub. The Malt Shovel leads the way in an era of small, comfortable and popular pubs that become a focal point for their local community and provide a welcome haven for locals and visitors alike.