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 Navy Tavern, Melksham, Wiltshire


Navy Tavern
Market Pl
SN12 6EX

Tel: 01225 709932
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Ok so a bit about myself...I have lived near the tavern for most of my life and have seen it change hands again and again and evolve over the years.

. One of very few bars in Melksham that has a 'night seen'
. Small-medium beer garden at rear that becomes a sun trap during hot days
. Resent improvement to flooring and gents toilets
. Larger on tap during day hours is reasonably priced.

. In MAY they are still playing CHRISTMAS SONGS!!!!
. Extortionate drinks prices in the evening. I have seen lower prices in actual night clubs! E.g: Smirnoff Ice has been replaced with the cheap version VK which they now charge more for.
. Tries to hard to be a nightclub... it doesn't work.
. Food is reasonable but is not advertised well.
. The bar is dark and dingy
. The seating has big stains on which smell of urine
. Drinks glasses are nearly always dirty

Door Staff
. The door staff are very heavy handed but we all understand they have a job to do if you weren't doing something wrong you would be kick out right? Just be warned.

Has the potential to be a nice little family pub it has lots of character underneath all the grime.
If your looking for a quite drink in the day it's great because most of the time it is empty. If your looking for a nightclub then you will be disappointed as it just a busy place in the evening.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Rating: rosettes

howard and tina
Pleasant and friendly
We have been regulars to the tavern for a few years now (day time and weekends) and i would like to say that the above comments are not fair, i find the doorstaff do the job to the best of their abilities. occasionally they have no choice but to drag someone through the pub to get them from the premises is often needed. We are regular food eaters during the week and dont have a bad word to say about the food quality/service/ and staff professionalism. look to me that the people above are just bitter because they were ejected!!
Monday, February 27, 2012
Rating: rosettes

few weekends ago come in here as a group of us and then to have another girl to start on a member in our group which ended up with us all getting involved to stop what was going on and bouncer drags me out in head lock and through the dance floor where everyone to be a witness to this!! but takes the chick that started it out the quite side and we all get banned for 3 months then been told today we are on pub watch, just 4 of us but the other chick that started the whole thing isn't even on pub watch. I am sorry but it is disgusting!! Bouncers are disrespectful in words and action to customers and for it all to happen in The Tavern, we cant make sense of why we have all been put on pub watch as it only happened in The Tavern. Plus Tavern is and has always been known for fighting so if you go in there keep your whits about you cause trust with those bouncers you sure will need too!!
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Rating: No rosettes

Lynne Fletcher
I am sorry to say that I am not too impressed with the door staff at the tavern. They are letting in girls under the age of 18 which I seen tnite but a man of 20 because he had no id they would not let him in. When I commented on the fact that they where letting in under 18 girls I had a mouth full of crap from the doorman, he said that they looked old enough to him and they id nearly everyone which I know is a load of rubbish.
If the police decided to raid the tavern they would of found underage people in there. At the end of the day girls under the age or even lads under 18 should not be going in there and if the doorstaff believe they are doing a good job then god help us coz they are not if they are supposed to id everyone that looks under 18 then they should be doing it not just the odd one here and there.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Rating: rosettes

Paul Johnson
violent door staff assaulting guests
We went to the tavern last friday night and can only report a very bad atmosphere indeed caused mostly by the attitude of the door staff, we witnessed no less than 5 people being ejected for what seems to be no more than looking at the door staff the wrong way and one young man beaten up for asking why he was not able to use the smoking area. My advise steer clear
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Rating: No rosettes

nathan Keegan
The tavern has ben redone recently and to a very high standard, its a great place to eat during the day, and also a great night out
Monday, January 5, 2009
Rating: rosettes

The tavern smells like sweat as soon as you walk through the door, It gets worse and worse as the night goes on. The door men have a attitude problem and should learn how to smile. And whats with the music from 10-20-30 years ago...
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Rating: rosettes

Katie Palmer
Navy tavern
A fat tubby bouncer chucked us out because we didnt have i.d and because we are blonde. We are 18 we were really affened
Saturday, May 21, 2005
Rating: rosettes

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Navy Tavern
Market Pl
SN12 6EX

Tel: 01225 709932
See Map


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