survey result

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Families having lunch overlooking the village green provides a quintessentially English atmosphere” at Dom Chapman’s “very busy” converted pub. One or two reports are so-so last year, but the majority of feedback is outstanding, praising a “thoroughly enjoyable” experience including “very individual” food that’s so good “I’m not sure it qualifies as pub food”“amazing!”

Summary

£65
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Families having lunch overlooking the village green provides a quintessentially English atmosphere” at Dom Chapman’s “very busy” converted pub. One or two reports are so-so this year, but the majority of feedback is outstanding, praising a “thoroughly enjoyable” experience including “very individual” food that’s so good “I’m not sure it qualifies as pub food”“amazing!”

Summary

£62
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A lovely location overlooking the village cricket pitch” contributes to the winning recipe for Dom Chapman’s “brilliant” former pub (he was previously a Heston Blumenthal lieutenant at the Fat Duck and Hind’s Head). “Some stunning dishes are delivered very competently” (e.g. “the wild rabbit lasagne was divine, and the sea bream with tarka dhal inspired”). Top Tip: if you’re flying via Heathrow, “a 15-minute detour takes you here”.

Summary

£61
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Since the arrival of “Michelin-recognised chef” Dom Chapman (ex-of Heston’s Fat Duck, then local haunt The Royal Oak) a few years back, this former pub has had quite the turnaround; while there’s still a bar area for locals, the relaxed seasonal food is now “very good indeed” and “the lunchtime special is a steal”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Menu
Yes
No dress code
75
Yes

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.00 £22.00 £3.95 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Waltham Rd, White Waltham, SL6 3SH
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm

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