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The Heron on the Lake

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Heron on the lake is a great place to go all the year around,

place to go all the year around, go on the decking to feed the ducks spring is a great time, so... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Royaj1964
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Fleet, United Kingdom
Perfect setting for lunch in the sun

I visited for the first time today with my boyfriend, we got there just after 12 so were able to... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Hannah M
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Relaxing outside eating area by the lake You can eat inside or outside. When the sun is shining a great place to eat outside

1  Thank Mrs Alex H
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Really pleased you enjoyed your time with us we have been so lucky with the weather this summer that al fresco dining has been possible! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We occasionally decide to have a meal out on an evening after a trying day and the Heron is on the whole a safe bet. The service is friendly and cheerful so can't fault the staff. The meals, however, are a bit mixed as sometimes...More

Thank FleetRacer
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, I am sorry to hear that you feel our dishes are sometimes disappointing. We are slightly concerned as we endeavour to have happy customers. I would like the opportunity to gain...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

lovely setting friendly waitress, the Kitchen just could not cope with the amount of tables needing food, the poor waiting staff were taking all the flack. we were seated at 7.40 pm our order was taken at 7.50 we were told there was a 45...More

1  Thank miguelosullivan
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. May I firstly apologise that you experienced such a long wait for your food, this is very unusual for Heron on the lake. With the weather we have experienced we are...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

place to go all the year around, go on the decking to feed the ducks spring is a great time, so take bird food seeds not bread as it is not good for the ducks. it does get busy but still a good service, the...More

Thank Royaj1964
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review, you are absolutely right- enjoying our outside decking in the summer and dining by our cosy fires in the winter offers completely different experiences. Really pleased to read you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Have had a couple of lunches here recently and the food is very good. Excellent choice on the menu and very good service. The setting is a real bonus and is especially beautiful by the lake when the weather is warm and sunny - as...More

Thank Linda W
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Good Morning Linda, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. Really pleased to hear you have enjoyed your recent visits to us. Our new menu really does offer such a variety of dishes which is fantastic. Hope to...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely early evening dinner, great service and lovely food. Would definitely recommend and will visit again.

Thank JanetReadings
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Good Afternoon Janet, Thank you very much for our 5* review our team really appreciate it. Really pleased you enjoyed your experience at Heron on the Lake. Looking forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I visited for the first time today with my boyfriend, we got there just after 12 so were able to get a table outside next to the lake, you can’t book outside and it did fill up very quickly! We had seen on the website...More

Thank Hannah M
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Good Afternoon Hannah, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. Your comments regarding having a separate Vegan menu will absolutely be taken on board and really pleased you enjoyed your courgetti. It is always nice to try something...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We visited last week. They clearly know how to use A microwave. I had hollandaise sauce over eggs Benedict. So obviously microwaved my heart bleeds for proper cooking. Lovely setting for a pub overlooking the lake though. Get some proper chiefs in here.More

Thank DinnerJ
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I can assure you that no part of the eggs benedict dish is cooked in the microwave however will ensure your comments and concerns over the dish are passed over to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This pub/restaurant provides a pleasant experience and is obviously very popular as it was very busy even on a Monday lunchtime. Decor is based around a nautical theme to match its location next to a lake at Fleet. An outside dining area has the feel...More

Thank Tenor54
Heron_Fleet, Events Coordinator at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Good Afternoon, Thank you for our 5* review the team really appreciate it. Really glad your enjoyed your time here and looking forward to welcoming you back again soon

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Turned up with out booking. Waited about 10 minutes for a table. My husband and I both had roast. It was very nice. Good portion size. Waitress very polite and good service. Pudding very nice too. Will definitely return.

Thank Claire C
James C, area manager at The Heron on the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Claire, glad you enjoyed your roasts and we look forward to both returning, James

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glunn11
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Response from James C | Property representative |
Yes, we serve a half roast chicken, sirloin of beef, roasted on the day and carved to order, roast pork and a nut roast, all served with freshly roasted potatoes and home made Yorkshire puddings. Please book on line at... More
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