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The Fish

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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High Street, Sutton Courtenay, England
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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu is a mix of dishes ranging from simple pub grub to escargot and frogs legs. I took simple pub grub but it was cooked to a very high standard, balanced flavors and great presentation. Drinks were inexpensive Service attentive but not overbearing Great experience.

Thank pip12uk
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place looks so promising from the outside. So pretty and appealing. Once you are back on the inside, you have to check it's the same place. On the inside it reminded me of those European family run restaurants which are low on decors but high on taste and quality of food. Unfortunately we were let down on the latter... More 

Thank KPS61
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews we were looking forward to this meal and given the positivity of the reviews we are debating giving this place another try as we may have just been unlucky We arrived and were seated but 20 minutes later had still not been asked if we would like to order drinks or received any bread, despite people... More 

Thank Lindamille
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

we had a large table already booked in the conservatory.The atmosphere very busy and friendly.The food very good although reasoably dear but good quality and executed well.we all had a lovely evening.

Thank wendalina9
Alassio, Italy
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164 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Good warm ambiance, friendly service by French manager and staff. I chose the two course fixed price dinner with a terrine and excellent fish and chips. My French colleague had escargots which he rated very highly. The price to quality ratio is extremely high compared to alternatives in the area.

Thank Roberto_NW_Italy
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I have only good things to say about The Fish. It is always such a treat to visit, Sebastian is always very welcoming and remembers your name. He makes the visit very enjoyable. All the staff are excellent. There is amble parking at the rear of the restaurant. Go on, give them a visit!

Thank MadgeOxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Sixteen ladies from Sutton Courtenay past and present descended on The Fish for our annual Christmas night out. From the moment we arrived for bubbles in the bar, to our meal around the convivial square table layout in the conservatory, the service from Sebastian and his team was superb. Our food was excellent, the prawns were simply delicious, the salmon... More 

Thank EJWandTAT
Wantage, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I chose The Fish as venue for a party of 10 and everyone enjoyed the occasion. Above all the half pheasant main course with trimmings was cooked to perfection. Cooking pheasant to perfection is not easy but at the Fish the leg reminded me of a fine confit and the breast was tender and succulent. French influence at its best!

Thank Jeffrey M
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64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were guests at this restaurant and were promised an excellent experience, how disappointing and difficult to deal with when you are being treated. The service was very mixed according to who was attending to the table, but some of the younger staff had obviously not been trained food plates were passed across the table and one girl cleared the... More 

4 Thank GarforthHuddersfield
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had been talking about going to The Fish for over a year and finally made it - we were not disappointed. The decor is informal but neat. The staff are very friendly and efficient and, most important of all, the food was excellent. For starters, I had the warm goat’s cheese & onion chutney in filo pastry with walnuts... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, British, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Sutton Courtenay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Sutton Courtenay

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?