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Harvester The Blacksmith Arms

) #63 of 186 Restaurants in High Wycombe $$ - $$$ , British,
Old Marlow Road | Handy Cross, High Wycombe HP10 9QD, England
+44 1494 525323
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Old Marlow Road | Handy Cross, High Wycombe HP10 9QD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess I shouldn't expect anything more than food that's over cooked, luke-warm , microwaved , tasteless , greasy and barely edible in a fast food restaurant but I go on hoping that one day I might be pleasantly surprised . Not today though !...More

Thank Ruthybab
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Ruthy for taking the time to provide us with your feedback , all though we are not considered a fast food business we do aim to get our meals out to guests within a reasonable time frame. We are sorry to see that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table today for 11 people and asked to be seated upstairs which is a lot more private and away from the tussle and bustle of the grill. We all had main courses and most had desserts and the bill was £137 Which...More

Thank andygifford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server Colin was a delight, very charming and attentive during our meal, the food was great as always! Great time here, can't wait to go back!

Thank Jess G
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jess Glad to hear you were well looked after during your visit and we hope to see you back with us soon.

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Hadn't visited this pub for ages but what an improvement. Very friendly staff and prompt service. The food was excellent, prepared as requested and certainly good value for money.More

Thank 909sandy39
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Sandy for your review. And welcome back to the Blacksmiths Arms. We have recently undergone a management team change, and put into place a recruitment drive to help with the busier times lots this is allowing us to give guests on the whole...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Haven't visited for at least a year where I would have rated this place as average. However, last night was a definite improvement. Bearing in it was a Saturday night it did take a while for food to come but the staff were very apologtetic...More

Thank gibson32
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you Gibson and welcome back to the Blacksmiths Arms. We recently under went a management team change on site which in turn has led to an increase in recruitment and trading on site and we are delighted to see that it paid off this...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Second visit and will continue to eat here as the food is very good quality. Took a few people who had lighter appetites and was offered a smaller fish and chips from the kids menu and it was stunning. The service was excellent, Hilary was...More

Thank Michelle O
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you Michelle for your review. It is very good to hear such positive comments not only about the food but the service too. We always aim to provide the best service possible and it's clear that on this occasion Hilary did just that, and...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I booked at table yesterday (Saturday) at 6:30 for two, we arrive and was greeted by a friendly man im assuming was the manager, we was early so we waited in the bar area for our table, we only had to wait about 5-10 mins...More

Thank Meg P
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you Meg for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I'm glad you were greeted so well by the manager on duty this past Saturday and well done on booking a table with us, as we get many comments from guests that...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Myself my wife & my children visited The Blacksmith Arms on The Bank Holiday Monday 1/5/17. We had booked a table but arrived slightly early as we hadn't anticipated how busy it would actually be. We were told to sit in the bar area while...More

Thank Hewett19
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you Hewitt19 We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your review. Firstly let me say welcome back! It's great to have you returning to visit us after so long and I am delighted to hear you found your visit to be...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go to, has improved since we last visited 2015. The salad bar was fresh and had a nice choice. The waitress was very polite and helpful however the manager who should be a face of the restaurant was not very professional, his...More

Thank Emilia R
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Good morning Emilia , Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review. It's good to hear we made a better impression than your past visits and it's very good to hear that you have returned after so long to try our...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Came to the restaurant for the 50% off night. Service was great from start to finish. We were seated straight away and Lucy our waitress was very attentive and engaging. Food was fabulous. Congratulations to all the teamMore

Thank MrEllis41
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester The Blacksmith Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you MrEllis for your very nice review. I'm delighted to hear you had such a good visit with us and that you took advantage of the VIP promotion we ran this week. Lucy is a new addition to our team and I will take...More

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Anya W
Is this Harvester easy to get to from the M40 please?
10 April 2017|
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Response from Michelle O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, junction 4 (M40) take the turning after A404 and its right there on the right, approx. 300 yards, parking next to the pub.
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Mel1935
Can i not write a review on trip advisor without installing the app on my phone? I have no space left :( and really wanted to compliment my local harvester. Mel
9 March 2017|
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Response from davidhman | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can do it through a web browser like google using TripAdvisor co uk
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janatkin122
We tried to book a breakfast for Sunday on line option didn't come up x do they still do breakfasts on Sundays ?
22 January 2017|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
They do. I think breakfast is a on arrival affair
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Marlow Road | Handy Cross, High Wycombe HP10 9QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  High Wycombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 525323
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