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The Old Fisherman

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Shabbington $$ - $$$ , British,
Mill Road, Shabbington HP18 9HJ, England
+44 1844 201247
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mill Road, Shabbington HP18 9HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely location by the river and great Sunday dinner. Can get packed when the sun is out though. Only moan I have is that they allow dogs into the pub/resturant when there are places to eat outside with them and no wifi only the cloud...More

Thank Derek P
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Derek, many thanks for your 5 star review of The Old Fisherman. As a country pub we feel that allowing guests to bring their dogs with them is an important part of what we do, dogs are permitted in areas with a hard floor...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well we had a lovely meal at the fisherman last night ... great service lovely food steak cooked perfect ! And just a nice evening ... the only downside was we booked in advance and had to wait till 9pm to eat ... two of...More

Thank pdonna133
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your review of our pub, I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your celebration with us. We are very happy to cater for large parties such as your own though it is vital for us and you that we take your booking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a pretty setting, with a lovely garden but our enjoyment was ruined by the restaurant experience. We sat at our table exactly at the time we had booked, a special treat for father's Day. No-one offered us a children's menu even though...More

Thank KrysEH
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review. I'm very sorry that we did not meet your needs on this occasion however I have fully investigated your guest journey and discovered that you chose to go outside for drinks when you initially arrived hence you were seated some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area for a short break and wanted somewhere to eat out. Following the signs we found a very pretty pub in a beautiful riverside location, checked the quality of the beer, studied the menu, enjoyed sitting by the river - then...More

1  Thank Brian W
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your great review Brian. I enjoyed reading about your visits to the Old Fisherman and am sure other travellers will too. The team look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I phoned ahead to ask for a table for 2 for myself and my mother they said just turn there's tables available all day so we arrived within 20 minutes, I ordered at the bar then sat down and half an hour later no food...More

Thank Charlie C
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very sorry that you did not enjoy your visit. Please let me assure you that we do not reheat our roast dinners, we cook the components of the meals in batches throughout the day to ensure freshness for our guests. As you saw for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I use this pub on a frequent basis for family meals, business meetings, drinks with friends; you name it, they offer it. On my latest visit, late on a Wednesday evening, there were other guests from each of the three surrounding villages which all have...More

1  Thank travellingwalker2017
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your glowing review of our pub, we are very pleased to be able to cater for all ages and all kinds of occasions, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I have visited this venue many times in the past and it tends to vary as to our overal enjoyment, which is usually subject to the time you eat and who serves you. We have generally come to like this place and...More

Thank John W
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review John, I'm very pleased to read that you have come to like The Old Fisherman. Balancing the needs of non-smokers and smokers is always a challenge hence offering a non-smoking external dining area in addition to complying with the laws...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two hungry kids and one adult called upon The Old Fisherman for our dinner, spoilt by choice of from three different menus I ordered the "Chip Shop Dinner" from the specials board whilst the kids opted for pizza and macaroni cheese. It did n't take...More

2  Thank familyguy4275
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review, we are very happy to cater for guests of all ages hence our awards for best family village pub. Please call again soon .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting of this pub/restaurant is lovely with a river running through the garden area. Seating inside and out. We went with friends to celebrate a birthday on the Tuesday evening after bank holiday Monday. We were given menus and left to make our choices....More

Thank eph9
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review, I'm very sorry that your choices were limited on this occasion. I hope that you do join us again soon for a meal or a drink when I would welcome the opportunity for your feedback face to face.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't usually write reviews, but was prompted to after my last visit to The Old Fisherman with my mother. My family and I visit this pub fairly frequently as we find it to have a lovely atmosphere and never disappointed with the food, our...More

Thank 463charlottesmith
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review Charlotte, we really do appreciate your repeat custom and look forward to seeing you again very soon.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Amanda S
What time do you serve to on a Sunday please
5 May 2017|
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Response from Rich W | Property representative |
Morning Amanda, we serve food from 11am right through until 10pm seven days a week. Bookings are strongly recomended.
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Peter B
Why only a small choice for vegetarians?
2 July 2015|
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Response from 425PaulB | Reviewed this property |
I'm a diner not the patron - Suggest you contact the owners!
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Alangelson
Do you have glutton free options fo ceoleacs
21 April 2015|
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Response from FoodPro75 |
Hi, many thanks for your question. We are able to offer a number of menu choices for people who wish to avoid gluten. All of our team are able to advise on the known allergens and suitable dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road, Shabbington HP18 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Shabbington
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 201247
  • E-mail
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