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The Thatch

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
+44 1844 214340
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10:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit as was visiting the area. Great service from the team and an interesting menu. We had the 'Posh Fish and Chips' for two which seemed popular with many other diners on the Friday night. It was good with four types of battered fish. Starters were good too. The main part of the pub is over 400 years old... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to The Thatch for Valentine's Day dinner. I called up early and asked them to make a cringey amendment to our menu to surprise him and they printed off a special menu just for us, with the amendment. Later they came by with the proper menu for us. I was so impressed by the effort... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good restaurant. Nice atmosphere. Diner for two near fireplace. Better food than a regular pub.

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Thank WJ1980
Oxford
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely Valentine's meal at the Thatch last night. Amazing soup - carrot and ginger. Great mains and a delicious dessert.

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Thank MargalitPerry
London
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined here on a Monday evening- mine and my boyfriends anniversary. We are not from the area so did not know what to expect apart from the previous reviews. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal- service was good, not too much either! Food was very tasty, both had the duck which was beautiful. We didn't have room for desert but really wish... More 

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Thank GeorgieSmith
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here multiple times, sometimes for food, sometimes just drinks. Service is always very good, kudos to all the staff. Food is also very nice. However, the prices they charge are way higher than one would expect. If you are set on Thame (and money no object) 5/5

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Thank James Q
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch is £15.00 per person, but getting extra roast potatoes, yorkshire puddings & gravy is excellent added value

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Thank gladdys2016
AYLESBURY
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit, and we hope more to come. Very attentive and charming waitresses. The food was brought to us quickly and boy was it good ! Starters cleared and main courses appeared with little wait. Food hot, and excellent - wife and I had no quibbles, and judging by the other diners they were all happy and enjoying the food... More 

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Thank david612015
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time I've eaten here and I wasn't disappointed. Great food and great service. It was a Wednesday night and we weren't rushed. The staff are very attentive. Will definitely be returning.

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Thank Bigliz1
Iver Heath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable evening at The Thatch in Thame on Saturday. Gastro Pub with a menu a little different to the norm. I had the Crab Tart for starters and The Merryfield Duck for Main with Rosti and spinach. Thoroughly enjoyed every bite. We were a table of 17 adults and we were all very pleased with our food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 39
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus to Oxford / Aylesbury from out side the Pub. Nearest railway station is Haddenham and Thame.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thame
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 214340
Description
The Thatch is run by the award-winning Peach Pub Company. Founder, Lee Cash, was one of Raymond Blanc's inspectors on the TV show and, with co-founder Hamish Stoddart, was recently named in the Observer's Future 500 survey as one of the UK's Top 50 Talents in food. Peach's other Oxfordshire pubs, The Fishes in North Hinksey & The Fleece in Witney both feature in the Michelin Guide 2008.

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