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The Preston

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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161 Preston Road, Wembley HA9 8NG, England
+44 20 8908 9794
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London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to The Preston on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. We had reserved a table for 4 people and when we arrived the table was ready for us. We ordered a main dish each and some starters. The food was excellent. My half chicken with gravy and chips + salad was really good. All the food tasted great. Only reason... More 

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Thank Bkap11
Wembley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found local pub doing decent Sunday Lunch, didn't book, but was lucky to find a table. Nice atmosphere, friendly smiling staff, lots of families with children, who very very well behaved. Sunday Lunch portions were of a good size, roasties, carrots, parsnips and greens all good, Yorkshire's and gravy were passable. Chicken was very tasty but Beef was a bit... More 

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Thank TILITIS
General Manager A, Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review and your comments. We are sorry to hear that the beef was not up to standard for you and we will work to improve this for you and we hope when you visit next it will be after improving.Many Thanks again for your review we appreciate it :) More 

london
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went to 'The Preston' for lunch with a group of friends, it was booked so we had a good table, friendly pub style atmosphere, really charming and friendly service from the waiters and the bar staff. 3 course meal and the food was good and plentiful straightforward presentation, no frills but it is a pub, my personal recommendation is their... More 

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Thank bird72
Achmed J, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Good afternoon bird72! Thank you for your lovely review this is what keeps us going day in, day out! We hope on seeing you shortly! More 

british columbia
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163 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I'm not sure why I didn't take to this place, it has all the ingredients to make it memorable, but it just didn't work for me. I found the décor and style of the place a bit tired rather than authentic and traditional. Our food options were the Terrayaki chicken which met with approval, and the Chicken Tikka for me... More 

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Thank ikelmay
Frank W, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

I am sorry about your bad experience , your comments have been taken on board, this is not what we aim for here at the Preston. we do hope to see u in the future and have a far greater experience with us. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Ad a drink her and what a great night it turnrd out it was so nice to meet a true landlord who truly cares about his guest frank and his team very funny happy all loved their job and I would say the food was one of the best meals we have had I tell you all try here you... More 

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Thank Amanda c
Frank W, Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Thank you so much :) More 

Wembley
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Have visited and reviewed The Preston before. This time my wife and I visited to enjoy dinner together and try out their latest menu. We were delighted that the new menu includes duck, which I enjoyed very much and will almost certainly be ordering again! Disappointed that Lamb Shank had been dropped from the menu, hopefully this might return on... More 

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Frank W, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your review and we look forward to seeing you and your wife soon :) More 

Wembley
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Having visited this venue in the past, and thoroughly enjoying the experience, my wife and I decided it was high time for a return visit. We went last Sunday and, knowing that Sunday lunch time is always a busy period, we went late afternoon. There seemed to be a shortage of staff on this occasion resulting in a long queue... More 

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5 Thank erictW8695LJ
Achmed J, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! It is much appreciated! Our apologies for the wait, this is not our standard. We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your food and experience! You have got to hurry for Christmas as we are getting fully booked at a pretty fast pace! Thank you, Team Preston More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The pub is located close to Preston Road station. It has a lot of character and a great laid back attitude, just right for a lazy sunday afternoon. I ordered standard brunch menu of Roast Chicken and Apple pie and custard for dessert. Service was prompt. Food was tasty. The vegetables melted in my mouth. The gravy was delicious. The... More 

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Thank Shona-on-wheels
Achmed J, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your thoughts on The Preston, we strive to be the best and comments/reviews like yours makes us want to better and better every single day! Hopefully we shall see you back soon! Thank you, Team Preston More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Three of us came here for some drinks and a meal before the Billy Joel concert at Wembley on 10th September. We arrived at 6pm and were looking to get a cab at 7:30pm so had plenty of time. When ordering our drinks however we were told that there was currently an hours wait for food. This was a problem... More 

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Thank Laurence M
Achmed J, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

Team Preston read your review with great pleasure (as we share our reviews with the entire team), and cannot wait to seeing you guys again! It was a pleasure serving you and something tells us we will meet eachother again. Come see us on whichever event is on in Wembley :) Thabk you, Team Preston More 

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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

went for lunch ordered a beer from hand pumps, it was cloudy/sour/off/undrinkable, told bar staff who exchange it begrudgingly no apology. Next one no better asked to change for something esle as this was also undrinkable, the response was 'you do know it's bitter'. Charming! If she can't tell when beers off she shouldn't be selling it. Food was OK... More 

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Thank Cheryl F
Frank W, General Manager at The Preston, responded to this review

I am sorry about your bad experience , your comments have been taken on board, this is not what we aim for here at the Preston. we do hope to see u in the future and have a far greater experience with us. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Preston Road, Wembley HA9 8NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Wembley
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8908 9794

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