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The Hand and Flowers

Certificate of Excellence
126 West Street, Marlow SL7 2BP, England
The Hand and Flowers
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After waiting a year for our table we were so excited to dine here but the service was incredibly disappointing, we won't return. In fact we felt completely neglected! Appreciating that the atmosphere is casual and this is a pub, when you move into this price bracket you have certain expectations. No one refilled our glasses, asked if we wanted... More 

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Warwickshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took my husband for a special birthday treat. Stopped in the Angus Suite, which a real treat with outdoor jacuzzi. The bed was so comfortable and the welcome lardy cake and cookies were yummy. I had booked a table in the restaurant in the evening. . The food was gorgeous and the service was fantastic. Throughout our whole stay the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visiting the Hand and Flowers has been on my list of restaurants to eat at for a while and we were lucky enough to get a table for two booked for a Sunday lunchtime. The food was very good as you'd expect from a two Michelin starred place although not quite as good as what you get at Le Manoir... More 

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Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an amazing meal in the Hand & Flowers, the staff were so knowledgeable, friendly and we didn't feel rushed at all! My husband and I were with our friends and the four of us stayed the night in the cottage accommodation which is on the main shopping street in Marlow, (only 5-10 walk from the restaurant). We had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was great to eat in a Michelin started restaurant that focused on the quality of the food rather than showmanship. Unlike a previous trip to the fat duck every dish had superb balance of visual, taste and texture at a price a quarter of some of the other Michelin restaurants. We highly recommend and this is a restaurant we... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here to celebrate my Husband's 30th Birthday. I had everything booked a year in advance and had been so excited about staying and eating. When we arrived the staff were so lovely and took the time to take you to your room and talk you through everything. Nothing seemed too much trouble. We arrived a little bit early... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

like many of the other reviewers we booked nearly a year in advance and I think with that much time the anticipation of what awaits becomes impossible to live up to....for s restaurant of this quality it was decidedly average....I'm glad we went but probably won't book to return in another's years time.....

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you think 'Tom Kerridge ' what comes to mind? Pubs? food passion? authenticity ? For me I thought it was all of these things, I enjoy his participation in tv, reading his books and so generally excited about experiencing an innovative twist on modern pub food. I should say also that pretentious michelin star food is a delight most... More 

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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic weekend we just had!! We were lucky to be given some gifts vouchers from a very special friend last year as it had always been my dream to go to the Hand and Flowers! so last year we booked the Angus suite and a table for 2 for the Saturday dinner that had just gone. Finally it... More 

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Oxfordshire UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all it is impossible to get through on the phone, you always have to leave a message and wait for a call back, and couldn't seem to book online. I agree with other reviewers that it didn't quite live up to the hype and also we found some of the food, particularly the starters, far too salty. But... More 

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