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Buck's Head

Certificate of Excellence
Bucks Head Hill, Meonstoke SO32 3NA, England
Buck's Head
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Small, but nice clean rooms and close to South Downs Way, ideal for walkers. We requested an early breakfast, be it a cold breakfast, and they accommodated us with no problems. Rooms We're very quiet as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night on our South Downs Way cycle. A warm welcome and fresh milk for afternoon tea in our comfortable rooms. The landlord and landlady were really hospitable and we had fantastic food. Judging by the number of people eating there it is very popular. After a lovely full English breakfast we were on our way. Highly recommended.

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Nicki B, Owner at Buck's Head, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come and join us again if you should be in the area again. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Second recent enjoyable visit prompts me to commend the all round quality of a pub meal at the Bucks. Good choice of tasty dishes, well presented. Friendly professional service. Can get busy but worth the wait. Well worth a try....and don't hesitate to take your walking boots and make an afternoon of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed one night whilst walking the South Downs Way. Our room was on the first floor and had a bath, toiletries and hairdryer - great if you've had a long walk and don't want to carry too much stuff. It had tea and coffee making facilities and we loved that it had a cafetiere to make proper filter coffee;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed only one night, whilst walking the South Downs Way. The Buck's Head was a very convenient stop, close to the SDW and provided a comfortable haven from the elements. Dinner was excellent, as was the (huge!) breakfast. My ground floor room was a bit chilly on arrival but the heater soon sorted that out. Nicki and the staff... More 

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East Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My husband and I chose this place to stay from the internet and we were not dissappointed. The staff were very welcoming. The room was very comfy and everything you could need was there. We had lunch on arrival, evening meal and full English breakfast the next morning all meals were very nice. Our only criticism if you can call... More 

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Nicki B, Owner at Buck's Head, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. | am delighted you enjoyed your break, and take on board your comments regarding additional space to sit and relax. This could be a development opportunity for the future. Best wishes to you both. Nicki More 

Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Having visited the pub on several previous occasions, and had a first class meal, it was rather disappointing to be served a roast lamb main course, where the meat was chewy, the outside of the potatoes too tough to cut through, and the yorkshire pudding over-cooked- all this served on a cold plate, which turned the food cold very quickly.... More 

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Nicki B, Owner at Buck's Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your feedback was quite correct, two of the meals did not go out on warm enough plates, thus cooling your lamb dishes quickly. I am glad that we adjusted the bill accordingly, and glad the rest of the meals were well received. We have addressed this situation, and endeavour to serve all of our lovely... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stayed while walking the South Downs Way., and The Bucks Head couldn't have been more welcoming: hot tea, hot shower, lovely fire and food, excellent bed, hearty breakfast, and tips on how to avoid the worst mud up Winchester Hill.

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Nicki B, Owner at Buck's Head, responded to this review

So delighted you enjoyed your visit. We hope you will join us again, perhaps the weather will be good enough that you will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished river garden. Thank you again. Nicki More 

Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I took my parents out for lunch on Thursday this week here to Bucks Head. A friendly warm welcome to log fires, very friendly atmosphere and an excellent menu, The lunch was most enjoyable. Recommend. Will return again sometime.

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Nicki B, Owner at Buck's Head, responded to this review

Our sincere thanks for this review, I really hope to welcome you back again soon. Many thanks Nicki More 

Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Today we took a group of "over 70's" out to lunch at The Bucks Head. Having booked in advance, and asking for smaller portions, we were given a fantastic choice of dishes. The service was very good very friendly, and extremely understanding. Everyone enjoyed their meals and all voted to visit again in the near future. So a BIG thank... More 

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Nicki B, Owner at Buck's Head, responded to this review

I am so pleased the team looked after your needs for us first visit from The Tuesday Lunch Club. I was not on duty on this day, but can always feel assured that Connie and Nicky would tend to your every need. We will adapt and amend our menu to make sure that all dietary requests are met, and I... More 

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