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Hit or Miss

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Vegetarian, European, Gastropub
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Penn Street Village, Amersham HP7 0PX , England
+44 1494 713109
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 300-year old traditional Country Pub / Restaurant in beautiful picturesque...
300-year old traditional Country Pub / Restaurant in beautiful picturesque olde worlde English village. Wisteria round the door, wooden and carpetted floors, real log fires, original beams. Private areas available for functions.
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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great for a relaxed dinner

I came here with my family once again to be met with good food and friendly service. It's a great cosy pub where you're guaranteed not to be disappointed, a local favorite of mine!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
AliceinWonderland19
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a lovely day here yesterday. We had a very successful large family gathering here 8 years ago and so decided to return for another one. Our group of 30 all had the £22 three course set menu which was delicious and had such generous portions it even defeated some of our teenage boys. Michael and Mary were SO accommodating... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

originally we were just going to compliment the pub for our annual MS BBQ event, but from seeing the comment about the landlord worrying about festival goers using the car park, I feel this needs to be justified. For the past four years we have held our annual summer BBQ at the hit or miss, around The same time as... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Today an elderly friend and I came for Sunday lunch. What a fantastic place and the landlord was so obliging. Being elderly my friend needs to be tempted with her food. We had salmon fillet with a lemon proseco sauce with new potatoes and asparagus and peas. I asked if the vegetables could be served on a side dish in... More 

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London
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Wow, £7.50 for a pint of beer and a J20. No thanks - I don't think i'll be back again. Landlord more worried about festival goers using his carpark than serving us. A pity.

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

Thanks for this. Our prices are in line with similar local establishments, so I'm sorry if you're not used to those. You are right in that we were worried about the Festival goers filling our car park when we needed the spaces for our own customers, particularly the MS group using wheelchairs as we certainly did not want them having... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

There is a lovely beer garden with ample shade on warm evenings. A good choice of real ale. The food was really delicious. Some surprising sounding combinations were tasty. Goats cheese and caramelised pistachios, tempura prawns and mooli radish, Roquefort and peppercorn sauce. The steaks were excellent. I might even try the cured lamb steak next time after last night's... More 

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for reviewing our pub. I'm glad you appreciate our beer garden and the various shade options offered. I'm also delighted that you found the food to be interesting and tasty. The home-cured lamb is proving very popular, so I hope you get a chance to try it again soon. More 

Amersham, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our party of 25 walkers had an excellent fixed price lunch. Food quality was very good and the service friendly and obliging.

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

Many thanks for this review. I'm delighted that you thought the fixed price lunch was excellent and of very good quality. I will pass on your comments about the friendly service to our staff and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Aylesbury
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We booked here for a funeral reception on the recommendation of the funeral director. We wanted a fitting end close to the crematorium in Amersham. When viewing to make the booking we were met with courtesy and efficiency. The Hit and Miss catered for our 100 guests in a quiet dignified and unassuming way. The private area leading out to... More 

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

I really appreciate you providing this review at such a difficult time. I am pleased that you were treated with "courtesy and efficiency" and that you found our service to be dignified and unassuming. Thank you for the recommendation and we look forward to welcoming you back for a happier occasion in the future. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This was our second visit this year to the Hit or Miss on Penn Street. We decided to experience their beer festival. We spent five days in the area and , just like the last time, we hated saying goodbye. i don't know how they did it, what with the crowds that swarmed around the pub during the festival... but... More 

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide this review. I'm glad that you came to experience our Beer Fest and found a welcoming family atmosphere despite the crowds. I'm glad you appreciate the toiletries too. we look forward toe seeing you again. More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I came here with my family once again to be met with good food and friendly service. It's a great cosy pub where you're guaranteed not to be disappointed, a local favorite of mine!

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

Many thanks for this really nice review. I'm pleased that you visit us regularly and experience "good food and friendly service". As we're a local favourite, I look forward to seeing you again shortly. More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Took a large family group to The Hit or Miss and was not disappointed. A really pretty pub in a lovely location, the staff are really nice and nothing was too much trouble for my elderly parents. Highly recommend for a Sunday lunch.

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Mary M, Owner at Hit or Miss, responded to this review

Thank you for this. I'm delighted you enjoyed our "really pretty" pub and that our staff looked after you so well. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Additional Information about Hit or Miss

Address: Penn Street Village, Amersham HP7 0PX, England
Phone Number: +44 1494 713109
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Amersham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
Cuisine: Vegetarian, European, Gastropub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Penn Street Village, Amersham HP7 0PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Amersham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 713109

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, European, Gastropub

Description

300-year old traditional Country Pub / Restaurant in beautiful picturesque olde worlde English village. Wisteria round the door, wooden and carpetted floors, real log fires, original beams. Private areas available for functions.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?