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The Fireside Brasserie

French, International, British, Bistro, Brasserie
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3 Cornwall Place,, Buckingham MK18 1SB, England
01280 822 533
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 14
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food

The place came recommended from another near by cafe who didn't do sandwiches. The choice on the menu is amazing but the request for a side order of chips gives you a few too many. I can't praise the staff enough they seem to recognise the help people with disabilities need.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
jdtaylor
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UK
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198 reviews 198 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The place came recommended from another near by cafe who didn't do sandwiches. The choice on the menu is amazing but the request for a side order of chips gives you a few too many. I can't praise the staff enough they seem to recognise the help people with disabilities need.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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237 restaurant reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Having been a couple of times - I was disappointed on my last visit, it was very quiet and the tables outside still had dirty crockery on them, not a good advert! The menu is pleasant and reasonably priced, but the service is poor and the staff don't seem very interested. A shame as it is in a nice location... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

As we walked in, our presence was not acknowledged by the only waitress working, so we chose our own table and sat ourselves down. The waitress moped over and cleared half of the dirty plates already there, yet left the other half for us to sit amongst. It took 20 minutes to be asked what we would like to drink,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Visited the fireside with my husband for what we hope would be a nice lunch out, we were quickly seated and placed our order the staff seemed polite and helpful that said we then waited almost 25 minutes for our drinks to arrive and 40 minutes for our food, it was clearly busy but 25 minites for drinks I felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Good food for a reasonable price. The staff was lovely and the portions are really generous. Hope you go as soon as possible

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Took the family for a late breakfast. The staff were friendly and accommodating and we all enjoyed a really good breakfast. We were there for about 2 hours and were not, at any time, hassled to complete our breakfast and leave. It was very relaxing and we will certainly go again.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is just a shame. They don't have enough staff. I've been in here before and it has taken over 20 minutes just to get our orders taken or a drink ordered. Food takes at least 40 minutes to be served after ordering, even if its only a sandwich. I just don't think having to wait this long is... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Had lunch here recently. Opted for a croque monsieur with salad and fries and my husband had a steak baguette with fries and onion rings. The portions of fries were massive, we could have easily have shared one plate. Seems like such a waste, they really don't need to serve that much. Food was good no complaints there. Price wise,... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have visited The fireside many times for both coffee and lunch over the years. The service has always been and unfortunately still is appalling! If you want good food then The fireside is the place...... but if time is limited, avoid, avoid avoid! I have waited up to 25 minutes to be served a coffee and almost 5o minutes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place always has nice food, normally let down by ludicrously slow service. However, there was only one table apart from us so service was good. Decent enough all day breakfast.

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Additional Information about The Fireside Brasserie

Address: 3 Cornwall Place,, Buckingham MK18 1SB, England
Phone Number: 01280 822 533
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Buckingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Cuisine: French, International, British, Bistro, Brasserie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Cornwall Place,, Buckingham MK18 1SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Buckingham
  • Phone Number: 01280 822 533

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, International, British, Bistro, Brasserie
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:30 pm

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