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The Polecat Inn

) #11 of 19 Restaurants in Great Missenden $$ - $$$ , British,
170 Wycombe Road | Prestwood, Great Missenden HP16 0HJ, England
+44 1494 862253
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
170 Wycombe Road | Prestwood, Great Missenden HP16 0HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice staff and good food. Not sure about the decor though - the stuffed animals don't do it for me I'm afraid.

Thank loopyla_10
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub upon recommendation from a friend. Very nice setting, beautiful garden as was sat outside in the sun. Food was very good quality, not fancy but very well done. Squid stater may have been a tad overdone but still very good, I had...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for a drink and a bite to eat. We had a meal here a month ago and really enjoyed it but in the space of a month it has gone down hill. We wanted the same meal as last time but...More

Thank taz112m
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

This is now going to be our go to destination for a pub lunch on a sunny day. It has a really nice garden with plenty of tables and a small grassy area with goal posts (no balls though so bring your own!) but.....if you...More

Thank jessiespence
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Our first time here for family Sunday lunch and it certainly won't be our last. Great home cooked Sunday roast, steak & kidney pie with kids choice of fish and chips. They've a Beer Festival this May bank holiday weekend which we're going to go...More

1  Thank Clock1972
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

I have fond memories of dining here having grown up in the area. The food was always very good and all cooked on site. It has a wonderful garden and the new children's playground is a great addition. We had an early supper here as...More

Thank TenOutofTenUK
Reviewed May 13, 2017

The atmosphere was pleasant, the staff were friendly but service was a little slow and pretty much all the food was overcooked. So we had very, very crispy whitebait and camerbert "bites"; dry chicken burgers and pies that were difficult to cut. I would say...More

Thank Pam L
Reviewed April 24, 2017

This pub has changed from offering a wonderfully imaginative menu & food. Went for Sunday lunch on our anniversary. The food came very quickly but the vegetables we're very undercooked and had proberbly been on the plate for some time before the meat was added....More

1  Thank Adventurous68
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

We had a lunch with friends at this pub, on their recommendation and were not at all disappointed. The pub itself is on a fairly busy main road, but has a decent car park and masses of outside eating space, plus a children's play area,...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for ages although the last couple of times have been v poor. Gastro pub prices but weatherspoons quality. 8 pieces of tasteless frozen scampi and chips for £13.50? You wouldn't pay that in London. Someone else had fish which was slimy...More

1  Thank chris l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Wycombe Road | Prestwood, Great Missenden HP16 0HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Great Missenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 862253
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The Polecat Inn is a charming 17th Century Freehouse & Restaurant nestled in the picturesque Chiltern Hills village in Prestwood in Buckinghamshire. With hearty open fires and an offering of fine wines, traditional ales and locally sourced, market fresh food, we hope to make your acquaintance soon.
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