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The Dumbbell

Shire Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross SL9 0QY, England
+44 1494 872166
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“stuffing” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“cheese scone” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
Shire Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross SL9 0QY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parent's have been going to the quiz night at The Dumbbell every Thursday for around a year now and I frequently join them. What makes this pub quiz far more superior than any of the others in the country is the quiz master Andrew....More

1  Thank 717deannam
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Wifey, friends and I popped in on Saturday night for a quick repast and noticed that it's recently changed hands. Gone are all the clutter and nik naks. The walls have been painted and the toilets refurbished . It makes the place look bigger !!...More

1  Thank biertonscout1
Reviewed July 31, 2017

A little off the beaten track but once you've found it you will certainly make a return visit. There is plenty to choose from the menu and although we had to wait, everything was freshy prepared and delicious. The homemade ice cream is to die...More

Thank Picked
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Had fish, chips and mushy peas. Fish wasn't filleted and tasteless, chips were frozen and mushies were watery. Eaton Mess pud was squirty cream and a couple of strawberries. Beer wasn't much better and not going back tonight.

Thank Littlejohn55
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Foul language, rash remarks and overall dickery. An absolute great time, fun quiz and highly recommended. Could only do with some questions for the 90s kids (yes that was a fun dig :) )

Thank Shaun F
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Great fun at the Dum Bell pub, quiz master Andrew provided his own wonderfully eccentric style to the quiz.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We found this really lovely pub, with great home-cooked food (vast menu!) and a brilliant quiz hosted by Andrew!

Thank Natalie D
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Superb little pub with great food which you can have in the restaruant at the back of the pub. Food was superb and really a good varied menu. Staff were very helpful. Later on that evening they had Tina turner tribute band which was very...More

Thank philstapleton2
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Took the family over to the Dumb Bell this afternoon. Food was very good and the grand children also enjoyed the bouncey castle etc. Well worth a visit, even without kids..... Excellent value for money is an understatement.

Thank malcolm1469
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I was told the carvery finishes at 19:00hrs so I booked a table for four at 18:30hrs however the meat looked dry and the vegetables were not too appealing either so we opted for the main menu The meat was just okay but the vegetables...More

1  Thank Monica J
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August 17, 2016|
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Response from Kinz63 | Reviewed this property |
It would be a lovely place to book for a celebration.They have a back area which they clear for darts nights, which I am sure they would arrange for a large party to eat in. Have a lovely celebration!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shire Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross SL9 0QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Gerrards Cross  >  Chalfont St Peter
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 872166
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