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The Pheasant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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24 Heydon Road, Great Chishill SG8 8SR, England
+44 1763 838535
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Royston
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have wanted to visit this restaurant for some time after visiting to play petanque one evening. Whilst the pub has recently changed hands, it appears the new owners are set to carry on with the best traditions of the previous owners. The visit was a birthday treat for my wife so expectations were high. They were not disappointed as the... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New couple at The Pheasant Mark and Debs just taken over this iconic pub, after it was sold by Simon Ollie Oughton. This Is only their first week with food. Early days but Alison helping Mark in kitchen and Charlie helping Debs behind the bar. Limited menu at the moment until they find a chef, but boy did Alison and... More 

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Thank angelat163
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 7, 2017

There is not a pub around to match The Pheasant for consistently high standard of food from the kitchen. The pies are always well presented with a good selection of vegetables. The fish and chips similarly are always well served with a light perfect cover of batter. Also their other fish assortment and variety of game are worth trying. And... More 

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Thank Richard L
Newport, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

First visit and will definitely return. Had booked a table with another couple on a Friday night, very busy , good atmosphere. We had a couple of drinks at the bar , we were not rushed at all , seems most people eat earlier here , we had booked for 20.00 Two of us had haddock and chips , very... More 

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Barkeay
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Good atmosphere, good food (when it arrives!), attentive service if you are a regular, not so if its your first time I guess. I've been a couple of times to The Pheasant and have always enjoyed good food and a pleasant atmosphere, albeit increasingly UKIP these days. I thought I would take my partner there for her first visit. The... More 

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Great Chishill, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The food in The Pheasant is always outstanding. Everything is home cooked and fresh. The atmosphere is great, it is always busy during lunchtimes so it is best to book. The staff are really lovely.

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Thank V1CC16
UK
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We went here for my Birthday lunch as we have eaten at the King William IV down the road on previous occasions and thought we'd try it. It was no mistake! We had a warm welcome from the licensees of this lovely country pub together with a welcoming roaring fire. There were some interesting dishes on the menu, including a... More 

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Thank Titanium_13
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Pleasant surroundings. Interesting menu and excellent food. The day I visited only one member of staff was on duty due to illness and I was impressed by her calm manner and efficiency.

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leeds west yorkshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We had a most enjoyable meal cooked to order would def recommend the sea bass which was more like a whale in size and was the best I have ever tasted and the scampi my husband had was beautiful and fresh and a generous portion. Def visit again next time we are in the area

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Thank Leserlee51
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner went for a fabulous meal for our anniversary...the staff were so welcoming and friendly and the steaks were delicious - can't wait to go again!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Heydon Road, Great Chishill SG8 8SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Great Chishill
  • Phone Number: +44 1763 838535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?