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“As good a pub as you will find”
Review of The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson
Ranked #4 of 12 Restaurants in Watlington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Finding an appropriate venue for a family get together, during a visit to England, was made considerably easier as I was staying close to Brightwell Baldwin and remembered The Lord Nelson from a visit some years ago.

Luckily it was still there, accessed via a continuum of well tended hedged lanes. The food and ambience was also the way it should be, well presented, well cooked and delicious and enjoyed in front of a log fire.

The daily specials were all tempting as were the à la cart and set menu offerings.

Between the five of us we chose pork belly, chicken, risotto, bream and a burger. All were nicely plated with fresh vegetables. They were universally delicious.

The service was professional and the deserts were all very tasty.

The lady in charge, Amanda, was very personable and quick to answer our questions about the pub and general area.

All in all a very enjoyable lunch. The Nelson will definitely be on my list of places to visit the next time I am in England.

1  Thank Peter S
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

Taken as a guest, the three of us had an excellent experience. This is really a village pub, reached by lanes through rural countryside and opposite an old church. The old pub environment provided an attractive and comfortable ambience. We each had different dishes, two roast and one fish dish, all of which were generous, good quality food and well presented. The service was good and the staff extremely pleasant.

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1  Thank shirleyr402
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Took my family to The Lord Nelson for Sunday lunch, such a lovely experience. Beautifully relaxed, vibrant atmosphere, service was impeccable, and the food did not let disappoint. Opted for the Sunday roast, would highly recommend this lovely place for food and drinks!

1  Thank JBClapton
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

i went for a family meal, the staff were exceptionally welcoming. had a drink at the bar, and then shown to our table – met the pub dog! the menu had a diverse range of meals, really enjoyed the duck, nice atmosphere, would definitely recommend

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1  Thank 365paulajenkins
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

We booked this for a family Birthday, my wife sisters 77th.
On line the menus looked great, on site it was not as expected, so most went for
the easy choice, including me.... Fish n Chips.
This was on the menus as Beer Battered Haddock with Chunky Chips.
Not so..... Fish was good Chips were rubbish...thin probably frozen not good.

Others went for Steak..not of a lot of love there too...service was ok but very slow and disjointed.
At the end they took away the glasses and plates too soon when we were all talking, not good.

All in all ok but would not go back and would not recommend it to friends, mostly as the online menus did not add up to what was available on the night.
Disappointing.
Sorry to give my first negative review.

Peter.

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