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“Small restaurant delivering good food and personal service”

Wild Thyme Restaurant and Rooms
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British, European, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Exciting modern and contemporary seasonal British food and relaxed friendly service complemented by three stylish double rooms.
Cheshire
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Small restaurant delivering good food and personal service”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Wild Thyme is a small unpretentious restaurant in a lovely town. The food is excellent and different from the norm and we were made to feel very welcome. Because it is quite small they are able to provide personal service. We were there mid-week and there were plenty of other diners which suggests its popularity is high. This is a good place for an occasional visit as it is pricey - but well worth it.

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Intimate and delightful”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

A charming and intimate restaurant. The service was fantastic, and the food was mouthwatering, especially the original pudding options.

My advise would be to book a table in advance as this restaurant is, unsurprisingly popular, and also to book a taxi in advance if travelling via taxi from nearby villages as they are few and far between.

  • Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Imaginative well cooked food, thoughtful service and good wine list”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

An imaginative menu Fresh well cooked ingredients, generous portions, attentive service and excellent wine list - we had a stunning red from Chile - I have just ordered a case.

Only criticism is the generous monkfish tails were much too salty, but this had just been introduced as a dish and the owner said she would refer this back to the chef straight away.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Terry S
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London
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“A lucky break”
Reviewed May 9, 2013

We wished we were restaurant critics, so that we could do justice to the Wild Thyme. If you can get to Chippy, go there – but be warned, you’ll be lucky to get in unless you book. We stayed overnight last Saturday – we were lucky to get the room, everywhere else was full.
As was the restaurant. When we arrived, Nick advised us on other places we could try in town for a meal. Then as we were unpacking he came to tell us there’d been a cancellation, a table for two and would we like to eat there later. Clearly the gods were smiling on us.
The food was brilliant, a triumph of culinary delight and great value. Our room was clean and homely. Overall a great break, thankyou Nick and Sally, we’ll be back!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Rich-Marija S
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“Outstanding for the second time”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is the second time I have eaten here and the second visit was just as spectacular as the first. I absolutely love this restaurant. The food is exquisite, the service is warm and friendly and the atmosphere is calm and unpretentious. The menu is fresh, seasonal and creative but not OTT and every dish is just bursting with flavour. You are given a couple of homemade petit fours with coffee which adds a lovely touch, along with the fresh homemade breads you are presented with at the beginning of the meal. This place deserves a Michelin star in my opinion, the chef is outstanding along with the front of house and they should all be recognised for their efforts and achievement. I will most definitively come back again and again!

  • Visited May 2013
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