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“Excellent service”
Review of The Wavendon Arms

The Wavendon Arms
Ranked #82 of 583 Restaurants in Milton Keynes
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 23, 2013

First visit to this splendid restaurant. Very friendly and attentive young staff. The menu and wine list were extensive and the food well presented and delicious. The restaurant was very busy and with the background music it seemed to be quite noisy. One table of younger people were particularly loud and we noticed that one couple asked to be moved away from them. A simple request from the manager to tone it down would have helped. No one objects to people enjoying themselves but when it intrudes on other people's enjoyment it is up to the management to intervene. However, we did enjoy our visit and will certainly be going again.

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Thank bathlj
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

The food & service at The Wavendon Arms is very good & certainly worth a visit if you are ever in the area. The steaks are excellent & worth a try!!!

Thank David M
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

A party of four for lunch on Valentines Day who all agreed that this restaurant falls short of expectations but it really shouldn't take much to make it so much better. To start off with had a couple of dirty side plates and a dirty glass which we asked to be replaced. Not a great start and something which simply should not happen. Service OK but nothing to write home about and certainly nothing to make you feel welcome. Now to the food. Three starters of tempura soft crab. Tasteless with greasy batter with no resemblance to tempura whatsoever. Main course.....two dishes of sole and two haddock and chips. Afraid to say that the sole was overcooked,the batter on the cod too greasy and the mushy peas tasteless. All this may sound rather harsh but bearing in mind that all dishes we ordered were the most simple on the menu it really should not be beyond the capability of any reasonably competent kitchen to deliver these dishes to a really good standard. And to cap it all this place isn't exactly cheap for what are very basic dishes.
It's such a shame as the venue promises so much. I urge the management to address these issues otherwise the likelihood of repeat visits will be very limited. Come on shape up...please.

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Thank Tono_11
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

50 / 50 chance of good food, certainly not consistent and with a menu way above their ability to deliver (typical of large chain pretending to be small). Bar area well furnished and much improved with current manager - used to be impossible to be served. Really good beer and wine selection.

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Thank Bob Y
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

A dozen of us visited the Wavendon Arms on a January Saturday evening to celebrate my sister-in-law's significant milestone (21st birthday) and despite the restaurant being full we were very well looked after. The surroundings were pleasant with an open fire to give a ski-lodge feel to the place. The menu covered most options and the bar stocked a wide range of beers but it was the service which impressed the most. The waiting staff were very attentive and friendly, all of our meals arrived pretty much together and our drinks were replenished regularly. Well done!

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