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“Good atmosphere with really good food”
Review of The Thatch

The Thatch
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Ranked #1 of 35 Restaurants in Thame
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $39
Cuisines: Pub
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Home Style
Transit: Bus to Oxford / Aylesbury from out side the Pub. Nearest railway station is Haddenham and Thame.
Description: The Thatch is run by the award-winning Peach Pub Company. Founder, Lee Cash, was one of Raymond Blanc's inspectors on the TV show and, with co-founder Hamish Stoddart, was recently named in the Observer's Future 500 survey as one of the UK's Top 50 Talents in food. Peach's other Oxfordshire pubs, The Fishes in North Hinksey & The Fleece in Witney both feature in the Michelin Guide 2008.
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere with really good food”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

I would describe this as a gastro pub, but done to a very good standard. There were 5 of us and everyone was very happy with their food, except for one desert which had obviously been left on the side too long and was a bit cold. However that was a minor blip and everyone else really enjoyed their meals. My main was the tuna steak, which was the special of the day, and I thought was perfectly cooked. The waitress was very friendly and efficient, and this combined with the food makes this a good place to eat. An added bonus was that it was not over the top expensive.

  • Visited March 2013
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Wellington, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Saturday afternoon lunch with family”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

We went with the kids and the Inlaws, we had a great lunch, service was very good and the food was good, and it was not over the top prices.

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Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A great informal restaurant but not a pub”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

A very friendly and casual restaurant. Modern, smart fit out of historic pub building. Quality rather than quantity in all the food, elegantly served. Great quality meats. Very sociable dining options inc. platters, sharing plates etc. Expensive for a pub, but worth it for a special treat.

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Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good - but not cheap for a pub”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

On our recent visit to england stayed in Thame for a month had the pleasure of eating here on three occusions.
Staff very friendly good service even through always seems busy, very popular place, bit noisey
As a Big man found that portions not very large and menu didnt change much(limited choices) overall found the food good if expensive for what was presented.
Enjoyed the atmosphere and liked drinks by the fire a enjoyable evening was enjoyed

  • Visited January 2013
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Warm atmosphere, good service and great food.”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Haloumi starter & Venison main were both fantastic, good service and lovely place out off the cold, house white was not great though.

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