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“Good value Mon - Thu”
Review of The Old Thatch

The Old Thatch
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Had lunch here on a Thu and had two main courses for total of £9.99! Great value. The pile of Nachos with chilli was amazing. Could not finish it all. Lovely pub inside. Roomy. Good areas to sit outside too if sunny. Beautiful ancient old wooden door on wall inside. Amazing carvings.

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

This was booked by another member of our party for a mid-week family birthday and I was slightly worried as I had heard mixed reviews but I can honestly say it was a great experience.

The menu is pretty basic but very well cooked and presented which is what I want from a place, we made a couple of amendments to what was listed and these were handled excellently and the meals came exactly as requested.

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food and desert was really impressive. I asked for additional custard (as a native Northerner there is no such thing as too much custard) and this was delivered with no problems, questions and some good humour.

With 4 meals, 4 deserts, a bottle of decent wine and beers the whole meal was just over £60 which is really good value.

In fact we enjoyed it so much that we are going back tonight (Thursday) to try out the quiz.

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1  Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

For over a year now, every Thursday we have been to the Quiz night that the Old Thatch has hosted. Being to a few local pub quizes in my time, I can honestly say that this one is the best one I have been to and it is all down to the quiz master (Dave), who really involves the teams and is really out going.

He puts a lot of effort into his quizzes and as well as the normal question and answer type of questions, he includes a Picture Round, Music Round and a 'Run for Fun', where the first person to run up to him with the right answer wins a box of chocolates. The prize fund is good aswell ranging from £100-£500 if you win.

Before these new owners, the food wasn't great, a few times we were waiting over 1.5 hours for our food and they were really under staffed, and some of them I feel were a litte rude, which is unnacceptable. The only reason our teams would go would only be for the quiz. However, recently I have been really impressed with how things have changed.

The food has improved so much! The 2 meals for £10 are a very good deal and they have more friendly staff on a thursday's. These new owners seem to be kicking this place into shape.

If anyone is local and enjoys pub quizes, please go. You may have to ring and reserve a table as it is really popular, but you will not be dissapointed. The quizmaster makes this pub a very special pub.

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1  Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Four of us went here for a meal around 6.30pm on a Monday evening. We chose 4 different main meals and all cooked very well and well presented. We all had the ice cream sundae where you can choose 2 local ice creams from a choice of about 10, superb. The total bill for 4 adults including drinks was £60 so really good VFM. Strongly recommended and we will return, well done to all the staff.

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1  Thank RObbo60_11
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is the 4th time we have been in the area and popped in for a typical pub lunch or supper. This is an English pub at it's best. Good food, good price, & a good variety of beers or ciders on tap. Service is friendly and pretty quick, but is definitely fresh.

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Thank moiraterwey
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