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Eating out in Buckinghamshire - best restaurants

12:52 11 January 2017

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Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Buckinghamshire really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

Looking for a location for a meal out? Below are restaurants of all sorts right across the county featured in Buckinghamshire Life over the years.


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Celebrate tastes from around the world with Katy Eachus’s pick of local restaurants.


The Jolly Cricketers

Pub of the Year winner at the Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2015. The judge said: “I think the location of this pub gives it a little bit of an advantage, set in the middle of a village, however this must not take anything away from what the owners have created.”


10 great places for a lunch meal out in Buckinghamshire

Whether you seek a traditional lunch, or something to keep the vegetarians, ‘pickies’ and ‘pizza brigade’ entertained, Sandra Smith has some great ideas.


8 of the best places for Sunday lunch and Christmas lunch in Buckinghamshire

Katy Eachus sets out to find the perfect dining venues for a feast – so good that you’ll want to book a Christmas treat as well.


Riverside pubs

Many of Buckinghamshire’s best pubs sit close to rivers, lakes, streams or ponds, so Sandra Smith ‘dips a toe in the water’ with these favourites.


4 of the best country pubs in Buckinghamshire

Here are some of our favourite Buckinghamshire country pubs to complete the perfect day out.


The Chequers

A visit to The Chequers gives editor Jan Raycroft a few flashbacks and an entertaining encounter with a ‘celebrity chef’.


3 Buckinghamshire pubs perfect for a family meal

When you need to eat out with everyone from the toddlers to great-grandparents, finding the right pub for lunch or dinner will make everyone’s day.


Family dining

Looking to enjoy a restaurant or pub visit with the whole family? Katy Eachus goes in search of places that satisfy everyone from tots to great-grandparents.


Brasserie Blanc

The celebrated chef has opened a new brasserie at Beaconsfield. Jan Raycroft and Maureen McLean met him as the first diners fell for the French charm.


Middletons Steakhouse & Grill

Middletons is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.


Giggling Squid

The arrival of Giggling Squid restaurant in Marlow with its highly successful ‘Thai Tapas’ concept was always going to provide a talking point in a town that deserves its growing reputation as a ‘must visit’ food destination.


Romantic dining

Whether you want to push the boat out with an indulgent hotel stay or simply cosy up at an intimate village inn, Valentine’s Day offers a feast of choices.


The Cross Keys

There’s much to enjoy in and around Great Missenden and The Cross Keys will help make your visit memorable.


The Grouse & Ale

When we walked into the warm and welcoming Grouse & Ale it was instantly clear that this is a thriving hostelry. The clientele, a good mix of residents enjoying their local pub, and visitors like us seeking a decent lunch, were equalled by a crowd of dapper gents in suits.


Bucca

There’s a feast of flavours and unusual treats at Buckingham’s new restaurant, including some hot, hot, tempters, Kathleen Burford discovers.


The Bull Inn

Andres Lopez and his family, wife Carmen and son Miguel, have been preparing them for guests at The Bull Inn for over 20 years and this majestic dessert continues to be as popular as ever.











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