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The Old Fisherman

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Bar, British, Pub
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Mill Road, Shabbington HP18 9HJ, England
+44 1844 201247
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Things went wrong with the food and then the response of the staff just made matters worse. A beef pie was served that was completely cold in the centre, after one meal had already been returned with rock hard vegetables. We were told that it would be 20 minutes for another pie and offered another choice. The quality of the... More 

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Thank PoppyReview
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to read of your dissatisfaction Poppy and would very much welcome the opportunity to discuss your experience with you. Please PM me your contact details so I may do so. More 

Berkhamsted
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food in a lovely setting with welcoming staff, a lovely place to enjoy a meal, within a quiet dining room

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2 Thank Maggie S
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words about The Old Fisherman, I'm very pleased to read that you enjoy our little pub. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fisherman Pub is a great place to take any age group for a meal or just a drink . Good quality food with Real Ale on tap to wash it down and also a Curry evening special on thursdays . The river location also makes it a special place to visit.

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1 Thank hammer2fall
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the Old Fisherman, it's great to hear when our guests have had a great time. In addition to our usual programme of events we currently have a game festival available until 27th November. More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with some friends for a few drinks, sat by the beautiful fire having a good catch up and plenty of laughs. Such a beautiful warm, welcoming village pub. Staff are always friendly and so happy to help with anything you need. Already planning the next catch up.

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Thank 1992Phoebe
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm words, fantastic to hear you love The Old Fisherman so much. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to The Old Fisherman for a meal, whilst I was visiting a friend in the area. The food was good, not outstanding but, tasty and good value for money. The staff were all very friendly and warm and provided excellent customer service. I felt at ease and comfortable. There was a lovely atmosphere and it would make me... More 

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1 Thank Shona S
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us Shona. I'm really pleased that the team displayed their best qualities. I hope that your next visit is enough to give us 5 stars. More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a lovely catch up with youngest daughter, her boyfriend and meeting his mum for the first time. Had a wonderful meal, couldn't fault it, service was excellent.

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1 Thank Chelebabes
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Many thanks for your 5* review. It's great to read when our guests have such a great time, we look forward to seeing you all again. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service and food was amazing. The bar staff even carried all the drinks to out table as they could see I was struggling. Will definitely go back

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1 Thank Michelle K
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Michelle, it's always good to read about the team going the extra mile. Why not join us for a Festive celebration? More 

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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Took advantage of the special offer Burger Deal.. Beef,Bacon n Cheese, or Southern Fried Chicken, or Vegetarian, all served with fries.. absolutely delicious... Happy Family Inc Kids... Price was fab too at £5:00 each burger... very slight niggle in that food is quite slow to come out... appreciate that all cooked to order but it wasn't busy and it took... More 

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Thank Russell N Suzan... P
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, I'm glad to read that you took advantage of our burger deal. Apologies for the wait time, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Aylesbury
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Beautiful pub and surroundings, excellent food , spotlessly clean and brilliant staff giving great service, couldn't have wished for anything better

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1 Thank anniegaywilson
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Many thanks for your five star review. Please call in again soon. More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Moved into the village almost a year ago and came to find my new local. I made a point of frequenting it on at least once a week as I am always made to feel welcome and the food and drink are reasonably priced.

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1 Thank jqpl
Richard W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this review

It's always nice to know that our guests feel at home with us at The Old Fisherman. I hope that you continue to frequent us. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road, Shabbington HP18 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Shabbington
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 201247

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?