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Nelson Street Cafe Restaurant Bar

53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
+44 1280 815556
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for our wedding anniversary. I was immediately impressed with the ambience and the amount of effort put into creating this. We found the service to be friendly and on occasions a little theatrical. However, at times it was simply too slow. Although...More

Thank Lindaofbuckingham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been a few times to Nelson St and each time the chefs never disappoint and you can see how they are trying out new ideas and tastes. I now think they have excelled and upped their game considerably. There are 2 menus which are...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here with friends for my wife's birthday and I had high expectations which were exceeded. The menu concept of pick three medium sized plates works well and between us we must have tried at least eight different dishes and they were consistently excellent....More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here a few times now and latest time was the best visit, they have changed the menu concept and I think it is brillant. Great friendly service but not over the top and as for the food it is really good. Perfect sized...More

Thank Liza h
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious as usual - we enjoyed the tasting plates - great service - enjoyed very much - good value -

Thank katie a
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our first visit was for our wedding anniversary and it was excellent. The food is definitely deserving of a Michelin star. We had the three dishes for £39 menu, where there's plenty of choice of fish, vegetarian and meat courses; dessert is an extra £6...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Visited the Nelson Street Cafe a number of times. It has only got better! It is a definite must. The food is super fresh & delicious...it is very evident in the food that there is a lot of love & care from the chef to...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Have been to Nelson Street many times and have always enjoyed it, so it was the obvious choice for the venue to celebrate my daughters 21st birthday. The food was fabulous, service friendly but efficient, and all in all a great evening with some lovely...More

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I'd given Nelson Street a miss for quite a few months based upon previous average/good experiences. I was very pleasantly surprised and delighted by their new "choose 3 small meal" dining plan. It meant I didn't feel restricted by choice and also I was able...More

Thank happymoocow2017
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal for Mothers Day. They're not normally open on a Sunday and don't have traditional Sunday fayre on the menu. You get choices of lots of smaller dishes, like a meze almost. Some of the dishes were a bit too different for...More

Thank Phil W
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Is the restaurant open on a Sunday?
21 November 2015|
Response from Louis M | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry we didn't get back to you before. I'm afraid we are closed on a Sunday, we are open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. Hopefully one of these times will be suitable for you. Kind Regards, Nelson... More
Susie T
Where do we park?
12 October 2015|
Response from Louis M | Property representative |
We understand that parking in Buckingham can be very difficult but there are a few spots a short walk from us where you can usually find a space. Western Avenue car park is just around the corner less than 5 minutes walk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Buckingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1280 815556
  • E-mail
A unique new restaurant for Buckingham serving a range of modern English dishes with an international twist. An indiviually designed restaurant created around chef Louis Myhill, who combines natural talent with skills gained in London restaurants, including The Ivy