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The Thatch

) #1 of 22 Restaurants in Thame $$ - $$$ , British,
29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
+44 1844 214340
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“custard” (10 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been before and enjoyed it. This time the food was very good but the whole evening was ruined by a rowdy bunch in the rear bar that were celebrating a birthday. They were so loud we couldn't hold a conversation. If we ever go...More

2  Thank alapal
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been here with my girlfriend, looking for a traditional place where to eat something typical British Well a bit disappointed by the price and the quality of foods, given my expectations, but overall a lovely place where to spend a decent 2-3 hours

Thank giovannik2
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's been a while since we were here, probably a couple of years - our generous daughter gave us a voucher for lunch at the Thatch last Christmas and because we're on the mailing list both of us had an email offering a bottle of...More

Thank rj38
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for some drinks before heading to the Thai place nearby, for a Saturday night it was really quiet and we got seats outside then moved inside when it was a bit colder. It had a nice atmosphere, staff were very friendly and...More

Thank heyimmaegen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Table x 4 booked for Sunday lunch. Chose to eat inside but by open patio door to garden. Informal friendly service from our waitress but not from all. Beef and pork schnitzel not as tender as they might have been but not enough to complain....More

Thank PeterRand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit in over a year. The service and quality of food is still second to none. Enter with your eyes open (ducking the low beams), as there are lunchtime portions at dinner prices, eg £18.50 for a 4" fillet of sea...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu, Excellent food, lovely ambiance and great service despite a very busy Friday night. We enjoyed our evening there and would recommend it.

Thank bridvaughan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for lunch today, Sunday, in case the restuarant was too busy for our customary drop-in. Friendy welcome and seated outside in the sunshine, all very nice. Our drinks were served and order taken in good time and the meal was lovely. We...More

1  Thank Katie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AT LAST!!!!!!! We have found the best Sunday Lunch in Oxfordshire. From the moment we entered the pub we had a warm friendly welcome from the staff although it was busy the staff were well organised and efficient and very friendly but professional. We were...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal in characterful pub. Googled where to stop on our way back to London from Bicester and were very impressed with both the food and service.

Thank JillLJ_12
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2017|
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Response from SarahJN45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and the platter boards are amazing!!
11 September 2016|
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Response from Gill L | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs outside.
Lorraine H
17 April 2016|
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Response from ButtcheeksBucks | Reviewed this property |
Ooops have just noticed other answers & it appears they do, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus to Oxford / Aylesbury from out side the Pub. Nearest railway station is Haddenham and Thame.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thame
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 214340
  • E-mail
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.
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