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The Drawingroom

Francis Yard East Street, Chesham HP5 1DG, England
+44 1494 791691
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“carrot cake” (4 reviews)
“falafel” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Jamaican, Cafe, International, British, Arabic, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Francis Yard East Street, Chesham HP5 1DG, England
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous and calming atmosphere! Wet and soggy Mum and myself stopped for some mulled wine and carrot cake - both scrummy! The dog made herself at home on another guests lap and was offered dog biscuits so she also entirely approved! The upstairs...More

Thank Laura T
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

oh how kind, you took the time to write...thank you..looking forward to seeing you again..xr

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Looked very inviting and quirky so decided to stop and sit outside for breakfast - BIG mistake!! Coffee was like dish water and the food was one of the worst breakfasts I have ever had ... powdered eggs, re-heated sausage and bacon that looked like...More

Thank noosey100
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dearest Noosey, you may find this confusing; your food came from a different eatery next door, and you sat outside their premises in Francis yard, which is Drawingroom land. It's not the first time it has happened, so I am sorry this has been your...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

A lovely, relaxing couple of hours spent with friends at The Drawingroom this afternoon, just what the doctor ordered. Friendly young staff, plenty of tapas dishes, a good selection of excellent local beers, enjoyed in a 16th century timber framed building set in a cobbled...More

Thank CPSChris66
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

An absolute treasure of a place. There is no-where quite like it, no host so, well, gorgeous, a fine, fine, man who welcomes you into his home and his paradise with the sort of welcome you simply don't fine anywhere else. Food is faultless, always,...More

Thank SEV426
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Oh wow, what an entirely gorgeous write up...humbled and grateful...have no idea who you are, so please let me know when you next cal by..thank you once again..xr

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and it's quite unique. Particularly like the upstairs room which is set out like a boduin tent. The menu is varied. The tapas is very good. Outdoor dining is available all year round. Music nights are excellent...some of the artists...More

Thank Elaine J K
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Sweetest Elaine, how very kind, thank you...I wonder, are you on my mailing list?/would you like to be? xr

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting this place for breakfast and gIgs for 5 years and have never been disappointed. We live the yard and the artists who play there both inside and out. It is a magical place with unique food and atmosphere and I urge...More

Thank Buckslady186338
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Darling Bucks lady..thank you for you continued support...yes, there is a magic and the music turn this place into a little piece of Heaven..xxr

Reviewed 19 August 2017

We came here for lunch when we needed to press pause on all the busy-ness two days before our wedding, when the planning was starting to get hectic. The owner went out of his way to make us at home, setting us up in the...More

Thank Gwendolen W
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dearest girl, how delightful an account of your day, thank you so much in all that was going on for you to take the time to write..bless you. I do hope everything in the days which followed were equally fab as well...be well, xr

Reviewed 14 August 2017

In the summer, bask in the sun in the quiet, cobbled courtyard, in winter, sink into a cosy sofa and snuggle up to the house cat. Why would you pick a boring predictable chain when you can spend an hour here. Be sure to ask...More

Thank MandyLK
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Oh how kind, you came you saw and you responded..true gratitude. Bless you, have no idea who you are?...thank you none the less. r

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday my cousin from Germany came to visit us, I wanted to show her some of chesham life in the evening. We walked into the highstreet for a spontaneous one and some friends of mine were sat in a local brewery shop and when...More

Thank Kirsty H
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

You Kirsty, ROCK! Nuff said..xx (and just one thing, the music, 1st three Saturdays of each month...call me if you'd like to know more, it's an invite only guest list..will explain)xr

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food ranges from good quality café fare to rather more exotic tapas style. Cakes are great. The service can be a bit slow, but at least you know that your food is being prepared at the time and not just heated up. The less patient...More

Thank Grahame W
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Bless you for your honesty and for not marking us down for being who and what we are. xr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francis Yard East Street, Chesham HP5 1DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 791691
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Description
We're ten years old, we've evolved along the way...you can see this video from 2008 youtu.be/_0GQ_Tx_Pxw which tells part of the story...and more has happened since. So, come, stay with us a while and experience your own Drawingroom moment!
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