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The Watermead Inn

) #35 of 110 Restaurants in Aylesbury ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
10 Lakeside, Aylesbury HP19 0FX, England
+44 1296 433123
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“mixed roast” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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10 Lakeside, Aylesbury HP19 0FX, England
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Reviews (196)
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location very nice views over lake. Great bar selection but new menu isn't a patch on old one. Feels bit chainy now which is a shame because of menu. But as a bar definitely one of best in Aylesbury with plenty of parking

Thank richard k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Watermead for some quiet drinks and some food after a long day at work, and I've always enjoyed it for the nice views however that night the atmosphere was very disappointing as I did not encounter a single polite member of staff...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Grubby poor service mediocre food distasteful customers would not recommend or return to this not very good estate pub shame as the lake and surrounding area is lovely

Thank paul L
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I love this Place is really relaxing atmosphere for a coffee, drink or Eat something... i love it really nice views over the lake and nice staff... the place is amazing I Just can't get enough...

Thank Kenneth1999-2000
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Impressively furnished and very comfortable with plenty of seats overlooking the lake one the small piazza with a fountain. Lots of ducks too! Staff were pleasant. Had the marinated chicken for lunch which came quickly and was excellent.

Thank MrQuiet1949
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Kids menu meals arrived smothered in salt, a fundamental no no especially for infants. "Chef" apologised, but if he were a properly trained chef with knowledge of nutrition he would not have made such a basic mistake. My own meal was overpriced and mediocre, being...More

Thank derekpeters2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely visit today. Service was great and food looked and tasted amazing. Lovely spot by the lake with plenty free parking. Mussels are amazing

Thank L86K
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here with friends, lots of parking which is good, really nice view across the lake. Food was expensive, only main meals at this pub, no choice of a lighter option such as baguette/sandwich. Had the lamb kofta with salad and chips - £9.95 was...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Over the last 18 months I have visited the restaurant a number of times and on each occasion the food has been average, but nothing special. It is always, however, overpriced and ends up being a very expensive evening. Whatever you do, don't order a...More

Thank bobB339QX
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Friendly staff, good fresh food and good service. If your a meat eater you must have the BBQ ribs. Pub does have a nice atmosphere and you get a real mix of people in there; couples / familys / groups.

Thank craigrhowells
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Stewart H
28 August 2016|
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Response from Maureenlea | Reviewed this property |
It's a 10 minute taxi ride costing £3.00 or you can take the bus which stops at a place convenient to you. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lakeside, Aylesbury HP19 0FX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Aylesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1296 433123
  • E-mail
Æglesburgh at the Watermead Inn is a well-established pub loved by many and is often referred to as the 'Mead'Located close to the centre of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. We hold a prime location situated on Watermead's picturesque lakeside. Æglesburgh is a comfortable vintage venue with a relaxing atmosphere serving excellent food and drink all day, ideal for visitors, businesses, local people and families.
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