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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)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
“steak” (30 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 632 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Was taken here for a birthday dinner by my husband. Although having lived in the area for 30 years this was our first visit. Why?! Although not a huge menu the food was exceptional. Top marks for that. Very old building, low beams etc. Very...More

Thank Vanya C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lunched here with spouse and in law. first visit but will definitely be back to sample more of the excellent food on offer in this establishment. Friendly efficient staff, good decor great music and well cooked and well presented food. Service swift and portions generous....More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in to make up for a less lovely pub to have a nice dessert. Beautiful pub, great choices and smiley staff. Sat in the garden, got table service and enjoyed 2 amazing chocolate desserts, brownie special and almond and chocolate torte! Outstanding! Lovely place...More

Thank Nsuzannel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly atmosphere, very pleasant terrace,excellent food. Good choice too, you can have an everyday good value meal or spend a bit more on something rather special special.Service cheerful and helpful, a bit slow, though.

Thank Elizap59
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Thatch many times and entertained friends, family and business colleagues there. Great ambience, good bar, nice food. The staff are fab.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch here on a sunny Sunday. Very pleasant south facing garden with excellent service. Moved into the restaurant to eat, there are two dining areas – a low ceiling ‘olde worlde’ section at the front, which we were offered but a bit gloomy on a...More

Thank petethepedant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting and interior in a mix of original and modern. Staff always friendly and helpful and the food is lovely. Didn't have custard as an option once though- "what, no custard option with apple crumble?" Nooooooooo.

Thank Buchanansurfers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gourmet pub with seating out the back, a restaurant to the side and pleasant homely rooms in a quaint surrounding throughout - featuring a good range of ales and great food. I was bought here for a meal and happily went with...More

Thank PreacherKane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here for dinner and had a disappointing experience, both with service and food, so came back to try brunch. The staff were friendly but the owner/manager didn't smile or welcome us at all. The restaurant was quiet, which was lovely, and the waiting...More

Thank so_brownlee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Father's Day and sat outside in their lovely quiet outdoor area. We had lovely broad bean and courgette starter very fresh and light. The girls both had steaks which tasted amazing. The superfoods salad was delicious as was the lamb cannon. We...More

Thank Pwrc
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Questions & Answers
19 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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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