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The Old Fisherman

Mill Road, Shabbington, Aylesbury HP18 9HJ, England
+44 1844 201247
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mill Road, Shabbington, Aylesbury HP18 9HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely welcoming pub in a lovely area which allowed my lively springer in. Service and food never disappoint would highly recommend!

Thank Kiaya E
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review Kiaya, our 4 legged friends and well behaved owners are always welcome. We all look forward to seeing you again very soon,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So popular the queues are sometimes so long, we could not stay. However when able, the food is good, lovely seating outside next to the river, family friendly and dogs allowed outside. Only down is the car park is accessible right through the outside seating...More

Thank Meester-Chris
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for for your review Chris; myself and the team are very pleased to read that you like it here so much. Dogs are also allowed inside (on the hard floor areas). We look forward to seeing you soon for a cosy drink by...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked here for 100 guests for a wake for my fathers funeral. The whole dining room was reserved for us and well signposted which gave us time to chat privately without upsetting lunchtime customers. The food was hot and fresh and well presented.Tea and...More

1  Thank cookiegirl6
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I appreciate you taking the time to post your review. Myself and the team were more than happy to be able to assist you and family in you time of need. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Always good to walk into the Old Fisherman and find friends enjoying either a drink or a meal in the comfortable and friendly lounge/bar area which is my favourite area of the pub to eat. It's difficult to decide what to choose from the variety...More

Thank DameJanice
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review Jan, it's always a pleasure to see out locals as well as those from further afield. Please do let me know what you think of our Seafood Grill when you come to try it for yourself. I look forward...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went on Saturday Afternoon, they where reasonably quiet. Chose from the saver menu rather than the new Winter Menu, choices on both where very good. Food was prompt and well presented, service was again very good and not to hurried. All in all a...More

Thank RSPayne10
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit. Please accept my apologies regarding the toilet facilities; the toilet blockage was caused by an issues further down the drains (caused by people putting wet wipes down the toilet) for which a drainage specialist was...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my boyfriend, decided to sit outside as weather was nice for once. Everything was going well went inside to order starters which came out about 20 mins later, they were average at best but were excited for our mains so didn't...More

Thank maisiesmall
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Many thanks for your review Masie; please accept my apologies for your disappointment. Having investigated your experience in full I'm very confused by your version of events; your bill was paid off once the steak meals had been removed from your bill 70 minutes after...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Good location to eat outside on a lovely sunny day like yesterday. Lovely roast beef Sunday lunch and good menu for children. Shame they ran out of horseradish sauce though. Quite a long time to wait for food but it was very busy.More

Thank Melanie I
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Melanie, many thanks for taking the time to post your review. I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit, apologies for the oversight with the horseradish - a mental note has been made. Myself and the team look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Excellent menu and friendly staff. You may have a bit of a wait if they are short staffed but there is always somewhere to sit and enjoy a drink while you wait.

1  Thank gretasmith
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely words Greta, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We had a Table booked for 6 persons, which was reserved for the party. It was busy lots of people, we ordered our drinks, and then I went to the bar to order the food for everyone. I was told there would be a half...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

I'm very sorry to hear that we fell short of the high standards that we set ourselves. I invite you to contact me directly at the pub so I can investigate thoroughly as none of my management team have made me aware of such an...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Took two friends there on Friday 25th - one of them was born in the village and remembered the pub when it was a tiny place! Although we arrived at about 12:30 it was already busy but there is ample parking and (on a nice...More

2  Thank Maurice J
Rich W, General Manager at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Many thanks for your lovely words of praise Maurice. Please do call in again.

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Amanda S
5 May 2017|
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Response from Rich W | Property representative |
Morning Amanda, we serve food from 11am right through until 10pm seven days a week. Bookings are strongly recomended.
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Peter B
1 July 2015|
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Response from 425PaulB | Reviewed this property |
I'm a diner not the patron - Suggest you contact the owners!
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Alangelson
21 April 2015|
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Response from FoodPro75 |
Hi, many thanks for your question. We are able to offer a number of menu choices for people who wish to avoid gluten. All of our team are able to advise on the known allergens and suitable dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Road, Shabbington, Aylesbury HP18 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Aylesbury  >  Shabbington
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 201247
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