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The Hand & Flowers

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126 West Street, Marlow SL7 2BP, England
+44 1628 482277
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having had to book 9 months in advance, the restaurant lived up to expectations. Warm and cozy, we enjoyed the setting, the food was fantastic and the staff were great. A perfect place to celebrate our anniversary.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to The Hand and Flowers in the last 2 years and it's always an excellent experience. On this occasion there was no parking available and we were late getting in as a result. The food service after that was slow meaning that we were there for longer than the 2 hours allocated, however the staff... More 

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Thank DanDavidson
Greater London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This lunch was booked as a surprise for my 40th Birthday and although we took a Monday off for the event, it was well worth it. The place was buzzing! Arrived early so sat in the bar area enjoying a pre-lunch drink. Staff were attentive but not pushy. As soon as our table was ready we were led through the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Coming from a country that doesn't have any Michelin star restaurants, we were excited to find one in the town in which we will be living for the next year. We were even more excited when an available table popped up on the night of our 30th wedding anniversary, especially when it can apparently often take up to a year... More 

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Thank Su V
Wales
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes its a pub the decor is modern not pubby they have tried to provide as many tables as possible in the given area with reasonable (a bit tight) access around each table). The food and service were exceptional. The only thing that didn't impress me was the wine list. The wines were very 'off the wall' with no usual... More 

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Thank Mike S
West Sussex
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed lunch here today. Pricey but wonderful. More an experience than a lunch. Warmly greeted and enjoyed coffee by the fire as we arrived early. Staff attentive and polite. The food and presentation was first class. All freshly prepared and cooked for you. No microwave.

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Thank Aholidayfan
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was booked for our Xmas last year but for a weekend booking we had to wait a year! Food and service impeccable, prices I cannot comment as it was a present. Main point in my opinion 'Is there any restaurant worth waiting a year for?'

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Oxfordshire, England
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I could not have enjoyed my time more at this restaurant. All the table chose the set menu lunch, which was amazing value. The service was great. Attentive but not overbearing. It was my birthday, for which they elegantly acknowledged it, without making a big fuss, This fits in well with the style of the restaurant. The food was wonderful... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a birthday present for my daughter. On booking I was asked if there were any diet requirements which I thought would be a problem. When we arrived staff immediately discussed how they could accommodate her dairy free requirements and expertly took her through the menu. The meal and service were exceptional with a discreetly placed birthday card and... More 

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Fenny Compton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The general impression that most people get ( and I think they promote) is that this is just a pub with great food. It is a pub- but under no circumstances could you describe this as pub food- on a different level completely! Busy when we arrived, a bit of a circus but staff were friendly and helpful. They soon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$126
Cuisine
European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 West Street, Marlow SL7 2BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Marlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 482277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?