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Nelson Street Cafe Restaurant Bar

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$$ - $$$
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53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
+44 1280 815556
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
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Tue - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:45
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been several times, our last visit a few weeks ago to try the new small plates menu. I'm afraid that the whole offer doesn't really work for me as it's caught between two stools. It's not a fully blown Tasting Menu, typically 7-10 courses but 3 'small plates' followed by a dessert. Admittedly the food quality is excellent but... More 

Thank MarkD40
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first visit to Nelsons on the back of a strong recommendation and I was not disappointed. The food was very well presented and had a clean taste. I liked the approach to selecting the food - one plate per person from a fish, veg and meat course. We all selected different dishes and the five of us... More 

Thank Roy1207
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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291 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

3 of us went here for dinner. We had the tasting menu. Not cheap but WOW!!! Fab food. Well timed delivery each course Each dish was described to us. Beautiful to look at & yummy to taste. I've been before & was disappointed. Not this time. We had a lovely evening in a lively restaurant with great service. Thank you.... More 

Thank SarahWH888
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive for what we had. Had heard from friends how good it was...but we didn't think so. Very small courses for a lot of money. Disappointing service - won't go back. slr

Thank Lawrence R
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Nelson Street many times and I'd confidently say it's the best place to eat in Buckingham. We went for a celebration meal in January and found that they have introduced a new menu. They are now focusing more on a fine dining experience. The menu consists of four fish dishes, four Vegetarian dishes and four Meat... More 

Thank BennSteff
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New Year's Eve 7 course tasting menu ; incredible ; wouldn't get such a high standard in a great London restaurant - so impressive ...and what a lovely atmosphere from staff on New Year's Eve!!! Will be back

Thank Montgomeryhamish
Buckingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited this restaurant, what a nice surprise to see a restaurant pushing the boundaries of food. Loved three plate tasting concept. This is more a experience than your bog standard meal. Service was good despite the restaurant being clearly busy. We were greeted with complimentary mound wine and canapés and bread through out the meal which was a nice... More 

Thank Stopsley6
middle england
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154 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Around 12 of us had our Xmas meal here; and very good it was too. It came out, drinks and all, at about £50 per head, but we were fairly free with the wine! The meal itself was delicious, the portion sizes just right and very well cooked. This is a restaurant that can take maybe 50 covers or so... More 

Thank upperdeckplease
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for our works Christmas party, this was my first visit. We had a set menu to choose from, plenty of choice and they catered well for our one gluten free member. It was also good value for money. The food was amazing, really well thought out, presented and tasted amazing! Some nice touches like mulled wine on arrival.... More 

Thank Jenny B
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no doubt the chef has talent.....but the kitchen is overwhelmed by the amount of work involved in the 'small plate/three course' concept, with long waits between courses. The night we dined, the restaurant was not at all busy, but the kitchen was obviously struggling with the concept. Each course consists of three bites of food. I would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Buckingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1280 815556
A unique new restaurant for Buckingham serving a range of modern English dishes with an international twist. An indiviually designed restaurant created around chef Louis Myhill, who combines natural talent with skills gained in London restaurants, including The Ivy

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