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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to The Compleat Angler Riverside Restaurant, with my mum, and I couldn't have been more impressed! We had the excellent value Market Lunch - 3 courses for £25. With drinks, 3 courses and tea/coffee (with delicipus petits fours!) and 12.5% service charge, the total bill came to about £77. The quality of every dish was...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent visit. I am delighted to learn of your experience and that you all enjoyed the food and service in the Riverside Restaurant. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon.

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only spent one night in the hotel and didn't use the restaurant as the purpose of our visit was to visit the fantastic Hand & Flowers. However we did enjoy an excellent breakfast in the Riverside restaurant where there was a very good selection offered and the full english breakfast was beautifully cooked to order. Our room was a...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing feedback on your experience. I am delighted to note that you had a pleasant visit and that my team extended a warm welcome to you both. I am sorry to hear that you felt the accommodation was dated and due investment. We are planning a refurbishment later in the year which will be similar and in-keeping...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on a rather uninteresting and expensive rate but I was willing to try given the location and appeal of the town. All went well and the room was lovely. Not so good....came back from a lovely meal and had a few drinks, and then the staff obviously had a changeover....one gin and tonic later and the night "manager"...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing feedback on your recent experience and I am pleased that the accommodation offered to you met your expectations. I was disappointed to learn of your comments regarding our Night Manager and your interaction with him when wishing to order drinks in the bar at 4.30am. The Night Manager was carrying out his duties as expected although...

Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My return visit to The Compleat Angler was a delight even though the weather was not right for the champagne on the lawn that we had enjoyed last summer. Dinners in both the Riverside Restaurant and Sindhu were scrummy. The only thing missing is a proper hand pulled English beer. Bottles just aren't the same and especially when there is...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on your recent visit and for your kind comments regarding your experience at the hotel, and whilst dining in the Riverside and Sindhu. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon.

Bangalore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location of this hotel is simply amazing. Right by the river Thames and alongside the beautiful and historic Marlow bridge. Rooms are very comfortable and tastefully done. Service levels are not up to the mark. Do not expect any warm hospitality by the front desk / reception, service levels for breakfast service were really very slow.

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your stay and I am pleased to note that you enjoyed the location of the hotel and the accommodation offered to you. I was disappointed to learn that our usual warm welcome and high standards of hospitality were not extended to you and that some delays were experienced during breakfast service. Please be assured...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read all Trip advisors reviews for this hotels restaurant i was sceptical , to say the least , of making a reservation there to have a birthday function for 21 people , would the food be good enough ? . I arranged to meet Sophie Davies the business manager and was delighted with her open honest friendly manner ,...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent visit. I am delighted to receive your kind comments, particularly those relating to Sophie and Brahim, and that their contribution to the co-ordination and delivery of your event allowed you and your guests to have a thoroughly enjoyable time. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here at the weekend in one of the Suites ( the best room in the hotel so we kept being told by everyone ) and it was indeed a beautiful suite, with a fabulous Thames view and beautifully decorated. The staff could not have been better. Checking in was easy and made us feel very important. On entering the...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this constructive feedback. Whilst I am pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay, the accommodation offered and the high standards of hospitality extended to you by members of my team, I am disappointed to note that lack of attention was demonstrated in other areas. Please be assured this is not indicative...

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent comfortable hotel on a bend in the river Thames Rooms a little small and a bit dated but comfortable and well equipped We had a room overlooking the Thames Service check in was good helpful staff Good parking well located for shopping and all amenities in Marlow including walking Breakfast so called award winning but I am afraid over...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for feedback on your experience. I am pleased to note that a warm welcome was extended to you and that my team looked after you well. The hotel is perfectly located for walks by the river or for browsing the boutique shops on Marlow High Street. However, I was disappointed to note that your...

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

12 of us had a wonderful Afternoon Tea in the suptuous conservatory overlooking the river, exceptionally looked after by the waiting staff and manager Gavin, who were all super friendly. Loved that there were several different food and price options, sandwiches and cakes were all yummy and we even ordered prosecco to extend our celebration. Will definitely be returning soon!

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback following your visit for afternoon tea. It was a pleasure to meet you and to look after you on this occasion. I am delighted to learn of your comments regarding the quality of our afternoon tea offering and I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel on many future occasions.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel overlooking the river. The room was good, well appointed with everything we could have wanted. If I was being extremely picky I would say that the pillows and duvet were down/feather which is great if you are not allergic unfortunately I am. We were only staying 1 night so I didn't bother phoning reception to...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased to note that you enjoyed the location and accommodation. We are able to provide hypoallergenic bedding for our guests and would have been pleased to arrange this for you at the time. I do hope that you will return to see us again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Riverside Restaurant
Riverside Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named after Izaak Walton's famous book on angling, the beautiful four-red star Macdonald Compleat Angler is idyllically located on the banks of the River Thames. The hotel is just a short walk from the Georgian town of Marlow, 10 minutes drive from the M4 and just over an hour away from Central London by train. Beautiful both inside and out, enjoy mouthwatering meals from the recently refurbished, three AA rosette-awarded Riverside Restaurant overlooking Marlow Weir or delicious afternoon tea on the terrace. Alternatively, dine in Sindhu by Michelin-starred Indian Chef, Atul Kochhar. For meetings, strategy days or conferences, our meeting facilities are ideal and our 2 brand new SMART board technology board rooms perfect for inspiring great ideas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Compleat Angler

Address: Marlow Bridge, Marlow SL7 1RG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
Price Range: RM794 - RM1,594 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Look for ground floor if you are taking a lot of luggage with you.”
 of 5 bubbles Paulina_Z_WL, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The suites overlooking the river are very nice”
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“Best Room is the Windsor Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles spencertayl0r, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“have a room overlooking the river”
 of 5 bubbles johnde215ll, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Several options, ours in the main building were easily accessible.”
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