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The Birch at Woburn

20 Newport Road, Woburn MK17 9HX, England
+44 1525 290295
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
20 Newport Road, Woburn MK17 9HX, England
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great atmosphere and nice people. We had the pheasant which was very well prepared and presented. Staff are attentive without being intrusive, we will definitely be coming back.

Thank Robhenson
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Robhenson What a 'lovely' review - much appreciated by all the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Birch.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Last visited in March but again food and service excellent. Selection of wine also excellent. In a party of 10 family members it was a good laugh and ably attended to by Anthony through out and was attentive and friendly. Didn't hear of any complaints...More

1  Thank John T
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello John T What a great review - many thanks. Not easy to achieve no complaints from a large party and I agree that Anthony is very attentive and friendly. We look forward to your return visit in the New Year.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Saturday evening with friends. Good service and food in a pleasant atmosphere. Drinks are a little pricey.More

Thank johnburchett
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Johnburchett Thanks for taking the time to post your review and that you considered our food good. Slightly disappointed that you considered our drinks a little pricey, especially as our drinks are very competitive with our neighbouring establishments and our wines are of a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten at the Birch a few times and have always been impressed by their menu, food and service. I chose to have my birthday meal here. It has just the right mix of a casual but classy atmosphere.

Thank julieg65
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julieg65 Delighted that we did not disappoint your birthday celebration at The Birch and that we impressed you. I especially like your description of The Birch as casual but classy. Many thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Birch in Woburn last night. We were celebrating my birthday and the restaurant certainly didn’t disappoint. The food was absolutely excellent, the service was superb and the staff went above and beyond. A lovely restaurant with an extensive menu and great atmosphere....More

Thank Fay H
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fay H I am delighted to hear that we managed to contribute towards making your birthday dinner special. Your excellent review and recommendation is very much appreciated by all the staff at The Birch and they look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night on a recommendation from a work friend. The owner of the Birch, was excellent. We was early, so got sat down and offered drinks. He then took us to our table, the food was great. Staff extremely friendly. Once the bill was...More

Thank Jordan H
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jordan H Thanks for posting such a great review and I was pleased that my son, Mark, looked after you well. We do have a very friendly bunch of staff at The Birch and I know that they will look after you well when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having previously only ever having had lunch here we decided to try it for dinner and ascertain if the recent reviews were well founded. We booked through the open table system and were slightly disappointed to be at a table in the bar area and...More

Thank jraill
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello jraill Glad to hear that you were not disappointed with your recent visit to The Birch and that you received good food and service, despite sitting in the bar area. I would advise, especially at weekends, that if you require a specific table it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place, staff attentive, food top quality. Will definitely visit again. My friend thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Thank Chrissymags123
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Chrissymags123 Many thanks for posting your 'quality' review. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at the sister restaurant (Black Horse at Ireland) and been very impressed. I booked a table a month beforehand because it was my friend's birthday, but when we arrived they had no record of the reservation. The gentleman was not apologetic, and...More

Thank thestewarts1
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello thestewarts1 I was sorry to read your review, especially as you only awarded us 1 star which has spoilt our run of 5 stars! I have spoken to you today to apologise and explain that on the day you arrived we had a special...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here as a party of 5 on the 17/10/17. Have to say it was superb! Best restaurant I've visited in Milton Keynes without a doubt. Had the Sword Fish for mains and its was cooked to perfection, superb service too. Had the Young girl...More

Thank 39ricky
James C, Owner at The Birch at Woburn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello 39ricky What a superb review which the team at The Birch greatly appreciate. The sword fish is a tremendous dish when it is cooked correctly and the chef sends his thanks for mentioning this. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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MavesWife
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Response from tonyingie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as we only went there for Sunday lunch. But give them a ring they are very helpful
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Response from James C | Property representative |
Yes, we do sell gift vouchers at The Birch. You can either call in to collect or contact us over the 'phone and we will post them out to you. We will soon have them available to purchase through our website so keep... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Newport Road, Woburn MK17 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Woburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1525 290295
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Description
The Birch is a family owned restaurant and bar of individual style, set on the outskirts of the prestigious ancient market town of Woburn in Bedfordshire. At the Birch we are passionate about sourcing the freshest ingredients from farms and estates throughout the country, cooked by our team of talented, highly qualified chefs.We pride ourseleves on looking after our customers and have gained a repuation for offering excellent fresh food all delivered with a friendly smile in a welcoming environment.The Birch is the perfect place to socialise with friends, entertain clients or meet up for a special family occassion.
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