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The Woolpack

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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57 Well Street, Buckingham MK18 1EP, England
+44 1280 817972
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After eating her two weeks ago I recommend it to friends, we visited today 2 of us had the panini special and 1 the hunters chicken. The ham and cheese panini had so much fat and was so chewy my friend ended up with just cheese mine was slightly better. The hunters chicken came out over cooked and was inedible.... More 

Thank lizzie301
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not the busiest pub New Years eve but we enjoyed our evening the staff were prepared for the onslaught which did not happen. What a shame Buckingham folk did not support the pub. We will be back for lunch food looks good

Thank hector745
Milton Keynes
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in a group and had booked in advance. The menu and food was lovely, met expectations after looking on Trip advisor, however service was very poor. It's a shame as the chef is being let down front of house. Nobody asked how our meal was and did we have everything we needed (we didn't). Nobody came to clear our... More 

Thank Lucy M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Booked day before for Saturday dinner with friends plus kids and dogs. Arrived early but were greeted with a smile and shown to our seats. Beer was good. Fish and chips pretty standard pub grub. Burger was excellent although a little well done for my tastes. A great option after a walk around Stowe National Trust. Parking a bit tricky... More 

Thank Tom B
Romford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great pub, with a lovely atmosphere, Two fire burning, toasty ! Staff helpful with local knowledge, A lovely mixture of clientele.

Thank Belinda M
Bicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic real ales (x4), good reasonably priced food and last night, some especially good looking barmen!

1 Thank Simon P
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really nice service in here, the food menu is typical pub grub but it's well presented and doesn't disappoint. Plus, it's dog-friendly, so it gets another brownie point from me! Nice open fireplaces which in the winter makes it very cosy, plus it has a beer garden for the summer. Right on the river - very nice.

Thank SarahMC40
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134 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Not sure why our experience was so different from all the other reviews. Maybe because it was midweek midday. The place was empty. The fire was lit and there was a pleasant smell of wood smoke. The staff were welcoming and delightful. The meal was simply dreadful. Maybe they just weren't set up to deliver their menu as we were... More 

1 Thank fedupphil
Buckingham, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Had another client lunch at this great pub. The log fires were on to add to the ambiance. We both had the meatballs from the specials menu which were delightful and the bar staff were kind enough to let me try each of the flavoured pork scratchings; the "Pig of doom" are a little frisky!

Thank Chris B
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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1,123 reviews
483 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Since going last they have made the garden more attractive, the inside is also welcoming with nice comfortable seats, staff are good, and friendly. Good selection of beers. A nice experience, pleased to see them doing well.

Thank Howlo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Well Street, Buckingham MK18 1EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Buckingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1280 817972
The Woolpack is a friendly community pub by the river in Buckingham.

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