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The Thatch

$$ - $$$, British,
29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
+44 1844 214340
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“custard” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (22 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time but not the last.We came here as our normal restaurant was totally full. Looked online and thought give it ago and we was not dissapointed the Pork and Lamb were superb and the starters extremely tasty. The staff all very welcoming and friendly...More

Thank Derek V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just eaten the best steak pie! Absolutely full of perfectly cooked meat. Fabulous chips and crisp cooked veggies. Love the food and service at this great gastro pub in the heart of picturesque Thame! Also had the best rib eye steak here last week. Thank...More

Thank KarolinaTaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last time we came here the meal was excellent unfortunately this time we went for Sunday Lunch it wasn't as good which was a shame. The meat was fatty and the potatoes were so hard we had trouble cutting them we thought maybe it was...More

1  Thank Steven S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to take a guest somewhere to eat which I could rely on. The staff were attentive and very pleasant but not over crowning. The food was deliocious and the guest I took was impressed as we sat in the garden and ate lunch....More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to book a table online,but there were none available at the time we wanted so we decided to take a chance and just turn up. A table was prepared for us while we ordered drinks at the bar and in no time we...More

Thank annsouthyorkshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had expected to be wowed by this place but it was average. The platters were not in our opinion amazing - we order favourites board, a veggie one and a fish one. The fish one we found quite greasey and wished we hadn't gone...More

Thank BucksOzzie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a great meal in this beautiful pub. Food, service, wine and drinks all very good. Very busy mid week so probably worth booking. We had to wait 30 minutes for a table but were made welcome and had a drink sitting by the open...More

Thank PhilipSmith54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had arrived 4 minutes late for our reservation and were told, in almost menacing terms, that we had to order quickly as the kitchen was closing - not a welcoming start. The fish-board (for sharing) was considered alright by one of us whereas the "slow...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been before and enjoyed it. This time the food was very good but the whole evening was ruined by a rowdy bunch in the rear bar that were celebrating a birthday. They were so loud we couldn't hold a conversation. If we ever go...More

2  Thank alapal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here with my girlfriend, looking for a traditional place where to eat something typical British Well a bit disappointed by the price and the quality of foods, given my expectations, but overall a lovely place where to spend a decent 2-3 hours

Thank giovannik2
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2017|
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Response from SarahJN45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and the platter boards are amazing!!
11 September 2016|
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Response from Gill L | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs outside.
Lorraine H
17 April 2016|
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Response from ButtcheeksBucks | Reviewed this property |
Ooops have just noticed other answers & it appears they do, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 - 30 | High Street, Thame OX9 2AA, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus to Oxford / Aylesbury from out side the Pub. Nearest railway station is Haddenham and Thame.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thame
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 214340
  • E-mail
The Thatch is run by the award-winning Peach Pub Company. Founder, Lee Cash, was one of Raymond Blanc's inspectors on the TV show and, with co-founder Hamish Stoddart, was recently named in the Observer's Future 500 survey as one of the UK's Top 50 Talents in food. Peach's other Oxfordshire pubs, The Fishes in North Hinksey & The Fleece in Witney both feature in the Michelin Guide 2008.
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