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The Drawingroom

Francis Yard East Street, Chesham HP5 1DG, England
+44 1494 791691
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Jamaican, Cafe, International, British, Arabic, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Francis Yard East Street, Chesham HP5 1DG, England
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times and it's quite unique. Particularly like the upstairs room which is set out like a boduin tent. The menu is varied. The tapas is very good. Outdoor dining is available all year round. Music nights are excellent...some of the artists...More

Thank Elaine J K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting this place for breakfast and gIgs for 5 years and have never been disappointed. We live the yard and the artists who play there both inside and out. It is a magical place with unique food and atmosphere and I urge...More

Thank Buckslady186338
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Darling Bucks lady..thank you for you continued support...yes, there is a magic and the music turn this place into a little piece of Heaven..xxr

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for lunch when we needed to press pause on all the busy-ness two days before our wedding, when the planning was starting to get hectic. The owner went out of his way to make us at home, setting us up in the...More

Thank Gwendolen W
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dearest girl, how delightful an account of your day, thank you so much in all that was going on for you to take the time to write..bless you. I do hope everything in the days which followed were equally fab as well...be well, xr

Reviewed 14 August 2017

In the summer, bask in the sun in the quiet, cobbled courtyard, in winter, sink into a cosy sofa and snuggle up to the house cat. Why would you pick a boring predictable chain when you can spend an hour here. Be sure to ask...More

Thank MandyLK
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Oh how kind, you came you saw and you responded..true gratitude. Bless you, have no idea who you are?...thank you none the less. r

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday my cousin from Germany came to visit us, I wanted to show her some of chesham life in the evening. We walked into the highstreet for a spontaneous one and some friends of mine were sat in a local brewery shop and when...More

Thank Kirsty H
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

You Kirsty, ROCK! Nuff said..xx (and just one thing, the music, 1st three Saturdays of each month...call me if you'd like to know more, it's an invite only guest list..will explain)xr

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food ranges from good quality café fare to rather more exotic tapas style. Cakes are great. The service can be a bit slow, but at least you know that your food is being prepared at the time and not just heated up. The less patient...More

Thank Grahame W
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Bless you for your honesty and for not marking us down for being who and what we are. xr

Reviewed 28 June 2017

We've been to this cafe several times now and always enjoy the quirkiness of it. Nice food and very relaxing environment, inside or out. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank janemarion99
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for your support, you are kind and without it...well, we would not be here..xxr

Reviewed 18 June 2017

A lovely location , helpful staff,but hot milk with tea!!! And warm orange juice! Not a good start it did spoil our visit somewhat.More

Thank ben573
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

OOps, am so sorry this was your experience...would genuinely like to say we do do better than this and would love to put things right. Please come again that I might fix this? Call me to let me know you are coming so I'm able...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had been walking the Thames Path and found this by chance. The selection of globally inspired foods was excellent and tasty.

Thank babarandceleste_13
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Girls, how very kind, thank you...xr

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We Were recommended this by a friend. If you love quirky, hippy/bohemian this is the place for you. Wish we had come in the evening to see the live bands. Very us. It's lovely and chilled. Great waitresses/waiters. Only small criticism was the crumpet was...More

Thank Sj-Rogue
DrCaretaker, Owner at The Drawingroom, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

darling, just seen this, how very kind, thank you...looking forward to seeing you at another gig soooon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francis Yard East Street, Chesham HP5 1DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 791691
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Description
We're ten years old, we've evolved along the way...you can see this video from 2008 youtu.be/_0GQ_Tx_Pxw which tells part of the story...and more has happened since. So, come, stay with us a while and experience your own Drawingroom moment!
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