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The Black Cat

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Lycrome Road | Lye Green, Chesham HP5 3LF, England
+44 1494 773966
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Wendover,Bucks,England
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us called in for lunch on our way to giving a charity concert. We were "pushed" for time but experienced quick service which helped us tremendously. The food was excellent value and the bar lady helpful and polite. Overall an excellent experience. Highly recommended. We will return. Brian P

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Thank TheRocket11
Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for talking the time to write a review of The Black Cat, an excellent experience is lovely to read and I will pass on your comments to our fab team. Look forward to you returning, and may we hope your day continued in the same positive way and your charity concert was a huge success too. More 

Bali, Indonesia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken to this pub by my partner's brother who lives nearby on my first visit to the UK. It was a horrible cold and rainy day, but the pub was warm and welcoming. The range of food on the menu was longer than most other pubs. And I was happy with the ones I ordered. The people were friendly and... More 

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Thank Sten7981
Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Black Cat with some great adjectives. Glad your visit was a pleasurable experience, with thanks from The Team More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love The Black Cat, Sunday lunch is our favourite - better than home cooked! Really lovely, welcoming place.

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Thank Spendafortune
Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of The Black Cat, always a pleasure to read such a positive statement, we love it too! Welcoming is a great word, will pass on to the Black Cat team too. More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Black Cat for lunch on a family walk. Great value food from a traditional menu with good beers on tap. A small pub with mainly 50s music it's of its time but none the worse for that. Good service. We all enjoyed it and were pleased we went.

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Thank Martyn B
Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to write a review of The Black Cat, glad you enjoyed your walk and family meal together, we too are pleased you had good service and hope to see you again at our traditional little Country pub. The Black Cat team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my daughter and husband had a lovely meal the staff are very helpful and nice so are the landlord and landlady I will definitely be coming here again throughly recommended this pub to everyone

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Thank Samantha C
Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely to read review of The Black Cat, and for taking the time to write it. We look forward to seeing you again, The Black Cat and their team More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went back to The Black Cat with a couple of friends, the welcome was amazing. The food was great, as was the service, even though the pub was full to bursting with gentlemen walkers. Thank you Jackie Cox

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Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pop a review of The Black Cat on Trip Advisor, very often we have groups of ramblers, perfect area for it, but I'm sure they also will appreciate the 'gentlemen' to describe them. :). Glad your visit was great and I will pass on your comments to our team, who we think are... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Being a relatively new resident to the Chesham area I was looking for a traditional pub.I looked online and saw The Black Cat and thought I would check it out. The staff are very welcoming and friendly.Met Elaine on my first visit and she made me feel at home right away. The food is traditional Pub Fayre and is extremely... More 

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Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make a review on here for us, and what a lovely read it is. Will pass on your comments to out staff, teamwork is great and I'm delighted all have treated you with a friendly welcome, and a full tummy when you left. thank you on behalf of the Black Cat team, we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Today my friend and I went for lunch here , the staff were lovely and the lunch was amazing ,and good portions too , lovely afternoon in a lovely country pub . 😀😀

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Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our lovely traditional country pub The Black Cat. It is just great to hear our team looked after you so well, I will pass this on to them all. Thank you from all of The Black Cat team, we hope to see you again soon More 

Bovingdon, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Passing through. Proper old English pub. Immaculate. Extensive food menu, and the small, carefully selected wine list looked very good value. Very relaxing. Intend to return and have something to eat.

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1 Thank Maxima5
Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking to time to write a review of our traditional Country pub The Black Cat. We look forward to your return, with thanks from the Black Cat team More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I went at this pub for lunch today. As I got in I asked if they served lunch, it was just before midday, 11:40am maybe. The staff was awful! They were not welcoming at all, they seemed very moody. Somebody, who seemed to be the manager, very rudely said that I should had known that they did not serve any... More 

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Elaine W, Owner at The Black Cat, responded to this review

Not a great review for us to read, but one we need to respond to, firstly I'm sure if you had entered after we actually opened at 12 (the doors are usually locked until opening, so I'm surprised and saddened you experienced this), you would have had a much different experience, rude and moody they might have seemed to you,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lycrome Road | Lye Green, Chesham HP5 3LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Chesham
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 773966
Description
The Black Cat is a traditional family-run public house steeped in History, It has cask marque real ales, maximum 5 scores on the doors kitchen and has gained the eat out eat well award promoting healthy eating.Good Beer guide 2009-present.
Set in a country lane, just on the outskirts of Chesham, (walkable across the fields, it prides itself on a warm welcome, a beautiful large garden with patio area and toys to keep the children happy, a large car park.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?