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Built around 1480, The Thatched Tavern was originally a farmhouse with a croft (a small farm). There was also a Blacksmiths forge at the back of the building where the kitchen hatch is now, and a wood store at the end of the bar.During the reign of Queen Anne (1701) Cheapside and the surrounding area became recognised as a fashionable place to be seen. The Royal Races on Ascot Heath (as it was then known) also began, although a bit sporadicallyThe Thatched Tavern only became a pub, or tap house as it was known then, in about 1760; it was one of the three most popular drinking establishments in the hamlet of Cheapside. In the early 1900’s it became the main drinking centre in Cheapside, known
US$8 - US$41
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, 有泊車位, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a treat today to drive over an hour and to have the most wonderful Sunday lunch with family at The Thatched Tavern. The food was excellent and we couldn’t fault the staff and service. Thank you to all the staff there today that helped...make the day so special. You are so worthy of all the excellent reviews that have been left and we will for sure be back. Well done !More

Date of visit: October 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Susan W what a great review. Also for coming so far to see us and I am glad we did not disappoint 😁. Looking forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place, it's only round the corner from me and another one of my favourite pubs in the area. The staff are lovely, and the food is just delicious! It's the perfect combination of traditional warm homely pub atmosphere and good wine and...dining. I took my parents here and they were likewise impressed. Sometimes they source things like wood pigeon/pheasant from the Windsor Great Park which is pretty lovely for the local country experience.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. We love our regulars and neighbours so please keep coming. See you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend treated me to a pre-birthday lunch. Laurence, Martina and Nicole were all so welcoming. Loved the pub and the setting. I ordered chicken, with fondant potato and savoy cabbage in a bourguignon sauce It was delicious. If I wasn't still so full, I...could eat it all over again right now. Took a peak into the garden and it was so well set out - especially for the unprecedented times we find ourselves in. Particularly liked the wooden cabins. As long as there's not horizontal rain, I'd like to check those out next time :-)More

Date of visit: October 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review. The Chicken is a great dish 😁. It makes our day when we read such kind words hugely appreciated. See you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How we love this gorgeous country pub. Steeped in history it was meant to be where John Brown used to stop off en route to Windsor Castle to see his Queen Victoria. With Gabriele at the helm the service is magnificent. Nicole and Martina thanks...so much for being so warm and welcoming. This pub embodies everything that a traditional pub with heart and soul and passion for its community should be! LOVE IT!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic review and how kind you are to mention individuals for specific praise. We hope to see you soon

Reviewed 16 September 2021

Went to the Thatched for a meal with friends, squid for a starter, Lamb for main and sticking toffee pudding .. absolutely amazing food . . Service was brilliant Many thanks for a great evening.

Date of visit: September 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good to see you again and thank you for taking the time to review us. All the very best

Reviewed 6 September 2021

I took my son and his girlfriend to the Thatch on 31st August as they have never been before and they loved it. The service is excellent, very friendly and helpful., and the food is wonderful. This is a special place as I have been...going there for over 30 years on and off, and it's still a personal favourite. My son could not decide which of the desserts were best, the Sticky Toffee Pudding, or the Brownie, as he claimed they were both fabulous! I love their spiced bean burger, please don't take that off the menu! I want to mention our waitress, Tina. She was lovely and very attentive and friendly. Unfortunately I was one of those awful customers who didn't have cash for a tip and forgot to add it to the card payment. so I want to give her a big thank you for being so kind about it. Thank you again. JaneMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback and fantastic review. Tina was so pleased you specifically mentioned her. See you soon

Reviewed 25 August 2021

Fabulous venue for a family gathering. Excellent food and service. Staff couldn’t do enough for us and were very friendly. Will definitely be revisiting. Thank you for making our celebration such a memorable one.

Date of visit: August 2021
Laurence C, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such kind words and thank you so much for celebrating with us.

Reviewed 23 August 2021

I have never left a review before but honestly this place was so surprisingly bad that I feel compelled to make an exception. The service at this pub was just plain rude and we had a really disappointing experience. We booked dinner to celebrate a...birthday with friends but the whole evening turned into a fiasco. First, the waitress made a comment about us being 5 minutes late for our booking and led us to our lonesome table next to the bathrooms. Ordering drinks turned into a trial, as we made the mistake of asking which of the draughts were lagers. The waitress flipped slowly and deliberately through the lengthy drinks menu (into the realm of whiskey and rum) and then returned to the list of draughts on page 1 and proceeded to tell us they were all lagers (even the cider and ales). This was extremely bizarre and seemingly intended to embarrass us. Anyway, we ordered drinks and the waitress returned 10 minutes later, unable to remember who had ordered what at a table of 4 people and expressed annoyance at the lack of space due to the menus we were still reading. We were rushed to order food and then. we. waited. 2 hours. Our waitress did not come anywhere near our table during this time. We eventually flagged down a different waiter to ask about our food and see if we could order more to drink. Eventually our food and drinks arrived at about 10 pm. We had to ask multiple times for sauces and the waitress again gave us attitude about having to bring these to the table. Unfortunately, the food was extremely average and did not make up for the terrible service - although to be fair to the chef, I am not sure what could have improved things at this point. We couldn't wait to pay and get out of this place. Obviously our waitress was nowhere to be found so we had to find someone else to bring our bill and take payment. When we left, we finally caught sight of her having a smoke with mates out the back. What a lousy evening.More

Date of visit: August 2021
LCThatchedTavern, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2021

Hi Jasminec I am so sorry that something seems to gone so wrong with your meal at the Thatched. I have contacted you directly to try and resolve, but have had no reply unfortunately. I am very confused by the person you describe in your...More

Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Another excellent meal and evening. Fabulous food and fantastic service. The Sticky Toffee Pudding is one of the best we’ve ever tasted!

Date of visit: August 2021
LCThatchedTavern, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us and with such kind words. The chef was very happy you loved his STP 😀

Reviewed 18 July 2021

The thatched taven has become the local go-to for us and many of our friends, the food is amazing, drinks brilliant (the staff are always happy to make changes if asked) and the atmosphere is exactly what you would want from and old english pub,...warm and welcoming, but the most outstanding thing about the thatch is the staff are so helpful and warm, especially Martina she is so lovely and such a pleasure to talk to, always makes us feel like we at a home away from home.More

Date of visit: July 2021
LCThatchedTavern, Owner at Thatched Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2021

Thank you so much for the kind words. Martina was over the moon with the review.

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13 December 2020|
Response from glenn054 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they are dog friendly, but I would call them just to make sure 01344620874.
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Response from Electricella | Reviewed this property |
From what I can remember there is a small amount of parking available on the forecourt and road at the front, plus parking at the rear with access through the beer garden.
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Hi there, Apologies i did not get this message till today. I hope you came along and enjoyed lunch? We do vegetarian and vegan dishes. Kind regards Laurence
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5