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The Long Dog

116 High Street, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, HP18 0JF

(((() British
Main course: £7
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 11:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 23:30

Lovely meal and atmosphere. The steak was amazing, staff were very friendly and we will definitely be returning!

Jade Katz 13 January 2017
from Waddesdon

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A beautiful thatched-roof countryside pub, The Long Dog is an intimate spot for any time of day. A range of contemporary menus are offered, and there are regular live jazz evenings that are big draws.

The Long Dog menu adds international tweaks to traditional British recipes. There is pork belly with black pudding potato cake and pickled cabbage, fresh seafood like salmon fillet with jewelled quinoa and salsa verde, and vegetarian options like pea and mint risotto.

Craft beers from breweries such as BrewDog are served, as well as gluten-free lager and signature cocktails. Inventive desserts at The Long Dog Waddesdon include pear poached in wine and honey with nougat and sorbet, with a full wine list to accompany.

Also offering boutique wedding reception options, The Long Dog is 6 minutes' drive from Aylesbury Vale Parkway Rail Station.

The Long Dog

116 High Street, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, HP18 0JF

Contact +44 1296651320

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Customer reviews for The Long Dog

4.3 (((() (based on 73 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (49)
  • lunch (46)
  • trendy (21)
  • value (20)
  • child friendly (18)
  • large parties (12)
  • romantic (8)
  • al fresco (7)
  • entertainment (7)
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  • business (5)
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  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((* 15 January 2017 by Jeannie Smith from Eaton Bray

    Food was really good , service was excellent , ambience good , the only niggle was the 1/2 hour wait between the starter and main course , we'd lost our appetites a bit by the time all the lovely main arrived . Hopefully this was a one off , as we will definitely be going again.

  • ((((( 13 January 2017 by Jade Katz from Waddesdon

    Lovely meal and atmosphere. The steak was amazing, staff were very friendly and we will definitely be returning!

  • ((((( 31 December 2016 by Emma Wyncoll from Gravenhurst

    Lovely little pub. Fab food and was very impressed about the choices available for gluten free menu. Very welcoming, if we lived nearer we would definitely be a regular ??

  • ((((( 25 December 2016 by Nathaniel Ayling from Aylesbury

    As we arrived the bar was very full but someone saw to us quickly, we had reserved a table and some of the people from the bar had surrounded and sat on it, the staff quickly cleared them and after a short wait we were shown to our table. We were informed that the large group of people had just shown up and the waitress apologised for them (which we were grateful for). Our table was in a quiet corner with romantic lighting and we were sat by a window which looked onto the car park and the road. The menu wasn't vast but it was clearly laid out and a good selection. We both decided to have the fillet steak (different weights) we were kindly asked how we liked it my partner asked for rare and I asked for as rare as they could do (I like blue steak but I am aware a lot of places don't cook it that way) the waitress very kindly said I can ask the kitchen to do it blue if you'd like and I appreciated the thought. We had mac and cheese, sweet potato fries and garlic mushrooms for sides. The steaks arrived working good time and were cooked to perfection and tasted amazing quite possibly the best steak we'd ever had.

    Overall the service was great and the staff kept checking on us and making sure we were happy and didn't need anything else.

    Other than the noise from the unexpected large group of people we were very satisfied with our visit and will definately reccomend and eat at the long dog again.

  • ((((( 11 December 2016 by Ken Picknell from Leatherhead

    Took a party of 12 plus an infant for Lunch. Facilities offered were perfect. Bar waiting staff were helpful, patient and at no time tried to rush things, they really added to a relaxing and enjoyable lunch. This was especially appreciated as two wedding parties came through while we were there but at no time did this cause any problems.
    Very happy with the food both in terms of choice and quality. The Long Dog burger is excellent, I would return just for that!
    Our thanks to all at the Long Dog.

  • ((((( 8 December 2016 by Simon Roberts from Aldwincle

    Excellent - warm greeting, terrific food, good service and a characterful and welcoming cosy pub atmosphere.

  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Richard Bernard from Haddenham

    Great evening Ollie and George and the team looked after us excellently food was wonderful and the service was great made it a great xmas evening for the 23 people, highly recommend.

  • ((((( 4 December 2016 by Jessica Clarke from Haddenham

    Great service, atmosphere, food...would highly recommend

  • ((((( 3 December 2016 by Patrick Lunt from High Wycombe

    Great evening! Lovely atmosphere, superb food.

  • (((** 29 November 2016 by Jayne Plowman from Aylesbury

    Very nice evening, a bit chaotic to start, the waitress was on her own and did not know we were waiting to sit down but she was very polite and attentive. Sat near the serving hatch which wasn't the best place in the dining area but general décor was very up-to-date (hipster!) and the food good. Couldn't finish the ravioli as there was a lot there and quite a lot of butter sauce, but house wine was very good and my friend's dessert looked very palatable.

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