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At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Garden

A pub since 1784, it lies below Coombe Hill, second highest point in the Chilterns. It was named after a former owner of the nearby Chequers Estate, which is now better known for being the country retreat of the serving prime minister. Stripped beams, an open fire and a log-burner await the visitor ready for one of 17 wines by the glass, or maybe a pint of Tring brewery's Side Pocket for a Toad, an old Hertfordshire saying alluding to something useless. The menu follows the old 'keep it simple' business dictum, offering dishes along the lines of carrot and coriander soup; braised pork belly; traditional fish pie; pork sausages and mash; and pearl barley risotto.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Days closed:: Mon
  • Open all day
  • Opening times:: 10am-11pm (Sun 12-10-30)
  • Lunch opening:: Tue-Sat 12-2.30, Sun 12-4
  • Dinner opening:: Tue-Sat 6.30-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales:: Chiltern Ale, Tring Side Pocket for a Toad
  • Real ciders:: Aspall
  • Leave blank: 17

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A4010 (S of Aylesbury) follow Butlers Cross signs. Pub at x-roads in village

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