The Woolpack

3.9
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21 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Gastro Pub
Top tags:
  • Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Comfort Food
With beautiful surroundings, and a stylish interior, The Woolpack in Aylesbury is a classic meets modern pub, a perfect setting for any occasion. Our chefs take pride in preparing fresh, delicious tasting food using the finest ingredients. Signature dishes include spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit, slow cooked pork belly with seared scallops, salmon supreme served with thyme-roasted butternut squash, and our home-made British beef burger. For a lighter bite, our spiralised carrot salad and Mediterranean mezze are both delectable, or for some sweet indulgence our melting golden chocolate bomb with caramel ice cream is sure to please!
You’ll also find a range of daily-changing specials and a carefully selected drinks list, including beautiful wines, ales and lagers, cocktails, and bubbles. So, whether it’s for a drink at the bar with family and friends, a special dining experience or a relaxed afternoon with great food – you can sit back and unwind, and we’ll take ca
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HW
London
6 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

Average food, asked the waiter to call me a taxi .... and he wrote down a number for me to call it myself!

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good! Imogen looked after us very well.

b
Buckinghamshire
6 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Things started badly as our booking was not on their system but a table was available. Service was prompt, efficient and polite. Menu choice was quite extensive for lunchtime. Drinks and food were delivered in good time and were well presented and of good quality.

B
Hertfordshire
15 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

This was my second visit and as on the previous occasion the service was not great. They seem to have a problem hiring. Food is neither good nor bad. Would hesitate to return unless I hear that the service has improved. Otherwise the pub is well located with good parking. Having a large restaurant does encourage some noisy groups.

HW
London
6 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

I’m a regular at the Woolpack but the Sunday roast was a big disappointment. Very small portion, hardly any vegetables, not enough gravy, no offer of any condiments. I had to ask for gravy and mustard...the chap at the next table was asking for more beef...it was definitely not worth £17.50!

RP
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Cant complain about quality of food , however service was not great
1) Slow to take order
2) Asked for another soft drink ... still waiting never arrived
3) 2 coffees and 1 tea arrived all separate - I'd almost finished my coffee before the tea arrived
4) Acknowledged I'd requested my bill, took a further 5 minutes plus to come across with the terminal to pay
It was not a case f not enough staff, ,my opinion maybe too many and none knew what each other was doing or meant to be doing - organised chaos

D
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a really relaxed, evening with good food and service. Plenty of parking and easy location. Great atmosphere, would recommend and go again

HR
Oxford
17 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Food is ok but service was very slow

AL
Buckinghamshire
150 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed our meal at the Woolpack. It took a long time for the restaurant to tell us that we couldn't use our Dining Cheque but otherwise a good time had by all.

G
London
10 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The Woolpack get everything right. Great menu, comfortable seating, lovely atmosphere and the food is very good.
With a couple of minor improvements in food quality and service this would merit a five star review.

JE
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely Sunday Roast, never been disappointed with meals here.

SW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Our go to local restaurant to take friends and family. Always enjoy a good meal, reasonably priced changing menu and very pleasant setting.

B
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Been to woolpack for a few years now but stopped for a while as service was slow. Now under new management and it's great. Staff friendly food fantastic

LL
Buckinghamshire
6 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely evening with hubby where food really tasty even though steaks were over cooked from what we ordered. Service better than on our last visit. Ate off set date night menu which included cocktails- very nice!

S
London
11 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

There were clearly a lot of Christmas parties in when we visited, but the staff were able to cope with the large number of diners.
The food was somewhat high on quantity with less attention to quality. The interior of the pub looked really nice & perhaps I would have come away with a warmer feel for the place at a quieter time of year

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Really lovely food and atmosphere. The only thing that let the evening down was that at 11pm we were handed the bill without asking for it. Slightly disappointing as the food was great!

T
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2017
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

We love coming here as it is local and its interior is great. However service is always what disappoints. The staff are friendly, but lacking hospitality skills. Firstly they didn't use a tray to bring the drinks to the table. Next our waiter forgot about us and I had to go over to him so that we could order. Once drinks were finished with glasses weren't cleared but left with the new drinks. But the food was great as always which is why we always comes back.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2017
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Overall good however the green tea at the end of the meal utterly spoilt it. It was far too strong, had been allowed to stew for too long and was extremely bitter, leaving an appalling after-taste that ruined the meal, it left a nasty bitterness on the tongue for a few hours after. Did report this to be told the message would be passed on, there was little apology or offer to replace it. Moral of this tale: do not order the green tea!

c
Buckinghamshire
5 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2017
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The outside dining area is very good and nicely presented inside is clean and well presented. The service leaves a lot to be desired when you walk in no staff at bar all congregated at one till hard to get served, service is on the slow side not down to customer numbers more to do with staff not keeping on top of it.

I
London
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Service was awful. Food was bad. No atmosphere. Slow service. Really expensive.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2017
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

As usual a great restaurant but surprising they had run out of many ingredients - on a Saturday evening! Couldn't somebody have run to Tesco to get some more broccoli? And we asked for a bottle of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and were given a bottle or Romanian...it was fine but that's not the point!