The Angel Restaurant

Star_8_Created with Sketch.Star_8_Created with Sketch.Star_8_Created with Sketch.Star_8_Created with Sketch.star-quarterCreated with Sketch.
4.3
icon/ic_reviewCreated with Sketch.
468 Reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
£26 to £40
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Contemporary British
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Dined here? Add a quick review...

Rate your experience

Restaurants you may also like

View all

About

"Fine food is what we are famous for" says owner and chef Trevor Bosch of the Angel Restaurant at Long Crendon.
This 16th century coaching inn nestled in a picturesque village on the Bucks, Oxfordshire border has built up a reputation for being one of those rare places that combines wonderful food, ambiance and service.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Contemporary British, Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of Operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
01844 208268
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment Options
AMEX, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress Code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive Chef
Trevor Bosch
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
We offer a selection of local produce dishes on our menu
including vegetarian & vegan options along our large selection for daily changing fish and seafood
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking Details
Parking available for approx 35 cars
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 468 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.3based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Quiet
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
5
4
3
2
1
Sort by
Filters
SB
Manchester
6 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Yes its a lovely restaurant and the food was very good. Friendly staff and nice surroundings.

Report
Helpful
G
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

This is a pleasant place in a character building. The standard of the food is high, but its not for the fussy eater. There's very little plain cooking, so if it's burger and chips you're after, don't bother. Portions are small as well. However, the taste is excellent and the presentation lovely. Service is good without being intrusive. It's not cheap, you might says on the pricy side. Overall though, it's well worth a visit. Recommended.

Report
Helpful
OT
New England
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall thile angel is superb, however I would say its on the costly side, so they would benefit a lot by lowering thier cost, it would certainly fill the restaraunt on a Saturday night

Report
Helpful
c
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The food was lovely. The only reason I didn’t give 5 stars is because there was a problem with the starter. I had smoked salmon and it was supposed to come with avacado salsa, it was missing and when I complained the manageress didn’t sort it out.

Report
Helpful
JB
London
7 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was good. Would have welcomed more attentive service especially as it was a special occasion. Cocktails and coffees were very disappointing.

Report
Helpful
AB
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Were there for a 63rd Wedding anniversary, asked for a quiet spot, and were given the perfect location. The food was delicious and at the end they presented my in-laws with a plate of sweets and macaroons with happy 63rd wedding anniversary written in chocolate. A lovely touch which they greatly appreciated.

Report
Helpful
OT
London
27 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly staff and excellent food. Much better than in recent years. We will be back!

Report
Helpful
F
Buckinghamshire
8 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have consistently had good service and great food at The Angel. Always happy to return.

Report
Helpful
SB
Manchester
6 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Lovely lunch. The only negative is the table where we sat was extremely draughty! We were in direct line of the back door and the front door was behind us Very uncosy and spoilt what was otherwise a lovely meal

Report
Helpful
g
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

lovely pub. friendly attentive service . well priced 2 or 3 course special daily lunch option. we have been before and look forward to going back again.

Report
Helpful
BL
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really friendly staff- they could not have been nicer and more polite. Food was amazing.

Report
Helpful
R
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best meal I've had in a long time! Lovely setting and staff.

Report
Helpful
LG
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I went for Saturday lunch on my daughters birthday. Everything was amazing from the greeting when we entered. Food was gorgeous and they were so helpful. They gave my daughter exactly what she wanted even though it was not on the menu. The lunchtime menu is very good value and the seafood lasagne was gorgeous. Lovely background music, free glass of champagne and an unexpected plate of chocolates and macarons with Happy Birthday written in chocolate on the glass serving plate. Fabulous experience- my daughter loved it!

Report
Helpful
RU
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service in a lovely place. Would definitely recommend and will definitely go back.

Report
Helpful
L
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was outstanding, the service has slightly dropped compared to our last few visits

Report
Helpful
b
London
3 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Good food but they forgot the special request for my husband’s birthday. They compensated after I complained, with chocolates and bill reduction

Report
Helpful
G
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

The food was excellent roast pork and roast beef very tender but the service was slow. Not enough waiting staff for a busy Sunday lunch.

Report
Helpful
E
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 2

Tasteless soup , poor portion of meat , cold Yorkshire pudding, small portions of vegetables. Very poor quality of food served .

Report
Helpful
PB
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I booked this restaurant on the advice of trip advisor as a surprise for my wife.
The food was surburb and the presentation was what i had expected after viewing the pictures online.
Wy wife had the risotto to start and i had the calamari. Both were wonderful.
For main the duck and trio of seafood, once again, well cooked and beautifully presented.
Pudding, sticky toffee and melting chocolate pot. Perfect.
I cannot fault anything of our evening and the service was first class.
The extra touches, such as a box of chocolates or macaroons to take home were fantastic, and a great gift for the babysitter or just a treat for the journey home.
We definitely will be returning very soon.
Two very happy customers

Report
Helpful
OT
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent lunch.

Report
Helpful
EH
Buckinghamshire
3 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Having been to The Angel on many occasions unfortunately we were left disappointed on Saturday night. The meal took an awful long time to arrive despite it appearing fairly quiet and my husbands meal was not hot. It would appear that his had been left out waiting for mine to be cooked. Usually the food and service is excellent but just seemed to be off the boil on Saturday night.

Report
Helpful
F
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I have eaten at the Angel 3 times now and it is exceptional. I would like to visit more often but it is over a 2 hour drive away. I took my foody son last time and even he was very impressed. I think the food is outtanding and the wine list is good without straying into silly money. I have recommended a visit to the Angel to all my friends it is a special place and a real treat.

Report
Helpful
LM
Oxford
10 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have visited this establishment several times and we are never disappointed, both food and service exceptional

Report
Helpful
MG
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

As always a beautiful setting for a special Christmas lunch. A bit mean with a tiny tiny mince pie with our coffee but otherwise a delightful lunch.
Menu said coffee and mince pies....plural?? But otherwise all good

Report
Helpful
CW
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was purely enjoyable. Both food and services were excellent!

Report
Helpful
M
London
6 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Another great meal with great service.
Thoroughly enjoyed it and we shall be back

Report
Helpful
TW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The fish pie was 99% potatoes and 1% fish. Not what you expect from the Angel. I guess if you select the set menu they are trying to keep costs down.

Report
Helpful
B
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always exceptionally good, great to have a restaurant you can rely on for consistently fine tasting food.

Report
Helpful
SM
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Most of our food was warm at best , I would struggle to recommend to any of my friends

Report
Helpful
SW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Dairy free dessert options were available which is unusual elsewhere. Pity that only 3 tables were occupied for a Wed lunch. V lovely food, beautifully presented.

Report
Helpful
a
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been to the Angel many times and for various occasions, never disappoints very good food and service.

Report
Helpful
B
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Eaten here many times and the food this time was the best ever.Roast Pork with trimmings and great treacle tart to finish me off !.Eaten fish here before (Sea Bream) and it was the size of a minnow so would never order that again but the service is excellent.Nice atmosphere.

Report
Helpful
JH
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, ambience and the service by Mike was so good .
Highly recommend this restaurant . First time we had been but not the last

Report
Helpful
HR
Oxford
17 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Food was a little on the homely when compared to previous visit but still good and the angel has nice atmosphere.

Report
Helpful
R
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal, amazing chocolates with coffee. Good choice of foods. Great service.

Report
Helpful
MM
Warwickshire
6 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A group of us from different parts of the country meet here twice a year . It never disappoints . This time the food was exceptional - have they got a new chef?

Report
Helpful
CM
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the 3rd time I have eaten at the Angel - just as good as the previous times!
The service is friendly and well informed, but it is the food which worth the visit.
We both had fish for starter and main - amazing! So tasty and fresh.

Report
Helpful
CC
London
5 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

This was a wedding anniversary on a Monday night. It was quiet but I know that is unusual.
We had a delicious meal, staff were very hospitable, helpful and friendly. We will definitely return soon!

Report
Helpful
B
Buckinghamshire
40 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food from the daily menu - 2 courses for £12.50 - great value.
My only gripe is that they only have 200cl bottles of coke/Diet Coke for the same price other restaurants sell 330cl.

Report
Helpful
RF
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

EXCELLENT GLUTEN-FREE OPTIONS, AND OVERALL A MOST ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
12