The Beehive White Waltham

4.6
991 reviews
£26 to £40
English
The Beehive in White Waltham, overlooking the village cricket ground and a gentle Berkshire landscape, is something of an institution in these parts. The Beehive is a wonderful village pub in the beautiful village of White Waltham; it has a huge reputation in the local area and is a favourite local for many in the village. At the Beehive we aim to protect this reputation, we aim to create a delicious seasonal menu. Throughout the year we want the menu to represent Britain and our wonderful produce. Dishes that are heart warming, affordable and packed full of flavour.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 991 People Are Saying
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vipCorrineC
London
15 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb … as always the good is outstanding. Warm cosy setting but with lots of space and very friendly happy service. Always a pleasure to go there. Food is just delicious.

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AstridL
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really good restaurant, very good value, we always have a nice time

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vipBecky
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the most enjoyable meals in a wonderful setting. The service is exceptional!

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LeeS
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food with outstanding service, outstanding value for money

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AnneW
Berkshire
6 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food and service was excellent. Attentive, informative but not intrusive. The food was absolutely delicious.
The only negative was that the pub area where you can usually sit and have drinks before or after the meal, was not available, occupied by diners. Hence the only option was to hope the table was ready and go directly to that. I do hope that The Bee Hive keeps a pub area to have a drink before the meal as this has always made it overall a lovely experience.

Despite this it was a lovely meal (though definitely costly) in a lovely environment.

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ashleighDB
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely evening out. The staff were excellent, very high standard of service. One of the best Bloody Mary cocktails I’ve ever had and really good food. Couldn’t fault it

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TIMOTHYB
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

QUITE GOOD BUT NOT OUTSTANDING.
IT WAS NOT UNTIL I GOT HOME I REALISED THEY HAD CHARGED ME £32 FOR THE HADDOCK MAIN COUSE WHICH WAS FAR MORE THAN IN MENEU ...A BIT NAUGHTY

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Jeni
London
4 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic family friendly pub restaurant for a special occasion. Delicious food and friendly, attentive service

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OpenTable Diner
Berkshire
5 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and helpful staff, as always. Never disappoints.

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Sully24
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Excellent food and good service. Had long wait to order though and consequently ate too late for me to fully enjoy. Had tried to move booking earlier and failed although there were free tables earlier.

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louisef
London
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

high quality food in pleasant and friendly , yet professional, atmosphere.

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LindaM
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely first impression of the Restaurant, nice to see a vegetarian choice on the daily specials too. Service was efficient and friendly. The quality of the food was wonderful. Will definitely be going again .

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CarolynR
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Greeted by lovely staff, who were very attentive.Food was beautifully cooked and presented, the rabbit lasagne was excellent and beetroot and goats cheese tart wonderful flavours .
Our mains were perfectly cooked .
A very pleasant few hours

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harrys
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

A shame I live local and heard good reports, sadly it didn’t live up to expectations, we didn’t have starters main course lemon sole with no veg apart from potatoes, mutton/suet pudding, so salty not edible a shame
Great desert soufflé no complaints

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We decided to share a little scotch egg for a small starter and it was amazing, such perfect flavours.
We treated ourselves to the Amazing roast beef which did not disappoint. For dessert I managed to fit in the cheese cake with blueberries and granola and it was so light and tasty. The service felt relaxed, but superb and not rushed in the slightest.

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TracyY
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A very enjoyable meal for my birthday. Lady that served us was chatty and friendly. Food was very good. We will return and would like to book the Valentine Meal.

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MaxW
London
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food and ambience….definitely worth a visit!

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markymark
London
10 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Once again an amazing meal at the Beehive . Fantastic food , excellent atmosphere with top class service

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PhilM
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nicely spaced tables, excellent high quality food, and comfortable and non fussy service offering a selection of adventurous and more conventional options. All dishes all we tried (snails, game, sole and fish and chips were well cooked and presented. Not cheap - we had 2 courses with sides, a bottle of wine and some soft drinks and it came to £50 per head including service. Worth it for special occasions

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Ricicle
London
10 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

This was our second visit in 6 weeks. As before it excelled in everything. The interior has a nice calm feel and the tables well spaced. The shortish menu has plenty of enticing dishes, I had the venison with celeriac, spinach and gorgeous mash, quite delicious. The service was charming and relaxed. It’s rare to find such an all round success.

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lunchers
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We enjoyed the food and ambience immensely,the lady that served us was exactly right for the occasion

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Ludovic
Berkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always the food and service is excellent. Without a doubt the Beehive is Michelin Standard. The prices are reasonable and value for money.

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SheilaM
Surrey
4 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

A very enjoyable meal. Excellent menu choices and some unusual options.

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SianB
Berkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food - original and delicious, with a menu that offered something to entice all of our very different tastes.

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vipPeter
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and fabulous food!

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gareth
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I had booked in advance and received an email to confirm I was attending.
All the serving staff were very friendly.
Good selection on the menu and I had the octopus, halibut and finished with the spiced banana soufflé.
The food was nicely presented and very tasty, with lovely sauces.
Well worth a visit.

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RuthW
Oxford
4 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good menu choice , tasty food and a nice buzzy atmosphere .

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Yquem67
London
8 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our second visit to The Beehive and well worth the two and a half hour drive.
Lovely location, great, imaginative, tasty well cooked food and charming service from the front of house team. We shall return.

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JulieM
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food - have never had a bad meal here. Not the cheapest but is definitely worth it as a treat.

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SueC
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food is always excellent and interesting. The Yorkshire pudding melted in the mouth and the fig tart and honey ice cream were out of this world. Staff always friendly and knowledgeable . We have eaten here several times over the years and the standard never fails. Looking forward to going again

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louY
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent Sunday lunch with great service. I always like to check what quality deserts a restaurant has before I book a table, this is important part of lunch for me. So a special thank you to the pastry chef.

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RAKJ
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the most wonderful time at the beehive, amazing meal and service. Made a special occasion even more special.

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Verity1
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely menu. The rabbit lasagne starter and the banana soufflé dessert were particularly memorable . Would definitely recommend for a special occasion.

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MhairiB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went on a busy Tuesday, but didn't feel rushed. The staff were really attentive, the place is large and open so I didn't feel crammed in. The food was hot, fresh and delicious and the spiced banana soufflé is not to be missed!

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SophieL
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very well looked after and the food was delicious!

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SheilaM
Surrey
4 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoy eating here for special occasions. The menu is adventurous and the service is excellent

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RozS
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2nd time to Beehive and won’t be last. Lovely dining room, food was first class and service to match. Highly recommended

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chriss
London
6 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Probably the best fish n chips we have had since Scarborough in 2006.
Excellent service, lovely wine and very good puds…nice warm bread rolls to start as well.

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Notthevicarofbray
London
9 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Very excellent food, nicely served in quiet, comfortable surroundings.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always great food and great service

FAQs

The Beehive White Waltham offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01628 822877.

The Beehive White Waltham is rated 4.6 stars by 991 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.