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  1. Distance: 5.72mi
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Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 5.72mi
  2. Distance: 7.07mi
  3. Distance: 7.31mi
  4. Distance: 13.02mi
  1. Distance: 5.72mi
  2. Distance: 7.07mi
  3. Distance: 7.31mi
  4. Distance: 13.02mi

About The Hind's Head - Bray

The Hind’s Head continues to celebrate British cooking and the consummate eclectic style that we have become known for. Serving a series of menus, changing and evolving on a monthly basis.

On the ground floor, the Restaurant has been remodelled whilst conserving the historic feature and integrity of the building.

Upstairs, our guests are invited to explore the Royal Lounge bar. An opulent space, perfect to indulge in our cocktail list, refined spirits, small batch gins and our fantastic champagne and wine list combined with our new snacks menu. We would advise arriving 30 minutes before your reservation time to enjoy the full experience.

Please see the restaurant website for our current menus.

High Street
Bray, Berkshire SL6 2AH
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
British, Vegetarian / Vegan, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday
12:00pm - 2:00pm, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday
12:00pm - 3:30pm

Lounge & Bar Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday
11:30am - 11:00pm
Sunday
12:00pm - 6:30pm

Please contact the restaurant directly for any bank holiday opening times.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£26 to £40

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
01628 626151

Website:
http://www.hindsheadbray.com/

Parking Details:
Our carpark is located on the opposite side of the road to us.

Public Transport:
Trains from London Paddington to Maidenhead.

Executive Chef:
Peter Gray

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

Our owner, Chef Heston Blumenthal, is an internationally acclaimed chef. Here at The Hind’s Head, Bray he has focused on creating traditional British food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

The Hind's Head - Bray Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasions (114)
Fit for Foodies (98)
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Worth the Drive (83)
Cosy (78)
Lunch (75)
Good for Anniversaries (69)
Good for Birthdays (68)
Romance (66)
Tasting Menu (64)
Good for a Date (62)
Quiet Conversation (61)
Notable Wine List (47)
Sunday Lunch (45)
Authentic (38)
Handcrafted Cocktails (38)
Local Ingredients (38)
Business Meals (35)
Casual (35)
Neighbourhood Gem (31)
Seasonal (28)
Group Bookings (26)
Comfort Food (21)
Fun (16)
Great Beer (16)
Bar Seating (13)
Good Vegetarian Options (13)
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Child Friendly (12)
Healthy (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Disabled Access (7)
People Watching (7)
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Organic (4)
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Pre/post Theatre (3)
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vip
 (Hertfordshire)·Dined a day ago

The Hinds Head is Heston's second venue in Bray (he also owns the Crown Pub... his 3rd venue in Bray). It is very much more a traditional restaurant than the Fat Duck - so don't expect the molecular gastronomy experience - but it is a great restaurant in it's own right. The service was excellent ad the building itself is utterly oldy worldy charming and warm. The food was great and well crafted and cooked.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (Surrey)·Dined 5 days ago

Good variety of options for a Sunday lunch at reasonable price.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined 7 days ago

Enjoyable meal. Scotch egg was perfect. Scallops and black pudding delicious. Rib eye Steak and beef a la mode (ox cheek )were delicious too. Desserts were fantastic - quaking pudding and pumpkin crumble. Accompanied by a great bottle of red - Finca Decero. Fantastic evening all round!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 7 January 2018

Great Sunday lunch at the Hind’s Head.

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·Dined on 6 January 2018

Yes was really good, service was brilliant and the staff were all friendly

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Warwickshire)·Dined on 1 January 2018

Came for a birthday celebration lunch. The ambience is more casual than some of the other famous venues in Bray, but the food was absolutely excellent - good food, cooked well, without too many cheffy gimmicks or a stuffy atmosphere.

We both enjoyed the duck and guinea fowl en croute to start. For mains, my husband had a delicious sticky dish make of beef cheek, whilst I had excellent roast cod. Quaking pudding made an unusual dessert.

It's quite pricey for what is essentially a pub, but worth it for a special occasion. I have eaten at Heston Blumental's 'Dinner' and found that good, but not quite as good as it thinks it is. I enjoyed eating at the Hind's Head more.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Berkshire)·Dined on 1 January 2018

New Years Day lunch for myself and my 11 year old. The welcome was warm and the service was lovely. Made my daughter feel at ease.
The food was great and the child polished off all of her 3 courses and would like to try the tasting menu next time!
Thank you for a great start to 2018

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly
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 (London)·Dined on 29 December 2017

Hind’s Head transforms the quintessential British country side pub into a gourmet experience. A visit was worthwhile just to marvel at the various wall decorations and having a drink in their upstairs lounge. However, the real treat is the 5 course tasing menu filled with homely winter dishes, look out for the pea soup scotched egg!

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (London)·Dined on 28 December 2017

From start to finish, a truly excellent and memorable experience. Went with my husband and we both had the 5-course tasting menu for dinner, the quantity and quality of each course was perfection, and very good value for money. All the staff were extremely pleasant, helpful, friendly and attentive from the beginning; taking the effort to check on any potential food allergies before we even ordered, and reconfirming everything when brought to us.
Just brilliant and will definitely be returning :-)

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on 27 December 2017

Outstanding food and service in a cosy warm environment

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·Dined on 27 December 2017

We had the taster menu and it was all delicious. The service was good and we didn't feel rushed. A little disappointed that the wine we chose was not available but the alternative we picked was nice albeit more expensive. We will be returning.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (London)·Dined on 22 December 2017

My Husband booked this for my 50th. We had the taster menu, my daughter who is normally rather fussy loved every dishes, in fact we all loved it. The staff were attentive and speedy!
Thank you Hinds Head for making this such an enjoyable dinner !

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 10 December 2017

Great place and great food nothing to complain about!

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 (London)·Dined on 10 December 2017

One of my best culinary experience in UK so far !
I really enjoyed the cosy atmosphere of the restaurant and warm welcome by all the staff.
Food was just delicious and so tasty !

I highly recommend this place for a lunch or dinner !

Lea

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on 9 December 2017

A fantastic evening, great service, we were welcomed from the very moment we walked in. The food was superb and the atmosphere and service exceptional.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on 9 December 2017

This was our 3rd year visiting the Hinds Head and we can safely say that the food and service was still as high as it was our first year. As a couple, we love our food, we've visited a few Michelin starred restaurants in the past and although many of them deserve their plaudits and awards, we never really felt comfortable enough to eat the food in manner and speed that we normally would. There was always a pressure to eat slowly and savour every morsel.

The Hinds Head is an example of high end food without the overly ostentatious presentation. It's the best of pub grub, in a relaxed pub setting. Warning, come with an empty stomach, you WILL be very full by the end of your meal!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Comfort Food
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·Dined on 8 December 2017

Incredible ambience and a fantastic location, with great service. The food was great value for money, a bit more range on the menu would be beneficial, but no complaints with food presented. Always get the chips and the duck fat roasted potatoes if you can

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (London)·Dined on 6 December 2017

I booked this for a birthday treat as we unfortunately couldn’t get a reservation at The Fat Duck across the road. By far, one of the best experiences we have ever had when dining out. On arrival, we were greeted by friendly, polite and welcoming staff who showed us to a table upstairs for pre-lunch cocktails. We arrived 30 mins earlier to give us time to visit The Royal Lounge. The interior is warm, snug, homely yet has a expensive, but authentic British feel with exposed beams, exquisite furniture and warm open fires. We loved everything about it. The cocktails were delicious, but it was the service which was faultless from every member of staff that we came across. Friendly, funny, never pretentious, yet professional and knowledgable about the food and wine being served. The food was out of this world, by far the best steak we have ever eaten and the cod and also salmon starter, and quail scotch egg were second to none. This is by far one of the best restaurants we have had the pleasure of eating in and we pride ourselves on making eating and drinking our favourite pastime and have eaten in some remarkable restaurants around the world. With the menu changing every month we can’t wait to return. 5 out of 5 stars hands down. This is definitely a place to go for a special occasion or just for a nice lunch. We left feeling well and truly spoilt. One of the best lunches we have ever had, and worth every penny. We had a fabulous time.

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·Dined on 5 December 2017

A fabulous place ready for any special occasion. The food was incredible, the wine menu outstanding!! The best steak I've had in a LONG time.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Yorkshire)·Dined on 1 December 2017

Excellent service, lovely ambiance ,looking forward to visiting again

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·Dined on 1 December 2017

I took my wife for her birthday and we had the 5 course tasting menu which was excellent. Fairly classic dishes executed perfectly with a few twists. The portions were just the right size so we were nicely full but not stuffed. The service was brilliant and the fit out is very cool too!

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal
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·Dined on 28 November 2017

The Hind's Head in Bray was one of the most delightful restaurants I have had the good pleasure of visiting. The building itself is old, stylish and has a warm and comfortable ambiance. I tried the 5 course tasting menu an was not disappointed. Each course was beautifully crafted and balanced, my personal favourite being the scallop and celery waldorf salad, though each course was superb in its own way.
The service was fabulous and the waitress who looked after me was second to non. Her manner was impecable, she was deft and friendly, and her wine recommendations for the courses turned out to pair beautifully with the food. As I was dining alone the service really added to my evening and made the whole experience all the more enjoyable.
I would highly recommend the Hind's Head to anyone and will definitely be visiting again when next in the area.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fun, Romantic, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on 27 November 2017

Lighting was poor at our table and we waited quite a long time before we ordered however the food was outstanding and the service was very good once we got going.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Berkshire)·Dined on 26 November 2017

Wow. Took my sister for her birthday and because I've been wanting to go for ages. It's one of the ultimate places for any foodie, being part of Heston Blumenthal's group of gastronomic extravagances.

The staff make you feel special, rise to any occasion and create experiences worth paying for.

If you're looking for a cheap, quick burger and chips...go and find somewhere else.

If you appreciate food, this is the ultimate homage to outstanding British food. Instagramming your meal is frowned upon. This is all about the experience.

My sister had the roasted Cod, and I had the Rib-eye from the A-La-Carte menu. The portions were not akin to haute cuisine, they were hearty and like that of which one would make at home.

Value for money, not only for the food but the attention to detail, rapport with the staff and their genuine love for making your occasion the best it can possibly be.

I will 100% become a regular.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Romantic, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Authentic, Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Fun, Afternoon Tea, Casual, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Great Beer, Cozy, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Bedfordshire)·Dined on 25 November 2017

Had a fantastic set lunch at Hinds Head. The staff were excellent with our 2 small children and made it a very enjoyable lunch experience. Can’t wait to return!

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 (Hertfordshire)·Dined on 24 November 2017

Had a fabulous meal here. Had the tasting menu at lunchtime and the first two courses were absolutely sublime. Service was excellent; only criticism was it was a very cold day and every time the door opened we were freezing. The staff were very aware of the situation and went to great lengths to keep the curtain across the door- it might be worth wearing an extra layer or a hat and scarf! £175 for lunch for two is probably a bit on the pricey side (only one of us drinking, but sparkling water £4 a bottle) but Hey Ho you can’t take it with you- it was à la Heston, when all is said and done.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot
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·Dined on 18 November 2017

We received a very friendly welcome and polite, 'unstuffy' service. We both ordered the five course tasting menu and they suggested a lovely alternative to the scallops in one dish, as my partner prefers to avoid them (offered artichoke, instead). All of the dishes were beautifully presented and contained innovative flavour combinations, without being weird for the sake of being different! I think that we have 'average' appetites and we were pleasantly full by the end of the meal. The braised ox cheek was especially good, as was the chocolate pudding. Great value menu (£58 p/p) for such wonderful cuisine.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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 (Bath)·Dined on 16 November 2017

Really loved it. Service warm and informal, food super, nice drinks selection, beautiful decor. Not cheap, but a great and memorable evening out.

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 (London)·Dined on 15 November 2017

Excellent supper

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 15 November 2017

Excellent as always . This place is just consistently on the ball in all ways

Tags: Tasting Menu, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Authentic
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 (London)·Dined on 3 November 2017

Superb cocktails and great food. Well worth it for a special occasion. Top marks for the friendly waiter

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic
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·Dined on 2 November 2017

Superb tasting menu with delicious hand crafted cocktails. Love love love it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on 31 October 2017

Fab food and fab service and for the quality very reasonable prices. Would highly recommend

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 28 October 2017

The food was absolutely delicious and the service was fantastic. We will definitely return there again.

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·Dined on 10 October 2017

Delicious food and exceptionally friendly and helpful restaurant staff

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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 (Berkshire)·Dined on 8 October 2017

The best Sunday roast EVER! Staff were brilliant. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on 1 October 2017

A simply magical Sunday lunch - the most delicious roast beef I've ever tasted. Every detail of the meal is meticulously thought through and cooked to perfection. The surprise extra treat at the end of the meal for my birthday topped off what was already one of the best meals I've ever eaten.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (London)·Dined on 30 September 2017

Great meal and brilliant service - a winner for special occasions

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 30 September 2017

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here, I must admit it exceeded my expectations. The food was outstanding, the service was perfect not disruptive but you never felt being ignored.

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 (London)·Dined on 29 September 2017

Great food. Peaceful atmosphere. Friendly staff. Will definitely return.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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