The Potters Arms

4.2
279 reviews
£25 and under
British
Richard has been the custodian of The Potters Arms for over 8 years now, before taking over The Potters Arms his background has been 25 years in the Independent Restaurant trade, working with fresh food, searching and building relationships with the finest suppliers in the area to make sure that the food served from the kitchen is consistently the best it can possibly be.
We have just built a terrace bar which will be open for brunch and crepes, coffees, Ice Cream, Slush Cocktails & Pizzas.

Bill the Head Chef at The Potters has come in and taken over the position and his idea is that The Potters Arms being a Classic British Pub, our Menu should replicate that with lots of homemade pub classics, however with his culinary skills he will introduce a Daily Specials Menu that will be superb quality.

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
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 279 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.1
food
4.2
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Joan
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Good choice of food which was well cooked. We felt it was completely Covid-19 safe.

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viplondonjoe
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good pub meal...burger was a good choice and the calimari was delicious. All of our table had a nice meal, so very consistent.

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Suzannepickles
Hertfordshire
4 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was great and plenty of it! Service was a little slow to start but improved. Think this was probably due to current restrictions given the pandemic.

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DAVIDC
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good meal in lovely surroundings enjoyed the venue very Covid aware would revisit in the future 👍🏻

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SydT
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience4

breakfast served cold on a cold plate . Shower far too small, not properly cleaned, towels too small.

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KevinB
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, lovely atmosphere. Beer was as good as always. Food was fantastic :)

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RichardS
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food
Great service.
It is a typical village pub with nice atmosphere even when full capacity.

HW
HeatherW
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We have been to the Potters three times in the last two week, as always great food, staff personable and we will definitely return

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ChrisC
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always caring and thoughtful service and the tastiest food

HM
HevM
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were a party of 4 and had a meal in the garden. The staff were friendly and helpful and we all enjoyed our food.

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Keith
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 20 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Potters Arm, great pub, great food, great value, great service, excellent environment, nice setting.

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DavidW
Staffordshire
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

One night stay with dinner. Great pizza and Thai curry.

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Barney
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good food, staff friendly and helpful. Not too busy, so felt perfectly safe with all their Covid precautions.

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SaraG
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Nice quiet setting, pretty and spotless garden, very clean inside, value for money and Covid measures excellent! Sanitizer on every table, nice staff. Lovely pub!

KJ
KerrieJH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING. I ate an entire rack of ribs which were the best I've ever had. My sister had the pie which was almost amazing. Staff super friendly!! Also had the thai starter, HIGHLY RECOMMEND. All round, best pub I've ever been too.

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Scottie
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed our meal at 5.45 when it was quiet. Surprised that a drinks menu was not available though!

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SriI
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very nice atmosphere in a traditional pub. Good food with generous portions. Attentive staff and overall an enjoyable experience. Will visit again.

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AnnemarieS
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great location and friendly staff.
We all enjoyed our food 4 of us four generations ranging from 85yrs to 2 years old.

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very pleasant breakfast experience mainly. One of the pancakes ( ordered 2) was cold but still enjoyable.

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GailJ
London
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Very busy day, so staff very stretch, however there was lots of them. We did have to wait a long time to be served & between courses. Food was only ok.

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PaulR
London
9 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

To long a wait for starter - 45 minutes. Had to complain to owner. Food average. Wine good.

HW
HeatherW
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very good, staff pleasant and a thoroughly good experience in these troubled times

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Susie
London
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Very nice meal.
Very good service
Little bit too near to ther tables tho

CJ
CeeJay30
London
6 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Three menus on a Friday night - maybe trying to cater for lots. Friendly staff. No vegetables with the pie, just mash- despite the menu. Good was a bit basic

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LynG
London
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Had visited before and was disappointed to see a much reduced menu. Food however was good and enjoyed our visit.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A most enjoyable evening with friends - good food, good service and good COVID-19 precautions in place

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AndrewH
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A popular haunt and always good value for the money. Portions very generous.

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JulieS
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely breakfast. There was alot of choice and it was all made fresh to order. Went for dinner the night before and it was very nice. Very well run and staff are all lovely.

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Mani
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice environment and the food was very good. Lots of choice on the menu. Service was also very good. A bit noisy on this visit as there was a large group in but would still go back again.

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Jenn
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Was looking forward to the dining out experience only to be bitterly disappointed. The welcome we received on arrival was warm, sanitisers in place and social distancing but it went down hill from there. The meals were quite simply substandard. Avoid pie of the day in particular. The Cajun chicken had too many different flavours going on none of which were nice and the creamy mash reminded me of school days along with the frozen peas. The chips, however, were nice. Maybe the 50% off government scheme was an influence (I would have refused to pay the full price in normal circumstances) but if they want return customers they need to step up, remember to serve good pub food because unfortunately we wont be frequenting there again!

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JaneE
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely menu..we chose the savoury pancakes which are all made with buckwheat flour (so gluten free), absolutely delicious! Would definitely recommend.

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AnneS
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Very slow service. Main course fish pie was inedible.

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Clara
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Bit of an odd welcome - we had to ask for everything - like drinks, correct drinks, menu, and our table was sticky and not ready. However, everything got sorted, different waitress - really cheery and helpful and the mains when they arrived were superb! Gorgeous steak and fantastic Thai massaman curry. Loved them both! Had to request other drinks but that was fine.
Desserts were really disappointing - we both had homemade Eton Mess - which was a lot of whipped cream, a slightly bashed up meringue nest and a few strawberries. Definitely not worth the money.
Covid policy was good - we were quite far away from others and there was sanitiser on the table. One way system in place too.
Altogether a mixed experience.

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GaryH
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Sorry to say that the food took too long - about an hour
The starter wasn't as ordered
We cancelled the second round of drinks as they took 20 minutes and we had finished the meal.
perhaps Monday night - chef was off?

We will still go back

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sunday Roast. Excellent service from Richard and his staff. Excellent hygiene/social distancing adhered to. Food was fantastic, on time, and not pressured to be out for next round of customers. Definitely recommend without hesitation.

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience2

Great food but we were sat in Resturant & there were dirty kitchen units & packing cases all around us. Sadly that took the nice decor to a out building look ☹️

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SimonA
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a lovely evening here with a family party of six. Everything was great. The only small quibble is the Pizza base is quite thick and would prefer it to be thin and crispy.
The outside area is fantastic but you need to arrive early to be sure of a table.

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Generally good. Our booked table was evidently occupied and we were offered a bench in the car park in full sun, but opted for a high table with stools instead.

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JoJo
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

This was our first time at the Potter's Arms, we were tempted by the government eat out scheme. The outside was very well done with plenty of tables and sunshades/rain covers and heaters. Beautiful plants and lighting too. The landlord was very friendly and helpful. The table was wiped down thoroughly in-front of us on arrival (very reassuring!) and staff were very attentive and helpful. Tables allowed for social distancing. We had pizzas from the new outside pizza oven - delicious! I would highly recommend giving it a try and we will definitely be back.

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AbbyP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great selection drinks. Lovely garden, with outside bar and snack shack. Highly recommend

FAQs

The Potters Arms offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01494 726222.

The Potters Arms is rated 4.2 stars by 279 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.