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The Woodman


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All reviews sandwiches fish and chips traditional pub unlimited tea and coffee post funeral private function room phone call excellent food steve wake crematorium louise slideshow ploughmans ales landlord limitless
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Louise helped organise catering for family and friends following my mother-in-law's funeral at Breakspear Crematorium. She was so lovely and gentle with grieving father-in-law as we made the arrangements, nothing was too much trouble and we were eased through the booking at a difficult time....More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Paula B
woodmanruislip, Owner at The Woodman, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Paula for such a lovely review. Our aim at The Woodman is to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible for yourselves on such an occasion as this. We are very pleased to hear the day wasn’t too stressful for you. Thank...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Great small venue. Very convenient. Welcoming staff who did a very nice breakfast style finger buffet. Everyone loved it. Spot on Gemma and team thank you!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Swinleygate
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We have been coming to this pub for many years - usually once or twice a month after a walk along the canal at Harefield. We have always been made to feel very welcome by all the staff. We would like to come more often...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank w6tan
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The Woodman was perfect venue for a get together after my husbands funeral the staff couldn’t be more accommodating and kind on a very difficult and sad occasion. Just a couple of minutes walk from the crematorium they had prepared the room just as we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank tanith77
Steve B, Owner at The Woodman, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words, its very much appreciated by myself and the team. We hope to see you again. Steve

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Our second visit to The Woodman and what a difference to our first time here.Last time we were not impressed with the ploughmans that we were served.This time,I tried the ploughmans again and it was excellent.My wife had the fish and chips and she really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eddiehatfull
Steve B, Landlord at The Woodman, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Eddie, thank you for this lovely review. I'm really glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us this time. Your comments and feedback are much appreciated by all of the team at The Woodman. Just sorry that neither Steve or I weren't here to...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We held a post-funeral gathering at The Woodman. Excellent service and attention to detail by all the staff. Good buffet selection and separate bar in a private function room. Highly recommended. Thank you!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Charliepapa1
Steve B, Owner at The Woodman, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Charlie Thank you for your kind words, its very much appreciated by myself and the team. Hope to see you again Steve

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Arranged a wake with the owner Steve to cater for what we thought would be 40-50 guests . On the day it was more like 90-100 people who turned up but nothing was too much trouble for Steve and his excellent staff - they quickly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James R
Steve B, Owner at The Woodman, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear James Thank you for taking the time to review the Woodman and for your kind comments. We are pleased everything was sorted out for you on the day and glad it all ran smoothly even with the additional guests. See you again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

We recently held a post-funeral buffet for about 25 people for my dear Dad at The Woodman and wow! what a success it was! From the first contact phone call to Steve, he & his staff couldn't do enough to ensure this little gathering of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MandMP66
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Today I said the final goodbye to my lovely Mum and the gathering afterwards was held at the Woodman. I can't praise this venue highly enough, from the use of a private room with a TV to show memorable photos to the delicious and plentiful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank MandB-MBUK
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Ordered two ploughmans which took over twenty minutes to arrive.Cheese ploughmans had nice cheeses but that was it.A tiny pot of pickle and a few grapes along with two rolls.The Ham ploughmans had just a few slices of ham along with grapes etc.For the price...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank eddiehatfull
Steve B, Landlord at The Woodman, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Hi Eddie Apologies for the delay in replying to you. Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you were disappointed in the ploughman's lunches we served you with. It surprised us to read your review as we've always had such good feedback about...More

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