We popped into the (almost empty) bar at 2pm for coffee and cake but were told that the lunch menu was still being served so we couldn't have cake. How difficult can it be to put two slices of cake on plates?! We won't be...More
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Credit where it is due. The quality of the food is excellent. Excellent choices on menu. Excellent presentation. Real quality. We came for Sunday lunch to celebrate a retirement. We were not in a rush but we were hungry. It was unfortunate that although the...More
My husband and I enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea at this hotel . Friendly attentive staff and warm cosy surroundings. Thank you.
Afternoon Tea following our Wedding Celebratioin. Everyone loved the food and the professionalism of the staff involved.
We attended a pre-booked function today and were extremely disappointed. The hotel is beautiful and expectations were high. Sadly we were let down. I understand it is a busy time of year for functions but really the excuse is poor. Our meal was served rather...More
My wife and I had arranged to meet friends for a mid-week lunch at the William Cecil. We were driving up from Essex, they were driving down from Yorkshire. I'd booked a table for 12noon. We all arrived at the same time, around 1130am, and...More
Had a lovely afternoon tea which was a gift but rather spoilt by the price of a large glass of red wine. Over £12 a glass. The most expensive glass of red wine I've ever had. Still can't quite believe we paid over £18 for...More
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your afternoon tea but sorry that you were unhappy with the price of your drinks. We offer 13 different wines by the glass to try give a wide choice to our guests without the...More
We had a lovely meal here after our son's christening so wanted to revisit as a couple. We had a babysitter and had booked a table for 8.15pm. On arrival, we were told there was a wait because they had an event on - ok,...More
Thank you for your review and I am very sorry to hear about your experience here at The William Cecil. There can be no excuse for a lack of service and significant waits when you have booked a table and I very sorry for what...More
Friendly staff, attentive service, tasty food and a reserved, quality, atmosphere. A fine stately house with ample parking and cosy nooks and crannies. A very enjoyable meal for two.
Thank you for your lovely review. I am very happy that we could make your meal an enjoyable one and I do hope you will visit us again at The William Cecil.