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Purple Goose - CLOSED

61 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8QY, England
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (47 reviews)
“pork belly” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
61 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8QY, England
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341 - 350 of 474 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2012

We visited this restaurant on a wednesday for our anniversary. I have to say it was one of the best meals I have ever had. The complimentary water and bread were a very nice touch. The starters and mains were absolutely delicious beautifully presented and...More

1  Thank renegade11
Management response:Responded 15 July 2012

Thank you for your great review! It is great to hear that your husband thought his dessert was the best he had ever eaten. The attentive "girl in red" is Hannah, our Front of House Manager and she always does her best to be welcoming,...More

Reviewed 10 July 2012

As a Trip Advisor addict I was surprised to see some of the recent reviews from customers and as a reasonably regular customer was concerned at the responses. However having read them it appears that some people require half a loaf before they start their...More

1  Thank Lotus19
Management response:Responded 15 July 2012

Thanks for your review. We are delighted the service was "impeccable" and that you had a great meal. We are also pleased to note that you have had good experiences with us in the past and that "nothing has changed". Thanks again and come back...More

Reviewed 6 July 2012 via mobile

Visited tonight on a same day booking. It was sublime. The service and staff were excellent. To start we had blade of beef ravioli and crispy pork belly risotto. Mains were slow cooked beef and duo of duck. The cheese board for desert was flawlessly...More

Thank mjwpara
Management response:Responded 15 July 2012

Thank you for your review - to hear you thought the food was "sublime" is really encouraging. We are pleased you also enjoyed the cheeseboard - we normally have 12-14 different cheeses and this makes a nice alternative to a regular dessert. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2012

After reading so many postive reviews, I decided to try the Purple Goose and booked Sunday Lunch for a party of six, Well I can honestly say the reviews certainly do the goose justice. Amongst our party we had two eleven year old lads, who...More

1  Thank Glenn F
Management response:Responded 8 July 2012

Thanks so much for your review. It was a pleasure seeing your children enjoying what we had to offer and that they were trying the grown ups' meals too. Be careful: they'll be demanding 12oz fillet steaks before you know it! Thanks again and we...More

Reviewed 23 June 2012

My wife and I visited The Purple Goose for the first time this evening, almost by chance as we hadn't booked anywhere and were turned away elsewhere (not surprising given in was a Saturday night). I'm really glad we ended up at this restaurant as...More

Thank andrewebling
Management response:Responded 8 July 2012

Hi and thanks for your positive review. You were luck to get in on a Saturday night - last Saturday we were 100% full, relaid a few tables and still turned people away (so the message is book ahead if you can). I see you...More

Reviewed 23 June 2012

Today was the first time I had eaten at the restaurant and I must say, I know the prices are more than your normal restaurant, but it is all worth it! The home made bread, palat cleanser and quality off the food was better than...More

Thank bozzy89_holiday
Management response:Responded 8 July 2012

Many thanks for your review. We are not as cheap as some of the chains but on the plus side serve high quality food, freshly prepared by a talented team of young chefs in a family owned and run restaurant with friendly but switched on...More

Reviewed 14 June 2012

My girlfriend and I ate at the purple goose last night. We were impressed very much with the kind service from the waitress Hannah. Complementary home made bread was nice and to top it off we were told that on Monday and Tuesday evenings any...More

1  Thank Josh M
kingpotter, Owner at Purple Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2012

Hi and thanks for your review. Hannah our front of house Manager always tries to look after customers in a friendly and helpful way and we are pleased you had a great meal. The onion taste is a bit of a mystery as all desserts...More

Reviewed 9 June 2012

Lunch at the goose is a special event. This young man can cook so forget about your Olivers Ramseys or any other celeb cooks. The fresh Brixham fish was like an angel blowing on your tastebuds . light delicious fresh and dressed in a most...More

Thank Mactourer
kingpotter, Owner at Purple Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2012

Thanks for your positive review and we are delighted your taste buds were tickled! Most diners appreciate when Scott (head chef and co-owner) comes out and chats as he is genuinely interested in feedback so we can improve what we offer our valued customers -...More

Reviewed 7 June 2012

I had been looking at taking my partner to The Purple Goose for a while and a child free evening meant that we had the chance on 6th June. I didn't tell her where we was going as I wanted it to be a surprise...More

4  Thank Ian B
kingpotter, Owner at Purple Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2012

Thanks for your review and very generous comments. We always try hard to cater for special requests and that is the beauty of a small family run restaurant. We hope to see you again and will prepare a special dish if you give us notice....More

Reviewed 28 May 2012

Food was unexciting, very little atmosphere as restaurant right on the pavement of busy road so no view out of the windows. hot upstairs and somewhat squashed downstairs. can't recommend this.More

2  Thank hagarmiltonkeynes
kingpotter, Owner at Purple Goose, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2012

Thanks for your review. We are sorry you didn't really enjoy what we offer. Many diners specifically request the bay window tables as they look on to the historical High Street in our pretty village. I should also say that In the 2.5 years we...More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 High Street, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes MK17 8QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes  >  Woburn Sands
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