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I went for lunch with 16 relatives to celebrate my Mother’s 81st Birthday. The food which included Sausage and Mash, Salmon, Steak and Ale pie, Chicken in a white wine sauce, Veggie pasta and a curiously named Black and Blue Burger were all served piping...More
Date of visit: February 2019
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junewill-2019, Owner at The Hand and Shears, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Fantastic family meal tonight lovely atmosphere and fablous hosts June and Ady make you feel very welcome. Food was plentiful and delicious. Lots of Gluten free choice for our two daughters which was fab and made for hassle free eating.
Definitely be back.
If you want to go somewhere to get great service and lovely food. Look no further. Adie and June are at the Hand and Shears. We have followed them around over the years to George and Dragon and lord kitchener. This couple give everything. The...More
We occasionally walk from Long Hanborough and enjoy a meal in the Hand and Shears before walking back - sometimes through Pinsley Wood and sometimes along the pavement by the interesting row of trees, and back along "the coffin path". Calamari in a basket, cooked...More
Heard the successful landlord of an adjacent village pub/restaurant was back in the area having taken it over, so expected it to be good. Gave it a try Saturday lunchtime after 2 sets of our B and B guests raved over It, and we were...More
Ade, has recently just taken over the Hand and Shears after successfully managing other pubs in the area. He has fully redecorated the pub and it now feels really warm and friendly. Unfortunately we were at the pub for a wake. However, the food and...More
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Well, I’m struggling to trust what goes on with any reviews these days, thanks for the explanation, it was odd that I was quick with a glowing review and then it did appear I was criticised for somehow not doing it right, or... More
Well, I’m struggling to trust what goes on with any reviews these days, thanks for the explanation, it was odd that I was quick with a glowing review and then it did appear I was criticised for somehow not doing it right, or putting in the wrong place where there were old photos apparently.