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“Excellent Food Service and Atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Coach House

The Coach House
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Ranked #2 of 5 Restaurants in Potton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$64
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We're a good pub with well kept ales and tempting wines. We're a restaurant serving fresh, high quality, local food. We're a coffee house with home made cakes. We're somewhere to enjoy a fabulous Sunday barbecue. We're a great venue for a private function. We're a comfortable hotel.
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent Food Service and Atmosphere”
Reviewed 9 May 2012

The Coach House has had its ups and downs over the years but since the new owners have completly refurbished the building and revamped the food and drink offerings it is very much on its way up. The food it simply excellent, a small but diverse and interesting menu means that the quality is top notch and the service, freindliness of the staff make this a great place to eat. During the day familes with small children are welcome, especially for coffee in the mornings and kids are allowed to play - letting the parensts relax. The bar is well stocked with local real ales and good wine - it's the best please not eat not only in Potton but for miles around too.

  • Visited May 2012
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English first
Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent in every regard and a great asset to Potton!”
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We came here for the fourth or fifth time to eat (which tells its own story) since it has been refurbished and under new management. On this occasion, it was to celebrate my wife's birthday.

A big plus in their favour is that the menu actually changes fairly regularly - for example, the main course I had of five mile goats cheese tarte tatin was new on the week we went, as was the dessert of rhubarb and custard crumble, syllabub with gingersnap and frozen rhubarb yoghurt. My wife thoroughly enjoyed all three of her courses, particularly the battered hake with mushy peas and triple cooked chips - the presentation of each course is also second to none.

The portions match the prices well and we both agree that it represents excellent value for money whilst still not being on the cheap side; other people must be of a similar mindset as it is consistently the busiest bar and restaurant in Potton and has a laid-back but bubbly atmosphere, which is a testament to the transformation the young owners have made since buying the pub.

Service is also attentive and very friendly, particularly in busy times and the waiters all seem very enthused about working at the Coach House, which again speaks volumes.

All in all, it is clearly carving out a niche for itself in Potton and doubtlessly, people come for miles around to visit. Cannot recommend it enough.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Peter T
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ChrisWoodcraft, Owner at The Coach House, responded to this review, 5 May 2012
We are so pleased to hear your feedback and privileged you chose to celebrate your wife's birthday with us. We have started planning our next menu changes for early June so keep an eye out on our website. We have also brought back, by popular demand, the Goats Cheese Panini with roasted peppers & balsamic onion to our lunch menu. We do hope to see you again soon (perhaps to sample one) Thank you.
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Nice Modern Pub”
Reviewed 2 May 2012

One of my locals, very nice inside, they do coffees during the day and is a hit with young mums meeting for a coffe. Come evening it has more of a wine bar feel. Great all rounder and a good place to hold casual client meetings over a coffee should you need to. Food is very nice, they have a good bar menu too which has some lovely hot snacks for around £3-4 like wings etc.

Visited May 2012
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Thank Sammts117
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ChrisWoodcraft, Owner at The Coach House, responded to this review, 5 May 2012
Thank you for your feedback. We agree, we are family friendly but we are business friendly too. We can reserve an area for a casual meeting in the bar or offer our Front Room for private meetings with lunch and tea & coffee all day. We look forward to seeing you soon for a meeting, for coffee, wine or bar snacks (or all the above!)
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cambridge
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Eaten here 4 times and will be back!!”
Reviewed 15 April 2012

My wife and I have eaten in many restaurants and pubs and have often been disappointed.The Coach House is excellent, the food is so nice, with attention to small details and finishing touches that make it a nice eating experience.

The staff are always friendly and the service is very good. But most of all the food is lovely.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank BraddersCambridge
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Sandy, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“AMAZING!!”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

SOme clients of ours took us here, I didn't know what to say, food is all a great price and absolutely amazing!
I could eat here every day of the week (apart from the diet!). Staff are so friendly, they accomodate children very well, service was excellent despite it being busy.

A perfectly quaint pub house to spend time with friends and family. The atmosphere inside is to die for and the decor is gorgeous.

Only every eaten here for lunch, as I am in love with their BLT!, I am sure dinner would be just as good, if not better!

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank Jemma P
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