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South East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in for an early dinner. We were the only people in the bar and they told us that they could not put any music on, so we sat in an otherwise silent bar. We could hear the bar staff chatting and they could hear us - a bit off putting. Only had Wadworth on draft, good beer but I...

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Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are now a Managed House, under Wadworth and as such, we have all their Ales on Draught. We are planning a refurbishment at the end of January when the issues above will be dealt with. If you have any other concerns, do not hesitate to contact me for assistance....

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Met friends for supper, food was very good and well presented but service was slow. Asked for dessert menus twice, bill twice, would still try again. Recommend stroganoff, fish was good but didn't go for dessert. Very quiet in the dining area but was a Monday evening.

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Hi Sue, Thank you for your review and I am glad you had an enjoyable experience. Hopefully with our refurb plans, in the New Year, Monday evenings will be a bit busier. Jurgens Nienaber

London
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Spent just one night as a family with a baby. Turned out we had booked the wrong date and they had as down for a month earlier and thought we hadn't shown and charged us then. Didn't make any fuss, just booked us in for that night (luckily they had a room) and didn't charge us for the actual night....

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Hi Tanya, Thank you for your lovely review and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Jurgens Nienaber

Knowl Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Situated on the A4 the Bird in Hand is a proper country pub with a warm welcome. The food has always been great, good size portion and arrives steaming hot. Service has always been very good and there's a lovely warm atmosphere. A nice array of clientele visit the pub, and a very relaxed atmosphere.

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Louise for your recent review. I am pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you again. Caroline Shone

Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Once again the food was great the bar staff and kitchen staff were right on. Dinner cooked, and seasoned perfectly. Portion size was grate as well. As it is cool outside the temp in the restaurant and pub was perfect without a coat, we will return again in the near future.

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your dinner with us and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Caroline Shone

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We usually visit mid-afternoon for our late Sunday lunches here and this was the same today. The bar area was quite empty but enough tigers for a bit of atmos. The beef and lamb were both lean, tender and tasty and the accompanying vegs good. A good selection of beers at the bar too. We'll be back.

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Henry. Thank you for your recent review. I am pleased you enjoyed another Sunday lunch with us. Mid - afternoon is actually a good time to come as the main lunchtime was rather busy. Caroline Shone

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This place is just off the main road, but located a ten to fifteen minute drive from Henley or Maidenhead. It's a very homely inn; the room we had was in the courtyard so we could take our dog. It was nicely decorated and had everything we needed. The bar had a fire, and was really cosy. The food was...

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your stay with us. I am pleased you had a nice experience. I note your comment about the booking and will look into this. Caroline Shone

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A three night stay was well worth it. The hotel is clean and comfortable and the food excellent We had out dog with us and the staff could not do enough to make us welcome. Breakfast was taken in the bar so we could have him with us instead of putting him in the car. Bowls of water and the...

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us. The staff are all dog lovers which is lucky as I have one too! Caroline Shone

Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We chose this B&B as Twyford station is only a 5 minute drive away meaning that we could access London and Southampton with ease. What a find....a warm welcome on arrival, nothing was too much trouble, delightful historic bar area, lovely clean room, easy parking. The menu is simple fare but of excellent quality, delicious puds and cheese board. We...

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I do hope to meet you on your return visit. Caroline Shone

Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A lovely pub and restaurant, set back from the busy road with a large carpark in front. So much so that the building looks a little austere and hotel like. It therefore might put people off 'dropping in' without having booked. This is not the case and a warm welcome awaits. We ate and drank in the bar and the...

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Cas350, Owner at The Bird In Hand Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. I am pleased you had an enjoyable experience. The frontage will be re-done in the New Year which will make the building look more inviting and portray the true quality inside. Caroline Shone

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about The Bird In Hand Country Inn

Address: Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Maidenhead RG10 9UP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Windsor and Maidenhead > Maidenhead > Knowl Hill
Price Range: €116 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bird In Hand Country Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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