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Nelson Street Cafe Restaurant Bar

53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
+44 1280 815556
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been been fortunate to eat at restaurants around the world including Michelin star eateries. Nelson St. has been on our list of good local restaurants for several years, this was our first visit since it's move to more of a fine dining establishment. One...More

Thank GFwarrior
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what a gem of a restaurant this is. Based on a tasting menu concept but don't think you will leave hungry as that is far from the case. We had the 'Adventure' 3 plate tasting menu followed by a dessert and every mouthful of...More

Thank Mandy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a Friday night. First visit. Had the restaurant to ourselves for 2 hours as everyone else in Buckingham seemed to be elsewhere... an advantage for us. Interesting tasting menu. It's not for everyone but suited us. Each course was well presented...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here for our wedding anniversary. I was immediately impressed with the ambience and the amount of effort put into creating this. We found the service to be friendly and on occasions a little theatrical. However, at times it was simply too slow. Although...More

Thank Lindaofbuckingham
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We've been a few times to Nelson St and each time the chefs never disappoint and you can see how they are trying out new ideas and tastes. I now think they have excelled and upped their game considerably. There are 2 menus which are...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We eat here with friends for my wife's birthday and I had high expectations which were exceeded. The menu concept of pick three medium sized plates works well and between us we must have tried at least eight different dishes and they were consistently excellent....More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Have been here a few times now and latest time was the best visit, they have changed the menu concept and I think it is brillant. Great friendly service but not over the top and as for the food it is really good. Perfect sized...More

Thank Liza h
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious as usual - we enjoyed the tasting plates - great service - enjoyed very much - good value -

Thank katie a
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our first visit was for our wedding anniversary and it was excellent. The food is definitely deserving of a Michelin star. We had the three dishes for £39 menu, where there's plenty of choice of fish, vegetarian and meat courses; dessert is an extra £6...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Visited the Nelson Street Cafe a number of times. It has only got better! It is a definite must. The food is super fresh & delicious...it is very evident in the food that there is a lot of love & care from the chef to...More

Thank Natalie P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the restaurant open on a Sunday?
20 November 2015|
Response from Louis M | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry we didn't get back to you before. I'm afraid we are closed on a Sunday, we are open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. Hopefully one of these times will be suitable for you. Kind Regards, Nelson... More
Susie T
Where do we park?
12 October 2015|
Response from Louis M | Property representative |
We understand that parking in Buckingham can be very difficult but there are a few spots a short walk from us where you can usually find a space. Western Avenue car park is just around the corner less than 5 minutes walk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-54 Nelson Street | MK18 1BT, Buckingham MK18 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Buckingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1280 815556
  • E-mail
A unique new restaurant for Buckingham serving a range of modern English dishes with an international twist. An indiviually designed restaurant created around chef Louis Myhill, who combines natural talent with skills gained in London restaurants, including The Ivy
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