Food & Drink Day Trips

With award-winning restaurants, gastro pubs, unique farm shops, and cafes serving locally produced food and drink, great places to eat and drink in Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns are found around every corner.

We are extremely privileged to be home to a whole host of eateries. Tom Kerridge has not one but three restaurants in Marlow, The Coach, The Butchers Tap and the most well-known, The Hand and Flowers, the only pub in the UK which has two Michelin stars. There is also a variety of other award winning pubs to choose from, including The Royal Oak, The Pointer and The Mash Inn.
If cream teas are your thing there are a number of options available in the grandeur of the 5-star hotels and ornate restaurants in our National Trust properties, as well as the beautiful & quaint tea rooms across the county. Then there’s always the option of having tea served in a historic railway carriage on the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway.

Buckinghamshire is not short of fantastic farm shops either. Lacey’s Family Farm is famous for its delicious Guernsey cream and milk which is used in and around some of the county’s best restaurants and cafes. You can also find a selection of meats, deli items, homemade pies and sausages there too. Other farm shops and delis in the local area include, Beechwood Fine Foods, The Deli at No.5, Bradmoor Farm Shop and Boycott Farm Shop.

If you love a pint of craft beer, brewed with passion and skill by real-ale enthusiasts, or a glass of wine from a local producer. The area now boasts a number of microbreweries, vineyards and distilleries. If you are someone who is a gin lover, look no further than these Buckinghamshire family run distilleries, Griffiths Brothers and Puddingstone Distillery. Enjoy a pint or two at one of the more well established breweries, such as Rebellion Brewery and Chiltern Brewery. There are also some fabulous small-scale producers like Malt The Brewery, Bucks Star Beer, Fisher’s Brewery and Black Pit Brewery. Award winning wines are produced at vineyards open to the public, these include Chafor Wine, Harrow & Hope, Daws Hill and Chiltern Valley Winery. Book a tour, visit the shop or attend one of their many tasting events in the county.

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