Buckinghamshire food and drink recommendations - March 2016

PUBLISHED: 11:53 03 March 2016 | UPDATED: 11:53 03 March 2016

A gluten free feast at Rumsey's

A gluten free feast at Rumsey's


Welcome to our new feature where readers are invited to share the news of great restaurants, pubs, cafes and farm shops

Rumsey’s, Wendover and Thame

This splendid gluten-free grilled vegetable and cream cheese sandwich feast and extraordinary coleslaw was served up at a lunchtime when I’d done the bad thing of skipping breakfast. It was just one of numerous choices for us ‘Awkward Annies’. Rumsey’s, of course, is noted for its chocolate, cakes and ice creams, but I never got that far. Another time…

Jan Raycroft

The Whip, Lacey Green

For centuries Brits have had their ‘local’, not necessarily one’s closest, where you are made to feel welcome in a relaxed atmosphere. For me The Whip Inn (thewhipinn.co.uk) ticks all of those boxes and more. I’m not a lover of fine dining, instead I prefer classic pub food done well, which is guaranteed here. Then of course there’s the beer. Known for serving in excess of 800 different ales in one year, The Whip Inn doesn’t disappoint in choice of cask.

Daniel Hares, Buckmoorend Farm

Jaflong, Princes Risborough

Jaflong Balti and Tandoori Cuisine serves delicious food with a smile. We’ve never have to wait too long for our meals. My favourite is Rogan Josh, a tantalising spicy tomato dish, with a Peshwari naan. My gluten intolerant friend can eat there, and the bar is alcohol-free, so people are invited to bring their own drinks. It’s cheap, cheerful, and delicious. Perfect!

Susie Kearley, Princes Risborough

Bucksum Farm Shop

I love Bucksum Farm Shop, www.bucksum.co.uk, on the Shabbington Road out of Long Crendon. Open Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings it sells freshly picked vegetables and salad across the year – there are eggs and yogurts too. Much is home grown by owner David Newman. Time it right and what is harvested in the morning can be fresh on your plate that day.

Sally Dorling, Long Crendon

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