The Beech House is a local restaurant chain to where we live. They have a total of five locations in Amersham, St. Albans, Beaconsfield, Solihull & Hampton Hill. The first one opened 5 years ago in Beaconsfield and is about to re-open following a massive extension where it has almost doubled in size.
The Beech house in Amersham opened in February 2018 it is just a short walk from the station (around 5 minutes to be precise). Upon arrival we immediately spotted the outside seating area, and both commented that it would have been lovely to have been able to sit outside had it been a glorious summers evening.
There are several seating areas at The Beech House making it suitable for all types of parties (it isn’t a small restaurant it seats 140 customers). We were shown to our table which was at the black of the restaurant, the interior design of the restaurant offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere and made us feel very relaxed.
We arrived at around 7pm on Thursday evening and the restaurant and bar was already filling up. Our waiter for the evening introduced himself and offered to make us a summer cocktail which of course we accepted right away. We were served the Watermelon Spritz and the Pineapple Punch, both of which tasted so delicious and we would highly recommend.
To start we decided to go for the Antipasto Misto board, as it meant we got to try a little bit of everything. We loved this starter and we were really impressed by the size of the sharing board, you could have shared it with 3 people.
We also shared the Calamari which came with a spicy mayo dip (lemon, chilli, harissa)! We love calamari so were pleased with this choice.
For main we struggled to decide what to get, we wanted to get 2 dishes and share them (obv) but there was SO much choice it difficult to decide what to go for. We also didn’t want to go for bread over load as we wanted to get dessert too!
In the end we opted for a burger and a build your own salad. There was a pulled pork burger on the specials menu which we were really tempted by, but in the end decided to go for the classic on the main menu, the Bacon and Cheddar House, it was a decent burger and superb choice!
For the salad, there was lots of choice on the build your own, we went for the superfood and omitted the tomatoes and replaced with avocado. We also added halloumi, who doesn’t love halloumi!
For dessert we were informed that the sticky toffee pudding was now vegan so we thought we would give that a go, and we were also told the panna cotta was new so decided to give it a try. The Peach Melba Panna Cotta was our favourite and we are so glad we went for it, it was really light and made us feel all summery! We loved the addition of the berry granola.
We were also give a dessert cocktail to accompany our desserts and it was the most refreshing thing! It was so green but so yummy, we would go back for this cocktail any day!
Thank you so much for having us and treating us so well! We cannot recommend The Beech House enough and it’s so perfect that it is so close to home!