5 Places for a lovely lunch in Milton Keynes

We have selected our favourite 5 places to enjoy a delicious lunch in and around Milton Keynes, from Fenny Stratford in the south to Old Stratford in the north.

The Swan Inn

Broughton Road, MK Village, Milton Keynes, MK10 9AH

The Swan Inn is a gorgeous 13th century thatched pub oozing with history. Situated in quaint Milton Keynes Village, the original village that the new city was named after, The Swan Inn is a great place to meet family and friends; even dogs are welcome in the bar! Its central location in Milton Keynes makes it an ideal meeting point. Whether you’re after a Sunday roast with all the trimmings or a bar snack, this quaint pub has it all.

Tuk Tuk Thai

59 Aylesbury St, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK2 2BH

Known for it’s authentic Thai Cuisine this family run business lies in the heart of Fenny Stratford, south Milton Keynes. Recently opened, it’s already getting excellent reviews for superb service and delicious food. Whether you’re after beef massaman or a red thai curry, Tuk Tuk Thai is sure to deliver. Perfect for a lazy lunch too, just half close your eyes, forget you’re in Fenny Stratford and imagine the Thailand sun close by!

The Red House

1 Wolverton Rd, Newport Pagnell MK16 8BG

The Red House pub has become infamous for its generous carveries and pretty country pub interior. Situated on the edge of Newport Pagnell which lies to the north east of Milton Keynes, this pub has had several extensions recently to meet the needs of its growth in popularity. At The Red House, a carvery isn’t just for a Sunday, they offer one every day of the week, alongside their regular menu. Ideal for children, with a separate menu including a dot-to-dot, a spacious covered outdoor area, The Red House has something for all the family.

Ye Olde Swan

Newport Rd, Woughton on the Green, Milton Keynes MK6 3BS

Ye Olde Swan, thought to date back to the Tudor times, still retains many of its historical features including exposed beams and fireplaces. It is yet another pub that was part of the original village settlements, before the new city of Milton Keynes was built up around them. They have an extensive brunch menu so whether you’re looking for a full English or smoked salmon, poached or baked eggs or the more exotic berry pancake stacks, this brunch menu will not disappoint. Located just a short walk away from the pretty Grand Union canal, it makes an ideal stroll to walk off that brunch.

Cherry Tree Roman Way Garden Centre

Watling Street, near Old Stratford

Lunch at a garden centre isn’t the obvious choice but Cherry Tree Roman Way near Old Stratford, north Milton Keynes, offers a lovely lunch menu in pleasant surroundings. They have a good selection of hot and cold food, a carvery on a Sunday, inside or outdoor seating and a whole garden centre to feast your green fingers on! The meatless mountain burger with onion rings, homemade coleslaw, fresh salad and chunky chips comes recommended!