The Nags Head a beautiful pub

Beautiful 15th Century Grade II Listed Pub

This beautiful pub is linked with the Bricklayers Arms pub in Flaunden. The Nags Head in Missenden is an absolutely exceptional pub. The pub is quintessentially British and serves the most delicious food of the highest quality. The outside area is beautiful. The wines, bar and gin menu are exemplary for a countryside inn, exciting the most discerning of palates. Most of the ales and beers are from local award winning micro-breweries.


A culinary twist of what’s best from the British and French. The Nag's Head signature dishes include home smoked fishes, crab & smoked salmon, mixed mushroom feuillette, 21 day aged fillet of beef. Booking is recommended.


The Nags Head has delicious lunch, dinner, Sunday and party menus. Please click on the The Nags Head website for the full menus. Please click here:


The Nags Head has six bedrooms that have been designed with subtle nods to the surrounding area and its history in mind. Using local craftsmen where possible and high end furnishings, each unique room showcases bespoke pieces of furniture, materials and artwork throughout. Only a 30 minute train ride from central London, you’ll find the picturesque village of Great Missenden in the heart of the Chilterns. Trains from London Marylebone to Great Missenden run every 30 minutes. Check availability here:

Gift Vouchers

Looking for a voucher? Be it a birthday, wedding gift, anniversary or simply to say thank you to someone special. What better way to say it than with a delicious meal or a night away to relax and enjoy a cosy pub and hotel in the Chilterns. Please click on this link to find out more:

Adventure Awaits 

Being in the heart of the Chilterns, an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Nag's Head are blessed with some of nature’s finest landscapes, not to mention glorious wildlife, some of which is native to the Chilterns. It’s a walkers and cyclists heaven. History and architecture also await you, with gorgeous brick and flint buildings and manor houses dotted over the countryside, most of particular heritage such as Hughenden manor or Berkhamsted Castle. It’s staggering how many famous people, artists, literary idols, royal connections and politicians have been part of the Chilterns. Most of their legacies have been left behind in some of form or another. 

Book a table

If you would like to make a reservation online, you have two options, either book a room or book a table here:

Takeaway Service

You can now enjoy the delicious Nags Head food at home, Click and collect service is now available. Please email to place your order or telephone direct on 01494 862200

Takeaway Wine 30% off

If you would like a bottle or two of wine or beer with your takeaway we are offering 30% off our normal list prices (excluding Champagne). The Nags Head have an extensive  list of carefully selected wines so why not take advantage of 30% off. When the Nags head call to confirm the order please state which wines or beers you would like to takeaway.

Dog Policy 

The Nags Head regret that dogs are not allowed to stay in the bedrooms, however well behaved dogs are most welcome in the pub and restaurant.

Safety in the Coronavirus Pandemic

The health and safety of customers and employees is of the upmost importance at The Nags Head. They already run a very tight ship in terms of hygiene levels and have the top Environmental Health rating (5 Star). They are now taking it a huge step further to fight the Coronavirus.

a beautiful pub

Opening Times

  • Mon 8am - 11pm
  • Tue 8am - 11pm
  • Wed 8am - 11pm
  • Thur 8am - 11pm
  • Fri 8am - 11pm
  • Sat 8am - 11pm
  • Sun 8am - 10pm

Additional info:

FOOD SERVED Monday - Tuesday: Dinner only 6-8.30pm Wednesday - Friday: 12-2.30pm; 6-8.30pm Saturday: 12-2.30pm; 5-9pm Sunday: 12-6pm

a beautiful pub


  • Wi-Fi
  • Disabled Access
  • Accomodation
  • Country Location
  • Free Parking
  • Food Served
  • Pet Friendly
  • Outdoor Seating