The Red Lion at Brightwell-cum-Sotwell is the archetypal English village pub; a gorgeous thatched 16th Century building whose most famous visitor was evidently George III. He popped in after a stag hunt but what did we think when we dropped by?
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Zigana Turkish Kitchen (generally known as Ziganas) is a popular Turkish restaurant and takeaway in Didcot.
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The George and Dragon pub at Upton is a great destination for walkers and cyclists. It’s only a couple of miles from Didcot along the old railway embankment and it’s also a convenient halfway stop for those heading up onto the Ridgeway.
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Our visit to The Crown at South Moreton has been a long time in the offing.
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We ate lunch at The Packhorse Inn during last year’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme and I’ve wanted to return for dinner ever since. Now that I’ve finally managed it, what did I think?
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Last weekend we visited The Bear Inn in North Moreton for a birthday celebration. The owners had changed since our last visit but we still enjoyed a hearty meal.
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One of the few treats remaining during these lockdown times is the weekend takeaway. When I heard about a new takeaway, Caesar’s Grill (now renamed Imperial Grill) opening on Ladygrove I decided it would be next on my list to discover. What did we think?
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Last weekend I had the best takeaway of 2020. It was also my first ever takeaway meal from a pub.
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Pre Covid-19, Style Acre tea room was one of our regular lunch haunts. Whilst it initially closed during lockdown it reopened over the summer, first as a takeaway and now for eat in dining. What did we think of our recent visit?
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Last weekend I made my first visit of the year to Dorchester Abbey tearoom. Situated in the abbey grounds the small tearoom offers a varied selection of cakes, all baked by local volunteers. Of course, it’s not the only attraction in Dorchester-on-Thames so why not visit for the afternoon, eat cake and explore the village.
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