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?
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.
Our visit to The Crown at South Moreton has been a long time in the offing.
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.
The Bell Inn at Aldworth is one of my favourite pubs in the area. This out and back cycle ride is mostly off road, with just a few short stretches of quiet country roads.
Last weekend I had the best takeaway of 2020. It was also my first ever takeaway meal from a pub.
Despite working on Milton Park for many years I never visited The Plum Pudding in Milton. It’s a popular lunch time haunt for local workers but what’s it like at the weekend?
Last week’s impromptu snow day was the perfect opportunity for a pub lunch. Easily walkable from Didcot, the Fleur de Lys in East Hagbourne is a cosy 17th Century village pub. It’s popular with locals and well known for its folk nights. But what was our lunch like?