The Plowden Arms

Welcome to The Plowden Arms

Set in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside
on the main road between Henley on
Thames and Reading, just a few minutes walk from the River Thames, The Plowden Arms is a delightfully old traditional country pub.
 
Providing relaxing surroundings for all seasons, we have a cosy bar area complete with a real log fire as well as a function space which opens on to our large beer garden.
 
We're unashamedly old fashioned; our food menu focusses on high quality, favourite and forgotten dishes from bygone eras with daily specials, whilst on the bar you'll find traditional ales, a carefully considered wine list and a monthly changing forgotten drink such as dandelion and burdock or gin fizz.
 
We look forward to welcoming you very soon.
 
 

 

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14 Apr 2015

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9 Apr 2015

Sunshine, bank holiday, Monday and The Plowden's open?! Surely not! Open 12-3pm and 2pm for food. '#enjoy
6 Apr 2015

@TimStreather not today! Just lunch 12-2pm and bar 'til 3pm
6 Apr 2015

Happy #EasterSunday! PS. Eating today...go for white choc blancmange....amazing!
5 Apr 2015

RT @polkadotcherry: A lovely evening @PlowdenGeorge thank you for brilliant service & incredible food. A favourite pub of mine, dog friendl
4 Apr 2015

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3 Apr 2015

Reviews

A religeous experience for the true foodie.

Martin Luton

" Always a wonderful experience...will keep coming back"

Stephen Hall

...it's an amazing place, lovely 1920s feel with décor and music to match

Lucy

I love the 1920's feel to the place...I visit the the Plowden Arms whenever I'm in the area.

Riyad Gokce Zade

A warm, welcoming country pub with top notch food and beers...

micky denehy

Great service as ever

Geoff Hawlop