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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It's pay day and #dryjanuary is nearly over.....wooohoooo!
2 days ago

@veggie_frog @Bellinnfood @BELL_BEER just started with the recommended rarebit -yum!
6 days ago

@veggie_frog @Bellinnfood @BELL_BEER Looking forward to lunch today. Do we need to book?
6 days ago

@Danielle_Pezza hello my dear, tomorrow here it's Sirloin of beef and shoulder of pork. Just 1 tbl left tho @ 2.30pm...
24 Jan 2015

@sipsmithtim Thanks for the sample. Sorry we missed you the other day - looking forward to trying: @BrakspearPubs
22 Jan 2015

You know iit, it's Pie and Pint Wednesday and the kitchen/pie factory is in full swing!
21 Jan 2015

RT @malinazon: Maybe we should stop asking why real food is so expensive and start asking why processed #food is so cheap. #healthy http://
21 Jan 2015

The kitchen's experimenting today with the Classic beef here tho, this one is a posh duck Wellington!
20 Jan 2015

@veggie_frog @Bellinnfood @BELL_BEER On the agenda for next Monday. Visiting friend....walk the dog, ale and rarebit. Sounds marvellous!
20 Jan 2015

@veggie_frog @Bellinnfood @BELL_BEER A new one for the 'lord and 'lady to try. Thank you. will be booking for 3 Barney the Basset v soon
20 Jan 2015

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


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