The Plowden Arms

Food and Drink At The Plowden Arms

We're committed to tradition. The tradition of using seasonal produce, the tradition of using local produce and very old fashioned, traditional recipes.
Taking influence from well known cookbooks by Eliza Acton and Mrs Beeton and recipes from centuries ago, our menus comprises of favourite and forgotten dishes from bygone eras prepared to exacting standards.
Our menu changes daily allowing us to provide maximum variety and make best use of the freshest seasonal produce. We also offer an array of drinking accompaniments to enjoy with a pint or glass of wine, our famous Pie and Pint Wednesdays, great Sunday roasts and special set price menus. Please see below for a selection of samples. 
Pubs were made for drinking!
Whilst we offer a great food menu, our drink offering is certainly not an afterthought. As well as traditional bitters and a varied wine list we also serve up home made cordials and a fantastic array of forgotten cocktails! 



Oxfordshire restaurant awards tripadvisor certifcate of excellence

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