Picture this: tucked in the gorgeous rolling hills on the Hampshire-Berkshire border, right next to the iconic Highclere Castle, you'll find our incredibly charming pub and rooms.
It's that festive-feast time of year, and we have a mountain of dishes and cork-popping packages, perfect for a catch-up with your best friends or planning the office Christmas party.
It's not just about the pub and the food. The whole area surrounding us is like a slice of paradise, making it the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. So, kick back, switch off, and let the worries melt away. It's time to relax and enjoy the serenity of the countryside.
Feast your eyes on our delicious menu of classic pub favourites, fresh and seasonal daily specials plus show-stopping Sunday roasts. We use only the freshest ingredients and the best of British meat, all served alongside many locally sourced delights.
Experience a delightful two-night getaway for two in the cosy embrace of our boutique bedrooms. Wake up to a delicious spot of brekkie each morning, and on a night of your choosing, delight in a memorable dining experience at our pub. Start your stay in style with a complimentary cocktail; your choice of either the zesty Glenfiddich Winter Buck or the refreshing Hendrick's Spiced G&T, perfectly paired with Fever-Tree Tonic. All of this from just £299 Available from 1st October 2023 - 30th March 2024. Subject to availability.
Whether you are looking for a relaxed spot to bring the family on Christmas day, or a festive spot for you & colleagues & friends to enjoy Christmas drinks & a sit down dinner, we have 4 Merry Christmas menus to look at with plenty of options to choose from.
Our 18 super cosy bedrooms are all about those classic countryside vibes. It doesn’t matter if you’re after a relaxing weekend getaway with the family, a quick stopover, or a business stay during the week, we’ve got you covered. And can we talk about those beds? They’re like a little slice of heaven—super lush, mega comfy, and absolutely perfect for snuggling in after an evening at the pub (which is conveniently just a 1-minute commute down the hall).
Food & Drink
Feast your eyes upon our ever-changing seasonal menu packed full of all your favourite pub classics. We’re talking about good old comfort food that hits the spot just right. And guess what? It’s all about enjoying great food with your loved ones, so bring your friends and family along for an epic feast.
And hey, if you’re staying with us, get ready to wake up to the best brekkie in Newbury because nothing gets the day going just right like some dippy eggs and a banger or two.
The perfect Christmas gift
Whether it’s a round of cocktails, a romantic dinner for two, or indulging in one of our beloved Sunday Roasts, our gift vouchers are the perfect festive gift to treat that special someone. Plus, they’ve got a full year of fun to look forward to.
Beat the boredom of the boardroom and host your meeting or away day with us. Our intimate spaces allow complete privacy for you to conquer your team goals away from the distractions of everyday life.
Escape to Newbury for a two-night stay at our charming pub, where relaxation meets comfy-cosy quirks. Pick a night to treat yourselves to a delightful dinner for two, specially curated by our talented chefs. Start your getaway on a wonderfully wintery note with a welcome cocktail – your choice of either the Glenfiddich Winter Buck or the Hendrick’s Spiced G&T, perfectly paired with Fever-Tree Tonic. Dive into comfort, delicious flavours, and our welcoming vibe throughout your stay. Starting from just £299
Available from 1st October 2023 – 30th March 2024; subject to availability.
Our dog-friendly bedrooms provide everything you need to keep tails wagging this summer. Complete with their own doggy bed or blanket, bowl and tasty treats, plus a selection of scenic walks in and around Highclere just a bone’s throw away, there’s no need to leave anyone behind this holiday. Up to two pups can stay with you, where available, for an additional £15 each per stay.
Family Friendly Stays
We’ve got an exciting lineup of family-friendly activities right at our doorstep. Our pub has a warm and friendly vibe that’s perfect for all, no matter their age. When it comes to our child-friendly stays, we’ve got you covered. If you’ve got kiddos aged 2-14, we can set up an extra bed for just £15 per night (subject to availability), and little ones under two can stay for free! So pack your bags and get ready for an amazing family holiday with us.
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