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At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Garden

Welsh drovers following Roman Ermin Street would stop at what was originally the Board House; later it became The Paraffin House, presumably a profitable sideline to beer at one time. Today, the bar serves Ramsbury Gold and Upham Punter ales, and Symonds Founders Reserve cider. Food style is evidenced by starters of king prawn raviolo with pea shoots, tarragon and celeriac; and mains of pan-fried duck breast with pressed potatoes, creamed leeks, cranberries and roasted figs; rump and sirloin steaks with mushrooms, tomato and hand-cut chips; and pumpkin tortellini with celeriac, fennel, ginger and crispy shallots. For dessert, perhaps caramel pannacotta, pineapple and amaretto biscuits.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 Dec
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: all wk 12-2.30
  • Dinner opening: Mon-Sat 6.30-9.30, Sun 6.30-8.30

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Ramsbury Gold, Upham Punter
  • Real ciders: Symonds Founders Reserve

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

M4 junct 14, A338 towards Wantage. Left onto B4000 towards Lambourn

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