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Tasty pub grub near the source of the River Test

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Dog friendly

Strategically located where the old London to Exeter and Oxford to Southampton roads cross, this was Swindon brewery Arkell's first Hampshire pub. Dating from 1461, its rich history includes patronage by the late Lord Denning, Master of the Rolls, who was born opposite.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Monday to Friday 12–2, Saturday to Sunday 12–3
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6–9


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant

Getting here

On B3400 in town centre.

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