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Delightful 17th-century pub

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Functions catered

After visiting nearby Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey was filmed, have lunch here. Or vice versa. Either way, enjoy its high standards of food and service, starting in the bar with tartan high back seats and comfy leather chairs, which offers 13 wines by the glass, real ales from the Two Cocks Brewery and Orchard Pig Reveller cider. Using fresh fish and game, frequently-changing menus featuring bar snacks, sharing plates and, typically, cured salmon, cucumber, watercress and capers; whole roast partridge, rosemary, garlic and cream potatoes, game stuffing; and poached hake, purple sprouting, chive and tarragon brown butter.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: all week 12-2.30
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6-9, Sunday 6-8

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Two Cocks Cavalier, Ringwood Best Bitter, Ramsbury Gold
  • Real ciders: Orchard Pig Reveller

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • High chairs


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

Getting here

M4 junction 13, A34 south, 4th junction on left signed Highclere/Wash Common, turn right towards Andover A343, inn on right

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