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Pretty country pub with a long history

At a glance

Bar menu
Kids play area

The ghost of Hammond Smith, murdered after a boozy day in 1889, may join you for a pint but don’t let his friendly presence detract from the pleasure of this rambling, low-beamed 16th-century inn. Packed with character via the inglenooks, horse brasses and corn dollies, Goldings hops are draped around a bar offering Harvey's and Adnams real ales plus Westons cider. Descend to the restaurant for home-cooked fish pie; lamb shank; wild mushroom risotto; or a selection of burgers. The flower-festooned garden is made for summer eating and drinking enjoyment.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25–26 December evening, 1 January evening
  • Days closed: Monday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Opening times: 12–3 6.30-11 (Saturday 12–4.30, Sunday 12–6)
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 12–2, Saturday to Sunday 12–3.30
  • Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 6.30–9

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


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

Getting here

From A28 right at Badgers Hill, left at end. 1st left signed Perry Wood.

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