Idyllically situated alongside the River Windrush in the thatched village of Old Minster, this 600-year-old inn was a favourite of Sir Winston Churchill, whose ancestral home is nearby Blenheim Palace.
Opening times: 12.30–3 6.30–9 (Friday to Saturday 12.30–3 6.30–9.30)
Lunch: all week 12.30–3
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday 6.30–9, Friday to Saturday 6.30–9.30
Food and drink
Real ales available: Brakspear Bitter and Oxford Gold, Wychwood Hobgoblin
Real ciders: Westons Stowford Press
Credit cards accepted
Play area available
Ramp access available
Allowed in bar
Allowed in garden
Northbound: M40 junction 8, A40 (southbound M40 junction 9, A34) towards Oxford. From Oxford ringroad follow Cheltenham signs. 14 miles, follow Carterton and Minster Lovell signs. Through Minster Lovell, right at T-junction, 2nd left signed Old Swan and Minster Mill.