Swindon's oldest brewery, Arkell's, owns this late 19th-century pub. A particular attraction is its riverside terrace, although a great gin selection, Tuesday poker, Thursday quiz, Sky TV and BT Sport, pool, darts and live entertainment also keep the footfall high. The Runner knows customers appreciate good value pub food, so steaks, hunter's chicken, hand-carved Wiltshire ham and eggs, home-made chilli con carne, are always on the menu. Children are welcome until 9pm.
Open all year
Open all week
Open all day
Opening times: 11.30–11 (Sunday 11.30–10.30)
Lunch: all week 12–5
Dinner: Monday to Saturday 5–8.30
Credit cards accepted
Coach parties welcome, notice required
Family room available
Play area available
M4 junction 16, A3102 towards Swindon. At 2nd roundabout right signed town centre. Pub on right.