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Horse & Groom, Bourton-on-the-Hill

A modern, and airy ambience permeates this Grade II listed Georgian inn which is peacefully set in a large garden on the hilltop. Bar, en-suite bedrooms, and a blackboard menu changes daily, allowing great variety, even for the most frequent of visitors.

01386 700413  

Kings Arms, The Square, Stow-On-The-Wold

Fine pub in Market Square set on two levels. Lively and comfortable, matched by well prepared ingredients. Greene King and Hook Norton beers. Children & dogs welcome.

01451 830364

Five Alls, Filkins

A comfortable, and charming C18 coaching inn offers log fires, great nosh and luxurious bedrooms, and maybe, the odd celeb in mufty enjoying a Cotswold repast.


01367 860875  

Lamb Inn, Burford

This is your atypical olde English hostelry furnished with flagstone floors, low ceilings, nooks and crannies, and for your thirst, a range of English ales. Intimate lounges with comfy sofas and luxurious bedrooms create a tempting scene to succour and delight in.

01993 823155  

Lion Inn, Winchcombe

A comfortable hostelry serving good-value food within a sympathetically decorated building. You can eat/drink in the bar (and nestle up to the log fire), or dining room; tapas for lunch, Dinner is more dynamic, and sleep in their luxurious bedrooms. 

01242 603300  

Maytime Inn, Asthall

Set in an authentic Cotswold stone building situated in a quiet country village. On a winter's day you can duck through the low door into the homely bar and imagine the pub as it was centuries ago. B&B. Large garden for al fresco dining. 

01993 822068

Old Passage (Inn), Arlingham

This restaurant with rooms has a magical and spellbinding quality, the restaurant is a light and airy space given to fine views across the Severn, only bettered by the view from the bedrooms above. This continues to be a sea-foodies delight: prawns, devilled whitebait, freshly shucked oyster, Pembrokeshire lobster, roast halibut, et al. Meat, too. Special Severn Borebreakfasts. Closed Ms.

01452 740547  

Plough at Kingham

A long-term favourite of foodie aficionados in West Oxfordshire. You have the laid-back pub area serving local and draught ales, and exceptional bar food. The dining room serves English Classic fare, and you have the 7-luxurious bedrooms. Its all a winning combination, just awaiting your reservation.  

01608 658327

Seagrave Arms, Weston Subedge

An other hostelry with some style, comfort and great-value food that will tempt you back, time and again. On hand, 8-luxurious bedrooms to indulge oneself. Added to which, they have Wild Food Breaks, Bloody Mary Sundays, Monday Pie Nights, and more.

01386 840192

The Slaughters Country Inn, Lower Slaughter

This C17 Inn was formerly an Eton cramming school and is thus perfect for families given its unstuffy ambience. Well situated on the banks of the River Eye. A comfortable hostelry taken to log fires, board games and wholesome food. When the sun shines there is a Terrace for al fresco drinks and amiable conversation. Mid week fish nights and Sunday Lunches.

01451 822142

The Swan, Southrop - closed until Easter

This is a stylish inn and part of the Thyme and Southrop Manor Estate, who provide produce from their own kitchen garden and farm which inspires the chefs to engineer sumptuous meals. There is also  a "New Look" in progress: a new restaurant, rooms, gardens, cafe and spa to open by May. In Addendum, the Rooms are actually in the hotel at Thyme, and not in the pub.

01367 850205


Swan Inn, Swinbrook

Formerly owned by the late, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (the former Deborah Mitford, the last of the infamous Mitford sisters). A beautiful dining pub, in a delightful location, with a fair balance between traditional and modern cuisine.  Smart bedrooms. Located beside the dreamy River Windrush and village cricket ground. Within walking distance of Burford across the fields. 

01993 823339

The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach

A friendly C17 coaching inn that invites long hours beside the log fires, and lazy mornings lounging in their luxurious, comfy beds. Lunch and suppers to be recommended.  Book club. Music nights. Northleach has a very fine “Wool” church and is just off the Fosse Way so central for Cotswold tours and bike rides.

01451 860244


Wild Rabbit, Kingham

A Daylesford (Lady Bamford) creation (or warren, ha-ha) designed for the upwardly mobile Londoner, and or, media-type. It is all glass, and showey food in prep whilst the clientele are busily monitoring their laptops and iPads. The saving grace, the log fire, comfy seating and classy bedrooms. 

01608 658389

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