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Wantage Road, Chieveley RG20 8UE England
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Set in the heart of Berkshire countryside, The Crab & Boar is a stunning country pub with rooms offering award-winning British cuisine and 14 country-style bedrooms. Sink into one of our 14 stylish rooms and unwind in your own private corner of the Berkshire countryside. All bedrooms feature antique furnishing, luxury throws, Egyptian cotton linen, flat screen TVs, natural Bramley bath and body products and Tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms have their own private hot tub. Dogs are more than welcome. The two AA Rosettes restaurant serves beautiful seafood and seasonal game in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our Head Chef Tom uses locally sourced and seasonal ingredients so you can expect that every plate on the Crab & Boar menu is as fresh as it can be and is expertly crafted with a passion for the local countryside. With an easy access to the M4 motoway, The Crab & Boar is located 25 minute drive away from historic Oxford, 16 minutes from Newbury Racecourse and 19 minutes from Highclere castle.
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nafe1994 wrote a review Dec 2020
Oxford, United Kingdom14 contributions25 helpful votes
We had an incredible stay at the Crab and Boar. This was our second time visiting but first time staying in an indulgent room- the room was beautifully decorated & the covered hot tub was the perfect way to end the evening. I didn’t sleep fantastically due to the noise from the road- the widows to our room were directly facing the road so not sure if this would have been specific to the room. We dined in the restaurant where the food was outstanding and really reasonably priced. The service we received was also incredible despite it being an obviously busy evening for the staff. Breakfast was lovely. I would 100% come back here again and have already recommended to family and friends.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Andrew M wrote a review Dec 2020
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The Crab and Boar is a gastro pub with rooms, the setting is beautiful with gorgeous homemade food, served with a polite efficient service. The food was excellent quality considering the reasonable price we paid. Could not fault 5*
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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clareforever75 wrote a review Nov 2020
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Lovely little pub/hotel, excellent food, locally and seasonally produced cooked very well, the hot tub was wonderful, the staff were very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are looking a little tired but I’m told there is a full bedroom refurbishment this winter so we can’t wait to go back and stay again. Louis was very helpful and informative
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Jo P wrote a review Nov 2020
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When I booked I thought it was going to be really special and luxurious. Sadly the room smelt of drains when we arrived, this dissipate over the evening as we showered and flushed the loo. The room had clearly had a problem with flooding so the bottom of door frames and bathroom furniture was rotten. Tiles missing off the wall and bathroom door didn’t close properly. There was a lovely pod coffee machine in the room- no pods😏 No attention to detail sadly let this place down. With a few improvements it could be a really special romantic night away.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Seb W wrote a review Oct 2020
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We were a family with a 5 year daughter and a dog and stayed for the night and had supper and breakfast. Louis and the team were fantastic and the food was sensational and great value for money - highly recommend 👍
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$97 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Crab at Chieveley Hotel
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United KingdomEnglandBerkshireChieveley
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Crab & Boar
Which popular attractions are close to Crab & Boar?
Nearby attractions include ExCLUEsive Games Escape Rooms (4.7 miles), The Watermill Theatre (2.8 miles), and Welford Park (3.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Crab & Boar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Crab & Boar?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Crab & Boar?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Crab & Boar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Henry & Joe's, Spotted Dog, and The Fox at Peasemore.
Are pets allowed at Crab & Boar?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Crab & Boar?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Donnington Castle (3.1 miles), Shaw House (3.8 miles), and The Church of St Mary the Virgin (4.8 miles).
Is Crab & Boar accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.