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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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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Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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We booked to stay here again after a really lovely stay in one of the hot tub rooms 2-3 years ago. After reading recent reviews about both the hotel and the restaurant it was fair to say I was more than a little apprehensive. I need not have been. The room was super clean,
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The food was nice but the service and thought behind it was atrocious Our waiter must have been on a job opportunities scheme; not only did we have to keep asking for simple things but he seemed surprised when we did Also only one portion of chicken in a restaurant that had
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Do not stay here. For a room with a hot tub it is £250 but the hygiene is disgusting. The pictures just Go to show. Even the member of staff said her bathroom was cleaner than this. The excuse for the grime in the kettle was that it is a hard Water area. Have they never heard of
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Picturesque setting. Gorgeous country pub. The food tasted good. Everything was cooked well but it was not amazing or memorable and probably not worth a revisit. Really enjoyed the home made breads and the story that came behind each of the breads. Overall I think a little
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Very disappointing visit to the restaurant. Poor service, a very long wait for food and drinks to arrive despite the place not being busy. Bar menu was odd, dish choices did not really work; plastic cheese used on the expensive burgers, anemic hand cooked chips, ovecooked meats.
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We booked on line , Hot tub rooms are lovely, well worth the extra cost, A great place to stay
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not as far as I am aware, we stayed in a superior room which was really lovely and on the second floor, the hot tub room are called hot tub rooms and are on the first floor. Hope that helps
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The room known as "Langley" is on the ground floor & has a large shower, although, as yet, no stool. It also has no "grab rail" The disabled WC. is just outside the room. Tell them in advance of your requirements & I am sure that they will be helpful.
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It is certainly advisable to book at week ends. Probably wise to book in any event.
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US$100 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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