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The Rising Sun

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Highmoor Cross ££ - £££ , British,
Witheridge Hill, Highmoor Cross, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5PF, England
+44 1491 640856
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pie” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Witheridge Hill, Highmoor Cross, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5PF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here in the evening with another couple. The food is very well prepared and although the menu is not massive everything is freshly made. I had the duck spring rolls with hoi sin sauce and my wife and friends had...More

1  Thank Adrian V
Reviewed 15 May 2017

After parking our car and walking 3 miles through the most stunning bluebell woods we arrived at The Rising Sun for a Sunday brunch. Beautiful day so sat outside in lovely garden, charming knowledgable staff, delicious food and dog friendly. We had starter portions (more...More

1  Thank Joannaflamingo
Reviewed 30 April 2017

nice quiet country pub, traditional food well cooked and quality tasteful fayre. Welcoming environment, with good choice of ales set in a rural hamlet with pub garden and a nice get a way from any hussle and bussle

Thank robyneaster
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I seldom give an "excellent" rating, but this pub did it for us, As refugees from a nearby establishment which was over-crowded we called in here for lunch as it was getting late. The young man who looked after us was brilliant. He knew the...More

Thank baripilot
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A pub with good beer that serves good and affordable food lunchtime and in the evening. Interesting menu changes reasonably regularly.

1  Thank paul f
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great welcome from the Landlord George and his staff, top quality food and drinks (pies are particularly good) and lovely, cosy country pub.

1  Thank Ben E
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Rising Sun is tucked away in a little village near Henley on Thames. It has a warm and friendly bar and. Little dining area. Beer and food are both good and the wine list is reasonable.

2  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for a small Christmas party with some girl friends and we had such a fantastic time. The pub it's self is so quaint- a proper, county, rustic pub with roaring fires, low ceilings and a snug. The bar was packed with...More

1  Thank justaprettyface
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

WORST Sunday roast ever half of the food was cold incredibly mucky floors and sticky tables avoid at all cost

4  Thank foodie12491
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went here a few days ago for dinner with a friend. First of all the atmosphere is incredible. People are chatty and friendly. A very nice feeling about the place. They allow dogs and we came with an excitable puppy - they even cooked...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Witheridge Hill, Highmoor Cross, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames  >  Highmoor Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 640856
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From Henley-on-Thames take a short trip through the countryside, into the woods at Witheridge hill and you will find the warm, picturesque 17th century pub, The Rising Sun. There is a large sunny garden at the front of the pub surrounded by stunning woodlands as well as ample parking. Rustic floorboards, open fires and original beams inside fill the place with character & charm, it feels just like home - somewhere you can relax, settle in and have a great time.
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