Perch & Pike

“Cosy old pub with a sunny garden” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SOUTH STOKE, OXFORDSHIRE

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Our View

South Stoke is a pretty Oxfordshire village, home to this lovely 17th-century flintstone inn. There are beams and flagstone floors in the bar, with log fires on cold days and a fine selection of real ale, including Brakspear Bitter and Ringwood Boondoggle. You can eat outside in the garden on sunny days, or in the stylish converted barn whatever the weather. At lunchtime choose from wraps, sandwiches and jacket potatoes, while in the evening you can share a charcuterie platter, or keep the pan-seared scallops to yourself. Classic main courses are fish and chips or home-made steak and ale pie.

Perch & Pike
The Street, SOUTH STOKE, OXFORDSHIRE, RG8 0JS
Phone : 01491 872415

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of ciders

About the area

Discover Oxfordshire

Located at the heart of England, Oxfordshire enjoys a rich heritage and surprisingly varied scenery. Its landscape encompasses open chalk downland and glorious beechwoods, picturesque rivers and attractive villages set in peaceful farmland. The countryside in the northwest of Oxfordshire seems isolated by comparison, more redolent of the north of England, with its broad views, undulating landscape and dry-stone walls. The sleepy backwaters of Abingdon, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington and Witney reveal how Oxfordshire’s old towns evolved over the centuries, while Oxford’s imposing streets reflect the beauty and elegance of ‘that sweet city with her dreaming spires.’ Fans of the fictional sleuth Inspector Morse will recognise many Oxford landmarks described in the books and used in the television series.

The county demonstrates how the strong influence of humans has shaped this part of England over the centuries. The Romans built villas in the pretty river valleys that thread their way through Oxfordshire, the Saxons constructed royal palaces here, and the Normans left an impressive legacy of castles and churches. The philanthropic wool merchants made their mark too, and many of their fine buildings serve as a long-lasting testimony to what they did for the good of the local community.

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