The French Horn

“Experienced hosts deliver high levels of quality in both food and rooms” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

READING, BERKSHIRE

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
All Staff along with clients are temperature checked using K2a technology , which is responded to with immediate effect.

Our Inspector's view

This long-established Thames-side establishment has a lovely village setting and retains the traditions of classic hospitality. The restaurant is a particular attraction and has been awarded two AA Rosettes. Bedrooms, including four cottage suites, are spacious and comfortable; many offer stunning views over the river. A private boardroom is available for corporate guests.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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4 Star Restaurant with Rooms
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2-Rosette restaurant
The French Horn
Sonning, READING, RG4 6TN

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 20
  • Bedrooms ground: 4
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Private fishing
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Direct Dial
  • Wifi
  • Lounge without TV
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: f
Food
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Berkshire

Berkshire essentially consists of two distinct parts. The western half is predominantly rural, with the Lambourn Downs spilling down to the River Lambourn and the Berkshire Downs to the majestic Thames. The eastern half of Berkshire may be more urban but here, too, there is the opportunity to get out and savour open spaces. Windsor Great Park and Maidenhead Thicket are prime examples. Threading their way through the county are two of the South’s prettiest rivers – the Lambourn and the Pang. Beyond the tranquil tow paths of the Kennet and Avon Canal, Greenham Common’s famous airbase has been transformed to delight walkers of all ages.

Reading and Newbury are the county’s major towns, and the River Kennet flows through them both. Reading is a vibrant, multicultural centre with great shopping and plenty of history. Oscar Wilde was incarcerated in Reading prison in the late 19th century, and wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol about his experience. Newbury is probably best known for its race course, which opened in 1905, although the first recorded racing at Newbury was a century before that. Famous people born in the county include Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Winlset and Ricky Gervais.

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